On this popular 2 days Mount. Bisoke hike, take on this volcano which is located near Volcanoes national park rewarding visitors with the best of hiking encounters to a Crater Lake on its peak and then do gorilla trekking adventure. Gorilla trekking will reward you with an experience where you encounter the gentle giants for an hour in their presence.
Hiking on the other hand rewards you with a good time that allows you to stretch your muscles while discovering the beautiful scenery that has different wildlife such as primates and bird species.
Day 1: Pick up in Kigali and transfer to Kinigi – Hike Mount. Bisoke
Be picked up from any point agreed upon in Kigali and transfer to Kinigi ranger post a journey taking about 2 to 3 hours’ drive. Arrive at the offices at around 7:00am for briefing and then at around 8 am begin the hike of Mount. Bisoke. The hike takes about 4 to 6 hours depending on the area of interest and speed. Meet different bird species while on the hike such as scarlet-tufted sunbird, mountain sparked Apalis and many more with other small primates like red colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, Grey cheeked mangabeys and many more.
Reach the summit and be rewarded with a great crater lake, take memorable photos and head to the booked lodge for your night stay.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park and transfer back to Kigali city.
Begin the day with breakfast and then head to the briefing point. Meet a crew that you will trek with and be allocated to a park ranger and group to trek or visit. Also, the briefing exercise allows you to get used to the rules and regulations to follow while in the forest such as don’t litter the park premises, keeping a distance of about 10 meters, don’t make noise while in the forest, avoiding using flash light cameras and other rules.
Begin the trek and upon meeting the gorilla family, spend an hour with these great and gentle giants as you record memorable experiences. Meet the gorillas feeding, playing, searching for food, breastfeeding young ones and many more. While in the forest, you will meet other attractions such as vervet monkeys, colobus monkeys and other species.
After an experience that can even last for 5 hours, you will meet the driver guide who will take you back to Kigali airport and board your flight.
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