4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari with Adventure hike to Bisoke Volcano – Track gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, tour Musaze Caves, hike the Bisoke Volcano & tour the Gisozi genocide memorial

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4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari with Adventure hike to Bisoke Volcano is one of the Rwanda safari packages that are filled with culture, history, primate tracking and adventure. The safari commences and ends at Kigali International Airport and involves gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park where ten groups of gorillas are habituated for gorilla trekking, the adventure hike to the Bisoke Volcano rising to 3,700m above sea level, the 2 hour walk in the 2km Musaze Caves along with the historical tour to the Kigali genocide memorial to explore the living testimony of what occurred in Rwanda in the year 1994 that left over 800,000 people dead.Accommodation in Volcanoes National Park is provided in all visitor categories ranging from Upmarket / Luxury Mount Gorilla View Lodge, the Midrange / Standard Hotel La Palme and then Budget / Basic Muhabura Hotel. Other Lodges in Volcanoes exist and we can get you the bet preference.

Safari Highlight of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari with Adventure hike to Bisoke Volcano

Day 1of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari with Adventure hike to Bisoke Volcano: Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport and transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri

Day 2 of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari with Adventure hike to Bisoke Volcano: Undertake gorilla trekking and explore the Musaze Caves

Day 3 of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari with Adventure hike to Bisoke Volcano: Undertake an adventure hike to the Bisoke Volcano

Day 4 of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari with Adventure hike to Bisoke Volcano: Transfer back to Kigali, visit the Gisozi genocide memorial & depart

Day 1of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari with Adventure hike to Bisoke Volcano: Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport and transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri

Following a flight from your country of origin, you arrive at Kigali International Airport where you will meet your safari guide offering you a courteous welcome into Rwanda with briefing about Rwanda and the safari in particular. You drive through Kigali City and continue to Volcanoes National Park 116km about 3 hours’ drive passing through impressive countryside landscapes of Rwanda with rolling hills before arriving in Ruhengeri for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Hotel La Palme

Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel

Camping

Day 2 of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari with Adventure hike to Bisoke Volcano: Undertake gorilla trekking and explore the Musaze Caves 

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After your breakfast, start your Rwanda gorilla tracking safari by driving to the headquarters for briefing by park officials at 8am and after enter into the jungle to search for the shy mountain endangered gorillas in Rwanda. Requirements like firm walking shoes, hut, insect repellent, sun screen, rain gears, packed lunch and bottled water are a must plus other tools that one may need once in the tropical rain forest. The gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes is beyond gorilla alone. The sights of the Volcanic Mountains that stretch from Congo through Rwanda to Uganda, the verdant green vegetation that shelter their slopes, the counts of birds along with fauna like duikers and buffaloes combine to generate lasting safari memories.  The gorilla trekking activity tends to last from 2 to 8 hours or more depending on the day’s gorilla movement. The one hour of direct encounter with the gorillas brings you closer to these ancient apes, look into their eyes, their gigantic structure that makes them most powerful of all apes and see them forage and play before retreating to the starting pointand connect to the lodge for short relaxation. In the afternoon, you embark on the Musaze Caves walk to explore the historic caves of Musaze that were formed 65million years ago by the basalt lava flow from the Volcanic Mountains of Sabyinyo and Bisoke. The caves feature 31 entrances and stretch to 2km inside. The cave exploration lasts 2 hours walking underground but with the company of the soldier to offer you protection. The caves provided refigium to people in times of war in the pre-colonial Rwanda and even in the 1994 Rwanda genocide.  Retire for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Hotel La Palme

Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel

Camping

Day 3 of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari with Adventure hike to Bisoke Volcano: Undertake an adventure hike to the Bisoke Volcano

You embark on the Bisoke Mountain hike after breakfast. The Mount Bisoke rises to 3700m above sea level and is part of the 8 Virunga mountain chain. The hike to the Bisoke volcano is not all that demanding and thus suitable for even in experienced hikers. The hike to the summit takes about 7 hours round trip offering the views of the lush flora and the Crater Lake 11km from the summit. The encounter commences at 7am local time form Kinigi Park headquarters. Retreat from the activity and retire to the lodge for relaxation, diner and overnight

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Hotel La Palme

Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel

Camping

Day 4 of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari with Adventure hike to Bisoke Volcano: Transfer back to Kigali, visit the Gisozi genocide memorial & depart

After a relaxed breakfast, embark on the transfer back to Kigali driving through the hilly landscapes of Rwanda that have qualified it as a land of a thousand hills. Upon arriving in Kigali city, you embark on the visit to the Gisozi genocide memorial where you will take time and explore what actually happened in the 1994 horrific genocide that hit Rwanda in the year 1994. The skulls are aligned, writings and photos are displayed and presentations are made to take you through the entire experience. Retreat from this activity and connect to Kigali International Airport for flight departure back home.

End of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari with Adventure hike to Bisoke Volcano

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General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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