Gorilla Trekking In Rwanda And Kenya Safari

A unique way to share our continent’s special ecology with your family

Safari Overview

Your 4 days gorilla safari adventure in Rwanda will give a great experience of a life time safari  adventure with visiting the gorillas in their wilderness, and as well having a Golden monkey trek, visit the  genocide museum site in Kigali, and the cultural site in Musanze. 


Day 1: Arrival in Kigali 

Arrival at Kigali International Airport, meet and greet assistance, you will be warmly welcomed  by our company staff for briefing about the safaris then introduction to your driver guide. Transfer to  Kigali Serena Hotel for check in. 

Meal: Dinner 

Accommodation: Kigali Serena Hotel (Luxury) 

Mid Range Accommodation: Hotel des Mille Collines  

Day 2: Kigali city tour and transfer to Volcanoes National Park 

Today after taking your early morning breakfast, you will checkout of the lodge and drive to  visit the Kigali genocide memorial center, which honors the memory of the more than one  million Rwandans killed in 1994 through education and peace-building. You will be able to 

watch and listen to some video clips from some of the survivors’ of the incident. Later after  lunch you will proceed with a drive to Volcanoes NP through the magnificent route to your  booked accommodation, spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing and preparing for the next  day’s trekking. 

Meals: Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner 

Accommodation: Luxury Accommodation: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel Mid Range Accommodation: Le Bamboo Gorilla Lodge  

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park 

After an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the park headquarters. You will  meet with your ranger who will brief you about the code of conduct while with the gorillas. You  will then enter the forest search of the gorillas. The trekking may take 2-6 hours depending on  the movement of the gorillas in the jungle and your group speed as well. Meet and stay with  the gorillas for a maximum of one hour. After a great experience you will walk back to the  starting point and be transferred to your lodge for lunch, and after lunch, you can decide to  relax at your lodge at your leisure or head for a cultural encounter with a walking tour to  different sites to get an insight of Rwandan culture. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. 

Gorilla Trekking in the Volcanoes National Park offers visitors the unique opportunity of  discovering the 10 families of gorillas that live within the national park. Visitors can enjoy a cup  of coffee before the trek starts and will be separated into groups of 8 depending on their  physical abilities. Each group is guided by a guide and two scouts who are well trained in  emergency situations. The amount of time set aside per trek is different depending on where  the gorilla family is situated. Some trips may take as little as half an hour and some take the  better part of the day. 

Meals: Breafakst , Lunch and Dinner 

Luxury Accommodation: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel 

Mid Range Accommodation: Le Bamboo Gorilla  

Day 4: Golden monkey trekking and transfer to Kigali for departure-Nairobi 

Today after your warm early morning breakfast, you will be picked by our safari driver guide  who will transfer you to the park headquarters for a briefing with your packed lunch and start off  your day golden monkey trekking in search of these primates in the jungle. Just like the gorilla  trekking experience, the same applies to golden monkey trekking though not so hectic like  gorilla trekking. Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda offers Golden monkeys trekking. This  unique experience allows guests in groups of up to eight to look for and discover golden 

monkeys within their natural habitat. The monkeys are incredibly active and enjoy showing off  for tourists and researchers that they encounter daily. The monkeys can be found closer to the  base of the volcano and enjoy eating the bamboo vegetation in the area. You will later return to the lodge for lunch and later transfer to Kigali, if time  permits, head for a brief city tour, before your evening airport transfer.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner 

Accommodation: Ibis Hotel Westlands Nairobi

This safari package includes. 

  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle 
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary 
  • Kigali city tour 
  • Cultural tour 
  • 1 Gorilla permits ($1500), per person 
  • Golden monkey permit 
  • En route lunches 
  • Visit to genocide memorial ground 
  • Services of English/French speaking driver/guide 
  • 1 liter bottle of mineral water per day per person during safari 

The package excludes expenses of personal nature like 

  • Air fare 
  • Visa 
  • Drinks 
  • Laundry 
  • Tips to local guides 
  • Telephone 
  • Porter fee while trekking 
  • Personal insurance 
  • Personal shopping bills and cigar

Day 5: Nairobi-Amboseli National Park 

After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Amboseli National Park, home to a large  herd of the African elephant with a beautiful backdrop view of Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest  mountain in Africa. 

Approximately 6-hour drive to your destination. Check in and have your lunch. After lunch you  will engage in a guided game drive till evening hours. 

You will have ample time to experience the magic of Amboseli. A unique destination with 5  different ecosystems. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Accommodation: Kibo Safari Camp  or AA Amboseli Camp 

Day 6: Full day at Amboseli National Park 

Full day at the park; You will have a chance to see elephants in big herds as they roam free at  the park. The park is a home to diverse animals and bird species. 

After breakfast, we go to the park to experience the magic the park has to offer. 06; 00 – 11:00 A.m. A very early start in pursuit of the sunrise carrying with us a packed breakfast.  11:00 – 2:30 P.m. Rest and Lunch.  

2:30 – 6:00pm Evening game drive in search of Sunset.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Accommodation: Kibo Safari Camp or AA Amboseli Camp

Day 7: Amboseli National Park-Nairobi  

After breakfast check out form the hotel and engage in a short morning game drive as you  enroute to Nairobi for your overnight stay. Arriving at the city center late afternoon hours. After  your late lunch drive to Giraffe Centre . 

Giraffe Centre ;a conservation center for the Rothchild giraffe. You will get to learn more about  the conservation efforts by the organization as well as have a chance to feed the giraffe. If  brave enough (a kiss from the giraffe) will be a whole other experience. It’s said the giraffe’s  saliva is medicinal. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Accommodation: Ibis Hotel  

Day 8: Nairobi- Ol Pejeta Conservancy 

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive off to ol Pejeta Conservancy. A world-famous  destination for its conservation efforts and an exemplary conservation safari experience of its  kind. It is the home to the last two northern white rhinos in the world and diverse wildlife that  roam freely in the 90,000-acre savannah open land. 

Approximately 4 to 5 hours’ drive from Nairobi ; arrival during lunch hour where you will be  assisted to check in. 

A guided game drive after lunch till evening hours. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Accommodation: Serena SweetWaters Tented Camp. (Standard Option) 

Day 9: Full day at Ol Pejeta Conservancy 

Early morning you will meet the K-9 Unit anti-poaching dogs for one-of-a-kind activity. You will  learn how this unit is important towards protection of wildlife at Ol Pejeta. Afterwards a short-

guided morning game drive at the conservancy. This is usually the perfect time for game  viewing as they hunt , graze or drink water. Thereafter return to the hotel for your breakfast in  the mid-morning hours. Take your mid hours to rest till lunch hours. After lunch break a guided  game drive till evening hours and at 3:00 pm you will meet the last Northern White Rhinos;  Najin & Fatu. You will learn of the conservation efforts to save this endangered species and  spend a private meet up with these “girls’.  

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. 

Accommodation: Serena SweetWaters. 

Day 10: Ol Pejeta Conservancy-Nairobi 

After breakfast checking out from the hotel and drive to Nairobi International Airport to catch  your flight back home 



  • Accommodation and meals as stipulated in the itinerary. 
  • Transportation in a chauffeur driven safari 4 x 4 Safari Land cruiser with a pop- up roof for easy game viewing & photography. 
  • Services of an English-speaking driver-guides, unlimited game viewing drives and parks entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary. 
  • Unlimited mineral water per day in the safari vehicle. 
  • Transfer from the airport on arrival. 
  • All meet and greet services. 
  • 24 hours stand-by contact number. 
  • Activities fee at Ol Pejeta Conservancy. 

Meeting the Northern White Rhinos 

Meeting the k-9 Unit anti-poaching dog 

  • Park entrance fee 

Amboseli National Park

Ol Pejeta Conservancy 

Giraffe Center 

  • Two-way long-range high frequency radio communication in each vehicle. On safari accessories in each vehicle: – First-aid kit, wildlife books, a pair of binoculars, Socket for charging your cameras/Laptops/Phones and fire extinguisher. 


  • All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax/email bills etc. 
  • Meals not included in the itinerary 
  • Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver- guide(s).
  •  Any local or international flight and departure taxes. 
  • Community visit fee. 
  • Laundry services. 
  • Any other item(s) not included in our itinerary. 
  • Visa fees