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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Arrive Kigali

Arrive Kigali

Arrive at Kigali International Airport.

We'll have a VIP meet and greet at the airport, fast track and assistance with visa and luggage.

Meet your guide and transfer to your hotel.

In the afternoon, explore Kigali based on your wishes (all entrances are on your own account).

Lunch and dinner are on your own account.

Main Destination:
Kigali
Accommodation:
Amata N’Ubuki Boutique Hotel
  • Luxury hotel located in or near Kigali
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 2

Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

In the morning, have breakfast and check out.

Drive to Musanze / Volcanoes National Park. En route, you will immediately feel that you are in the country of 1000 hills. Along the way, you will see different coffee plantations, banana plantations and the busy daily lifestyle of Rwandan local people (2.5 - 3 hours drive).

Pass to visit the Ellen DeGeneres/Dian Fossey campus in Musanze for a round tour and learn from the behaviour of gorillas and the work of Dian Fossey.

Check in and have lunch at the hotel.

Spend the afternoon at leisure at the hotel.

Main Destination:
Volcanoes National Park (Gorillas)
Best Time to Visit June to August (It is drier and hiking is easier)
High Season June to September (Permits are scarce)
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Volcanoes NP

Accommodation:
Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Volcanoes NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 3

Gorilla Trekking

Gorilla Trekking

Early in the morning have breakfast.

Transfer to headquarters for a briefing to prepare for your trek.

Hike with a local ranger to find the gorilla family and spend one hour with them.
We offer a free porter per person who will assist you with your daypacks and give you a hand when the path is slippery, steep or irregular. The porters are from the local community and registered by the Rwanda Wildlife Authority, in this way we also support the local community.

Have lunch and spend the afternoon at leisure at the lodge.

Main Destination:
Volcanoes National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation:
Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Volcanoes NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 4

Transfer Back to Kigali

Transfer Back to Kigali

Have breakfast at the hotel and check out.

Optional Golden Monkeys Hike: Hike with a local ranger through the forest to spot golden monkeys and other primates and the variation of the forest, flowers and birdlife.

Have lunch at your hotel.

Transfer to Kigali International Airport to catch your international flight home.

Main Destination:
Kigali International Airport (Kigali)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.
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Disclaimer

  • This tour is offered by Ranger Buck Safaris, not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rates will likely change.
  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour is subject to availability.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.