Rwanda is home to outrageous scenery, smiling and welcoming people, and incredible primate experiences. This whistle-stop tour focuses on the history and wildlife of this extraordinary country and gives you an insight into its beauty and will leave you wanting for more
Gorilla and Golden Monkey sighting excursions and explore their natural habitats
Insightful Kigali City Tour
Visit the Ibwachu ex poacher's village and understand their lifestyles
Itinerary in Brief
Day 1: Arrive in Kigali
Day 2: Kigali City Tour - Genocide memorials - Ruhengeri
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking
Day 4: Golden Monkey trekking - Return to Kigali and transfer to airport
Day 1: Arrive in Kigali
On arrival to Kigali International Airport you will be met by our representative and transferred to your centrally located hotel. This evening is at your leisure to explore the capital of Rwanda with its vibrant restaurants and bustling nightlife.
No meals included.
Day 2: Genocide Memorials - Ruhengeri
This morning you will depart on a city tour of Kigali and stop by the Kigali memorial
genocide where you will go through a small history of the genocide. After lunch, you will be transferred to Volcanoes
National Park, time permitting, visit the Iby’Iwacu cultural village for the
Rwanda cultural performances and dinner.
Breakfast, lunch & dinner included
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
Early breakfast this morning following a drive to the Rwanda Development Board office, you will be provided with a short briefing and split you into your Gorilla tour groups.
Your Gorilla trekking will last between three and six hours, depending on how far the visited group is located or how quickly the gorillas are moving as they search for food. Your guides leading the tour are from the national tourism board and in constant radio contact with trackers. Once the gorillas are sighted, your group will remain with them.
Once you have finished your Gorilla tour we will return to the car and drive to the foot of the volcano to begin the walking tour. Lunch today will be provided at the Lodge or a boxed lunch if necessary. The the afternoon is yours to spend relaxing at the lodge or take part in optional activities around the area.
Breakfast, lunch & dinner included.
Day 4: Morning Trekking - Depart Kigali
Spend your final morning on a Golden Monkey trekking excursion before transferring to Kigali for your departure flight.
Breakfast & lunch included.
Departs - Daily
Beau Sejour Hotel
Flame Tree Village Hotel
Hotel Des Collines by Kempinski OR Kigali Serena
Le Bambou Gorillia Lodge (2018) / Five Volcanos (2019)
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge / Five Volcanoes (2019)
Volcanoes Virunga Lodge
Accommodation with private facilities
English-speaking guided tours
Activities as specified
Meals as specified
What's not included?
International and internal airfares
Arrival/departure taxes or reciprocity fees, visa fees where applicable