7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari

7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari allows you to explore best destinations of Rwanda in details. You will reach to the historical places, join on cultural activities, view wildlife and you will enjoy Rwanda as a country.

The safari will take you to volcanoes national park, Dian Fossey, Nyungwe national park and Genocide memorial where the bodies of over 1500 people were buried.

A safari for those interested in seeing primates, it will take you to the Kigali Memorial Genocide, trek gorilla in the Volcanoes, track golden monkeys, view wildlife and also track chimps.

7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari

Safari Highlights for 12 Days Uganda Rwanda Tour

  • Day 1: Transfer to volcanoes national park.
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking.
  • Day 3: Dian Fossey tour
  • Day 4: Transfer to Nyungwe national park.
  • Day 5: chimpanzee trekking.
  • Day 6: Visit Genocide Memorial
  • Day 7: City tour and transfer to the airport

Safari Activities

  • Mountain Gorilla tracking
  • Dian Fossey Hike
  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Visit Genocide Memorial Centre
  • Kigali city tour

Itinerary for 7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari

Gorilla Trails Safari driver will pick you up from the hotel or Kigali international airport, he will brief you and then transfer you to volcanoes national park. On the way, you will view beautiful rolling hills and green vegetation. Upon arrival, you will check in with the lodge where you will have meals overnight.

Accommodation options:

  • Muhabura Hotel (Budget)
  • Le bamboo gorilla lodge (Mid-range)
  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury)

Destination: Volcanoes National Park

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking

Wake up early in the morning, take breakfast and report to park’s headquarters for briefing on the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking by the game rangers. You will be allocating trekking group of 8 people and you will enter the jungle to trek our cousins the mountain gorillas. Time to spend with the gorillas after allocate them is one hours and you will go back to lodge. In the afternoon will have community walk and back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Dian Fossey Tour 

Wake up early have breakfast and head to the famous Dian Fossey Research Centre and graveyard. Dian Fossey’s research center was started by Dr. Fossey and she spent close to two decades habituating, studying, and conserving the endangered mountain gorillas. Return to the lodge for meals and overnight.

Day 4: Transfer to Nyungwe National Park  

Take morning breakfast and the driver will transfer you to nyungwe forest national park. Nyungwe forest has a variety of habituates including the montane forest, bamboo, grasslands, swamps, and bogs and the forest is mountainous. Nyungwe forest is the best destination for a golden monkey trekking experience. When you reach, will check in to the lodge, meals, and overnights at the lodge.


  • Nyungwe Top View Hotel
  • Nyungwe Forest Lodge
  • Gisakura Guesthouse

Destination: Nyungwe National Park

Day 5: Chimpanzee Trekking 

You will have morning breakfast and then proceed to headquarters for a briefing on chimpanzee tracking. You will enter the jungle to search for chimpanzees and colonies of habituated golden monkeys. You will observe other wildlife in the forest like grey-cheeked mangabeys, blue monkeys, Angolan colobus, and owl-faced monkeys to mention a few. After you will return back to the lodge for meals and overnight at the same lodge on day 4.

Day 6: Visit Genocide Memorial 

Have breakfast and head to Genocide Memorial where you find the remains of the people who were killed. The war killed thousands of the Tutsis and Hutus. Meals and overnights at hotel Des Millecollines.

Day 7: City Tour and Transfer to the Airport 

You will have a city tour in Kigali city and lunch after the driver will transfer you to the airport for your flight back home.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Includes

  • Gorilla and chimpanzee trekking permits
  • All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
  • Professional Tour Guide

7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari Excludes

  • International Flights
  • Items of Personal Nature
  • Tips and Gratuity

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