6 Days Rwanda Safari (Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Tour) from Kigali

6 Days Rwanda Safari (Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Tour) from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park and Akagera. 6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari & Wildlife Tour is exciting to do as you trek the Mountain Gorillas in their natural vegetation habitat at Volcanoes National Park and watch Wildlife animals at Akagera National Park.

Look no further than contacting us for the Best unique 6 Day Gorilla Trekking Tour in Rwanda while on vacation holiday to Volcanoes National Park and the vast savannah Akagera National Park.

Trip Overview of the 6 Day Rwanda Safari from Kigali

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali

Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 4: Golden Monkey Tracking and Cultural Experience

Day 5: Transfer to Akagera National Park

Day 6: Depart to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary of the 6 Days Rwanda Safari 

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali

Your adventure begins with a warm welcome in Kigali City Rwanda’s vibrant capital. You are picked up by a driver guide who transfers you into your lodge/ hotel after a City Tour around the City as you visit the various Genocide Memorials, National Museums and National Market. Dinner and Overnight Serena Hotel Kigali.

Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Early morning breakfast at the hotel then embark on a scenic drive to Volcanoes National Park situated in Ruhengeri District of Rwanda. The Transfer takes a period of 2 to 3 hours from Kigali City offering you views at the foggy rolling hillsides of Rwanda, deviating Canopies as well as the local Rwandan people along the Road Sides.

Before reaching the park, visit the Ellen De Generes Dian Fossey Gorilla Fun Campus where you learn about Dian Fossey and her effort to save the lives of the Mountain Gorillas that were hunted illegally at the time. After visiting the campus, transfer to the Park and on reaching here, go ahead to check-in your lodge for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Singita Kwitonda Lodge.

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

6 Day Rwanda Safari (Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Tour) from KigaliOn the 3rd day of the 6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking safari, you shall have very early morning delicious breakfast at 6:30 am then transfer to the Park headquarters in Kinigi.

Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that offers a rare and intimate encounter with these magnificent creatures. The park is home to over half of the world’s remaining mountain gorilla population, making it one of the most sought-after destinations for wildlife enthusiasts. The trek begins with precise briefing by knowledgeable guides who provide essential information about the gorillas, the park, and the dos and don’ts during the encounter.

The trek itself is an exploration through dense bamboo forests, mist-covered hills, and vibrant vegetation. Trekkers traverse varied terrain, and the journey is as much about the breathtaking scenery as it is about the anticipation of encountering these gentle giants in their natural habitat. The experience is physically demanding, but the reward is immeasurable.

Encountering the Gentle Giants

As trekkers draw closer to the gorilla families, the air is filled with a palpable sense of excitement and anticipation.

The guides use their expertise to locate the gorilla families, ensuring a safe and respectful distance (7 meters) is maintained. Visitors may witness the gentle giants engaging in various activities, from foraging for food to playing and interacting within their close-knit communities. Each family has its own unique dynamics, and observing their social structure is a captivating experience that leaves a lasting impression.

Do this in an hour after trekking them in the thick green forest vegetation habitat for 3 to 5 hours depending on their current location in the forest. After trekking the Gorillas, return back to the lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Singita Kwitonda Lodge.

Day 4: Golden Monkey Tracking and Cultural Experience

Have early morning breakfast on the 4th Day of the 6 Days Rwanda Safari then proceed to track the Golden Monkeys in the park.

Golden Monkey Overview

Golden monkeys were named this because of their vibrant golden-orange fur and playful demeanor. It is native to the Albertine Rift and can be found in the dense bamboo forests of the Virunga Mountains as it is social and acrobatic hence remarkable to watch, encounter at Volcanoes National Park.

Golden monkey tracking Adventure

6 Day Rwanda Safari (Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Tour) from KigaliGolden monkey tracking Adventure is interesting as an adventure offering you unique expeditions in the green forest vegetation as well as deviating canopies/ terrains.

This Golden Monkey Tracking Adventure begins early in the morning after delicious breakfast then get to the park headquarters where you are briefed on the conduct around these amazing primate species then later in allocated groups of 8 with a lead park ranger who leads you to the starting point then into the green forest vegetation of Volcanoes National Park where you track the Golden Monkeys for 2 to 4 hours.

You meet them then follow through the lush green vegetation habitat as you take many photos of them jumping from one tree branch to another as you take many different photos to keep.

After tracking the Golden Monkeys, return to the lodge for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Singita Kwitonda Lodge.

Day 5: Transfer to Akagera National Park (Game Drive)

Morning breakfast then embark on a transfer to Akagera National Park known as a diverse ecosystem teeming with wildlife. The journey takes you a period of 5 to 6 hours from Volcanoes National Park. You reach in the afternoon then embark on an afternoon-late evening game drive around the Park watching many wildlife animals wandering around their natural vegetation habitat. After the Game Drive, check-in lodge for Dinner and Overnight. The Mantis-Akagera Game Lodge.

Day 6: Departure to Kigali International airport

Delicious morning breakfast then embark on departure to Kigali International Airport to board your flight back home.

Safari Tour Includes  
  • A company driver/Guide and vehicle with fuel
  • Bottled drinking water while traveling and at the lodge
  • Gorilla Trekking permits
  • Golden Monkey Trekking permits
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Visiting the Gorilla Guardians Village
  • Kigali city Tour
  • Accommodation with meals for 3 nights
Safari Tour Excludes
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa and Travel Documents
  • Vaccination and Treatment 
  • Travel Insurance 
  • Personal Expenses
  • Extra Activities
  • Additional meals
  • Tips
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