5 DAYS RWANDA LUXURY GORILLA SAFARI

Enjoy the best of Rwanda tour holiday only on this memorable 5 days Rwanda luxury gorilla safari. This package lets you pay a visit to Volcanoes National Park in Northwestern Rwanda where a section of the 1063 endangered mountain gorillas live. This gorilla safari park is reachable between 2 and 3 hours’ drive in a 4×4 luxury safari vehicle and you will be led by our experienced tour representative.

This 5 Rwanda luxury gorilla tour package covers 4 nights and meals in one of the luxury gorilla lodges in Volcanoes National Park. Besides double gorilla trekking, your trip also includes Kigali city tour, visit to Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village. Your journey commences and ends in Kigali capital city of Rwanda.

Activities to do on your 5 days Rwanda luxury gorilla safari

  • Double gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park
  • Visit to Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village
  • Kigali city tour

Brief itinerary of your 5 days Rwanda luxury gorilla safari

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali Airport to a hotel

Day 2: Depart Kigali for Volcanoes National Park

Day 3: 1st gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 4: 2nd gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 5: Drive back to Kigali

Detailed itinerary of your 5 days Rwanda luxury gorilla safari

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali Airport to a hotel

Meet our company representative on arrival at Kigali International Airport who then will drive you to a luxury hotel in Kigali capital city.

Luxury hotels to stay in Kigali

  • Kigali Serena Hotel
  • Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre
  • Hotel Des Mille Collines

Day 2: Depart Kigali for Volcanoes National Park

Enjoy your early morning breakfast and later, check out of the lodge ready to go for Kigali city tour. This lets you visit Gisozi genocide site, Kimironko market and closest historical sites. Lunch will be offered to you in a hotel in Kigali then you will be driven to Musanze to check in at your luxury gorilla lodge in Volcanoes National Park. In your luxury 4×4 safari vehicle, your journey will cover between 2 and 3 hours.

Where to stay in Volcanoes National Park

  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
  • Virunga Lodge

Day 3: 1st gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 3 of your 5 days Rwanda luxury gorilla safari will involve you rising up early. After, transfer to Kinigi to be briefed on guidelines for gorilla trekking and also to be allocated to 1 habituated gorilla family. At 8:00am, the park ranger guide that will be assigned to you will accompany you for a search for mountain gorillas and this will take about 2-6 hours which also covers 1 hour of magical encounter and photo taking. Expect to see other more primates, birds and a lot more then walk back to get your certificate for gorilla trekking then connect to your luxury gorilla safari lodge. You may also opt for afternoon communal activities or simply spend the rest of your evening relaxing and sharing your long day gorilla trekking experiences.

Where to stay in Volcanoes National Park

  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
  • Virunga Lodge

Day 4: 2nd gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Start your day with hefty breakfast and still transfer to Kinigi to be briefed on safety measures to be observed on gorilla trek. Today, you will be assigned to a different group in case you don’t want to go trek the previous gorilla family. Note, each gorilla group rewards trekkers with distinct experience. After your 2-6 hours’ trek and 1 hour of magical encounter, return to the lodge to chill.

In the evening, you will visit Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village to enjoy the Intore dances, music performances as well as have an in-depth exploration about the traditional practices of the Rwandese. After, get back to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and a night stay.

Where to stay in Volcanoes National Park

  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
  • Virunga Lodge

Day 5: Drive back to Kigali

Leave your gorilla safari lodge after breakfast and check out for Kigali. Get here early enough and enjoy your lunch a hotel in Kigali city then later, drive to Kigali International Airport for your flight back home.

End of your 5 days Rwanda luxury gorilla safari

Safari inclusions

  • Gorilla permits
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Travel in 4×4 luxury safari car
  • Visit to Iby’Iwacu Village
  • Service of an English-speaking tour guide
  • Relevant government taxes
  • All tour activities but not the optional ones

Safari exclusions

  • Tips
  • Cigarettes
  • Visa fees
  • Beverages
  • Telephone calls
  • Laundry services
  • Hotel fees in Kigali after the trip
  • All the optional activities
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