3 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda: Exploring the Enchanting Wilderness of Rwanda

3 days gorilla trekking Rwanda. book today and immerse yourself in the best gorilla trekking experience at Volcanoes National Park Rwanda. (3 days) Gorilla trekking Rwanda is an incredible adventure that allows you to witness the majestic mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. These 3 days gorilla trekking Rwanda itinerary will guide you through a memorable three-day experience in the beautiful country of Rwanda.

Rwanda, often referred to as the enchanting “Land of a Thousand Hills,” gracefully rests in the embrace of East Africa, where its diminutive size belies its immense beauty and captivating charm. It is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and diverse wildlife, including the critically endangered mountain gorillas. 3 days Gorilla trekking Rwanda offers a unique opportunity to observe these magnificent creatures up close and contribute to their conservation efforts.

Safari Highlights: 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda

  • Day#1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport  & City Tour in the Vibrant City of Kigali.
  • Day#2: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park & Gorilla Trekking & Close Encounter with the Gorillas
  • Day#3: Cultural Exploration & Departure

Detailed Safari Itinerary: 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda

Day#1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport & City Tour in the Vibrant City of Rwanda Kigali.

  • Arrive in Kigali, the Capital of Rwanda

Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our knowledgeable guide. After a brief introduction and orientation, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kigali, where you can relax and unwind after your journey.

    • Explore Kigali’s Vibrant Culture and History

In the afternoon, embark on a city tour of Kigali to discover Rwanda's vibrant culture and history. Visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial, a powerful testament to Rwanda’s tragic past and remarkable resilience. Explore local markets, art galleries, and museums that showcase the rich heritage of this beautiful country.

  • Indulge in Rwandan Cuisine

No visit to Rwanda is complete without trying its delicious cuisine. Enjoy a traditional Rwandan dinner at a local restaurant, where you can savor the flavors of dishes like ‘Isombe’ (cassava leaves with smoked fish) and ‘Igisafuliya’ (fried plantains). Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Rwanda before retiring to your hotel for a good night’s sleep.

Day#2: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park & Gorilla Trekking & Close Encounter with the Gorillas

  • Journey to Volcanoes National Park

After an early breakfast, depart from Kigali and embark on a scenic drive to Volcanoes National Park, located in the Virunga Mountains. Enjoy the breathtaking views of Rwanda’s rolling hills and picturesque landscapes along the way.

  • Gorilla Trekking Adventure Begins

Upon reaching the park, meet your experienced guide and join a group of fellow trekkers. Receive a briefing about gorilla trekking etiquette and safety guidelines. Your guide will assign you to a specific gorilla family that you will be tracking. Set off on your thrilling gorilla trekking adventure, hiking through dense bamboo forests, lush vegetation, and rugged terrain.

  • Encounter the Mountain Gorillas

As you venture deeper into the wilderness, the anticipation builds. The moment you come face-to-face with a majestic mountain gorilla is a truly awe-inspiring experience. Observe these gentle giants in their natural habitat, marvel at their sheer size and strength, and witness their intricate social interactions. Capture this magical encounter in your heart and through your lens (remember to keep a safe distance and follow the guidelines provided).

  • Trek Back and Celebrate

After spending a precious hour with the gorillas, trek back to the starting point. Celebrate the successful completion of your gorilla trekking expedition with your fellow trekkers. Return to your lodge for a well-deserved rest, reminiscing about the incredible encounter you had with these magnificent creatures.

Day#3: Cultural Exploration and Departure

  • Cultural Village Visit

On your last day in Rwanda, immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture by visiting a nearby cultural village. Interact with the friendly villagers, learn about their traditions, and participate in traditional dances and music performances. Gain a deeper understanding of Rwanda’s rich cultural heritage and the resilience of its people.

  • Community Development Initiatives

Rwanda is known for its community-based conservation efforts. Visit a local community project and witness firsthand the positive impact of sustainable tourism on the lives of the local communities. Engage in activities such as tree planting, handicraft making, or supporting local schools. Leave a lasting legacy and contribute to the well-being of the communities you visit.

  • Farewell Rwanda

After a fulfilling cultural exploration, it’s time to bid farewell to Rwanda. Transfer back to Kigali, where you can indulge in some last-minute souvenir shopping. Take home unique crafts, artwork, or traditional Rwandan attire as a memento of your unforgettable journey. Finally, our guide will accompany you to the airport for your departure, marking the end of this discounted 3 days gorilla trekking Rwanda safari.

End of 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda

Safari Inclusions

Gorilla Permits 

Park entrance fees

Return airstrip transfers

4×4 safari vehicle with a qualified guide

 Community visit

Safari Exclusions

International flights

Airport taxes

All meals and drinks not specified.

Tips and gratuities

Items of a personal nature

Trip Route from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park