4-day Rwanda Extension

Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Experience the ultimate Rwandan adventure in Volcanoes National Park! Hike through the densely lush mountain vegetation on a phantastic journey to sight mountain gorillas. Watch the captivating interaction between the gorilla families within this dramatic natural setting. Although the trek can sometimes be strenuous, you will be rewarded with an undisturbed glimpse of these gentle giants and view their complex social structure.

Tour Style

Private Lodge Safari

Tour Duration

4 days, 3 nights (start: day of your choice)


tracking the world-famous mountain gorillas of Volcanoes National Park
scenic drive from Kigali through the country-side with breath-taking views
a great adventure for those on limited time frame
optional visit of Genocide Memorial to learn more about Rwanda’s history

National Parks

Volcanoes National Park


Gorilla Tracking
Perfect match for:
> Active travelers and families
> Walking enthusiasts

Physical Rating


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As an adventurous European travel is in my blood! Tanzania is a fascinating country with so much to explore! It’s a pleasure to share my insider knowledge and offer first-hand advise. I take the time to listen to your ideas and create a unique safari adventure out of these – tailored to your indivudal requirements and designed just for you!

Not sure if this itinerary is suitable for you? You have questions or missing a particular activity? Don’t worry we are here to assist!

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Let me show you my stunning home country and discover the true Tanzania – authentic and first-hand with a native at your side! As a Tanzanian myself, I am intimately familiar with the local conditions. With my experience in the bush and my passioan for wildlife, I will happily design an itinerary based on your travel interests.

You have any questions or are unsure if Tanzania is the right travel destination for you? Get in touch for a first chat to discuss your requirements!

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali

Arrival at Kigali Airport. Meet and greet with a representative. Transfer to your town hotel for safari briefing and overnight. Depending on your arrival time you can option to explore Kigali City with a visit to the Genocide Memorial.

Overnight: Kigali Serena Hotel

Day 2: Road Journey to Volcanoes National Park

After a relaxed morning you will depart to Ruhengeri – the base of Volcanoes National Park (3 hours travel time). Arrival at your lodge in the early afternoon with time to soak in the environment.

Meals: Breakfast, Picnic-Lunch, Dinner
Overnight Options: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge or Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes – the ultimate adventure

After breakfast you will set off for the gorilla trekking adventure at Volcanoes National Park. Immerse your self in the dense, lush rainforest as you ascend the slopes of the Virunga’s mountain range. Once you have discovered the mountain gorillas, you can spend one treasured hour with them.

Take it all in: the aromas, the echoes, and the unbelievable landscape of this unique rainforest. An encounter with mountain gorillas is like no other! Savor every moment of this magical experience and watch them eating, playing or teasing each other. Return back to your lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Picnic-Lunch, Dinner
Overnight Options: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge or Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Day 4: Return to Kigali

It is possible to add a trekking adventure to encounter golden monkeys before you return to Kigali. Depending on your international flight departure you will be taken straight to Kigali International Airport or to your town hotel for another night.

Meals: Breakfast, Picnic-Lunch