2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

This trip is suitable for people who want to mark gorilla trekking as a done item on their bucket list. This tour is perfect for solo or group travellers who are constrained by time or business responsibilities.
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2 Days
This 2-day gorilla trekking safari offers gratifying experiences of visiting Rwanda’s gorillas in their natural habitat, as well as a city tour of Kigali’s famous points of interest. With this 2 day trip, you will get to visit the hot spots of Kigali and really get a feel of Rwanda’s history, present, and future. You will then head on to Volcanoes National Park for your magical encounter with the mountain gorillas of Rwanda. Business travelers who only have a few days (maybe a weekend) to spare are among the most popular with this Rwanda safari.
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This trip is suitable for people who want to mark gorilla trekking as a done item on their bucket list. This tour is perfect for solo or group travellers who are constrained by time or business responsibilities.

What's included

Departure Location
Return Location
Kigali International Airport
Price includes
  • 1 Gorilla tracking permit per person
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water throughout the safari
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Ground transportation in 4WD safari car
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary
  • Park / Activity Fees
Price does not include
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Visa fees

Destinations: Kigali City, Genocide Memorial Centre, Volcanoes National Park

Activities: Genocide Memorial visit, City tour of Kigali, Gorilla Trekking, Nature Walk

  • Day 1:
  • Day 2:
Day 1:

Arrival, Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

On arrival at the Kigali International Airport, you will be welcomed to the land of “a Thousand Hills” by our tour guide who will then drive you to your pre-booked hotel/lodge in Kigali city for your dinner and overnight.


Kigali Serena Hotel (Luxury) Hotel des Mille Collines (Midrange) 2000 Hotel ( Budget)

Day 2:

Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes NP, Drive to Kigali

Our driver or guide will meet you at Kigali International Airport after your arrival. Depending on what time you reach Kigali, you might go for a city tour - which takes some hours and visit such hot spots as the Genocide Memorial centres and various points of interest in Kigali.

Your driver or guide will then transfer you northward to Volcanoes National Park where you will stay the night and await gorilla trekking the next morning. The drive is full of sightseeing as the gentle hills roll by to emphasize why Rwanda is called the land of a thousand hills. You will arrive at your hotel or lodge that is just at the foothills of the Volcanoes.


Budget: Muhabura Guest House

Midrange: Da Vinci Lodge

Luxury: Virunga Lodge

MealPlan: Lunch, Dinner

Given that this 2-day Rwanda Safari contains gorilla trekking, make sure to know the recommended items to include in your packing list. We have created an extensive article that lists the various items to pack – and why you should include them in your bag.

Check out the article we made and you will know all about what to pack for gorilla trekking.

  •  Gorilla trekking is a strenuous activity and one should be physically fit to enjoy this tour.
  •  Minimum gorilla tracking age is 15 years.
  •  Anyone with signs of communicable diseases will NOT be allowed to track.
  •  While possession of a gorilla permit is a guarantee of trekking and sighting the gorillas, the quality of the gorilla trekking cannot be guaranteed.
  •  Maximum time allowed with the gorillas will NOT exceed ONE hour.

On confirmation of your trip, you will be asked to offer the following details:

  •  Full names as they appear in your passports
  •  Dates of Birth
  •  Nationality
  •  Passport number
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2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

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