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Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

A truly exhilarating experience, Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda allows you to come face to face with the largest primates in the world. Take in the sights of Rwanda’s picturesque countryside, visiting Volcanoes National Park, and catching a glimpse of gorillas in the wild and the Virungas, 9 impossibly steep volcanoes, while traversing on foot. Enjoy knowledgeable guides, giving you all the information you need to know about these incredible animals.

Trip Type: Adventure, Wildlife

Day By Day

Day 1 – Welcome to Kigali, Rwanda
Upon arrival into Kigali Airport, you will be met by our representative and assisted to your transfer.  Transfer to your overnight accommodation in Kigali.

Starting Accommodation: Flame Tree Village

Day 2 – Kigali to Volcanoes National Park
Today you travel north to Ruhengeri and the Volcanoes National Park. This two hour drive undulates over Rwanda’s extremely hilly and picturesque countryside, and as you near the end of your journey, you will (weather permitting!) begin to catch glimpses of the Virungas - a chain of 9 impossibly steep and lofty volcanoes straddling the western branch of the Rift Valley from east to west.  Transfer to your overnight accommodation.

Starting Accommodation: Gorilla Mountain View Lodge (L, D)

Day 3 – Volcanoes National Park
Early this morning you will be given a briefing by the park’s guides on how to behave once in presence of the Gorillas. Then drive on the brim of Parc National des Volcans where you will continue on foot.  After tracking and encountering your assigned group you will spend one hour in their company before tracking your steps down the volcanoes.

Starting Accommodation: Gorilla Mountain View Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 4 – Volcanoes National Park to Kigali
Enjoy another exciting and challenging day of Gorilla trekking.  Your morning starts with an early morning briefing before heading out. The guides will use their knowledge of the gorillas' habits and information from the previous day to locate the group's whereabouts.

Return to Kigali this afternoon. Transfer to your overnight accommodation in Kigal.

Starting Accommodation: Kigali Serena Hotel (B, L, D)

Day 5 – Kigali to USA (via Nairobi & Dubai)
Today you will be transferred from your hotel to Kigali Airport to connect with your departure flight. (B)

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KigaliKigali Serena HotelKigali Serena HotelKigali Serena Hotel
RuhengeriGorilla Mountain View LodgeSabyinyo Silverback LodgeBisate Lodge


Please note all prices listed below are approximations and subject to current rate of exchange adjustments. Each itinerary can be fully customized to your interests and needs.

Twin Share
6/1/2019 - 10/15/2019$6,210$8,020$9,645
10/16/2019 - 12/15/2019$6,210$8,020$8,755
12/16/2019 - 12/31/2019$6,210$8,020$9,645
Single Traveler
6/1/2019 - 10/15/2019$6,830$8,770$12,355
10/16/2019 - 12/15/2019$6,830$8,770$10,580
12/16/2019 - 12/31/2019$6,830$8,770$12,355

Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person, twin/double share in USD. All highlighted savings are reflected in the price. Travel may be limited to certain days of the week. Hotels and tours remain subject to availability. Cancellation penalties and other booking or alteration restrictions may exist. Please note blackout dates may apply to Christmas, New Year and local special event periods. Pricing may increase over Holiday and special event periods and may not be reflected in price grid. Prices indicated remain subject to change without notice. Prices are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. CST #2012413-20 See our full Terms and Conditions: www.swaindestinations.com/terms