Rwanda - Ultimate Mountain Gorillas Adventure Holiday – 5 Days

Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Hiding in the Bamboo Bush Volcanoes National Park

 

 An exciting 5 day safari purely focused on tracking the mountain gorillas in Rwanda, with 3 opportunities to see them in their natural habitat.

This short 5 day safari packs a punch, with 3 days tracking the endangered mountain gorillas in Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans.

 Staying at the wonderful Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, head out by day to spend time with the endearing gorillas, and then at night relax in the lodge sitting in the shadow of the dramatic Virunga Volcanoes.


Overview

5 Days / 4 Nights Rwanda - Ultimate Mountain Gorillas Adventure Holiday Trip Highlights

Kigali City – Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans


Day 1: Arrive Kigali City – Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans

Day 2: Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans

Day 3: Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans

Day 4: Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans – Kigali City

Day 5: Kigali City


One More Reason To Book This Safari Experience

  • Experience Rwanda's hilly countryside that has made the country to be referred to as the land of a thousand hills on a drive to the famous Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans.
  • Climb up deep into the Virunga Mountains to track the endangered mountain gorillas and get rewarded by spending an hour with these magnificent creatures a truly memorable experience.

Itinerary

The Detailed Luxury Safari Adventure Holiday Vacation Itinerary


Day 1: Arrive Kigali City – Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans

You will be met upon arrival at Kigali airport by your private vehicle and driver/guide and transferred through the land of a thousand hills to the esteemed Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans. A chance to relax at your lodge, in the shadow of the dramatic Virunga Volcanoes before your gorilla tracking safari starts in the morning!

Meals Included: Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge


Day 2: Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans

Your first day of gorilla tracking! An early start to make your way to the park headquarters where you are assigned a ranger and a gorilla group. Tracking the gorillas can take anything from 4-8 hours in lush green, steep, muddy, terrain! It is, however, the experience of a lifetime... coming across these amiable primates in their natural surroundings is quite awe-inspiring as you watch them go about their daily lives, playing, grooming, farting and eating! Return to the lodge later in the afternoon to relax, have a hot shower and reflect on the day’s activities.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge


Day 3: Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans

Your second day of gorilla tracking! As with the previous day you will be assigned a ranger and a gorilla group at the park headquarters. On most occasions you are assigned a different group, but there is no guarantee. In any case, the experience is likely to be completely different; as similar to humans their behavior can vary greatly from day to day making each encounter unique.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge


Day 4: Volcanoes National Park / Parc National des Volcans – Kigali City

Today is your last day of gorilla tracking. It’s such a privilege to spend time with these breathtaking primates; as it is your final day, sit with these gentle giants and take in your surroundings, a moment to savor. This afternoon you transfer back through the land of a thousand hills to Kigali. On arrival, you have a chance to relax and reminisce over the adventures of the last few days.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Kigali Serena


Day 5: Kigali City

This morning you have time to visit the genocide memorial prior to transferring to the airport in time for your international flight back home – (B)

Prices and Inclusions

Prices

Please treat the prices shown as a price estimate. Your final price might go up or down following seasonal prices in the different lodges, camps and resorts. All prices indicated are per person, based on 2 persons sharing a room, and on estimated high season rates.


Rate Includes:

  • All transfers
  • Vehicle and guide
  • One gorilla tracking permit
  • Full board accommodation

How To Book

  1. Contact a destination specialist

Whether you wish to book this holiday vacation or wish plan your holiday trip around this itinerary idea or you have other ideas, please do get in touch by filling the booking form below or online contacts page. If using our booking form or online contacts page, an And Africa Travel safari destination specialist will contact you by email to discuss your requirements.

  1. Discuss your requirements

Our destination safari specialists have the first hand knowledge about Africa, required to put your holiday plans into action. They can answer your questions, offer suggestions and advice to suit your tastes, needs, likes and budget.

  1. Refine your tailor-made custom itinerary

Your safari specialist will carefully design your holiday trip, creating a detailed itinerary which you will receive on email. Your safari specialist will answer any further questions you have and refine it until you are completely happy.

  1. Confirmation

Once you are satisfied with all the arrangements, we ask you to complete a booking form and pay a deposit of 40% of the total cost of your trip.

  1. Staying in touch

Even after booking, you’ll undoubtedly think of more questions. Feel free to call your safari specialist at any time. The same safari specialist will handle your trip from start to finish.

  1. The Online Booking Form

Please complete the enquiry form below in as much detail as possible and one of our safari specialists will respond to your enquiry within 24 hours (48 hours on a weekend) with free, no-obligation advice, or a quote if appropriate.

 

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