4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Volcanoes Park & Bisoke Hike

Safari Overview – 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking to Volcanoes National Park and Bisoke Hike takes you to Volcanoes Rwanda National Park  do Rwanda Gorilla trekking  and later  you will hike mountain Bisoke to  the  summit.

volcanoes-park - 4 Days Rwanda gorilla trekking and Bisoke hikeIn your trip to Rwanda , you will visit Volcanoes National Park.

its not only the home to the mountain gorillas, but also golden monkeys, spotted hyenas,buffaloes, elephants,black-fronted duikers and bush backs. There  are also 178 bird species, including 29 endemics from Rwenzori and virunga. Check out the detailed itinerary for this 4 Days Rwanda gorilla trekking and Bisoke hike safari.

Brief Itinerary: 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Volcanoes Park & Bisoke Hike

  • Day 1:  Arrival in Kigali & Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 2: Gorilla Tracking – Virunga National Park
  • Day 3: Hiking the Bisoke Volcano(3.711mm)
  • Day 4:  Kigali airport city Tour

What is included;

  • Transport- tour vehicle, fuel and driver
  • Full board accommodation for the nights
  • Entrance fees.
  • All activities.
  • Bottled drinking water

What is not included

  • Visas
  • Air ticket
  • Personal expenses.
  • Cost for anything that is not mentioned in the itinerary.

Detailed Itinerary – 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking and Bisoke Hike

Day 1:  Arrival in Kigali & Volcanoes National Park

On the first day of your 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking and Bisoke hike safari, you will be met at Kigali International Airport by your Jewel Safaris guide, who will give you a brief tour of Kigali City before beginning your drive to the Volcanoes National Park. The main focus of the tour will be to visit the Genocide Memorial Center at Gisozi.

Lunch in Kigali.

After lunch you will proceed to Kinigi in the Volcanoes National Park you will be taken to the main gate of the Park for an afternoon Gorilla Trek. The drive from Kigali to the Park Gate is 2 hours.

After the Gorilla Trek, you will be taken to your hotel.

Dinner will be served at your hotel.

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking – Virunga National Park

volcanoes-park editedAfter breakfast on the second day of your 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking and Bisoke hike safari,  you will be taken to the volcanoes national park headquarters where you will meet your Ranger-Guide who will lead you on the Gorilla Tracking Tour.  It could take anywhere from a few minutes to a couple of hours to spot the Gorillas, depending on where they are on that day.

After trekking, if time permits, you will be taken to Ruthengeri for lunch and a tour of the beautiful lakes in the region.

In the late afternoon, you will be taken to your accommodation for a rest.

Dinner at your accommodation.

Day 3: Hiking the Bisoke Volcano(3.711mm)

After an early breakfast you will be taken to the basecamp of the volcano for a briefing, and then taken to the start point for the climb.

After the climb, you will be driven back to Kigali; check into your hotel.

Dinner at your hotel.

Day 4:  Kigali airport city Tour 

After breakfast on the last day of your 4 Days Rwanda gorilla trekking and Bisoke hike safari, you will be picked up at your hotel and given a further tour of Kigali and its environs, after which you will be taken to the airport to catch your flight.

End of 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari

Virunga National Park

Virunga National Park is Africa’s most biologically diverse protected area.  The Park is 7,800 square kilometers in size and includes forest, savannas, lava plains, swamps, erosion valleys, active volcanoes and the glaciated peaks of the Rwenzori mountains.

In addition to being the home of a quarter of the world’s Mountain Gorillas, Virunga National Park also has two other Great Ape species, the eastern lowland gorillas and chimpanzees. Another interesting inhabitant of the park is the Okapi; an endangered specie that resembles a zebra but is more closely related to the giraffe.  There are lots of hippo, forest and savanna elephants, lions and many rare bird species.

Bisoke Volcano

boske editedThe top of Bisoke Volcano has a spjectacular crater lake, which makes it a particularly popular activity for tourists to Rwanda.

The climb takes from 3 to 6 hours depending on your abilities; and 1 – 2 hours to descend.  The hikes begin at 7 am with a briefing, and set off around 8. Porters are assigned to carry your luggage.

Distance: – 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Bisoke Hike