Tour overview

The tour starts and ends in Kigali, it includes a gorilla permit of $750 per person in the final costing. You will be so excited to track the gorillas in volcanoes national park, this park is so outstanding for sightseeing views. You will also enjoy the environment and also adventure on the gorillas. The trekking will take place through the tropical rain forest with in search for the mountain gorillas.

silverback gorilla

Tour highlights

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Volcanoes National park
Day 2: Gorilla trekking in the park
Day 3: Transfer to Kigali

 Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Upon your arrival, you will be picked by the guide from the airport who will then drive you to Kigali town where you will be able to enjoy a city tour and view many attractions including; the Genocide Memorial site as well as the museum many more. Have lunch and then drive to Volcanoes National park which takes 2 hours. You will check in at the lodge where you will have dinner and an overnight. This national park lies in north western in Rwanda. The park is also well known for gorilla trekking and is home to mountain gorillas. This park is also known for the 8 volcanoes of the Virunga mountains including; Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga, Sabyinyo as well as Karisimbi. These are covered in the bamboo and the rain forest, inside the park, you will view the golden monkeys and well as visit Dian Fossey tomb.

Dinner and Overnight at Mountain gorilla view lodge/ La palme/ Kinigi Guest House.

Day 2 Gorilla trekking safari

You will wake so early and have breakfast, you will go with your packed lunch towards the headquarters for the briefing and then go for gorilla trekking with the ranger guidance. This gorilla adventure will take 3 to 8 hours and this will depend on the movement of the gorillas. You will be given 1 hour to spend with the gorillas. More so, depending on how long you have spent before getting to the gorillas, you will have to sit with them in the forest or at the lodge as you enjoy your lunch. After there, you will visit the twin lakes in the evening to get some relaxation. Another option would be to stay at the lodge in order to settle down after the long day.

Dinner and Overnight at Mountain gorilla view lodge/ La palme/ Kinigi Guest House

Day 3: Transfer to Kigali

Have breakfast  and visit Kigali City.


Tour inclusions

  • Gorilla trekking permits
  • Golden monkey trekking
  • full board accommodation,
  • Full time English speaking professional driver/guide,
  • All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary,
  • Bottled water while on safari,
  • Transport

Tour Exclusions

  • Kigali hotel fees( the eve of the safari and the night after the safari),
  • Tips,
  • Laundry services,
  • Beverages/ drinks,
  • international flights,
  • Visas,
  • Items of a personal nature,
  • Optional activities in the itinerary.