Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda Overview

Visit Rwanda and travel through some of Africa's most incredible landscapes. Explore Kigali, Lake Kivu and enjoy a gorilla trek through Rwanda's mountains.

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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda .

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Experience Africa's mountain gorillas on an adventure through Rwanda

Visit Rwanda, Africa's home to some of the last remaining mountain gorillas and a place where you will be warmly welcomed by smiling locals. Rwanda has bravely risen from a tragic past and stands proudly as a representation of Africa's irrepressible beauty. Be awe-struck by the profound power of the endangered mountain gorilla.

  • Hike through Rwanda's dense steamy jungles
  • Fall in love with the gentle nature of mountain gorillas
  • Visit the moving Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Kigali, Rwanda
  • Finish:

    Kigali, Rwanda
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 6
  • Ages:

    Min 16
  • Meals:

    3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (1 nt), Lodge (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Safari Vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Kigali - Genocide Memorial Audio Guide, Mountain gorilla trek & permit

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    355kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip. 2. There is a minimum age of 16 years for the gorilla tracking. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details. 3. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking, or at a minimum 15 days prior to travel. Please ensure you arrive into Kigali prior to 2.30pm on day 1. If you are unable to arrive by 2.30pm you will need to arrive a day earlier and book accommodation in Kigali. 4. This trip finishes in Kigali on day 4. Please do not book any flights until after 2pm this afternoon. 5. This trip requires an additional non-refundable deposit ( AUD1200, USD1200, EUR900, NZD1350, GBP750, CAD1200, ZAR10000, CHF1000 ) in order to secure a gorilla permit. We also require a scanned copy of your passport at time of booking. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details.

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Day 1 Kigali

Rwanda's capital, Kigali, is a great place to explore on foot - from its market areas to the infamous Hotel Rwanda.

Day 2 Ruhengeri/Gorilla Trek

The small Rwandan town of Ruhengeri is the gateway to Volcanoes National Park, one of the last remaining sanctuaries for the mountain gorilla.

Day 3 Optional Trek/Kigali

Depending on choices made at time of booking, venture a visit to another gorilla family, head out to spot the country's rare golden monkeys or take a hike up to the grave of Dian Fossey and the remains of her old research station.

Day 4 Kigali

Embark on a city tour of Kigali. Visit the Genocide Museum, a moving testament to one of Africa's darkest chapters and an integral part of understanding this very special country. This Rwandan adventure finishes up with a departure transfer to the airport.
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