Mountain Gorillas in 1 Day - Parc National des Volcans
Day 1: Gorilla Trekking Adventure
Your adventure begins with a morning pickup from your hotel. As you embark on a scenic drive through Rwanda's iconic hilly landscape, you'll soon arrive at the national park office for a briefing on your gorilla trek. Trekking among the Mountain Gorillas of Parc National des Volcans is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, set against the backdrop of awe-inspiring volcanoes like Mount Karisimbi, Bisoke, Sabyinyo, Gahinga, and Muhabura. After your trek, you'll visit the Iby'Iwacu Cultural Village for an interactive experience showcasing Rwandan traditions, culture, and local cuisine. The visit also allows you to see firsthand how your journey contributes to local community projects and co-operatives. Depending on time, you can explore Ruhengeri Market or visit the twin lakes, Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo, offering stunning views of the Virunga Mountain chain.