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Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda to see mountain gorillas

This Gorilla Safari includes two permits, two opportunities to observe a family of mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Did you know that there are less than a thousand mountain gorillas in the world? This remarkable journey in Rwanda not only allows you this magical experience, it also contributes to the further protection of the mountain gorillas.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $3765 - $4578
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 4 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Rwanda Rwanda
Parks visited: Not specified
Activity level: Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
  • Cultural
  • Birding
Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda, this Rwanda Gorilla safari includes Airport transfers on arrival and departure.

Day 1 : Arrival and transfer to Kinigi (Volcanoes NP)
On arrival at the airport you are met by your driver-guide. Subject to your arrival time, depart on a Kigali City Tour including a visit to the Genocide Memorial centre at Gisozi. Continue by road to Kinigi at the foothills of the Volcanoes. This is a scenic drive of about 2 hours. Spend two nights Sabinyo Lodge including all meals and selected local brand drinks.

Day 2 : **Gorilla Tracking** After breakfast,depart for the Headquarters of the Park for your saftey talk and allocation to a gorilla family before your trek starts. YOur driver will transfer you to the slopes of the Virunga Volcanoes to start your trek. Time permitting, after the trek have lunch at Ruhengeri and enjoy an excursion to Lake Bulera and Lake Ruhondo. Return to Sabinyo Lodge.

Day 3 : **Gorilla Tracking **Today after a great breakfast, you head to park Headquarters for your second trek. This time you will trek to see a different Gorilla family. The groups are allocated on the morning and this is based on similar abilities of the hikers. If you love hiking remember to request a longer hike! On your return from trekking, visit of the Iby'Iwacu traditional village (a community based tourism project where the local community displays the traditional ways of living). Depart for Kigali and overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel.

Day 4 : Kigali Visit and Departure. This morning after breakfast it is time to pack up and meet your guide in the lobby of the hotel. If you dont have an early flight and you have not yet had a chance to enjoy a city tour, you can do so today with a visit of the Genocide Memorial centre at Gizozi. Transfer to the Airport for your departure.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
  • Kigali Serena Hotel
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, image supp...
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, image supplied by Governors Camp Collection and Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge by Rockwood Specialist Tours
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, image supp...
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, image supplied by Governors Camp Collection and Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge by Rockwood Specialist Tours
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, image supp...
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, image supplied by Governors Camp Collection and Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge by Rockwood Specialist Tours
Silverback Photo taken by Alan Flack ...
Silverback Photo taken by Alan Flack whilst gorilla trekking by Rockwood Specialist Tours
Photo Courtesy of Governors Camp Caol...
Photo Courtesy of Governors Camp Caollection and Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge by Rockwood Specialist Tours

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