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2 Days Gorilla Tracking Safari in Rwanda

Short Adventure Safari Rwanda

Experience the short and friendly two-day gorilla tracking tour in Volcanoes National Park. This short Rwanda gorilla tracking tour is designed to suit the time for travelers who have time limitation but want to experience an unforgettable safari instant. This safari will allow you to visit the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and will enable you to track the mountain gorillas. Having a short time will never be your limit to experience a true safari impression in Rwanda!


  • Gorilla tracking at the Volcanoes National Park
  • Take a walk and experience the gorgeous surrounding landscape
  • Watch endangered animals from your accommodation
  • Safari in a private transportation and a guide
  • Delicious African breakfast and lunch
  • 1 night accommodation


1 activity days in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 8

Airport transfer included: Kigali International Airport

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During the exciting safari, you will stay in various accommodations of your choice. Accommodations are based on a standard double, twin, or single room in your choice of accommodation. This can either be budget, mid-range, or high-end. All accommodation options are selected by its location and service standard compared to its price. When you are with one, three, or five persons, one single supplement is included. If you want a single supplement, you can inform Travel Explore Africa Safaris.

Accommodation options

  • Up-market - Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Gorillas Nest Lodge
  • Moderate - La Palme Hotel or Volcanoes Gorilla Lodge
  • Low-budget - Kinigi Guest House or Muhavura Lodge

Travel Explore Africa Safaris Rwanda Safaris Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival and transfer to Kinigi for your Gorilla tracking

This tour will either start from the airport or any other place around Kigali city with a private vehicle and guide. This tracking tour to Volcanoes National Park takes you to a home of gorillas and other primates. The park altitude ranges from 2400 to 4,507 kilometers. The Volcanoes National Park (French: Parc National des Volcans) is dominated by the setting off volcanoes after which it is named.

The park is also best known to the outside world as the place where for almost 20 years the American primatologist Dian Fossey undertook her pioneering studies of Mountain gorilla behavior. Day hikes to see the gorilla families can be strenuous on tracks climbing through the forest, and time is very limited once contact is made with the gorilla families. It is a rare and memorable experience to visit these giant cousins of man.

The accommodation is ideally positioned for those who want to watch animals in their habitat, specifically the endangered Rwanda Mountain Gorillas that still roam these areas. Share in the cuisine of Rwanda, which is served with the hospitality to which we all return to African countries. You can take a walk, learn more about the gorillas, and absorb the gorgeous surrounding landscape.

Day 2 - Gorilla trekking in The Volcanoes National Park

You will have breakfast and go to ORTPN offices with your packed lunch for the briefing. After that, you will set off in the forest for gorilla tracking. A thrilling trek through the refined foothills of the Virungas provides inspiring views in all directions. Then the trail enters the national park, engrossing trekkers in the strange closeness of the rainforest, alive with the calls of colorful birds and chattering of the rare golden monkey, and besieged with fresh spoor of the mountains’ elusive populations of buffalo and elephant.

Through gaps in the forest canopy, the marvelous peaks are sighted, easily easy to get to and among the uppermost in Africa, indicating an ascent. Gorilla tracking is quite strenuous but a worthwhile on the encounter of these gentle giants. The enthusiasm of your coming across with these apes will wipe away your intricacy of the strenuous trek.

Spend time watching the gorillas, watch the adults feeding their young ones, brushing and resting as the youngsters play from vines in a pleasurably playful display. After that, you will drive back to the hotel for lunch, drive again to Kigali, and you will be transferred to the airport for your flight.


The safari will take place in Ruhengeri, Rwanda.


You will be served with delicious breakfast and packed lunch on your second day.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 1 night accommodation
  • 1 packed lunch
  • Airport transfers
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Gorilla tracking tours

What's not included

  • Airfares
  • Drinks

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flights to arrive at Kigali International Airport (KGL). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Travel Explore Africa Safaris will pick you up from the airport.

Airport: Kigali International Airport Airport transfer included: Kigali International Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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This safari is available all year round, please select an arrival date below.


Pricing information

The prices below are for the budget accommodation options.

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