3 Days Gorilla Trek in Volcano National Park, Rwanda
Tour Code: TAS 82 | [ Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge ]

At a glance

First in this safari you may visit The Kigali Genocide Memorial commemorates the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Alternatively were could offer a different place to explore for those who may something different. There are remains of over 250,000 people are interred there. There is a visitor centre for students and those wishing to understand the events leading up to the genocide of 1994. The Centre is a permanent memorial to those who fell victim to the genocide and serves as a place in which the bereaved could bury their family and friends. The Centre is managed and run by the Aegis Trust on behalf of the National Commission for the Fight Against Genocide.

Detailed trip itinerary

Day 1: Volcanoes National Park, Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge (Fullboard)

The tour guide will pick you from your hotel and drive you for a city tour Around Kigali. You will visit Gisozi Genocide Memorials, local market and craft shop. You will visit the Nyamata and Ntarama and see a clear picture of what happened in 1994. After, drive to Ruhengeri, the home of gorillas, on the way, enjoy escalating mountains and beautiful sceneries. It is approximately 2 hours from Kigali to Ruhengeri.

Dinner and overnight at Da Vinci gorilla Lodge.

Day 2: Volcanoes National Park/Iby'iwacu Cultural Village, Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge (Fullboard)

Rise early and transfer to the park; complete the required gorilla tracking formalities and head for gorilla trekking in Rwanda Volcanoes National Park. Mountain gorilla trekking can sometimes be hectic but they often use an advance team to spot the location of gorillas in the wild and you head strait to have a close look at these gentle giants of the wild and endangered species. The experience is a life time to stand before the silver back which is 3 times heavier than a man. After gorilla tracking, relax and then the driver will drive you to Ibyi'wachu Cultural Village, where you will enjoy Kinyarwanda Culture, Songs and dance.

Dinner and overnight at Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge.

Day 3: Golden Monnkey & Departure

In the morning after breakfast depending on the safari activity selected you will re-enter the same forest in such for another endangered species, the golden monkeys. This also another experience as you enjoy them jumping around the tree tops, they are habituated and the trek is not so tire some like that of gorillas. After, the guide will drive you back to Kigali for your flight back home.

End of the safari

Tour Inclusions and Exclusions

Tour Inclusions

  • Gorilla tracking permits @ 1,500.00 per person
  • Full board accommodation
  • Golden Monkey permits
  • Full time English speaking driver / guide and all his allowances
  • 4WD comfortable safari vehicle
  • Kigali city Tour
  • Iby'iwacu Cultural Center
  • Pick up and drop off
  • 2 bottles of mineral water per day per person

Tour Exclusions

  • Drinks
  • Tips for the service
  • Yellow fever vaccination
  • Visa
  • Things of personal use

Easter & Christmas Surcharges
A surcharge would be charged per person per night on Good Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Easter Monday and on 24th 25th, 26th, 31st December and 1st January. The Surcharge would be confirmed at the time of booking for clarity purposes.

For optimal enjoyment of your safari, we urge you to carry the following:
All weather firm shoe pair, short and dress to use during the day, trouser for use in the evenings with long sleeved shirt, sweater or jacket, hat, swimming costume, sunglass, camera, binocular, sun protection cream and insect repellent spray or cream.

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