This 1 day gorilla tour in Rwanda is described as the shortest mountain gorilla adventure for tourists who wish to spend less time in the country. Rwanda is one of incredible destinations in Africa where the rare mountain gorillas are inhabited. The 1 day safari in Rwanda takes you to Northwest of Rwanda to Volcanoes National Park where the rare mountain gorillas are tracked everyday. Your tour starts and ends in Kigali city Rwanda.

Safari highlights

Day 1: Depart from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park, return to Kigali
Detailed itinerary

Following your early morning breakfast in your respective lodge, you will set off to Northwest to Volcanoes National Park for about 116 kilometers drive. The stunning views of the mountainous Rwanda side will accompany as you drive to the park. The local residents are viewed doing their daily activities on their farmlands and crop gardens. You will arrive at Ruhengeri and Kinigi the headquarters of Volcanoes National Park to catch up with an early morning briefing on dos and don’ts for gorilla trekking in the forest. There are 10 habituated gorilla groups to be tracked by tourists each day but only one will be assigned to you in a group of eight people per group. There are also spectacular views at the stunning volcanoes as well as birdlife that you will be sighting as you trek mountain gorillas. After, you will return to the starting point where you will drive back to Kigali reaching in the evening and this marks the end of your one day tour in Rwanda.

Safari inclusions

• Gorilla trekking permit
• Transport in 4 by 4 safari land cruiser with a pop up roof
• Professional English speaking driver guide
• Bottled water while on a safari
• Park entrance fees
Safari exclusions

• Tips for the guide
• Laundry services
• Other beverages or drinks of personal interest like alcohol
• International flights
• Domestic flights
• Optional activities
• Visas
• Accommodation in Kigali unless it is part of the itinerary
• Airport transfer
End of safari