A Fully Guided 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Itinerary

This 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari and wildlife tour takes you on a gorilla trek in Volcanoes National Park, a savannah safari in Akagera National Park, and a city tour in Kigali. The 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari and Wildlife tour starts and ends in Kigali and other activities on this safari include boat trips, camping, and trekking in the misty highlands. You must have a gorilla trekking permit for this particular safari which is included in the price of this safari. Rwanda Safari takes you on safari and wildlife in Akagera National Park and a city tour of Kigali.

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Highlights

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

Safari includes:

  • Transportation in a 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari van/Land cruiser
  • Service of an English -speaking tour guide/driver
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Park admissions
  • Accommodation on full board
  • Entrance fees to all destinations as per the program
  • Transfer to and from the airport

Safari exclusions

  • All activities not mentioned in the program
  • Phone calls bills
  • Tips
  • International transfers
  • Gratitude to tour guides
  • Personal Insurance
  • Personal effects of any nature
  • Hotel fees before and after the safari

Detailed 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari and Wildlife Tour

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali and proceed to Akagera National Park

Upon arrival at Kigali Airport, our driver guide will meet you for the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari tour before transferring you to Akagera National Park. You arrive in the afternoon and check into the hotel. You eat lunch. After refreshments, your guide will brief you on the whole event and prepare you for the next one.

You will take a boat trip on the beautiful Lake Ihema, on this cruise you will be able to see animals such as hippos, giant crocodiles, and many water birds such as African Ospreys, Papyrus Papyrus, and Storks.

Recommended accommodation:

  • Luxury: Ruzizi Tented Camp
  • Intermediate: Akagera Game Lodge
  • Budget: Hotel Deva
  • Medium plan: lunch and dinner

Day 2: Game in Akagera and transfer to Volcanoes National Park

After breakfast on the second day of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari, you will be picked up by your driver guide for an early morning game drive. You will be able to catch morning pronghorn and large carnivores including lions, hyenas, antelopes, zebras, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, elands, impalas, oribis, antelopes, and more.

After this exciting game, return to the lodge for lunch and visit the Volcanoes National Park. Upon arrival, you will have the opportunity to explore the town of Ruhengeri, visit the bustling local market, and then proceed to your hotel for check-in. After dinner and rest.

Overnight stay recommended

  • Amarembo Gorilla Village
  • Virunga Lodge
  • Governor’s Camp
  • Lodge Mountain Gorilla View
  • Gorilla Cave
  • Le Bamboo Gorilla Cottage
  • Meal plan: full board

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

On the third day of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari, you will depart early to the park headquarters where you will learn about Gorilla Trekking rules and regulations. They will send you a park ranger guide who will lead you on the trek to your assigned gorilla family. You enter the forest and look for gorillas in the volcanoes and green valleys of Mount Virunga. When you find gorillas, you can spend a long hour with them in their natural habitat, watching them take care of their babies and go about their daily lives.

Take pictures of as many of them as possible under the guidance of the guide rangers. You will return to the hotel for lunch to rest and rejuvenate. Later in the late afternoon, you will visit the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera for a cultural experience. You return to the hotel for dinner and rest.

Recommended accommodation:

  • Amarembo gorilla village
  • Virunga lodge
  • Governor’s camp
  • Mountain Gorilla view lodge
  • Gorilla nest lodge
  • Le Bambou Gorilla lodge
  • Meal plan: full board

Day 4: Return to Kigali and departure

After an early breakfast, you will return to Kigali. If your flight is not scheduled for the same day, go for a short city tour of Kigali with a chance to visit the Genocide Memorial and colorful souvenir market before heading to your hotel or airport for your flight home.

Meal plan: breakfast and lunch

Activities on this 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari

  • Game driver
  • Cruise
  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Joint walks
  • Visit Twin Lakes
  • Kigali city tour

End of 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari

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