Rwanda Gorilla Express

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ITINERARY #1 : 3 Day Gorilla Express

Day 1 : Arrival & Transfer to Volcanoes Park

Morning or mid-afternoon arrival into Kigali International Airport, where our representatives will meet you and transfer you on a lovely 2.5 hour drive through winding roads to Ruhengeri area; the second largest town in Rwanda, with its stunning backdrop of the five volcanic mountains – the Virungas, arriving at your lodge/hotel for dinner and overnight.

Estimated driving time: 2.5 hrs
Activities: None
Accommodation & Meals: Home Inn ~ D

Optional… upgrading to Mountain Gorilla View Lodge , Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge or any other accommodation is possible at an extra cost. Contact us for more information on this.

Silverback :: Good Earth Tours & SafarisDay 2 : Volcanoes Park & Kigali

Morning breakfast at the hotel then transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing before starting the gorilla trek through the bamboo forests. The amount of time taken to find the gorillas is about 2 – 6 hours. The viewing takes another one hour before returning to the lodge for lunch. Later you will be transferred to Kigali and check into your hotel.

Estimated driving time: 2.5 hrs
Activities: Gorilla trekking
Accommodation & Meals: Classic Hotel ~ B, L

Optional… upgrading to Hotel des Mille collines , Kigali Serena or any other option is possible. Contact us for more information and pricing.

Day 3 : Kigali & Departure

Depending on the departure flight out, you may visit the Genocide Memorial before heading to the airport for departure ~ B

Estimated driving time: 10 minutes
Activities: Visit of Genocide Memorial
Accommodation & Meals: B


For rules and tips when gorilla trekking, please click here.


Prices per person ~ sharing 2016 2017
2 people booking together $ 1,650 $ 1,700
3 people booking together $ 1,600 $ 1,650
4 – 5 people booking together $ 1,550 $ 1,595

Price includes:

  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Accommodation as indicated above
  • Meals as indicated above (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Park fees, gorilla permits, and all other applicable permits and taxes
  • Transfer in a 4×4 safari vehicles
  • Professional English speaking driver-guide

Price excludes:

  • International airfare
  • Items of personal nature, such as passport, visa and insurance
  • Tips

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