Welcome to Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

Gorilla safarisLooking for gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda? We offer the best gorilla safaris in Rwanda, a country of a thousand hills! Our trips range from day tours to multi-day adventures in both Uganda and Rwanda. We are the No.1 gorilla trekking company in Rwanda with reputable staff and tour guides who will assist you throughout your trip.

Join us on our exciting trips to view some of the few remaining endangered mountain gorillas on the planet. Our experienced tour guides will guide you on every trip as we search for the awe-inspiring primates in Volcanoes National Park and the Virunga region. You can also combine your gorilla safari with other adventures that include wildlife safaris, chimpanzee tracking, mountain hiking, bird watching, community tours and fantastic boat cruises among others.

Top Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tours

1 & 2 Day Gorilla Trekking

Experience gorillas in Rwanda on a short gorilla tour for 1 or 2 days to Volcanoes national park, a home to mountain gorillas in Rwanda – Africa. Detailed Itinerary

3 Day Mountain gorilla Tour

This is one of the most popular gorilla tour packages in Rwanda, taking you for not only gorilla trekking but also golden monkey tracking or visit Dian Fossey Tombs or Mt. Bishoke hiking.
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4 Day Double Gorilla Trek

It’s such amazing experience to track gorillas twice in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda. You have a chance to visit 2 different gorilla groups and golden monkeys.
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5 day Safari – 3 Gorilla Treks

Great opportunity to trek gorillas three times in Parc National des Volcans. You can also Combined Uganda Rwanda gorilla treks.
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6 Day Rwanda Primate Safari

The tour goes to Volcanoes National Park for mountain gorilla trek and golden monkeys or Mt. Vishoke hiking, then to Nyungwe Forest for Chimpanzees, Black and White Colobus Monkeys or Canopy walk.
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7 Day Gorilla Adventure

Ultimate gorilla safari in Rwanda with three (03) gorilla treks in Volcanoes National Park, visiting different gorilla families, and then golden monkey tracking and genocide memorials.
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8 Day Rwanda Dream safari

Explore all the hidden treasures of Rwanda on the 8 day dream safari in Africa, taking you to all the 3 Rwanda national parks, genocide memorial museums and communities.
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12 Day Uganda Rwanda Safari

The 12 Day Uganda Rwanda safari goes offers 2 gorilla treks in both countries, plus chimpanzee habituation and other wildlife viewing. Its such a life time safari experience! Detailed Itinerary

18 Day African Wildlife Tour

The 18 days Uganda Rwanda combined safari goes to all Uganda’s major National park for a variety of wildlife viewing, chimpanzee and mountain gorilla trekking in both countries.
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About us – African Jungle Adventures

African Jungle Adventures Ltd is a local based travel agency based in Kigali offering gorilla trekking and wildlife safaris in Rwanda and Uganda. We are among the leading tour operators in East Africa with extremely experienced and knowledgeable tour guides who will enhance your trip with knowledge and enjoyment. We do offer Eco and Responsible gorilla trekking tours and safaris in Rwanda and beyond. Our Responsible tours and travel packages directly benefit all front-line communities around Rwanda National Parks and other tourist destinations as an incentive for conservation and where you can be part of both the conservation and the community. Read More About Us

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Gorilla trekking is Rwanda’s most popular tourist attraction. It ranks as one of the world’s best adventures in Africa. It takes place in Volcanoes National Park, located in the northern part of the country; about 90 minutes drive from Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. The trek in search for mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park is quiet strenuous, goes through steep and slippery jungle grounds. The hike can take between 1-7 hours depending on how gorillas move in their natural habitat. It also depends on how fast you move. If you have a slow person on the group, you are likely to take long on the trek.

Preparing for gorilla trekking in Rwanda

First of all you must possess a gorilla permit that acts as permission for one to track gorillas. Rwanda gorilla trekking permits can be booked through Travel Agents / Tour operators, or book direct through Rwanda Development Board (RDB) in Kigali. Each gorilla permit costs US$750 for Foreign Non Residents and US$450 for foreign residents living in East Africa.

They you must obtain Rwanda Visa. Click here to apply online. However, some countries are exempted from Rwanda Visa. Click here for details.

Gorilla Safari Lodges

The fact gorilla tourism is growing at a very high speed in Rwanda, this has led to the establishment of many safari lodges on the edges of Volcanoes National Park and Musanze town for different levels / prices. High-End travelers choose Sabyinyo Silverback or Virunga Lodge. Deluxe options include Mountain Gorilla View lodge, Villa Gorilla Rwanda, Volcanoes Hotel Musanze and Le Bambou Lodge. Among other gorilla trekking lodge and hotels include Hotel La Palme, Kinigi Guest House and Muhabura Hotel among others.

Before you book a gorilla tour in Rwanda, take time read some gorilla trekking reviews on major websites like Trip Advisor or Lonely Plane that will guide you about which company to use, estimated cost and where to stay. Your gorilla trekking packing list should at least contain long sleeved shirt / blouse, long pants, hiking shoe, garden gloves, water and insect repellent.

Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya & Tanzania Combined Tours

African Jungle Adventures organizes special and affordable tour packages combining different East African countries. Depending on one’s interests, we can organize tours combining Uganda and Rwanda with 2 or more gorilla treks, extend to Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar depending on time availability, budget and interests. Such tour packages are all-inclusive, that is, we book hotels, regional flights, activities and ground transportation. Contact us for free information and travel tips to East Africa. For more information about combined safari packages in East Africa, click here.