Ajuna Tours and Travel

5 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda



Gorilla trekking Rwanda tour and safari is for those that are looking for gorilla tracking and later extend to other countries like Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya as this tour gives you enough time to explore East Africa. It thus offers you an opportunity to trek Rwanda Gorillas, trek golden monkeys, and a visit to the grave of Diane Fossey.

Tour Highlights

  • Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 3: Optional second Gorilla trek in Volcanoes
  • Day 4: A visit to the grave of the fallen gorilla hero Diane Fossey
  • Day 5: Drive to Kigali for your flight out.


  • Airport and inter-hotel transfers
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Private safari land cruiser 4x4
  • professional English Driver/Guide
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Gorilla permit
  • All activities & visits
  • All government taxes
  • Golden Monkey permit
  • Flights
  • Optional extras whilst in Kigali
  • Drinks throughout the trip
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses

Tour Plan

Day 01 Arrival and Visit Kigali memorial Centre

Upon arrival, you will be received and proceed to the Kigali Genocide Memorial centre, known as the primary site for understanding the genocide in Rwanda. Here, you will encounter the harsh truths of the genocide, learn about the historical events of the 1994 Rwanda genocide through photographs, videos, and written records, as well as view various artifacts, personal stories, Memorial Gardens with ten graves, and the National Documentation Centre of the Genocide. These elements collectively emphasize the significance of honoring the victims. Later, head for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 02 Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

After breakfast, head to the park headquarters for a briefing with your ranger guide on gorilla tracking. Enjoy the tropical forest and natural beauty during your trek, then return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Day 03 Optional Second Gorilla Trek or Golden Monkey

You can enjoy a second optional gorilla tracking and identify each gorilla in the group by name. Alternatively, you can go for Golden Monkey trekking. Have lunch in the bush or forest before returning to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 04 Visit the African hero of gorillas

After breakfast, you can pay a visit to the grave of the late Dian Fossey. She was an American naturalist and the first white Gorilla Hero of Africa. Dian Fossey's story is a beautiful one that revolves around her efforts to conserve the great apes in Africa. She spent time learning, exhibiting, and living the gorilla lifestyle. If possible, you can even grab a copy of "Gorillas in the Mist," a natural movie based on the natural beauty of Africa's rainy forests. Later, you can have a free leisure break, dinner, and spend the night at your lodge.

Day 05 Departure

Wake up in the morning for breakfast and later transferred to Kigali Airport for your international flight.

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