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(GSR 001)  Rwanda Gorillas in the mist 4 Days Rwanda Tracking Safari

Summary

This 4 days 3 nights gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda is available 365 days with daily departures from Kigali.  Its a popular safari for those interested in seeing gorillas in their natural habitat and learn more about Rwanda.  It can be organized from any corner of the world.  Connecting flights are available from Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Sydney, Dubai.  Flights connect via Johannesburg in South Africa, Nairobi Kenya and Kilimanjaro Tanzania.

 

Tour Highlights:-Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, The local Markets, The Genocide Memorial of Gisozi, the twin lakes Burela and Ruhondo and Gisenyi on shores of Lake Kivu

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Accommodation

Three accommodation options are available- luxury at Sabyinyo Lodge, Mid Range at Mt Gorilla Vew Lodge/ Gorilla Nest Lodge/ La Babou Lodge, Budget at La Palme Hotel.

 

Included: Full board Accommodation, 2 Gorilla permits per person, Rangers and Guides, Transportation in a 4x4 car.  See below for more details

 

 

     DetailedTour Programme.

 

Day 1 Kigali *Ruhengeri -Kinigi  

Upon arrival at Kanombe Airport ( Also called Kigali Airport) , you are met and driven to your hotel. This 2Hrs drive takes you through the beautifully terraced hilly countryside of Rwanda to Ruhengeri and further to Kinigi the base of trekking and gorilla tracking.  Brief stopovers are provided on the way for photography.  Overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/  Kinigi Guest House / Sabyinyo Silverback Community Lodge (B/L/D)

 

Day 2 Rwanda-Gorilla Tracking Volcanoes National Park( Parc des Volcans) 

An early morning breakfast is followed by a drive to Kinigi park headquarters for group, guide allocation and briefing. This is followed by a drive to the trailheads where hiking and trekking up the hills to the bamboo zone begins.  Hiking, trekking and tracking gorillas may take 2-3 hours.  Sight and stay with the Gorillas for one hour. Descend to your hotel for lunch.  In the afternoon visit Lakes Burela and Ruhondo community.  Return to Kinigi in time for dinner. Overnight at  Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/  Kinigi Guest House / Sabyinyo Silverback Community Lodge  (B/L/D) (This tour of Lakes  possible if guests finish tracking  on time at no extra cost).

 

Day 3  Gorilla  Tracking Rwanda Volcanoes National Park

After breakfast, drive to Kinigi Park headquarters for  guide, group allocation and briefing.  This is followed by a drive to the trail heads where hiking/ trekking begins.   Gorilla Tracking begins upon sighting of the previous night's nests.  Stay with the gorillas for an hour and return to the base hotel for lunch. In the afternoon drive to Gisenyi on the shores of Lake Kivu.  Overnight Kivu Serena Hotel  (B/L/D)

 

Day 4 Ruhengeri / Gisenyi - Kigali-Home

After breakfast drive to Kigali .  Have a city tour followed by lunch.   In the afternoon transfer to the airport for home flight.

 

Gorilla Safari Rwanda Prices / Costs

The price are based on per person sharing basis.  Prices are shown in three columns- Budget, Mid range and luxury.

 

Cost Summary per person in USD

1.  Budget

2. Mid-Range

3.  Luxury

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Total Costs? How much will it cost?

Taking an example of two people sharing accommodation wishing to go on a mid range safari, the total cost is USD 2767x2 =5534.00.  This price is all inclusive of meals, sightseeing, transport guides etc. If 4 people wish to use Midrange, the total cost is USD 2517x4= 10,068.00.

If you have an questions regarding prices and pricing feel free to contact us @ rnxploresafaris@gmail.com

 

EXPLANATION OF BUDGET, MID RANGE AND LUXURY

(1) Budget=2 La Palme + 1 night Malahide Paradise Hotel (Gisenyi)

(2) Mid Range= 2 Nights Mountain Gorilla View/ Gorilla Nest + 1 Night Kivu Serena Hotel 

(3) Luxury =2Nights Sabyinyo Silverback Community Lodge+1 Night Kivu Serena Hotel  .

All prices are on full board basis. 

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The cost/ price price include the following:

The price does not include the following

GORILLA TRACKING  RWANDA REQUIREMENTS-WHAT TO BRING

Please remember to bring the following with you for Gorilla Trekking,  Hiking & tracking safari

Optional activities while tracking gorillas

Golden monkey tracking, Visit to Diana grave Hiking Bisoke and Climbing Karisimbi starts at 07:00 Hrs at Kinigi Park Headquarters.  The activities will require an extra day.  Please book with us in advance.

 

Gorilla Tracking Families

There are seven(7) tourist groups-Susa, Sabyinyo, Amahoro, Kwitonda, Group 13(Agashya), Umubano and Hirwa.

 

Encounter with Rwanda gorillas  and tracking tips

Gorilla tracking is a clean practice (eco friendly) which ensures minimal impact to the local community, the environment and the gorillas. Gorilla Tracking rules and regulations have been put in place for the safety of the trackers, the gorillas and to check adverse environmental impacts. Besides these rules and regulations guarantees the continued existence of the gorilla as species, that is to avoid the extinction of the gorillas.

 

1.  Gorilla tracking in Rwanda - Submissiveness

When you encounter gorillas, you are required to portray total submissiveness.   Do not look at them straight in the eyes and avoid standing over them.    If the male gorilla charge at you, crouch down.  Gorillas have freedom of way. Do not drum your chest.

 

2.  Rwanda Gorilla Tracking/ Gorilla  Photography/Photographic Safaris

Flash photography is prohibited.  Tourists are allowed normal photography and filming for domestic use.  Special Photographic and filming safaris may be organized for particular gorilla tracking groups or families. These will include those who want to film specifically for commercial use and documentaries.  These will require accreditation cards unlike normal tourists.

 

3.  Health of the Gorillas

There are currently approximately 700 mountain gorillas in the wild.  Thus these animals are classified as endangered species.  Gorilla tracking if unchecked can endanger the life of gorillas.  Gorilla tracking in Rwanda is restricted to 8 persons per day per group.   That makes a total of 56 permits per day. Read additional rules at  Rwanda gorilla Tracking Rules and Regulations,

4.  Environmental consciousness

Gorilla tracking is a clean activity.  Leave  only your steps in the national park.  Do not litter and if you spot any litter, collect it and take it down with you. Read more on rules @ Gorilla Tracking Rules and Regulations

 

5. Tracking gorilla in Rwanda and Uganda- Gorilla Hiking and Trekking facts

 

How hard should one prepare for gorilla tracking in Rwanda?  The facts below will help you to answer this question.

6.  Eating while tracking gorillas

You can carry your picnic but do not eat in the vicinity of the gorillas.

7. Chest beating

Please do not imitate the male gorilla chest beating. It may take that as a challenge and charge after you which can result in severe injuries.

8. Age Limit:  Only people of 15 years and above can track gorillas.

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