4 Days
Duration
7/10
Physicality
Northern Rwanda
Location
All ages
Age
All Year
Dates

Tour Parc National des Volcans (PNV) in the North of Rwanda where about 300 Mountain Gorillas live. There are five habituated gorilla families – Amahoro A, Amahoro B, “Group 13”, Sabinyo, Umubano and Susa – each of the groups allows up to 8 participants per day. You can track Gorillas, climb the Visoke volcano, track the golden monkeys or visit the Karisoke Research Centre, which Dian Fossey the famous primatologist set up, or visit local villages.

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Day 1: Arrive at Kigali Airport


Meet your driver before transferring to Kigali City. Drive the three hours North of Kigali to Kinigi through Ruhengeri. Enjoy the rolling hills for which Rwanda is well known.
  • Meals: Lunch & Dinner
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Day 2: Kinigi Park - Gorilla Tracking


After breakfast, transfer to Kinigi Park Headquarters to track gorillas in Parc National des Volcans. Gorilla tracking through the forest, hills and swamps can be tough, arduous and tiring, sometimes taking up to 8 hours in the forest. But coming face to face with the great primates is an experience of a life time.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
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Day 3: Parc National des Volcans


In Parc National des Volcans, you have a choice of activities (on payment of supplement), do any of the following options; Track the golden monkeys or climb the awesome Visoke volcano, or trek to Karisoke Research Centre which was set up by the famous primatologist Dian Fossey, or visit local communities. After the trekking, lunch at Ruhengeri and transfer to Kigali. On your way to Kigali, several stops will be made to admire the scenery.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
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Day 4: Departure


After breakfast go for a tour of the city (optional). Transfer to airport for your flight back home.
  • Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation

Kinigi: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or similar
Kigali: Hotel Chez Lando or similar