3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari

Suitable Months to Visit: June/July

This 3 days gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda takes you to the iconic Volcanoes National Park synonymous with Gorilla trekking in Rwanda. You will drive through the unwinding and picturesque hills enjoying the amazing Rwanda countryside into the home of endangered mountain gorillas. The safari starts in Kigali City and you head to Musanze. The park is a habitat to variety of primate species that you will definitely encounter during the trek. You will also be to encounter a numerous bird species and as well as wildlife.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park. 

You will be picked by our guide or representative, from your hotel in Kigali after your breakfast and head on a city tour visiting Kigali Genocide memorial ground where over 25000 bodies of victims of the 1994 genocide are buried. Have unch in a local restaurant before being transferred to Musanze – Volcanoes National Park where you will have dinner and overnight stay at a lodge.

Destination: Kigali – Musanze

Activities: City tour

Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation options: Mid – Range: The Bishop’s House or Luxury
DaVinci Gorilla lodge

Day 2: Gorilla Trek Experience.

The day begins with an early morning breakfast, at 6.30 am. You’ll then be transferred to the park’s headquarters for briefing at the Tourism Office in Kinigi. Here the ranger will basically brief you on the rules and regulations governing Gorilla tracking before you head off to the jungle in search for these gentle giants. The gorilla trek can last from an hour to six hours depending on the gorilla’s movements. The trek is strenuous but much rewarding at the end. You will have an hour with the gorilla for photography before the trek ends. You will drive back to the lodge for lunch and spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing at your lodge or we have a late afternoon walk visiting Musanze town, Diane Fossey institute. dinner and overnight stay at lodge.

Destination: Kigali – Musanze

Activities: Gorilla Trekking.

Meals plan: Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation options: Mid – Range: The Bishop’s House or Luxury
DaVinci Gorilla lodge.

Day 3: Musanze – Transfer to Kigali.

After an early morning breakfast, embark on a journey back to Kigali. You may choose to have an early lunch en-route to Kigali

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The Package is Inclusive of:

  • Transport in a 4by4 safari vehicle
  • Tour of Kigali
  • 2 Nights’ accommodation on Full board
  • 1 Gorilla permit ($1500), per person to be paid in advance
  • Lunches en-route
  • 1 Soda served for free during meals
  • Services of an English speaking driver/guide
  • 1 liter bottle of mineral water per day per person during safari

The package excludes:

  • Air fare
  • Visa, drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guides
  • Telephone
  • Porter fee while trekking
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal shopping bills
  • Cigarettes / cigars.