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July 11, 2019

3 DAYS GORILLA TRACKING TO VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

Written By Akita wild tours and travel

3 DAYS GORILLA TRACKING TO VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK
The 3 day’s gorilla tracking Safaris will take you to the volcanoes National Park which is the home of the beautiful mountain gorillas and the golden monkeys. This wonderful tour will start with Kigali Tour. Here you will be taken around to see the various historical sites such as the king’s palaces, local markets, the genocide sites, convention centres and many more. The 3 day’s tour starts in Rwanda and ends there.

TRIP BREAKDOWN
1-Transfer to Kigali and touring the local places
2-Gorilla Tracking
3-Departure

Detailed Itinerary
DAY 1: TRANSFER TO THE VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK AND CITY TOUR
The Akita tour guide/driver will pick you up, upon arrival at Kigali International airport or from the hotel. You will exchange words of greetings and get comfortable with each other and set off. You will start with the Kigali city tour where you will visit the Rwanda genocide site, convention centres, Kings Palace and Rwandan local markets. After city tour, go for lunch in any of the Tourist Hotels or Restaurants, try some local foods or order for International foods. After enjoying your lunch, set off for a 2 hours’ drive to Volcanoes National Park, you will pass by the rolling hills, green thick ever green vegetation and here you can see the local people doing their daily work.
Accommodation options Da Vinci Lodge [budget], La Bambous Lodge [midrange], Mountain Gorilla View Lodge[Luxury]
Meal: Lunch
Duration: 2 hours

DAY 2 MOUNTAIN GORILLA TRACKING
Rise up very early in the morning, take breakfast and after breakfast, pick your trekking equipment’s, enough drinking water and packed lunch then set off with the safaris guide/driver to the park headquarters for briefing on rules and regulation of gorilla trekking by game rangers before commencing the journey. At 8:30 am, You will drive to the starting point and the game ranger will lead the group into the jungle in search our closed relatives the mountain gorillas. You go into the jungle with well-armed game rangers for security purposes and finding the endangered mountain gorilla species depends on where they slept previous night and you may take the half an hour to six [6] hours to find the mountain gorilla family assigned to you because they are mobile.
After meeting the gorillas, you will be allowed to spent only 1 hour with them, you will have a chance to see them eating/searching food, breastfeeding the young ones, playing, the silverback guarding the family. After all these you drive back to the parks headquarters to receive your trekking certificate. Head back to the lodge and have some refreshment and after you will visit Ibyawacu cultural village for some historical experience. You will enjoy cultural dances, traditional wedding, cultural songs and storytelling by the local people.
DAY 3 DEPARTURE
You get up take some breakfast and depending on your flight schedule check out of the lodge and transfer back to Kigali International Airport where you can catch up with your flight back home or if you don’t flight we will transfer you back to your hotel in Kigali.
End of the Tour.
Bookings information
To make gorilla tracking trip bookings with Akita Wild Tours and Travel, please contact our travel consultants through whatsup +256-704736693 or through our office line +256-414583058 or send us an email at tours@akitauganda.com
What is included in the safari
Gorilla permit

Accommodation
English speaking guide/driver
Meals full board
Mineral water
Transport to and from,
City tour

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Akita wild tours and travel

Akita wild tours and travel

Akita Wild Tour and Travel is an East Africa based Tours and travel company with it's headquartered in Kampala, Uganda. We organize and execute gorilla trekking safaris, wildlife tours, mountaineering, rafting on river Nile, cultural tours and birding tours to Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda. We arrange hundreds of safaris to different parts of East Africa every year. Whether this is your very first trip to Africa or you have been here so many times, when you need unsurpassed experience in organizing your ideal African Safari holiday. Travel with us the experts. Whatever your preferred style of travel, we have the experience necessary to build you a trip of a lifetime. We partner with luxury, small, nature lodges, tented camps to ensure you experience the best safari in East Africa. All our travel styles are about minimizing environmental impact and making travel part of the adventure.

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