1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking: Short Rwanda gorilla tour
1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking: Short Rwanda gorilla tour 2024
1 Day Rwanda gorilla trekking Volcanoes National Park Rwanda is very exciting to do while on short Rwanda Safari within a specified budget and schedule. (Budget 2024) 1 day gorilla Rwanda safaris Cost US $1970, this is a very exciting Short Rwanda Gorilla Safari.
Our 1 day rwanda gorilla trekking trip starts in Kigali after being welcomed by the Active African vacations driver guide at Kigali International Airport, then to Volcanoes National Park for 1 day rwanda gorilla trek. This Budget rwanda gorilla trip 2024 is a quick Gorilla Trekking Tour Rwanda that leaves you with endless memories done by travelers who visit Rwanda.
On the day of your 1 Day Rwanda gorilla trekking, your are picked up early in the morning and then dropped late in the evening at Kigali International Airport to board your flight back home.
The 1 Day rwanda gorilla trekking tour offers you the opportunity to trek Gorillas in volcanoes national park where you get to meet the giant endangered mountain gorillas face to face. Gorilla trekking in Rwanda is not cheap, however you can trek gorillas on budget at Volcanoes National Park. the park is habitat for the Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda, located in Ruhengeri District. Rwanda is a country of a thousand rolling hills, Volcanoes National Park is situated approximately 2 hours 30 minutes’ drive from Kiga.
Who is Suitable for 1 Day Rwanda gorilla trekking
This 1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour package 2024 is suitable for travelers on fixed schedules with no intent to trek to Mountain Gorillas but can shortly transfer to Volcanoes National Park to trek Gorillas as a leisure adventure in their extra time.
The 1 day Rwanda gorilla trip also applies to travelers already in Rwanda (Kigali) and the adventure is quite challenging as it requires you to trek Gorillas on a fixed schedule as you are required to board your flight back home.
Detailed Itinerary for 1 Day Rwanda gorilla trekking
1 Day Rwanda gorilla trekking starts in Kigali very early in the morning at 5:00 am starting with breakfast at your hotel/ lodge. After your breakfast, you are transferred by a guide driver who briefs you about the Rwanda gorilla trekking safaris on green forest vegetation.
The Drive guide drives you for about 2 hours and 30 minutes to Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri District and on arrival here; Transfer to the headquarters for briefing about the 1 day rwanda gorilla trek and on the unique code of conduct around the Mountain Gorillas then after distributing you into groups of 8 with a park ranger, you proceed to the starting point where you leave to trek the Gorillas in their naturally thick forest vegetation habitat.
Enter the Forest to trek the Mountain Gorillas for 3-5 hours depending on their current location in the forest vegetation as well as communication provided by rangers regarding the current location on the Gorillas.
Follow different paths with walking sticks/ poles throughout the forest vegetation watching greenery, birds and later you meet the Gorillas and spend an hour in their presence taking various photos to keep for memories.
Take different selfies at a distance with the Gorillas in the background and clear photos of them enjoying their daily lives and later after your hour in the presence of the Gorillas, you leave to embark on your return to the park headquarters.
On arrival at the headquarters, you are welcomed back with a cup of coffee and Gorilla Trekking Certificate to keep for memories. Upon receipt of your Gorilla Trekking Certificate, proceed on departure to Kigali or the Kigali International Airport to board your flight back home.
Before embarking on the 1 Day Rwanda Gorilla trek at Budget, ensure you carry with you a valid gorilla trekking Permit (US $1500 per person) to offer you access into Volcanoes National Park Ruhengeri Rwanda.
1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Includes.
- An English speaking driver-guide
- Meal Plan
- Drinking Water
- Hot lunch after the trek
1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Excludes
- Personal Requirements bought
- Extra Adjustments within the safari package
- International flights and visas
Things to Know About the (Budget) 1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour
How Much Does 1 Day Rwanda Gorilla trek Budget 2024 Cost?
The average price of a 1 day gorilla trekking Rwanda volcanoes national park cost US $1970 for a solo traveler & US $1950 for a couple then US $6120 for a family of 4 using Road. By flight, US $4590 and US $9500 for a family of 4 people.
If you prefer to spend a night at Volcanoes National Park, hotels/ lodges range from US $150 Budget, US $250 lower medium, US $500 upper mid-range, US $1000 lower high end lodges and US $2500 for super luxury lodges.
2. Carry the Essential Gorilla Trekking Gear
As you plan on embarking on a 1 day Budget Rwanda Gorilla Trek 2024, make sure to carry the ideal Gorilla Trekking Gear like.
- Long waterproof trousers not jeans are ideal
- Long-sleeved shirts to protect you from getting bites and piercings from tree branches.
- Gardening gloves to protect your palms
- Rain jackets
- Water proof caps / hats
- A candid waterproof zip lock bag to protect your camera and gadgets
- Hiking / Trekking shoes
- Skin repellent to protect you from insect bites as you trek through the forest.
Make Sure you have a valid Gorilla trekking Permit
As you go on your 1 day gorilla trekking in volcanoes, make sure you carry your Gorilla Trekking Permit at US $1500 per person. Gorilla Trekking Permit takes you Gorilla Trekking to the popular Volcanoes National Park situated in Rwanda’s Ruhengeri District and is also known to offer remarkable gorilla Trekking Safaris to tourists around the world.
Ensure to target the Best Time around the year to go Gorilla Trekking
When planning to go on your 1 day Budget Rwanda Gorilla Trek, make sure to travel during the Best time to watch the Gorillas and this is during the months of June to September and mid-December to February.
Follow the required Precautions while with Gorillas
While in the presence of the Mountain Gorillas, ensure to follow the precautions to enjoy the Best adventures as you trek the Gorillas in their habitat.
- Keep calm and quiet while with the Gorillas
- Make sure you stay close with other colleagues (Stay in the group)
- Maintain a distance of 7 metres (21 feet) from the Gorillas
- Don’t eat or drink in the presence of the Gorillas
- You should in groups of 8 to trek Gorillas
- Clean your hands before trek
- Keep flashes out in your cameras
- Don’t throw rubbish anyhow
- When approached by a Gorilla (silverback Gorilla), crouch down slowly and don’t maintain eye contact
- An hour is allowed in the presence of the gorillas