Remarkable Rwanda Gorilla Experience

Tour Overview

Rwanda’s lush jungles set the scene for a once-in-a-lifetime, bucketlist Gorilla Trekking expedition. Traverse mist-covered mountains, guided by expert trackers, to encounter protected mountain gorillas, breathtaking scenery, rich biodiversity, and the unique culture of Rwanda – an unforgettable wildlife experience.

3 Nights
Year Round
From $ 7,500 per person

Overview

Day 1

KIGALI

KIGALI

Kigali, Rwanda's capital, symbolizes resilience and progress. It blends modernity with tradition amid lush hills. Post-1994 tragedies, it's emerged as a beacon of hope, boasting clean streets, modern infrastructure like the Convention Centre, and the Genocide Memorial. The city offers stunning landscapes, rich culture, vibrant culinary experiences, and a commitment to sustainability. Beyond its physical beauty lies the heart of Kigali - its warm, resilient people. It stands as a testament to transformation, showcasing the power of unity and determination in building a brighter future.

Arrival in Kigali, Rwanda

Arrival in Kigali, Rwanda

On arrival at Kigali International you will be warmly welcomed by your tour coordinator outside customs and immigration hall.

You will be transferred to your hotel for a safari briefing then introduction to your driver guide.

Kigali Serena Hotel - Deluxe Room

Kigali Serena Hotel - Deluxe Room (1 night)

Kigali Serena Hotel, nestled in Kigali, Rwanda's central boulevard and a short walk from CBD, harmoniously blends Rwandan heritage with modern luxury across 148 rooms and suites. Guests enjoy leisure facilities, a lush pool, and Maisha Mind Body & Spirit Spa's indulgent treatments. Culinary delights span Rwandese specialties to global flavors. The Deluxe Rooms, spanning 25-30 square meters, boast authentic African design, upscale furnishings, and top-notch amenities. Each room features king or twin beds, a bathroom with tub and shower, complimentary Wi-Fi, coffeemaker, iron, minibar, 24-hour room service, air conditioning, and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

Includes Breakfast

Day 2

VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, spanning 160 sq km, showcases the majestic Virunga Mountains and is famed for its rare mountain gorillas. Trekking these lush landscapes offers intimate encounters with these gentle giants. Beyond gorillas, diverse wildlife and unique flora thrive, supporting eco-tourism and local communities. The park stands as a beacon of Rwanda's conservation commitment and offers a unique blend of adventure, biodiversity, and cultural immersion.

Travel Kigali to Volcanoes National Park

Travel Kigali to Volcanoes National Park

You will embark on a city tour of Kigali. It will include the Kigali (Gisozi) Genocide Memorial site, Inema Arts Center and the Kimironko local market.

You’ll then be transferred to Kigali International Airport for your scenic helicopter transfer to Musanze.

Arrive at The One & Only Gorillas Nest Heli pad, the lodge staff will welcome you to your suite.

One & Only Gorillas Nest - Forest Lodge

One & Only Gorillas Nest - Forest Lodge (2 nights)

One&Only Gorilla’s Nest, nestled in Virunga's foothills, offers a unique chance to encounter majestic mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Amidst fragrant Eucalyptus forests, indulge in exceptional dining, included beverages, and two daily signature experiences. Stay in a private lodge for two, relishing a luxurious king-size bedroom with a crackling fireplace and forest views. Floor-to-ceiling glass dissolves boundaries, inviting nature's sounds and scents. Step onto a secluded open-air deck or enjoy an al fresco shower. The spacious bathroom features an oversized shower and standalone bath with nature vistas. This immersive experience ensures the rare magic of Virunga envelops you.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner • All House Drinks excluding Wines & Champagne • Two On Site Activities per day

Day 3

GORILLA TREK IN VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

GORILLA TREK IN VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

Early morning you will be transferred to starting point of your Gorilla Trek. Volcanoes National Park protects the steep slopes of this magnificent mountain range. It is the home of the rare mountain gorilla and the rich mosaic of montane ecosystems, which embrace evergreen and bamboo forest, open grassland, swamp and heath.
But the high point will be spending an hour with the remarkably peaceful gorillas, despite their size and appearance, as they go about their daily life, feeding, playing, resting and raising their young.
After trekking, you will return to your lodge for lunch.

Day 4

GOLDEN MONKEY TREK & TRANSFER TO KIGALI

GOLDEN MONKEY TREK & TRANSFER TO KIGALI

Today, embark on Golder Monkey Trek. The Golden Monkey is endemic to the high altitude forests. The monkeys are playful and inquisitive and often spend their time leaping from bamboo branches or frolicking on the forest floor. There are two habituated groups of Golden Monkey, one group comprises around 80 - 100 members and has its home at the foot of Mt Sabyinyo.
After this memorable experience, return to the lodge, lunch and check out and settle extras. You will be transferred to Kigali International Airport. Bid farewell to your driver guide and proceed to check in for your outbound flight.

THANK YOU FOR TRAVELLING WITH US!

THANK YOU FOR TRAVELLING WITH US!

Your tremendous journey with us comes to an end. We wish you safe travels home, and look forward to welcoming you back to our spectacular continent! So much more to explore, so many adventures to be had.

HAKUNA MATATA

('There are no troubles!' - Swahili)

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