4 Days Gorilla Trek & Mt Karisimbi Hike

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trek & Mount Karisimbi hike is a perfect safari tour for travelers interested in hiking. Gorilla hiking is a fantastic experience as well as mountain Karisimbi all in Volcanoes national park.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali city tour – Transfer to Volcanoes national park.
Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel after an early breakfast and be ready to head out for a grand city tour of Kigali. This tour will take you for a city tour to the Gisozi memorial site where you will learn first hand information of the horrific genocide. Or you can visit the Gokongori genocide site situated in Murambi in Kigali. The city tour will also take you to local markets, craft shops, local markets and later you will ave lunch before you drive off on a 2 hours drive to volcanoes national park, driving through beautiful views of rolling hill of the Volcanoes national park.Dinner and overnight at Muhabura Guest House (Budget)/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid range) / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury)

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking – Ibywacu Cultural Village
Wake up early for breakfast at your hotel, proceed with your tour guide to the Kinigi park headquarters for briefing. Go gorilla hiking with your guide and an armed guard in the Volcanoes forest in search for Mountain gorillas meet them, it’s a great opportunity to study, photograph them. Their behavior and mannerism is mesmerizing and the way they communicate, silverback controls the group is very much eye catching. In the afternoon, you will visit the Ibyiwacu cultural village where you will discover more about the Rwandese culture and also get entertained by the traditional dancers and later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Mount Karisimbi Hiking
Early morning after your breakfast, with a packed lunch from your hotel proceed to the Kinigi headquarters for registration and briefing a, you will be escorted by the Ranger guides to Hike Mt. Karisimbi, the fifth highest snowcapped mountain of Africa. Trekking is via Bisoke side and up to an altitude of 3700m where you will have dinner and overnight, half way Mt Karisimbi.

Day 4: Descend down Mount Karisimbi
Early in the morning, continue the trek up to the top of karisimbi, where you will enjoy the beautiful scenery. Then descend down the volcano, and retire to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

End of Tour