Volcanoes National Park




3 days


Volcanoes National Park is named after the chain of dormant volcanoes making up the Virunga Massif: Karisimbi – the highest at 4,507m, Bisoke with its verdant crater lake, Sabinyo, Gahinga, and Muhabura. This is the home of the endangered mountain gorilla and a rich mosaic of montane ecosystems, which embrace evergreen and bamboo forest, open grassland, and swamp. This 3-day Gorilla trekking tour is the quickest way to visit the rare and endangered mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park


  • Explore Kigali City 
  • Gorilla Trekking 


Day 1: Arrival

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking

Day 3: Departure


  • Chimp Trekking Permit
  • Gorilla Trekking Permit 
  • Entrance Fees 
  • Lunch 
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • A professional driver/guide
  • Return Transport to Kampala/Entebbe 
  • Bottled mineral water in the vehicle 
  • International flights 
  • Visa Fees 
  • Travel Insurance 
  • Tips or Personal Purchases (souvenirs, drinks, etc.)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the Safari 
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

Day by Day

Arrive at Kigali International Airport where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel of choice near Volcanoes National Park. Early arrivals can go for an optional Kigali City Tour. 

Journey: +2 hrs

Meal Plan: Not Included 

Accommodation: Budget: Hotel Muhabura / Midrange: Le Bombou Gorilla Lodge/ Luxury: Sabinyo Silverback Lodge

In the company of an experienced park ranger you will be tracking the whereabouts of one of the habituated family groups who live in the park. journey along forested (sometimes muddy and slippery) slopes, thick vegetation and bamboo forests before you reach the territory of these gentle giants. 

En route, your ranger will point out telltale signs of previous gorilla activity like dung, nests, and chewed bamboo shoots. Depending on the location of the gorillas on any given day the walk can take anything from 1 to 7 hours. Once the family of gorillas has been located, settle in to the environment and enjoy the hour you have to quietly observe these fascinating primates whose habits and mannerisms remind us so much of our own.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Accommodation: Budget: Hotel Muhabura / Midrange: Le Bombou Gorilla Lodge/ Luxury: Sabinyo Silverback Lodge 

Our representative will drive you to Kigali City, arrive three hours before your flight. 

Note: You can add an extra day and experience other excursions in the Volcanoes National Park such as; volcano hikes, canoeing, nature walks, golden monkey trekking and a visit to Dian Fossey’s tomb and research center. 

Journey: +5 hrs Drive 

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch 

Accommodation: Not Included 


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