Safari Overview

Explore Rwanda on this epic 1 day gorilla safari offering once in a lifetime primate tracking experiences.

This gorilla tour is brief for those with limited time in Rwanda but would like to explore Volcanoes national park. Don’t miss out on the one on one primate encounters in Rwanda even with a very tight schedule. There are over 10 habituated Mountain gorilla families in Volcanoes National Park and you will be tracking one of them.

Some gorilla families have babies and in-case you prefer that let the safari guide know so that they can lobby for you to track that.

Baby Mountain Gorilla, Rwanda. 1 Day Gorilla Safari
Mountain Gorilla Baby. Courtesy Photo

Tour Inclusions

  • Pick up and drop off
  • Private Transportation
  • Gorilla tracking Permit
  • Safari Guide
  • Lunch
  • Bottled drinking water while tracking

Tour exclusions

  • Visas
  • Accommodation in Kigali & Volcanoes National Park
  • Insurance
  • Tips and personal expenses

Detailed Safari Itinerary

The 1 day tour is one of the Rwanda Safaris or tours for those with a short time in Rwanda. The 1 Day Gorilla Safari starts with an early pick up from Kigali at 4:30 am for a transfer to Volcanoes National Park. You are expected at the park by 7:00 am and a 4:30 am pick up is very ideal. You will reach early enough for briefing about the rules and regulations while on a gorilla trek.

You will then guided for mountain gorilla tracking taking a 1 to 6 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. Once you get to the mountain gorillas, you will stay in their presence for an hour taking photos and knowing more about them. After this memorable encounter you will head back to the park headquarters amidst sighting of other wildlife in the park especially birds. You are awarded certificates of participation, drive back to Kigali or a drop off of your preference depending on schedule.

End Of Tour.