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4 Days, 3 Nights; Gorilla Trekking – Rwanda

4 Days, 3 Nights; Gorilla Trekking – Rwanda

Daily Trekking Tour

Tour Highlights:

  • Kigali City Tour
  • Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre
  • Caplaki Crafts Market
  • Volcanoes National Park
  • Mountain Gorillas

4 Days, 3 Nights; Gorilla Trekking – Rwanda

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • Collection
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Drop Off

Kigali City Tour – Volcanoes National Park

Arrive morning/lunchtime at Kigali International Airport and be met by your Driver Guide for a brief of your Rwanda visits.

The Kigali city tours specially welcomes you to this “Land of a Thousand Hills”. You will start with the Kigali Genocide memorial Centre and thereafter proceed on to the City Centre for a quick lunch. Visit the Caplaki Crafts market and after here start your 2-hr drive to Volcanoes NP.

Dinner and overnight at either;
Budget – Best View Hotel

Mid Range – Mountain Gorilla View Lodge FB

High End – Sabyinyo Silverback lodge AI

RWANDA GORILLA TRACKING (Time taken to watch the Gorillas – 1hr)

Early breakfast and proceed to the National Park headquarters for a Gorilla tracking experience in the Volcanoes National Park. Once you spot them you are allowed to spend an hour watching. This is perhaps one of the most breathtaking wildlife experiences on earth!!!

You get so close to these awesome giant primates. Tracking the gorillas through the light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga is a magical experience. You can request for group of the family desired as per time taken to trek, if possible.

After Gorilla tracking return to your Lodge for lunch and afternoon at leisure around the lodge or find enough time to admire your photos on the Gorilla tracking activities or visit the Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village and mingle with the local community in the cultural activities and traditional Rwandan dances..

and thereafter dinner and overnight either at;

Budget – Best View Hotel

Mid Range – Mountain Gorilla View Lodge FB

High End – Sabyinyo Silverback lodge AI


Another early breakfast at the lodge and return to Volcanoes NP, this time for Golden Monkeys trek.

Entering dense stands of bamboo interspersed with open glades; you will make your way deep into golden monkey territory. Guides lead visitors to the habitat of groups of ‘habituated’ golden monkeys – monkeys used to human presence.

Though viewing is kept to a maximum of one hour, travellers can get an up-close look at the golden monkey in its natural habitat. Back to the lodge for an early lunch and thereafter check out for a drive to Lake Kivu, in the NE of Rwanda.

Check in at Kivu Serena Hotel and in the afternoon enjoy a 1-HR boat ride on the Lake.

Visit popular spots like close Islands, hot springs and fishing spots where you will meet and interact with fishermen. Thereafter back to the Hotel for the rest of afternoon at leisure.

Dinner at overnight at either;

EconomyPalme Resort FB

ComfortHill View Hotel FB

LuxuryKivu Serena Hotel FB


Breakfast and check out of the Hotel.

Enjoy a Gisenyi City tour, to the border points of Petite and Grand Barrier. From here you will be able to gain sights of the Congo DRC’s Goma town…compare it with the Rwanda’s Gisenyi town and learn more…..

Pass through the main streets and the markets as you drive out back to Kigali City.

Lunch and thereafter proceed on to Kigali Airport for your departure flight.

What you could see on a 4 Day Gorilla Trekking Rwanda...

  • Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre
  • Boat Ride at Lake Kivu
  • Golden Monkeys
  • Mountain Gorillas
  • Gisenyi City Tour


Safari accommodation options
Volcanoes National Park  
Economy Level Accommodation Best View Hotel, Palme Resort FB
Comfort Level Accommodation Mountain Gorilla View Lodge FB , Hill View Hotel FB
Luxury Level Accommodation Kivu Serena Hotel FB , Sabyinyo Silverback lodge AI

Tour Price Includes

  • Transportation in 4x4 Vehicle
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Accommodation and meals as stated
  • Rwanda Gorilla Permit as separately quoted above
  • Rwanda Golden monkeys Permit mentioned above
  • All Park Guide fees
  • Boat ride fee
  • Iby’Iwacu cultural fee
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Mineral water while on safari

Cost Excludes
International flights
Visas & Travel Insurances
Airport tax (pay direct)
Driver guide or local escort gratuities
All drinks (beers, sodas and water from the Hotels), dining rooms tips, porterage, Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature.

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4 Days, 3 Nights; Gorilla Trekking – Rwanda