Gorilla Trekking – Gorilla Mountain View Lodge

The Gorilla Mountain View Lodge is a friendly and simple lodge located approximately 10 minutes from the park offices, at the base of Sabyinyo Volcano in Rwanda, with exceptional views. The 25 individual spacious stone and thatched cottages are comfortable with en-suite shower, sitting area and a fire place. The lodge is set in well maintained gardens, the main area houses a bar and restaurant serving buffet style home cooked food and local entertainment is offered in the evenings.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Gorilla Country

On arrival at Kigali Airport you will be met and driven the short distance to Gisozi Genocide Memorial. Visit the moving and emotional memorial of the one million people killed in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. After lunch drive to Gorilla Mountain View Lodge in Parc National Des Volcans, a journey of approximately three hours. This friendly and simple lodge is located approximately 10 minutes from the park offices, at the base of Sabyinyo Volcano, with exceptional views. The 25 individual spacious stone and thatched cottages are comfortable with en-suite shower, sitting area and a fire place. The lodge is set in well maintained gardens, the main area houses a bar and restaurant serving buffet style home cooked food and local entertainment is offered in the evenings.

Hotel: Gorilla Mountain View Lodge
Day 2: Gorilla Trek & Kigali

Depart after an early breakfast to Park Headquarters for the gorilla trekking formalities and briefing. The group (maximum 8 people), travel to the forest edge and commence trekking through the thick forest to see these magnificent creatures. The walking is quite steep but not overly strenuous. After spending an hour with the gorillas return to Gorilla Mountain View Lodge. After lunch return to Kigali where you will overnight.

Hotel: Park Inn by Radisson Kigali
Day 3: End of Gorilla Tour

This morning after breakfast transfer to Kigali Airport for your onward flight.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs Daily from Kigali
01 January - 31 December$1,845.00$2,195.00
Inclusions 
Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Transport: Airport Transfers & air-conditioned safari vehicle
Accommodation:2 nights Lodge / Hotel accommodation
Guide: English Speaking Driver / Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Activities as per itinerary
Gorilla Permit:The price excludes the Gorilla Permit of US$1,500 per person per trek and will be added onto your final cost. Permit prices are subject to change.

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Gorilla Trekking – Virunga Lodge

Virunga Lodge is perched high on a ridge and has stunning views of the Virunga Volcanoes in Rwanda and the twin lakes Bulera and Ruhonda. The organic, ‘bush-chic’ design reflects the local building style and offers eco-luxury comforts to all guests. Each banda has its own terrace with breathtaking views of the Virunga Volcanoes or twin lakes, while sensitive installations such as low-flush toilets and solar power ensure you enjoy luxurious comforts while maintaining a crucial sensitivity to the environment.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Volcanoes National Park

On arrival at Kigali Airport you will be met and driven the short distance to Gisozi Genocide Memorial. Visit the moving and emotional memorial of the one million people killed in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

Afterwards you will be transferred by road to your lodge, perched high on a ridge with stunning views of the Virunga Volcanoes and the twin lakes Bulera and Ruhonda. This is a road journey of approximately three hours over rolling hills on a comfortable paved road. Relax and take in the beautiful mountain views.

Hotel: Virunga Lodge
Day 2: Kigali

The Gorilla Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda offers one of the best locations for gorilla trekking with 10 habituated gorilla groups that you can trek to see. Starting in the cultivated land at the base of the volcanoes, the trek normally lasts a few hours. Depart after an early breakfast to Park Headquarters for the gorilla trekking formalities and briefing. The group (maximum 8 people), travel to the forest edge and commence trekking through the thick forest to see these magnificent creatures. The walking is quite steep but not overly strenuous. After spending an hour with the gorillas return to your lodge for lunch. After lunch you will be met and transferred to your Kigali hotel.

Hotel: Park Inn by Radisson Kigali
Day 3: End of Rwanda Tour

This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Kigali Airport for your onward flight.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs Daily from Kigali
01 January - 29 February$3,575.00$4,140.00
01 March - 31 May $2,620.00$2,770.00
01 June - 14 October$3,575.00$4,140.00
15 October - 15 December $2,620.00$2,770.00
Inclusions 
Meals:2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Transport:Airport Transfers & air-conditioned safari vehicle
Accommodation:2 nights Lodge / Hotel
Guide:English Speaking Driver / Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Activities as per itinerary
Gorilla Permit:The price excludes the Gorilla Permit of US$1,500 per person per trek and will be added onto your final cost. Permit prices are subject to change.

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Gorillas of Rwanda

On your 5 Day Gorillas of Rwanda Tour track and observe, at close quarters, a family of the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas is simply unforgettable. The mountains and volcanoes of Rwanda’s Parc National des Volcans, world famous for the work conducted there by Dian Fossey, are home to some of the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas and you’ll have two days tracking included in the programme. Tracking is conducted in small groups of no more than eight and a good level of general fitness is recommended.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Kigali

Arrive into the Rwandan capital, where you are met and transferred to your hotel.

Hotel: Kigali Serena Hotel

Day 2: Kigali – Volcanoes National Park

This morning enjoy a short Kigali City tour. See the craft centre, the Kandt House Museum of Natural History and the memorial for victims of the genocide of 1994, a moving experience. Make a short stop for refreshments and a briefing before driving to your new luxury lodge in the Parc National des Volcans, positioned in an eroded volcanic cone with extraordinary views of surrounding peaks and forest.

Hotel:Bisate Lodge, 2 nights

Day 3: Volcanoes National Park

The park protects the Rwandan side of the Virunga volcanoes, a range of six extinct and three live volcanoes which shelter some of the last remaining mountain gorillas in the world. This park gained world notoriety for the work Dian Fossey conducted here. After an early breakfast, drive to the Volcanoes National Park Headquarters where you are allocated a gorilla tracking group. After a briefing by your gorilla tracker/guide, the adventure begins. Today’s hike may take anything from one to five hours to reach the gorillas depending on the location of the family. You’ll walk through farmland, bamboo forests and rainforest. Upon sighting the gorillas, stay with them for a magical hour as they go about their daily habits, feeding, foraging, playing, resting and attending the young. Afterwards, return to base where your driver awaits. Lunch is back at the lodge and this afternoon enjoy a scenic drive to view the twin lakes, Ruhondo and Burera, with the spectacular backdrop of the Virunga Volcanoes.

Day 4: Volcanoes National Park – Kigali

Today is another opportunity to head into the park in search of the mountain gorillas. You will most likely be allocated a different group, the terrain may vary but the experience will certainly be unforgettable. After lunch, return to Kigali and later enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Hotel: Kigali Serena Hotel

Day 5: Depart Kigali

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your departure flight. 

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs Daily from Kigali
Low SeasonFrom $13,260.00Price on Application
High SeasonFrom $14,385.00Price on Application
Inclusions 
Meals:4 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & air-conditioned safari vehicle
Accommodation:4 nights Lodge / Hotel accommodation
Guide:English Speaking Driver / Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Gorilla Trekking – One&Only Gorilla’s Nest

Cushioned in the foothills of the breathtaking Virunga Volcano Range, One&Only Gorilla’s Nest makes the magical possible as you enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime, personal encounter with the rare and majestic mountain gorilla, roaming free in its own natural habitat. Offering an exclusive front-row seat to Africa’s oldest national park, you’ll be captivated as elephants, lions, exotic birds and one of the planet’s greatest array of primate species flourish before your eyes and welcome you into their world. Then retreat to your own world, a spectacular modern haven, where every creature comfort is yours to behold.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Gorilla Country

On arrival at Kigali Airport you will be met and driven the short distance to Gisozi Genocide Memorial. Visit the moving and emotional memorial of the one million people killed in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Then you drive to your accommodation.

Hotel: One&Only Gorilla’s Nest, 2 nights
Day 2: Gorilla Country

The Gorilla Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda offers one of the best locations for gorilla trekking with 10 habituated gorilla groups that you can trek to see. Starting in the cultivated land at the base of the volcanoes, the trek normally lasts a few hours. Depart after an early breakfast to Park Headquarters for the gorilla trekking formalities and briefing. The group (maximum 8 people), travel to the forest edge and commence trekking through the thick forest to see these magnificent creatures. The walking is quite steep but not overly strenuous. After spending an hour with the gorillas return to your lodge for lunch. Gorilla Permit costed separately.

Day 3: Volcanoes National Park

After lunch you will be met and transferred to your Kigali hotel.

Hotel: Kigali Serena Hotel

Day 4: End of Gorilla Tour

This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Kigali Airport for your onward flight.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs Daily from Kigali
01 January - 15 January:$8,760.00$9,830.00
16 January - 31 May:$8,555.00$9,660.00
01 June - 31 October:$9,695.00$10,945.00
01 November - 14 December:$8,555.00$9,660.00
15 December - 31 December:$9,695.00$10,945.00
Inclusions 
Meals:3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & air-conditioned safari vehicle
Accommodation:3 nights Lodge / Hotel accommodation
Guide:English Speaking Driver / Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Activities as per itinerary
Gorilla Permit:The price excludes the Gorilla Permit of US$1,500 per person per trek and will be added onto your final cost. Permit prices are subject to change.

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Gorilla Trekking – Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

The Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, is situated in the foothills of the mighty Virungas in Rwanda, the chain of 4,570m volcanoes stretching through Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, affords wonderful views of the volcanoes and the surrounding countryside. The stone cottages and the main lodge building have been beautifully constructed and appointed and the lodge is the perfect base from which to explore this unique and fascinating corner of Africa, offering large sitting areas, fireplaces, stylish en-suite bathrooms and a sheltered veranda.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Volcanoes National Park

On arrival at Kigali Airport you will be met and driven the short distance to Gisozi Genocide Memorial. Visit the moving and emotional memorial of the one million people killed in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

Hotel: Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
Day 2: Kigali

The Gorilla Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda offers one of the best locations for gorilla trekking with 10 habituated gorilla groups that you can trek to see. Starting in the cultivated land at the base of the volcanoes, the trek normally lasts a few hours. Depart after an early breakfast to Park Headquarters for the gorilla trekking formalities and briefing. The group (maximum 8 people), travel to the forest edge and commence trekking through the thick forest to see these magnificent creatures. The walking is quite steep but not overly strenuous. After spending an hour with the gorillas return to your lodge for lunch. After lunch you will be met and transferred to your Kigali hotel.

Hotel: Park Inn by Radisson Kigali
Day 3: End of Rwanda Tour

This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Kigali Airport for your onward flight.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs Daily from Kigali
01 January - 31 March$3,365.00$3,830.00
01 April - 31 May $2,790.00$2,940.00
01 June - 31 October$3,720.00$4,370.00
01 November - 15 December$3,365.00$3,830.00
Inclusions 
Meals:2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Transport:Airport Transfers & air-conditioned safari vehicle
Accommodation:2 nights Lodge / Hotel accommodation
Guide:English Speaking Driver / Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Activities as per itinerary
Gorilla Permit:The price excludes the Gorilla Permit of US$1,500 per person per trek and will be added onto your final cost. Permit prices are subject to change.

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Africa

Discover the wonders of Africa with an unforgettable organised group or private tour of this stunning continent. Regardless of your budget, trip length or activity preference, our Africa tours are specifically designed to help you make the most of these awe-inspiring countries.

Check out the amazing wildlife on a Serengeti safari, trek the magnificent Mount Kilimanjaro, experience the astonishing Victory Falls or even join a tribe and live like a local – the possibilities are endless.

Can’t find what you are looking for, don’t worry. and speak to your friendly Consultant and we can put together the perfect itinerary for you.

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