2 Day Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda – Volcanoes Gorilla Park

Detailed Itinerary


Day 1. Transfer to Volcanoes National park.

Our representative shall meet you at the hotel in Kigali or at the airport upon arrival and transfer for a city tour to Gisozi genocide memorial center, later head north-wards to Volcanoes national park, also named as parc National des Volcans. The journey is amazing as you are able to see the magnificent hills, well terraced and having a breath taking view of valleys the five peaks of the Virunga Mountains. On arrival, you will check in Muhabura Hotel / Hotel La Palme / Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and Departure.

Early in the morning, together with the necessary tracking gear and packed lunch, you will move to the park headquarters for briefing, before proceeding with the ranger guides for the memorable adventure. The trek will take you through steep slopes and thick forest trails, and may take 2-8 hours depending on the movement of the giants in their natural environment. The activity is quite strenuous, but worth undertaking. A maximum of one hour will be allowed with the Gorillas. After tracking, you will descend to the park headquarters / lodge and then embark on the journey back to Kigali where the tour ends.



This itinerary is made to offer a quick experience of an encounter with the mountain Gorillas in Rwanda. Proceed to the Volcanoes national Park to enjoy a life-time adventure experience of tracking Gorillas.


After a very early morning break fast, you will be picked from your Hotel in Kigali by 4:30am to the home of mountain gorillas (Parc National des Volcan). Be at the briefing point by 6:30am for the tips concerning gorilla tracking. In a company of senior ranger guides, move into the jungle and start searching for the intelligent, gentle apes. Stay amidst gorillas for a maximum of one hour, take photos. Return to Mountain Gorilla view lodge or Kinigi guest house or in Ruhengeri town for lunch. Return to Kigali airport for your flight back home.