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Rwanda is a known home to mountain gorillas which are only found in the volcanoes national park. Our 5 Days Gorilla Tracking Rwanda Safari will lead you through the tropical forest in search of the majestic gentle creatures. They live deep within the forest in families of up to 14 members. Baby gorillas live under the care of their parents up to 2 years old. They nest on the ground and it is really a great experience to meet the primate species. The trip begins and ends at Kigali International Airport.

Tour Highlight

  • Mountain Gorillas
  • Nature Views
  • Visiting Iby’iwacu Community.

5 Days Gorilla Tracking Rwanda Safari

Itinerary Detail

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park – Experience The Iby’iwacu Community

On arrival, you will be picked up by a Verdant Safaris company representative who will transfer you to Volcanoes National Park. The ride is about 2 hours to reach the destination arriving in time for lunch and afternoon entertainment from the Iby’iwacu community in the village. You will have to enjoy the cultural dance, as the locals perform their Kinyarwanda dance, music, the way of life of these people after which you will return to the lodge for dinner and staying overnight at

Luxury: Bisate Lodge

Midrange: Singita Kwitonda

Best Budget: Kinigi Guest House

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking and Relaxation

Following an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the park headquarters to begin the day’s activity. Gorilla trekking is done in groups of eight per gorilla group, after which you will set off into the extension of the Virunga volcanic region. The activity takes 2 or more hours depending on how far the gorilla families have moved, an hour is allowed while with the primates while enjoying the young stars do their daily life under a watch. Return for a meal and relaxation at

Luxury: Bisate Lodge

Midrange: Singita Kwitonda

Best Budget: Kinigi Guest House

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 3: Hiking Dian Fossey Tomb

On this day you will reassemble at the park headquarters for the day’s activity. Early morning briefing followed by a hike to pay tribute to the tombs of the great American primatologist whose great works are evident in regards to protection of the mountain gorilla. Along the trail, there’s a chance of meeting several wildlife species including the mountain gorillas on a lucky day! Return to the lodge for dinner and staying overnight at

Luxury: Bisate Lodge

Midrange: Singita Kwitonda

Best Budget: Kinigi Guest House

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Golden Monkey Tracking

After a previous day in the forest to witness the tombs and the trails, today you will reach to the park headquarters to begin the days adventure the park ranger will brief you on the dos and don’ts while in the forest. Golden monkeys are beautiful creatures and love to live in the bamboo forested regions of the forest. They are very fast and if you must take pictures endeavor to set your camera ready returning for dinner and staying overnight at

Luxury: Bisate Lodge.

Midrange: Singita Kwitonda.

Best Budget: Kiningi Guest House.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: Departure

Morning tea or coffee after which you will transfer to Kigali for your international flight back home.

End of the 5 Days Gorilla Tracking Rwanda Safari.

The 5 Days Gorilla Tracking Rwanda Safari includes;

  • Park entrance fees.
  • All ground transportation.
  • Meals and drinks as indicated in the travel plan.
  • English speaking guide.

Excludes

  • Visas and air tickets.
  • Meals and drinks not included in the travel plan.
  • Extra expenses incurred as a result of personal delays.
  • Laundry services.

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