3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari

Overview

This 3 days tour package takes you on an unforgettable journey through Rwanda’s stunning landscapes and wildlife. Start your adventure in Musanze, where you’ll stay at a hotel for a night. Then, visit the Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park in the morning and explore the Gorilla Guardians Village in the afternoon. The next day, trek to see the Golden Monkeys in Volcanoes National Park and visit the Ellen DeGeneres Campus by Dian Fossey in the afternoon. Finally, transfer back to Kigali for your departure.

Highlights

  • Visit Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park
  • Explore Gorilla Guardians Village
  • Trek to see Golden Monkeys in Volcanoes National Park
  • Visit Ellen DeGeneres Campus by Dian Fossey
  • Transfer from airport to hotel and back to Kigali
  • Luxury accommodation at Tiloreza Volcanoes Ecolodge in Musanze

Itineraries

Day 1: Pick up, Transfer to Musanze, Visit Ellen DeGeneres Campus

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you’ll be greeted by your guide and taken on a brief city tour of Kigali. Visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial and learn about Rwanda’s history. After lunch, transfer to Musanze and check into the luxurious Tiloreza Volcanoes Ecolodge. In the afternoon, visit the Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund. Explore the exhibits, including a replica of Dian Fossey’s forest cabin and original artifacts from her work and life. Dinner and overnight stay at Tiloreza Volcanoes Ecolodge.

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking, Visit Gorilla Guardians Village

Rise early for your gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes National Park. After a briefing at the park headquarters, trek through the lush forest to observe a habituated gorilla family. The trek can be challenging, but the reward of seeing these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat is truly unforgettable. Return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the Gorilla Guardians Village to learn about local culture and history through interactive performances and demonstrations. Dinner and overnight stay at Tiloreza Volcanoes Ecolodge.

Day 3: Golden Monkey Trekking, Transfer to Kigali

After breakfast, head back to Volcanoes National Park for golden monkey trekking. Trek through the bamboo forests to observe these playful primates as they leap from tree to tree. After your trek, transfer back to Kigali. If time allows, visit local markets and handicraft shops before heading to the airport for your departure flight.

  • Ground transportation in a Jeep Car Vehicle
  • Soft drinks
  • Meals + Accommodation – 2 nights
  • Park entrance fees
  • Gorilla Permit
  • Gorilla Guardian Permit
  • Kigali sight-seeing tour
  • Service of an English-speaking driver-guide
  • Airfares & Rwanda Visa
  • Luxury drinks/Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips to local guides
  • Personal insurance and shopping
  • Laundry
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • T-Shirt