We go Rwanda gorilla trekking in this short 3 Day safari to the jungle rain forests of Volcanoes National Park. Volcanoes National Park (French: Parc National des Volcans) lies in northwestern Rwanda and borders Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. The national park is known as a haven for the mountain gorilla. It is home to five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains (Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo), which are covered in rainforest and bamboo. The park was the base for the zoologist Dian Fossey.
We can tailor this trip to suit your specific requirements
Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation.
- DAY 1. Kigali – Volcanoes National Park
- DAY 2. Rwanda Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
- DAY 3. Volcanoes National Park- Kigali
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National park.
On arrival, you will meet our Driver/guide who will gets you briefed about the safari and later transfer you the northwards up to Volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri the most prominent park in Rwanda for hosting these endangered mountain gorillas which are fabulous fan to watch, their possibly about 360 Mountain Gorillas that live in Rwanda. Arrive in the evening for a Dinner and overnight stay at Gorillas view Hotel (Luxury), La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/Muhabura Hotel (Budget).
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking
Wake up early morning for a hearty breakfast and then after proceed to the park headquarters for briefing from the park wardens on how to track gorillas at 8.30 am local time. After you will be transferred to the forest to begin the activity possibly one of the memorable experiences. This activity is unpredictable as meeting gorillas depends on where they spent the last night so getting them may take about 2-8 hours a reasonable degree of fitness is needed together with tracking gears such as bottled water and packed food, as strong shoes, trousers non flash cameras, rain gear, You will be left in the presence of the awesome mountain gorillas for about an hour. Take photographs and enjoys the antics of baby gorillas as they swing from tree branch to another. If you have evening free go for a cultural walk. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorillas view Hotel (Luxury), La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/Muhabura Hotel (Budget).
Day 3: Transfer to Kigali for city tour & Departure
Wake up leisurely for breakfast and then you will be driven back to Kigali. If you have time, your tour guide may take you around the city, visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site and the local handicrafts market, and then proceed to the airport for your departure flight if scheduled on same day.
End of 3 days safari to Rwanda
Rate per person
No of persons Budget Mid-range Luxury
1 Person $875 $1065 $2200
2 Persons $785 $865 $1500
4 Persons $646 $795 $1450
6 Persons $495 $565 $1225
Ground transport in a 4 x 4 vehicle
Fuel for the entire tour
English speaking Ugandan driver/guide
Park entrance fees
Water in the car throughout the tour
Accommodation as listed in the program
Services of Park rangers and Gorilla guides
Airfares into Uganda
Entry Visa fees
Gorilla trekking permits
Tips for guides and lodge staff
Airport departure taxes
Food and alcoholic beverages
All expenses of a personal nature e.g. laundry, souvenirs etc.