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Gorillas of Rwanda Extension

Kigali Return

Trip Code: AFTG4
4 Days
6 Meals
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Trip Inclusions

  • 3 nights in premium accommodation
  • 6 meals - 3 breakfasts, 1 lunches and 2 dinners

Travel & Accommodation

View of gorilla hilding in green trees, Rwanda

The Ultimate Wildlife Encounter

Travelmarvel offers a journey to witness mountain gorillas in the wild, one of the greatest wildlife encounters.

View of volcano fron side of a mountain, Rwanda

Volcanoes National Park

Home to one third of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, Volcanoes National Park is simply incredible.

View of gorilla holding baby in arms while lying down, Rwanda

Gorillas in the Mist

Your trek through Rwanda’s forests is rewarded by the magical experience of observing gorillas in their natural setting.

Arrive today in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. After checking in to your hotel, relax this evening in preparation for tomorrow’s adventure.

Stay: Kigali Serena Hotel

After breakfast, take in the sights of Kigali on a city tour, where the country’s sobering history will be revealed. Your guide will take you to various landmark buildings around the capital, before allowing you time to visit the Genocide Museum. Learn how the Rwandan people have overcome and grown into a progressive and very proud nation. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (own account) before journeying out to your lodge, located in the foothills of the Virunga Mountains, a chain of volcanoes which reach more than 4,500 metres tall at their highest point. The lodge is a short drive from Volcanoes National Park with views to the Virunga Mountains and surrounding countryside. This is the start of your unforgettable mountain gorilla experience.

Stay: Two Nights, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Led by experienced trackers, today you’ll be guided on a trek through verdant forests of moss-covered Hagenia trees and Lobelias. Then enjoy one of the world’s greatest wildlife encounters as you spend an hour observing gorillas in their natural habitat. The thick bamboo provides the perfect vantage point to get an up-close and intimate look. Despite their size, these powerful primates are very peaceful and, at the end of your visit, you’ll understand what kept conservationist Dr Dian Fossey here for 18 years researching and protecting these gentle giants.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

This morning, relax at your lodge before returning to Kigali airport for your onward flight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Everything was wonderful. There were great sight seeing trips and the guides were very knowledgeable.