Gorilla Trekking

Gorilla Trekking when preparing for gorilla trekking in Rwanda to Volcanoes national park it’s very important to book your gorilla permit in advance months before the actual date of the Trip.Gorilla Trekking

We have compiled a list of the habituated gorilla families in Rwanda’ Volcanoes national park plus each family characteristics. There are 56 gorilla permits available for sale every day

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National park.

On arrival, you will be welcomed by our Driver/guide who will transfer you northwards to Volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri, a home to 360 Mountain Gorillas. Dinner and overnight at Gorillas view Hotel (Luxury)/La Palme Hotel (Deluxe) /Muhabura Hotel (Budget)

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking.

In the morning transfer to Kinigi park headquarters for a briefing by the park warden. Guests are accordingly allocated their specific Gorilla groups for tracking in respect to their physical abilities. At 8:00 am local time all tourists will transfer to various starting points for gorilla trekking. Normally it takes 1 to 6 hours to encounter the mountain gorillas as they keep moving from one point to another. Upon spotting them, you are free to stay in their presence taking photographs and imitating their calls. Then return to the point where your vehicle is stationed so as to transfer you to the next available programmer. Spend part of your evening at Ib’iwachu Cultural Village. Transfer to Lake Kivu and stay an overnight on Lake Kivu one of the deepest libertine lakes of East Africa. Enjoy views of Nyiragongo Volcanoes in DR Congo.

Day 3: Transfer to Kigali for city tour & Departure

After breakfast transfer back to Kigali. Your tour guide may take you around the city – visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site and the local handicrafts market, then proceed to the airport for your departure flight.

Included in this tour package.

  • Gorilla permit.
  • Park entrance fees.
  • Relevant Government Taxes.
  • Full Board Accommodation.
  • Full time English speaking Driver/Guide.
  • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle.
  • Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.


  • Airfares.
  • Visa Fees.
  • Personal Insurance.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.
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