4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Karisimbi Hiking Safari

4 days Rwanda Gorilla & Karisimbi Safari. Visit Rwanda to explore Volcanoes National Park on a 4 days Rwanda Gorilla trekking & Mt.Karisimbi hiking safari in Northwestern Rwanda.  The  exclusive 4 days  Rwanda  gorilla trekking and Karismbi hiking safari includes 1 day mountain gorilla trekking  & Mount Karisimbi Hike. This Rwanda Mount Karisimbi  hike & Gorilla trekking tour package in Volcanoes National Park allows you to  share an eye lock with Mountain Gorillas  for 1 hour, then after a 2 days Mount Karismbi hike upto the top of it’s highest peak at 4507m above sea level.

Volcanoes National Park, although famous for mountain Gorilla trekking, is also a home to golden monkeys, black fronted duikers, elephants, buffaloes, bush backs, including over 178 species of birds, with out of which 29 are endemics from virunga and Rwenzori.

Besides Gorilla trekking and Mount Karismibi hiking adventure, you can also opt to visit the gorilla guardians at the Iby’Iwachu cultural village,  after then kigali city visit to communities, crafts shop, market and the genocide memorial site.

Itinerary highlight of the 4 days Rwanda Gorilla trekking and Karisimbi Hiking Safari

Day #1: Arrival at the Airport

Day #2: Gorilla Trekking & Ibyiwachu Community visit

Day #3: Mount Karisimbi hike

Day #4: Departure

Day By Day  Itinerary For 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Karisimbi Hiking Safari

Day 1: of the 4 days Rwanda Gorilla trekking & Mount Karismbi Hike

When you arrive, you will be met by a safari driver guide from our company who will brief you about the 4 days Rwanda gorilla trekking & Mount Karisimbi hike, thereafter have lunch and be transferred to Volcanoes national Park. In about 2 hours; drive, you will journey northwards through the impressive terraced landscape of the magnificent Virunga ranges, whereby you can sometimes glimpse 5 peaks.

On reaching Ruhengeri/Musanze, you will check into your lodge for dinner and an overnight.

Day 2: of the 4 days Rwanda Gorilla trekking and Mount karisimbi hike

Very early in the morning you will wake up for breakfast then  head to the briefing point at the Volcanoes National Park headquarters. You will go gorilla trekking , after the briefing by the park guide about the regulations of gorilla trekking, thereafter, be grouped in 8, then proceed to the jungle to look for the Mountain gorillas.

Tracking gorillas is an intimate experience, moving through the tropical forest of Volcanoes national park, although it may take a while between 2-8 hours. You will get to see the gorillas, where you will be allowed to stay with them for 1 hour, while maintaining a 7 hour distance, then return to the lodge at lunch time.

At times, when you still have enough time, you can visit the Iby’Iwachu Cultural Village, where you might have the chance to participate in their cultural activities for example; cultural dance, taste the Kinyarwanda food, go hunting among others.

An incredible cultural dance

Return to the lodge for Dinner and Overnight

Day 3: of the 4 days Rwanda Gorilla trekking  & Mount Karismbi hike

Wake Up early for breakfast, then head to the briefing point at the Volcanoes national Park headquarters. Along with your packed snacks, lunch plus enough water, camping  and hiking gear, you will meet up with your park guide, at the point where your Mount Karismbi  Kick starts. You will be urged to hire a porter, to carry your belongings, and give you a hand whenever you are stuck in the middle of your trek.

4 days Rwanda Gorillas trekking & Mount Karisimbi Hike

Along your Mount Karismbi hike, you will walk through different vegetation zones like the bamboo forest , haginia Hypericum, forest,and the Giant lobelia, where you will glimpse  some animals & various bird species. After here, you will hike midway up to 3700m meters, where you will  stop in the midlle for dinner and an overnight.

Day 4: of the 4 days Rwanda Gorilla trekking & Mount Karisimbi hike

On the Last day of the, you will hike up the summit of Mount Karisimbi, after your morning breakfast, then reach the peak, where you will capture spectacular & scenic views of Mount Nyiragongo, Muhabura, and Nyamulagira of Congo. From here, you will descend back down to the base, where you will meet up with your guide who will transfer you to the Lodge for lunch, after which you will proceed to the Airport