A Detailed 1 Day Rwanda Gorilla trekking Safari From Kigali

1 Day Gorilla trekking safari Rwanda: 1 day Rwanda gorilla trekking safari offers Mountain Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National National Park from Kigali. This 1 day Gorilla trek Rwanda Safari is meant for those visiting Rwanda on a meeting, conference and any event, but have limited time for safaris. The 1 day gorilla trek Rwanda safari, starts at 4:00am in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda, reaching after 3hrs in Volcanoes national Park in the Northwestern Part of the country.

The 1 Day Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari offers opportunity to stay up close(face to face) with the mountain gorillas for at most 1 hour, maintaining a distance of 7m-10m as you observe the gorilla trekking rules & regulations for Gorilla conservation in Volcanoes National Park. 1 day Gorilla trekking Rwanda price(cost) includes:  Airport/ hotel pick-up and drop, expert driver guide and gorilla permit @ $1500 per person.

The best Mountain gorilla trekking adventure is done in Volcanoes national Park in the North Western part of Rwanda, “The Land of Thousand hills”. The park shelters more than 400,  which makes it the leading gorilla trekking adventure tourist trap  in the Virunga  Conservation area.

Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda allows you to visit and interact with 1 out of 10 habituated gorilla families including Susa A, Karisimbi, Umubano, Agashya, Sabyinyo, Hirwa, Amahoro, Bwengye, and Ugenda among others.

Each gorilla trekking group comprising of 8 individuals is allocated a unique gorilla family depending on the group’s physical strength and hiking ability.

These gorilla families have been conserved due to the great commitment of the Rwanda development Board, the Rwanda government & African parks, so as to promote sustainable gorilla tourism.

Apart from one day gorilla trekking , Aloyo Safaris also recommends 3 days Rwanda gorilla trekking, double gorilla  trekking to visit 2 different families, 4 days Rwanda gorillas & Golden monkeys, 6 days Gorillas & Chimpanzees among others.

Highlights of 1 Day Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda Tour

Gorilla trekking Experience in Volcanoes National Park.

Depart Kigali at 0400 hours for briefing at Volcanoes National Park headquarters in Kinigi, where you will arrive after a 3 hours’ drive, for briefing on what to do & what to expect.  Upon reaching, the park rangers will guide you through the code of conduct of trekking gorillas, what to do, when with the gorilla, and what to expect  from Gorilla trekking.

Thereafter, each group along with their ranger guides will set off into the lush forest to look for their assigned gorilla families. Gorilla trekking schedule is unpredictable as it may lust between 2-6 hours depending on the physical strength of the each group, how far the gorillas have moved from the previous place and the location of the family as you walk through the Bamboo forest.

An encounter with them, allows you to come up close (face to face) with them, as you interact with them for at most 1 hour. You will be able to take more pictures, capture live videos and enjoy their social life. You will also witness how each gorilla individual performs a particular role just like in human homes.

1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking
1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari

Gorilla trekking also gives you the opportunity to meet other wild animals that are found in Volcanoes National park such as golden monkeys, red-tailed colobus, black and white colobus monkeys, African Buffalos Forest Elephants and fascinating birds.

This 1 day Mountain gorilla trekking safari can also be backed by  a traditional performance the locals from the Iby’Iwachu village, in case you still have time.

Return to Kigali, to  your post 1 day Rwanda gorilla trekking  safari accommodation or at  the airport for your flight back home.