Fly in Rwanda gorilla safaris – It’s important to note that there is no major airstrip near volcanoes national park, however clients can still fly to volcanoes national park using charter helicopter flights which can land near the lodges close to the park. Clients can charter their own helicopters into Rwanda or through Akagera aviation, Great adventure safaris can help book the helicopter flight from Kigali to volcanoes national park for the mountain gorilla tracking experience.
Volcanoes national park is Rwanda’s top most visited park and is located north western region of Rwanda which is home to 11 eleven habituated gorillas families which are open for tourism all year round.
Volcanoes national park topography comprises of tropical rain forest, bamboo zone and inactive volcanic mountains. Its mountains are Muhavura, Gahinga, sabyinyo, bisoke and karisimbi.
Its home to the endangered mountain gorillas and the golden monkey which attract lots of tourists all over the world to come and track them and this activity is all year round.
Fly in Rwanda gorilla safaris – Usually after morning breakfast, clients are driven to the kinigi park headquarters where other groups of travellers converge for briefing and allocation of gorilla groups is done before venturing into the mountains to look for the mountain gorillas.
After morning Breakfast at your hotel of residence, clients are driven to kinigi park headquarters where other groups of travellers converge for briefing and allocation of golden monkey groups is done before venturing into the mountains to look for the golden monkeys.
Note: it’s important to note that both the mountain gorillas and golden monkeys stay in the same home range.
-This safari must be booked 1 year in advance as a lot of preparation is required.
-Flights starts in Kigali and return to Kigali
-Safari flights are strictly done using a helicopter.
-Tour takes place in volcanoes national park.
-Tour package is available on double gorilla tracking experience.
-Safari will require two safari cars on the first day and on the last day as a transfer to Kigali airport requires a car and upon arrival a vehicle is also required from the where the helicopter lands to the Lodge.
-Safari is guided by a private guide.
-Safari is available on Luxury travel only.
One & Only gorilla nest.
Singita kwitonda Lodge.
Governor’s camp sabyinyo.
Rwanda is open for tourism all year round but the best months to visit are the dry months of June-August and December to February which has seen less rain fall compared to the wet months of March-May and September-November.