Rwanda Gorilla Trek & Dian Fossey Hike

Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Dian Fossey Grave Hike

This 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking & Dian Fossey Hike tour will start and end in Kigali, taking you to Volcanoes National Park. You will track Mountain Gorillas, golden monkeys and hike to Dian Fossey grave yard. On the same tour you will be able to do community visit where you will meet and interact with local people as you learn about their culture.

Highlights of 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Dian Fossey Grave hike

 Trip Itinerary.

Day 1: Kigali City tour & Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

On this Day, our experienced tour guide will picked from your Hotel in Kigali after breakfast and take you to various famous and exclusive, cultural, religios and Historical sites of Kigali city center. Start your day’s fascination by doing Kigali City tour. You will Visit Kigali Genocide Memorial, Nyamata Church, Camp Kigali, Caplaki Craft Market among others. Later, you will drive northwards to Volcanoes National Park a home to endangered Mountain gorillas.  Expect to arrive early evening in good time to have your dinner and overnight stay;

Day 2: Gorilla trekking Rwanda & Evening Cultural tour to Ibyi wacu.

This is your Mountain gorilla trekking day! After your morning breakfast, you will assemble at the park Headquarters for the briefing about Do’s and Don’ts of gorilla tracking. As soon as the briefing is done, you will ascend in the forest together with the rest of the team and with your lead guide to start your Rwanda gorilla adventure experience. You will be allowed a period of one hour with gorillas once you find them. On return, in the evening you will go to the cultural village called iby iwacu/Gorilla guardian village to meet the Banyarwanda community members who will welcome you with a poem and perform traditional dances and drummer, taking you through their culture. Dinner and overnight at;

Day 3: Dian Fossey Grave hike 

After breakfast, report to the park office with your snack and drinking water to attend the briefing by the park ranger guide. you will then enter the trail and begin your hike to the grave yard of Dian Fossey whose effort was conservation of mountain gorillas in the Volcanoes national park. The guide will give you information about Dian’s love for gorillas and how she ended up losing her life while saving mountain gorillas. This hike will probably take you 4-5 hours in total depending on your speed. You will then descend back to the base, continue to your lodge for refreshing. Dinner and overnight at;

Day 4: Golden monkey tracking and transfer to Kigali.

In the Morning, you will go for Golden monkey tracking in Volcanoes national park where you will enjoy these rare species as they play in the Bamboo forest. On return from tracking, you will transfer back to Kigali, with stopover on the way to admire the beautiful topography and possibly take pictures. Once you reach Kigali you will be dropped to your Hotel or Kigali International Airport for your departure if it will be on schedule.

End of Tour.

The price of 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla trekking & Dian fossey hike itinerary will include the following: –

  • Transport in 4WD Comfortable Vehicle with Fuel
  • Kigali city tour
  • Airport pick and drop at the end of the tour
  • Service of a professional English-speaking driver/guide for the duration of the tour
  • Gorilla trekking permits for Rwanda
  • Dian Fossey hike fees.
  • Golden monkey tracking fees
  • Accommodation for 3 Nights, 4 Days (All Meals)
  • Bottled drinking water while on tour
  • Government taxes

The 4 days Rwanda gorilla trekking & Dian Fossey hike itinerary price excludes;

  • Visa fees for Rwanda
  • Personal medical insurance
  • Domestic and International flights
  • Additional accommodation the night before and at the end of the trip
  • All optional activities
  • Tips and other personal expenses of one’s nature like alcohol, gifts

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