Day 1 | Kigali — Volcanoes National Park (Travel Time 2 hrs+)

Mountain Gorilla Silverback at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

You will be picked up by our driver-guide from your hotel, he will get you briefed about the safari. Before proceeding to the park, first enjoy the Kigali city tour, visit some interesting places like the Gisozi Genocide Memorial site and the local handicrafts market, enjoy the city and then later continue to Kinigi in Ruhengeri.

Meal plan – Lunch and dinner (L&D)


  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury)
  • La Palme Hotel (Mid-range)

Dinner and overnight at your selected lodge

Day 2 | Gorilla Treking Safari | Departure

Baby Gorilla at Ruhija Sector

Wake up early morning for a hearty breakfast and then proceed to the park headquarters for a briefing from the park wardens on how to track gorillas at 8.30 am local time. Afterwards, continue to the forest to begin the activity possibly one of the memorable experiences. This activity is unpredictable as meeting gorillas depends on where they spent the last night; so getting them may take about 2–8 hours; a reasonable degree of fitness is needed together with tracking gears such as bottled water and packed food, as strong shoes, trousers, non-flash cameras, and rain gear. You will be left in the presence of the awesome mountain gorillas for about an hour. Take photographs and enjoys the acrobatics of baby gorillas as they swing from one tree branch to another. After the gorilla safari trekking depart to Kigali for your flight back home or drop off at your place of stay in Kigali.

Meal plan – Breakfast and Lunch (Half board)

The above tour package will include

  • Transport in a 4WD Land Cruiser or Toyota Super Custom with pop-up roof for excellent game viewing
  • Fuel for the tour
  • English speaking Ugandan Driver/Guide
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Bottled water on the safari journey
  • Gorilla permit per person
  • Any other activities not mentioned in the program

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