7 Days private Rwanda Double Trek Gorilla Safari

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7 Days private Rwanda Double Trek Gorilla Safari

7 Days private Rwanda Double Trek Gorilla Safari

Our 7 Days private Rwanda double trek gorilla safari will give you a perfect safari opportunity to trek the Mountain gorillas twice in volcanoes national park and chimpanzee trekking experience in Nyungwe national park this is a perfect safari to discover the country of a thousand hills and the cultural and historical history of the small East African country.

Safari Highlights

  • 2 Gorilla permits
  • 1Chimpanzee permit
  • Genocide Museum
  • Diana fossey Museum
  • Ethnographic Museum and Kings Palace Nyanza

Suggested safari itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali/ Kanombe airport Rwanda

On your arrival in Kigali airport, you’ll be met by our professional driver guide for a meet and greet, be introduced to one of the Africa’s beautiful country and then transfer to your booked accommodation for Overnight.

Day 2: Drive to Volcanoes national park

After morning breakfast you will visit the Rwanda genocide Museum in Kigali before transferring by road to volcanoes national park via Musanze where you will visit the Diana fossey Museum and later you drive to the lodge to check in. Depending on your arrival time, you’ll be at leisure for the rest of your day. Overnight and dinner to your accommodation.

Day 3: Gorilla trekking volcanoes national park

After an early breakfast your guide will transferred you to the park briefing area. Trekking briefing is at 8am at the headquarters; after you will be in the forest in search of the gorilla. Depending on the gorilla family you are allocated you will either entre the forest by foot, or you will drive a short distance by road to a convenient entry point. The gorilla trekking excursion can take anywhere from a few hours up to most of the day depending on the location of the Mountain gorillas. A picnic packed lunch will be provided by the lodge. On returning from your trekking, you’ll be awarded by a gorilla trekking certificate indicating the family trekked with your name to prove that you successfully completed the trekking experience. Overnight and dinner at you lodge.

Note: you will be offered an option to hire a porter to help carry your daypack and assist you in the steep sections of the forest. These men and women are locals and are on an organized roster with a set fee of $15. By using this service, you help provide a reliable source of income to the community.

Day 4: Second gorilla tracking volcanoes national park

Starting sometime as previous day, you’ll have another chance of a gorilla trekking to a different family in a different location for a different experience, returning to your lodge later to relax for the rest of the day. Overnight and dinner at your lodge.

Day 5: Drive to Nyungwe forest national park

After morning breakfast you will drive to Nyungwe forest national via the Kivu belt which is one of the most beautiful drives in Rwanda as you will be driving along the Lake Kivu belt upon arrival at the Lodge you will then check in to your Lodge for relaxation and Overnight

Day 6: Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest

This is usually an early departure depending on your permit allocation, you will meet the rangers early morning and drive to Cyamudongo tourism zone for chimpanzee trekking experience, the chimpanzee trekking experience is a 3 hour experience where you will have a spectacular time with the chimpanzees in their natural habitat in the Nyungwe national park.

Day 7: Transfer to Kigali airport

After morning breakfast, you will depart for return to Kigali airport to catch your flight with a few stops to stretch, pictures opportunities and also if time allows you can opt for a visit to the Ethnographic Museum in Huye and the Kings palace in Nyanza enroute to Kigali


  • Entrance fees to Kigali genocide, Diana fossey Museum, Ethnography Museum and Kings Palace Nyanza
  • 4X4 safari vehicle, Guide and Fuel
  • En route Lunches and water
  • Gorilla permits
  • Chimpanzee permits


  • International flights
  • Rwanda tourist visa
  • Travel and Medical Insurance
  • Tips for hotels and Lodges
  • Personal expenditure like Alcoholic drinks
When to book safari package

6 Months in advance for purposes of securing gorilla permits.

Best time to trek Mountain gorillas in Rwanda

The best time from May to October and from December to February.



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