Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes NP – Mountain gorilla trekking
Wake up early by 4:00am and be ready for pick up by your guide and should be off from your hotel by 5:00 on a 2 – 3 hours drive off to Musanze home to the Kinigi park head offices where pre gorilla briefing takes place. Once in Kinigi offices, if you wish, you can have a cup of coffee which is free to all visitors and a beautiful cultural presentation before your briefing. After briefing on the dos and don’ts of trekking for gorillas, you will drive to the starting point of your gorilla group.
Once you meet the gorillas, you get to spend just one hour with them, you can photograph them, watch how they interact with each other not affected by your company! It’s such a wonderful experience.
Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge / Volcanoes Lodge ( Luxury), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge / La Palme (Mid-range), Muhabura Hotel (Basic).
Day 2: Hiking Mt.Bisoke 3711 Meters – Departure
Early breakfast at your hotel and head to the Kinigi headquarters for briefing. Hiking mount Bisoke takes one day, to the Bisoke crater and is a tough hike requiring good fitness. By 8.00am you set off in your cars and transfer to the head trail starting point of the hike. From here you get hiking sticks and its necessary to hire a porter to carry your backpack. Later return hotel for check out and transfer back to Kigali for drop off.
End of Tour