Penny Africa Safaris

3 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda

Durations

3 Days

Difficulty

Easy

Min Age

16

Price From

$20600

3 Days Rwanda Safari

Experience the thrill of a 3-day Gorilla Safari in Rwanda, starting with your arrival in Kigali. After a city tour and visit to the National Museum or Genocide Memorial Centre, journey north to Volcanoes National Park. 

On the second day, embark on an unforgettable gorilla trekking adventure, witnessing these majestic creatures up close, along with other wildlife such as golden monkeys, elephants, and buffaloes. In the afternoon, visit the scenic twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo or engage with the local community. 

Conclude your safari with a morning visit to Kigali’s markets and cultural centers before departing for home. 

This comprehensive package includes permits, transportation, accommodations, meals, and guided tours for a seamless and enriching experience.

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Accommodation Total Trip Cost 10 pax / per person
Budget 19,000 $1,900
Mid-Range $20,600 $2,060

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To help you plan your trip, we have put together a list of what’s included and what’s not included in your tour package. This will give you a clear understanding of what to expect and help you make any necessary arrangements before your journey begins.

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Day By Day Itinerary

On arrival, your driver guide will brief you about the details concerning your 3 days safari and transfer you to the North to Parc des National (Volcanoes National Park) which is located 80km from Kigali; approximately a two hours drive. Just in case you reach Kigali early you will have yourself a city tour where you will be able to visit the National Museum or the Genocide memorial centre then have lunch and transfer to the park in the afternoon

Accommodation options:  Fatima Hotel (Budget), Da Vinci Gorilla lodge(Moderate)

Have yourself an early tasty breakfast, after which your driver guide will take you to the headquarters in the park by 8 am for beefing. Later embark on the amazing adventure which is gorilla tracking, in most cases this activity requires some physical fitness by the hikers.

On several occasions it takes between 1 to 6hours to trek and trekkers are permitted to be with the gorillas for 1 hour. It is really a nice experience seeing them play, guard each other, feed among others. While trekking hikers will be in line to also see other animals like the golden monkeys, elephants, buffaloes as well as birds.

After trekking, you will be escorted back and head to the lodge; have lunch and opt for a visit to the twin lakes; Burera and Ruhondo or take a walk in the community and watch traditional dances of the locals or if you just relax in the afternoon at your lodge.

Accommodation options: Fatima Hotel (Budget), Da Vinci Gorilla lodge(Moderate)

Be early to raise and have a morning breakfast before you check out from the lodge. After that your driver guide will transfer you to Kigali city where you will have a short time shopping from local markets, you can buy souvenirs. Just in case you are still on time, you could also visit the pottery project and the Franco-Rwandan cultural centre. Enjoy lunch and transfer to the airport as you will be heading home.

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FAQs About 3 Days Rwanda Safari Tour

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary plays a vital role in the conservation of highly endangered white rhinos. Visiting the sanctuary provides you with a unique opportunity to observe these majestic creatures up close and supports their conservation efforts.

Queen Elizabeth National Park offers diverse wildlife viewing opportunities. On game drives, you may encounter lions, elephants, various antelope species, buffalo, and if you’re lucky, the elusive leopard. It’s a fantastic place for wildlife enthusiasts.

In Queen Elizabeth National Park, you’ll have the chance to encounter a variety of wildlife, including lions, elephants, buffalos, Uganda Kobs, and numerous bird species. The boat cruise on Kazinga Channel also offers an opportunity to observe water animals and birds.

Yes, Lake Bunyonyi offers various water-based activities such as paddling in dugout canoes and swimming in its hippo, crocodile, and bilharzia-free waters. It’s a serene and picturesque setting for relaxation and aquatic adventures.

A walking safari in Lake Mburo National Park allows you to get closer to animals and offers an excellent opportunity for birdwatching. It’s a unique way to experience the park’s diverse wildlife and natural beauty while on foot.

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