3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari

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3 Days Rwanda gorilla trekking safari

When you’re keen on following the footsteps of Diana Fossey then Rwanda is your pick for your Mountain gorilla safari in the famous volcanoes national park where she was murdered by unknown poachers in the park but her work has helped in the conservation of the Mountain gorillas in East Africa.

Our 3 Days Rwanda gorilla safari holiday is designed to give travellers an excellent opportunity to trek the mountain gorillas in Rwanda in their natural habitat North West of the capital Kigali.


  • Kigali city tour
  • Diana fossey Museum Musanze
  • Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Detailed safari itinerary

Day 1: Drive to Volcanoes national park

After morning breakfast you will drive to Kigali genocide Museum for a historical tour after you will start your drive to Musanze where you will visit the Diana Fossey museum after you will then continue to the Lodge for relaxation and overnight.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Experience in Volcanoes National Park

After morning breakfast you will drive to Volcanoes national park headquarters in Kinigi for a gorilla briefing and gorilla family allocation by the Park rangers after the division of gorilla groups you will then drive to trailheads where you will start your trek into Volcanoes National Park thick forest cover to find the Mountain gorillas after finding the gorillas you will view, photography and film them for one hour after you will return to the Lodge for Relaxation.

Day 3: Drive back to Kigali

Depending on your flight schedule you may choose to trek golden monkeys or enjoy the morning at leisure after which you will drive to Kigali for your outbound flight or you may be transferred to your accommodation in Kigali.


  • Gorilla permit
  • Accommodation
  • 4×4 safari vehicle, Guide and Fuel
  • Enroute meals and drinking water
  • Entrance fees for museums


  • International flights
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Pre and post-safari accommodation
  • Tips
  • Rwanda tourist Visa
  • Personal expenses like alcoholic drinks

When to book safari package

To have higher chances of getting gorilla permits you may need to book this safari package at least 6 months in advance.

Best time to trek Mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park

May to October and from December to February is the best time to visit Rwanda for a safari holiday.