Experience Africa's mountain gorillas on an adventure through Rwanda.

Kigali, Rwanda
Kigali, Rwanda
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 16
Group size
Min 4 Max 12
Carbon offset
355kg pp per trip


  • Hike through Rwanda's dense steamy jungles
  • Fall in love with the gentle nature of mountain gorillas
  • Enjoy Rwandan hospitality on a homestay
  • Visit the moving Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre
  • Spot an abundance of primates in Nyungwe National Park
  • Revel in the relaxed atmosphere of Lake Kivu


Visit the attractive capital of Rwanda, Kigali. A great place to explore on foot, why not use free time to head out to the markets or people watch in a cafe.
Rwanda's complex and tragic recent history is made clearer with a visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre - dedicated to those who lost their lives in the appalling events of 1994. Afterwards, journey to Nyungwe National Park, home to an abundance of primate species including monkeys, chimpanzees and baboons. Walk through the mountainous rainforest terrain in search of blue, golden and vervet monkeys as well as other mammals, insects, birds and amphibians. In the evening, stay in a simple lodge located right in the heart of this national park.
Enjoy the cooler temperatures by chilling out on the peaceful shores of Lake Kivu. In free time, try fishing, go boating or simply relax and take in the incredible views.
Enter pristine wilderness and embark on a quest to find rare mountain gorillas, an endangered species on the brink of extinction. With the help of a knowledgeable guide, climb up steep passes and through dense forest to discover these gentle creatures living and playing in their natural habitat. The trekking through muddy terrain in a humid atmosphere is quite a challenge but the rewards are definitely worth it. At night, rest weary legs and enjoy the warm hospitality of friendly locals on a homestay.
Journey back to Kigali where this amazing adventure ends. Why not farewell Rwanda with a celebratory dinner?
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7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
Safari Vehicle
Homestay (2 nights), Hotel (1 night), Lodge (4 nights)
Included activities
  • Complimentary airport arrival transfer
  • Kigali - Genocide Memorial
  • Mountain gorilla trek & permit
  • Nyungwe National Park - Primate Trek & permits


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Important notes

A single supplement is available on this trip.

There is a minimum age of 16 years for the gorilla tracking. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details.

This trip requires an additional non-refundable deposit ( AUD1000, USD1000, EUR800, NZD1250, GBP650, CAD1000, ZAR8000, CHF900 ) 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.


Please note that this trip will be discontinued in 2013

Trip notes

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