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Remarkable Rwanda is just that with welcoming locals, stunning natural surroundings and unique wildlife there are countless reasons to visit Rwanda now. Kigali offers first class hotels and is the gateway to the national parks including the Volcanoes National Park home to the mountain gorillas and golden monkeys, Akagera’s National Park where wildlife has increased to over 8000 large animals in recent years and Nyungwe Forest National Park is ideal for nature lovers and primates with 13 different species.

Important to note: A maximum of 80 Rwanda gorilla permits are issued per day and during high season these sell out far in advance, it is therefore important to book gorilla permits as early as possible. Packing tips available 

A Rwanda Gorilla trek is the perfect compliment to your African Safari Package from Australia including the Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Tanzania Safari

Included Rwanda Gorillas Package:

Arrival airport transfers, City Tour of Kigali including lunch, return private transfers to Volcano National Park, 1 nights’ accommodation Kigali Serena Hotel with breakfast, transfer to Volcano National Park, 2 nights’ accommodation at the Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge including all meals or upgrade to the luxury Singita Kwitonda Lodge due to open Aug 2019 includes all meals, beverages and laundry, 1 gorilla trek and national park fees.


Tailor made and flexible:

These tours are tailor made we invite you to discuss the other sensational Rwanda experiences and extensions on your African Safari Package from Australian


Let the journey continue when you return home:

Africa Safari Experts is including a Mulberry Mongoose US$50 voucher per booking to spend online


For more information on this tour, bookings and discussing your personal interests please email +61 414557667

4 days
15+ Age

Overnight Kigali Serena Hotel

Upon arrival at the airport you will be met and transferred to the Kigali Serena Hotel. Ideally located on one of Kigali's most charming boulevards the hotel offers guests a warm and welcoming ambience and features 148 guest rooms, swimming pool and 2 restaurants.

Transfer to Volcano N. Park

This morning meet your driver/guide in the lobby for your Kigali City Tour and after lunch you will be transferred to the Parc National des Volcans the home to the rare mountain gorillas where highly regulated treks through the reserve allow visitors to spend an hour at a time with these incredible primates in their natural habitat. In addition you are have access to a network of scenic hiking trails, visiting the tomb of the world-famous Dian Fossey and the Karisoke Research Centre, and enjoying a beautiful day hike to the crater lake on Mount Bisoke. A wide range of accommodation is available including the Sabyinyo Silver Back Lodge and the new Singita Kwitonda Lodge. The Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is situated in the foothills of the mighty Virungas delivering wonderful views of the volcanoes and the surrounding countryside. Guest cottages and the main lodge building have been beautifully constructed and an excellent base for trekking. Singita Kwitonda Lodge due to open Aug 2019 will be offering eight suites and a four-bedroom villa linked by volcanic rock pathways to a central lodge. The lodge will be built to embody the spirit of Rwanda offering a tribute to the lodge’s namesake – Kwitonda - a great silverback gorilla whose legend lives on in Rwanda and was known for his humility and gentleness.

Gorilla Tracking Adventure

Today you will be collected in the lobby by your driver/guide from the Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge for your Gorilla Tracking Adventure. The Volcanos National Park are home to eight families of Mountain Gorilla living on the slopes of the Virunga Volcanoes that you can trek to see. Gorilla treks take place in the morning and depart from the Park Headquarters at around 07:30am. Prior to departure you are given a briefing by park staff, assigned a gorilla family to visit and rangers to guide you. The treks take place on the slopes of the Virunga Volcanoes and clients should be in good physical condition as some of the trek can be physically demanding. The treks normally start in the cultivated land on the base of the volcanoes and then you are guided up into the beautiful dense misty forests. The trek normally lasts between 2 and 5 hours depending on the location of the gorilla family and a maximum of eight visitors is allowed per gorilla family. Once you reach the gorillas you are permitted to stay for one hour to view them. Descend to your lodge and enjoy dinner and overnight accommodation.

Tranfers onwards destination

You may prefer to have a second gorilla or continue your Rwanda experience onto Akagera’s NP and Nyungwe Forest NP or head back to Kigali for your onward connections.

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