3 days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda ( Gorilla tracking Volcanoes )

3 days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda package, offers a memorable wildlife adventure to the Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda in Volcanoes National Park. Up to ten families / groups of Mountain Gorillas have been habituated in Volcano National Park for this incredible experience. After the gorilla tracking expedition in Volcanoes National Park, the Gorilla Trekking Rwanda winds off with a tour of Kigali city. One of Africa’s most vibrant and progressive capital cities of Africa.

Note that, due to the limited number of Gorilla permits ‐ a maximum of 8 for each Gorilla group / family are issued per day, we advise that you book and confirm your tour as early as possible before the permits for your preferred date are sold out. All tours start off from Kigali City be it from the airport or hotel / residence, and they end in Kigali as well.

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Gorilla trekking Volcano National Park

Price per person for different numbers of people. (For 2 people, each pays)


  • Travel to Volcanoes National Park Ruhengeri
  • Gorilla trekking in the volcanoes park
  • Visit the genocide memorial
  • Cultural Dance by Iby’iwacu cultural village people
  • Cultural tour and travel to Kigali city for a tour
  • 2 nights Accommodations
  • Delicious Meals
  • Airport transfers

DETAILED ITINERARY for 3 days Gorilla trekking Volcano

Day 1 : Travel to Volcanoes National Park Ruhengeri

Pick ‐ up from the hotel or airport and travel northwards to Volcanoes National Park. Check in to your hotel and relax away the rest of day whilst enjoying the spectacular views of the Mountain scenery of the Virunga Volcanoes Mountains and the rolling hills. Meals and overnight at the lodge. Travel time: 3 hours

Accommodation options

  • Budget : Muhabura Hotel
  • Mid – range : Le Bambou gorilla lodge
  • Luxury : Mountain Gorilla View lodge
  • Meal plan : Half Board Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 : Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Volcanoes National Park

Early wake up at about 6:30 am for a cup of tea / coffee, get your packed lunch, not forgetting drinking water and a raincoat, transfer to the park headquarters at Kinigi by 7:30 am, where you will be assigned rangers and allocated a particular Gorilla family you shall be trekking. Note that Volcanoes National Park has up to 10 habituated Gorilla groups available for the trekking experience. Each Gorilla group is tracked by no more than 8 travelers in a single day.

After allocation and briefing from the rangers, you transfer to start of your trekking just outside Volcanoes National Park. When you find the Gorillas, you are allowed an hour to view and observe them. You will then return to meet your driver at the starting point and thereafter transfer to your lodge relax, have dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options

  • Budget : Muhabura Hotel
  • Mid – range : Le Bambou gorilla lodge
  • Luxury : Mountain Gorilla View lodge
  • Meal plan : Full Board Breakfast, Packed Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 : Cultural tour and travel to Kigali city for a tour

After an early breakfast, head to the Iby’Iwacu cultural village for a great dance and cultural performance by the Rwandan people. Travel to Kigali and check out various aspects. Set out to tour this vibrant city and one of the fastest growing in Africa. Visit the local markets and purchase some souvenirs such as crafts. You also get to visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial site. You will stop and have lunch during the tour. Evening drop off at your accommodation. Meal plan: Half Board Breakfast, Lunch.

What to bring – a checklist for Gorilla tracking Bwindi

  • Comfortable shoes to walk in Volcanoes Jungle
  • Warm clothes for the night as this part of the country gets pretty cold
  • Torch is essential for safety purposes
  • A good insect repellent to keep those persistent insects away
  • A good zooming Camera for photos

Mountain Gorilla Tracking Groups / families Rwanda

  • Sabyinyo A – group has 13 individuals
  • Sabyinyo B – group has 4 individuals (break away group)
  • Susa group has 35 individuals
  • Amahoro group has 11 individuals
  • Group 13 has 7 individuals

Package for 3 days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safari includes

  • Airport transfers pick up and drop off
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Driver Allowance
  • Private Safari Vehicle
  • One Gorilla Trekking permit
  • Pure Bottled drinking water in vehicle
  • En-route lunches
  • All activities mentioned in itinerary
  • Iby’Iwacu Cultural village

Package for 3 days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safari excludes

  • Airfares
  • Uganda Visas
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guide
  • Telephone fees
  • Porter fees when tracking
  • Personal insurance and shopping
  • Any other item not mentioned above

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