4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

Rwanda Tours


Our 4 Days Rwanda gorilla trekking safari itinerary offers an exciting and immersive experience in the beautiful country of Rwanda. The highlight of this trip will be trekking to see the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Rwanda is known for its conservation efforts and is home to several gorilla families, making it a popular destination for wildlife enthusiasts and adventure seekers.

This  4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari  offers you a chance to see some of the last remaining 1063 mountain gorillas in the world is a wonderful experience. It offers you an opportunity to track gorillas two times. Parc Nationale des Volcanoes in Rwanda has five habituated gorilla families and tracking most groups in the afro-montane forest usually takes a few hours. You can also climb a volcano, visit the remains of Dian Fossey’s grave or visit the endangered golden monkey. The tour will start and end in Kigali city and we can start on any day you are available.

Trip Summary 

Day 1: Meet i n Kigali, drive to Volcanoes National Park
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Parc National des Volcans
Day 3: Second mountain gorilla tracking or golden monkeys trek, or hike to one of the volcanoes
Day 4: Return to Kigali for City Tour & Departure

Day 1 : Arrival and transfer to Kinigi (Volcanoes NP)

When you land at the Kigali Airport in Rwanda, you will be met by Roaming Africa Safaris  representative. Depending on the time of the day you arrive, and your interest, your guide may propose you a take a tour of  the Kigali city, including the Genocide Memorial centre at Gisozi. Then, transfer to your hotel at the foothills of the Volcanoes National Park.  This journey takes about 2 hours.  Overnight at you your hotel. (L-D)

Day 2 : Gorilla Tracking

After breakfast, leave the hotel heading for the Headquarters of the Park where your guide will facilitate all the necessary logistics for you. Then will be introduced to your gorilla tracking ranger guide for a briefing.

Our driver guides will drive you to the slopes of one of the Virunga volcanoes for your trekking. After the trekking, if time allows lunch at Ruhengeri and an excursion to explore the beautiful lakes in the region (Lake Bulera & Ruhondo). Overnight at Kinigi. Your guide will make the necessary arrangements for the next day. (B-L-D)

Day 3 : Visit of the Golden Monkeys – transfer to Kigali

After breakfast, you will report to the headquarters for a visit of the golden monkeys (cercopithecus mitis kandti). A visit to the golden monkeys is very different experience from gorilla-viewing. The golden monkeys are different and interact in different way; they will keep on playing hide-and-seek much to the delight of the visitors.   These  monkeys are only found in the Virunga Conseravtion Area. They have been well habituated and there are 2 troups.The Kabatwa troop is located not so far from the Park headquarters and the Musanga troop lives near the Karisimbi and has a much longer walking distance.

After the excursion, visit of the Iby’Iwacu traditional village (a community based tourism project where the local community displays the traditional ways of living). Overnight at your hotel. (B-L-D)

Day 4 : Kigali Visit and Departure

Pick up at your hotel, depending on you departure time and if you missed the opportunity the first day, you will have Kigali city trip including the visit of the Genocide Memorial centre at Gisozi. Transfer to the Airport for your departure. (B)

Tour Cost Includes:

  • Gorilla Permit for 1 trekking tour
  • Park Entrance fees
  • All activities
  • Meals  and Non Alcoholic Drinks
  • All accommodation
  • Round trip airport transfer
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation in safari vehicle
  • All Taxes/VAT

Tour Cost Excludes 

  • Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
  • Accommodation on the last day
  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Tips
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Some meals (as specified in the day-by-day)
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