Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda, embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure with Nextgen Safaris as we take you on an extraordinary journey into the heart of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. Known as the “Land of a Thousand Hills,” Rwanda offers one of the most captivating wildlife experiences on the planet: gorilla trekking.

Why Choose Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda?

Rwanda is home to a significant population of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas. Nestled in the Virunga Mountains, Volcanoes National Park is renowned for its conservation efforts and breathtaking landscapes, making it the perfect destination for observing these majestic creatures in their natural habitat.

The Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda Experience

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali Begin your adventure with a warm welcome at Kigali International Airport. Enjoy a city tour of Kigali, visiting the Kigali Genocide Memorial and experiencing the vibrant local culture.

Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park After a hearty breakfast, we drive through Rwanda’s scenic countryside to Volcanoes National Park. Here, you will have the opportunity to visit the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund’s Ellen DeGeneres Campus to learn more about ongoing conservation efforts.

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking This is the day you’ve been waiting for. After a briefing by park rangers, embark on a guided trek through the lush forest. The trek can vary in length, but the reward is worth every step: encountering a gorilla family up close. Spend a magical hour observing and photographing these incredible primates as they go about their daily lives.

Day 4: Golden Monkey Trekking and Cultural Tour Enhance your adventure with a trek to see the playful and endangered golden monkeys. In the afternoon, immerse yourself in the local culture with a visit to a nearby village, enjoying traditional Rwandan music and dance performances.

Day 5: Relaxation at Lake Kivu Unwind after your trekking adventures with a visit to Lake Kivu. Enjoy the serene beauty of the lake, take a boat ride, or simply relax by the water’s edge.

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Why Trek with Nextgen Safaris?

  • Expert Guides: Our knowledgeable guides are passionate about wildlife and conservation, ensuring an informative and memorable trek.
  • Tailored Experiences: We offer customized itineraries to suit your preferences, whether you’re seeking luxury accommodations or a more rustic adventure.
  • Sustainable Tourism: We are committed to responsible tourism practices that benefit local communities and contribute to the conservation of Rwanda’s natural heritage.

What to Pack for Your Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

  • Sturdy Hiking Boots: Essential for navigating the rugged terrain.
  • Waterproof Clothing: The weather can be unpredictable, so come prepared for rain.
  • Camera: Capture the incredible moments with the gorillas.
  • Insect Repellent: Protect yourself from insects in the forest.

Book Your Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda Adventure Today

Join Nextgen Safaris for an unforgettable gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda. Our carefully curated tours ensure you get the most out of your visit, combining adventure with cultural immersion. Contact us today to start planning your ultimate wildlife adventure!

Contact Information: Nextgen Safaris
WhatsApp: +49 15754442208
Email: info@nextgensafaris.com
Website: www.nexgensafaris.com

Embark on a journey that promises awe-inspiring encounters and lasting memories with Nextgen Safaris. Rwanda’s gorillas are waiting to welcome you!



ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: All visitors to Rwanda must have a valid passport with at least 4 consecutive blanks pages.  Any applicable visa and/or relevant documentation are the responsibility of the traveller.  For further information on Visa requirements visitors are advised to contact their nearest Rwanda  Embassy or Consulate.
LANGUAGE: English/French
VOLTAGE: 220 Volts/AC50Hz. Sockets are UK style, 3 pin square plugs. Power is from the government in the city/major towns and generator with inverter back up in the Safari Lodges and Camps.
CURRENCY: Foreign currency must be changed at the Bank, Bureau de Change, and Hotel/Safari lodge/Camp/Resort.   Major Credit Cards, Master card, Visa, American Express, are usually accepted throughout the country.  Where credit cards are accepted, the payment will normally be recorded in US$ regardless of the card’s default currency.
CLOTHING: Dress is mainly informal and should be comfortable as well as practical. Something warm should be brought along for early morning and evenings. Safari clothes are available from hotels/lodges/camps.
BAGGAGE: Where possible, travel light. Baggage space on safari is limited to medium suitcase or soft bag per person plus reasonable amount of hand luggage. There is 15 Kilogram per person limit on all flights to the wildlife sanctuaries. Excess luggage must be stored in your arrival hotel.
WATER: You will find many different of opinion of what is safe and what is not. We recommend for peace of mind, to drink local Bottled Mineral water. It is important to drink plenty of water especially during the hotter months. We would recommend that guests drink at least 2 to 3 liters of water per day to limit the effects of dehydration.
HEALTH; East Africa is a safe and secure destination; however, it is a good idea to take a few precautions.  Kindly consult your GP or local doctor at least 6 weeks before you travel, with regards: Malaria prophylactics. East Africa is a known malaria area and preventive measures are essential. You are advised to take one of the recommended anti-malarial drugs.  Be sure to wear long sleeved shorts and trousers after sunset and spray the exposed parts of your body with a mosquito repellent spray Remember to protect yourself from direct sun rays with sunscreen cream or safari hat.
DIETARY REQUIREMENTS: For those guests with specific dietary requirement, please ensure we are notified prior to travel
GRATUITIES: As a guideline and dependent on how happy you are, we would suggest the following: The General Hotel/Lodge/Camp Staff – Approximately U$ 10.00 per person per day Driver Guides – Approximately US$ 15.00 to US$ 20.00 per person per day.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Please be careful when photographing public buildings, airports, bridges, the national flag and people in uniform.  Ensure that you have sought permission before photographing local people and their villages.  If in doubt, please check with your guide.

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