5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari

This 5 Days Rwanda gorilla safari is an exceptional package to trek Rwanda gorillas three times. The trip gives you a chance to trek 3 different gorilla families in Volcanoes National park with African Jungle Adventures. Other activities in this safari include golden monkey trekking, nature walks, Dian fossey grave yard hike and city tours. The trip starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda

Trip Summary

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Day 2: First Gorilla Trek and Community walk
Day 3: Second Gorilla Trek, Nature walk
Day 4: Third Gorilla Trek, another community walk
>Day 5: Golden Monkey Tracking Or Mount Bishoke Hiking, or Hike to Dian Fossey Tombs and Leave For Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer To Volcanoes National Park

Meet at the hotel in Kigali or at the airport, transfer to the city for a tour to genocide memorial museum before proceeding to Parc National des Volcans; home of gorillas. Settle in Sabyinyo Silverback lodge, Virunga Lodge, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Le bambou Gorilla Lodge, Hotel la palme, Muhabura hotel or Kinigi guest house as we wait for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: First Gorilla Trek and Community walk

gorillas-ugandaEarly morning set off for gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National park. Gorilla Trekking through the light mountain forest of the Virunga is a wonderful life time experience. Sight and stay with these giant apes is one hour. Return to the Lodge for Lunch, take afternoon walk to nearby cultural villages. Some gorilla families however are elusive, and tracking can take a full day, especially when it is wet and muddy. Time permitting, we can take an evening community walk to Musanze local market and interact with local people, overnight at Sabyinyo Silverback lodge, Virunga Lodge, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Le bambou Gorilla Lodge, Hotel la palme, Muhabura hotel or Kinigi guest house as we wait for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Second Gorilla Trek, Nature walk

This is your opportunity to see gorillas the second time in Rwanda’s spectacular Parc National des volcans. You can visit the same or different gorilla family from the previous day. In the evening, we can take a walk to the beautiful twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. All meals and overnight at Sabyinyo Silverback lodge, Virunga Lodge, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Le bambou Gorilla Lodge, Hotel la palme, Muhabura hotel or Kinigi guest house as we wait for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Third Gorilla Trek, another community walk

Wake up early for another gorilla trek still in Rwanda. In the evening, we can take another walk to nearby cultural villages. Overnight at Mountain gorilla view lodge / Le bambou Gorilla Lodge.

Day 5: Golden Monkey Tracking Or Mount Bishoke Hiking, or Hike to Dian Fossey Tombs and Leave For Kigali (2hrs)

Have breakfast at the hotel and proceed for another adventurous trek to visit golden monkeys in Virunga National Park. Alternatively, we can explore Musanze caves or Dian Fossey Grave site or Mt. Bishoke hiking. Retire for lunch and transfer back to Kigali where the tour ends.

End of the Tour
Tour Inclusions
Gorilla trekking permits
Golden Monkey permit
Bottled drinking water
Ground transport
Full-time English guide
Accommodation and meals
Miscellaneous
All activities in the itinerary

Tour exclusions
Alcoholic beverages
Tips
Porters fee
Extra activities
Visa fees
International flight