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Rwanda Gorilla Express
Hiking the Virungas in Diane Fossey's footsteps!


Rwanda Gorilla Express

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda with Churchill Safaris

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda, Take Your Time and Explore the Unbelievable Beauties of Africa


If you have ever been gorilla trekking in Rwanda, you will definately return to the place. You will want to return and repeat the experience because the incredible setting of Rwandas Park National des Volcans (the National Park of Volcanoes) is like nowhere else in the world and is the park that provided the scenery for the famous movie, Gorillas in the Mist. After spending time with the gorillas, these huge, energetic, wonderful creatures, provides such a sense of oneness with nature that you will be longing to feel its tranquility and excitement again.



Churchill Safaris has great experience in organizing trips of gorilla trekking in Rwanda and we have earned an excellent reputation as a reliable and flexible tour operators.


Please remember all our trips can be tailored to meet your needs. We can also provide a gorilla safari in Uganda experience.


Gorilla trekking in Rwanda in Parc des Volcans and Golden Monkey tracking

Rwanda´s Genocide Museum, Caplaki Craft Center, and Ibyiwatu Cultural Performance

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Hiking the Virungas in Diane Fossey’s footsteps!



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Day Destination Plan/Activities Accommodation
Day One


Arriving at the airport you will be warmly welcomed by a Churchills Safari representative, and transferred to your hotel in Kigali. A tour of the city can be arranged for interested parties.

Kigali Serena or Flame Tree Hotel Or Stipp Hotel

Day Two

Kigali – Ruhengeri

Travel Time: 3 hours

Today you will explore Kigali, by visiting the Genocide Museum and the Caplaki Crafts Center. After lunch, you will depart for Ruhengeri. The two-hour drive through the rolling hills of Rwanda takes you to the base of the magnificent volcanoes of the Virunga mountain range.

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or La Palme OR Mt. Muhabura Hotel

Day Three

Parc des Volcans

Gorilla trekking in Parc des Volcans. Ascending the slopes of the Virungas, you will be immersed in the dense, lush rainforest. The vibrant birdcalls and squabbles of the golden monkeys will eventually bring you to the gorillas in their natural habitat, a truly unforgettable experience.

optional Ibyiwatu Cultural group performance, where you will be entertained, and learn more about Rwandan culture, music, dance, and drama. Or take a visit to the twin lakes

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or La Palme OR Mt. Muhabura Hotel

Day Four

Optional Activities – Kigali

Optional second gorilla trekking , or tracking the endangered golden monkeys. or visit the grave and final resting place of Diane Fossey and the gorilla cemetery. Later drive back to Kigali.

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QUOTE: Prices start from as little as $654 p.p. Remember, as we build your perfect safari we can add the bits you really want and remove the bits you don’t to help you manage your budget.


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  • Overland Travel & flights

    A 4×4 vehicle with viewing hatch and driver will be provided for all trips and journeys.
    Optional Domestic flights.

  • Guided Tours

    Our guides are the same professionals, whichever package you choose.

  • Accomodation

    A choice of luxury hotels and lodges across the country, with 24hour concierge.

  • Meals

    All meals are specially prepared by the first rate chefs at your chosen hotel or lodge.*

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