Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

The Parc National des Volcans is found in Rwanda and its part of Virunga Conservation area that is found in the North-Western part of the country, bordering Uganda and the DR. Congo. The park is commonly known for the four habituated mountains gorilla families which attract the visitors to go for the exciting gorilla tracking along the hills of the park. Gorilla tracking in Parc National des Volcans is possible in any period of the year, booking for gorilla permits should be done in advance to avoid disappointments for whoever can sustain a several hours trekking in the rain tropical forest.

Day 1 Arrival
Depart Kampala early morning after breakfast via the area well known for the long horned cattle that is to say the Ankole region, going through a diversity of vegetation cover that Uganda inhabits, here, while in this place you will have a chance to view the coffee plantations before getting to the terraced hills of the Kigezi highlands baptized as the “Switzerland of Africa”. Lunch enroute in Kisoro town which is located within the area of the tropical rain forests at the borders between Uganda, Congo and Rwanda. Proceed through the border and reach Ruhengeri in time for dinner and overnight at Gorilla Nest lodge or Kinigi guest house (fb).

Day 2 Gorilla Trekking
after an early breakfast, depart to the park headquarters for the briefing on mountain gorilla tracking with packed lunch and enough water. Set off for the trekking into the tropical rain forest after the briefing in search for the habituated gorilla family. You remain close to the beautiful primates for over one hour, for observation and photography. After tracking, drive back to Uganda with a stop at Kisoro Tourist Hotel or Arcadia Cottages on Lake Bunyonyi in Kisoro town for dinner and overnight.

Day 3
After breakfast drive back to Kampala with lunch en route at the equator reach Kampala in the afternoon and drive straight to the airport for your next flight back home.

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