3 Days Affordable Rwanda Gorilla Trek & Dian Fossey

3 Days Affordable Rwanda Gorilla Trekking – Tiny Rwanda, also referred to as the land of a thousand hills and mountains shelters a huge portion of the world’s critically endangered mountain gorillas in its jungles of Volcanoes National Park – Musanze, in the northern province of Rwanda. A portion of these mountain gorillas have long been habituated for gorilla trekking and its from these habituated gorilla families that travelers on gorilla safaris in Rwanda are allocated respective gorilla families to track.

This affordable 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari highlights an exciting Kigali City excursion with visits to the Kigali Genocide Memorial Monument, a place that awakens the memories of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. This same package also highlights a visit to Dian Fossey’s tomb, a visit to Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village along with the main activity, gorilla trekking in the misty jungles of Volcanoes National Park.

This trip is among our Rwanda group safaris and tours. You can also book it in a group. We are one of those Rwanda travel companies that offer huge discounts to group travelers.

Affordable 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek

3 Day Tour Overview

What you ought to know is that Mountain Gorilla Tracking is a very extra ordinary safari activity that will definitely give you memories in Rwanda. You can never know the experience unless you be part of it! Encountering these gentle primates in their respective natural habitats as they forage, play and socialize is very sights rewarding. This 3 day budget gorilla trekking package is ideal for moderate budget travelers but can also be adjusted to cater for typical budget travelers.

The lodging pick for this package – Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, is a mid-range accommodation facility, reason being we put your comfort first. Typical budget lodges come with uncertainties like broken sinks, bed bugs in some cases, poor services which could all ruin the fun of your safari. For this reason, we only opt for comfortable or luxury lodges for all our safari packages and may be typical budget lodges if a client insists.

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Ruhengeri

Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by our company representative along with your safari guide, people who should switch you on the safari moods right away. These people will brief you about your 3 Days Affordable Rwanda Gorilla Trekking safari package. You shall then drive around Kigali City while visiting sites like the Gisozi genocide memorial, craft villages and market plus several other places that are worthy of visiting depending on how much time we have left.

You shall have your lunch at Hotel Miles De Collines (Hotel Rwanda) and then head for a 3 hour drive to Volcanoes National Park, Ruhengeri in the northern province of Rwanda driving thought the beautiful countryside landscapes of Rwanda along with it’s rolling hills and mountains. We shall then arrive at our lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Overnight at: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge.
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking

Being the day of our Rwanda Gorilla Trekking experience, we ought to rise up early enough and have a heavy breakfast meal. We should also pack a couple of drinks, preferably energy drinks plus lunch before heading to the park headquarters in Kinigi for a short briefing session. After this meeting, we shall then make our way into the Volcanoes in search for the gentle shy endangered mountain gorillas of Rwanda. This is the best day of your 3 Days Affordable Rwanda Gorilla Trekking safari.

The gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes National Park is way beyond encountering gorilla alone. The magnificent views of the Volcanic Mountains that share the boundaries of Uganda, Congo and Rwanda, the rolling green vegetation cover that make up their bodies, the countless species of birds accompanies with wildlife like buffaloes all combine to reward long lasting Rwanda safari memories.

Gorilla trekking usually lasts for about 2 to 8 hours or even more depending on how the mountain gorillas move though it is quite unusual to go for more than 3 hours without sighting Rwanda’s Mountain Gorillas. We shall have a full hour of direct contact with these primates before retiring to out lodge for lunch and relaxation as we prepare for more exciting activities the following day.

Overnight at: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge.
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3: Hike the Dian Fossey site and transfer back to Kigali

After having an early morning breakfast at your place of stay on this last day of your 3 Days Affordable Rwanda Gorilla Trekking safari, you will embark on a mysterious hike to Dian Fossey’s tomb at Karisoke Research Center. Dian Fossey as an American Zoologist woman who dedicated her career life to working for the plight of mountain gorillas and also winning an international grant for their conservation. Whilst in Rwanda, she established her base, a research center that lies in the middle of the Mountains of Karisimbi and Bisoke.

This grave site has a lot of information about Mountain gorillas till today hence, a great place to learn about Mountain Gorillas and how their conservation came about. Fossey’s tomb lies next to that of her favorite Silverback, Digit. This adventurous hike should take you a maximum of 4 – 5 hours after which you will retire and embark on a return journey to Kigali City to mark the end of your Rwanda travel holiday.

End of 3 Days Volcanoes National Park Gorilla Trek.