Into the Volcanoes

What's included?

Park entry, permits, guides, transportation, accommodation, breakfast, water.

Private Trip

Cost: from $5,336 per person based on two people sharing.

Experience the highlights of Kigali and the national parks of Akagera and Volcanoes to see the Big Five and the unmissable mountain gorillas.

Enjoy a whistle stop tour of the Rwandan capital, stopping to enjoy a traditional lunch before you drive east to Akagera National Park. Look out for the Big Five as you spend a day crossing the reserve’s undulating savannah, and a dawn drive hoping to catch sight of the most elusive animals.

You’ll journey northwards to the border town of Musanze, in the foothills of Volcanoes National Park. Trek into the mountains in search of the enchanting mountain gorillas and, the following day, the endemic golden monkeys.

Kigali to Akagera
Get a taste for Kigali this morning and lunch at one of our favorite spots before the drive out to Akagera National Park.
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Enjoy a full day’s game driving from the south of the park to the northern plains of Mohana and Kilala.
Sunrise drive
Dawn is a chance to see the reserve’s big cats and birdlife. After breakfast take a leisurely drive through the Park heading for Musanze.
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Mountain gorillas
Trek into the Virunga mountains this morning for an exceptional experience: tracking mountain gorillas. Enjoy lunch and a stroll around town this afternoon.
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Golden monkeys
Head back into Volcanoes National Park to search for golden monkeys. Return to Kigali, winding through the beautiful landscape of the Land of a Thousand Hills.


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December 13, 2023 |