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*This tour does not accept children under 15.

Set in the shadow of the Virunga Volcanoes and the Albertine branch of the African Rift Valley, this is a fantastic adventure full of amazing wildlife, spectacular scenery and beautiful insights into a proud African nation. Starting in Kigali, you’ll journey to one of the oldest continuously forested ecosystems on the planet, kayak on Lake Kivu, explore off the beaten track, journey by canoe through the countryside and spend an hour with a family of mountain gorillas.


Start Kigali (Day 1-2)
Day 3 Nyungwe Forest NP
Day 4-5 Karongi (Town)
Day 6 Lake Kivu (Lake)
Day 7 Rubavu (City)
Day 8 Musanze (City)
Day 9 Kinigi (Town)
Day 10 Volcanoes NP
End Kigali (City) (Day 11)

Tour Features

Mid-range tour

This mid-range tour includes camping and lodges. Guests must assist with camp chores.

Shared tour

On this shared tour, you will join a group of other travelers. Max 14 people per vehicle.

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Can be customized

You can request minor changes to the accommodations and destinations of this tour.

Suitable for single travelers

Single travelers can join this group tour, but it requires a minimum of 4 people to run.


Minimum age of 15 years

The minimum age for this tour is 15 years.

Activities & Transportation

  • Activities: game drives, evening/night game drives, gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, walking safaris (with an armed guide), nature hikes/walks, canoe/mokoro safaris & boat trip
  • Game drives: open-sided 4x4 vehicle & minivan
  • Getting around: bus
  • This operator can help select your international flights, but you'll have to book them yourself help
  • A transfer from and back to the airport is included

Accommodation & Meals

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
  • Day
  • 1-2
    Ubumwe Grande Hotel Luxury hotel in or near Kigali
    Day 1: Meals at Own Expense
    Day 2: All Meals Included
  • 3
    Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel Mid-range hotel just outside Nyungwe Forest NP
    All Meals Included
  • 4
    3B Kivu Lodge Mid-range lodge in or near Karongi
    All Meals Included
  • 5
    Cormoran Lodge Mid-range lodge in or near Karongi
    All Meals Included
  • 6
    Mid-range camping In or near Lake Kivu
    All Meals Included
  • 7
    Paradise Kivu Mid-range hotel
    All Meals Included
  • 8
    Gorilla Mountain View Mid-range lodge in or near Musanze
    All Meals Included
  • 9
    Gorilla Mountain View Mid-range lodge in or near Kinigi
    All Meals Included
  • 10
    Ubumwe Grande Hotel Luxury hotel in or near Kigali
    All Meals Included
  • 11
    End of tour (No accommodation)
    Breakfast Included

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  • This tour is offered by Kingfisher Journeys, 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.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • This group tour requires a minimum of 4 people to run.
  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour is subject to availability.
  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.
  • This tour is subject to the terms & conditions of Kingfisher Journeys.