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    $3600 p/p in USD
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Vazquez Tours & Travel

  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Rwanda
  • Uganda



Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Luxury, Mid Range

Tour Overview

This tour offers a captivating journey into the enigmatic bamboo jungles of Volcanoes National Park. You will have the unique opportunity to engage in an exhilarating excursion to track and encounter a family of mountain gorillas, guided by the distinguished silverback patriarch. During this extraordinary encounter,  you will be granted one hour to observe and appreciate these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. In addition to the gorilla tracking adventure, the same national park beckons you to embark on the thrilling quest of locating and observing the charming golden monkeys, an endangered species.

Following these unforgettable wildlife encounters, you will also have the chance to immerse yourself in Rwandan culture by visiting a local culture village. This experience will provide valuable insights into the rich tapestry of Rwandan traditions, enhancing the depth and cultural significance of your journey.

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Volcano Manor

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Gorilla Safari, Primate Safari, Trekking Safari
  • You will visit:
    Volcanoes National Park, Kigali, Kigali Genocide Memorial
  • Wildlife:
    Mountain Gorilla, Golden Monkey
  • Activities:
    Trekking, Cultural Experience
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start in Kigali, end in Kigali
  • Minimum age:
    15 years


Once gorilla permits are purchased they are non-refundable.

Price Per Person – USD

Solo traveler in a private vehicle will pay US$ 4900

2 People sharing in a twin/double room each will pay US$ 3600

3 People sharing in a twin/double room each will pay US$ 3500

4 People sharing in a twin/double room each will pay US$ 3400

5 People sharing in a twin/double room each will pay US$ 3300

6 People sharing in a twin/double room each will pay US$ 3200

What's Included

  • Full board accommodation (3 nights based on standard rooms)
  • One gorilla trekking permit
  • One golden monkey tracking permit
  • Gorilla Guardians Village entrance fees
  • Full time English/French speaking driver guide
  • Ground transportation by 4×4 wheel drive
  • Mineral water in the vehicle during the safari
  • All park entrance fees
  • Relevant government taxes
  • Medical evacuation insurance
  • Airport transfers
  • And our assistance

What's Excluded

  • International flights
  • Visas (Rwanda visa can be obtained with ease at Kigali International Airport for USD 50 per person (Passport should be valid at least 6 months beyond period of stay)
  • Expenses like laundry, beverages, bar bill, telephone, hotel mini bar etc.
  • Tips


  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Vazquez Tours & Travel
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Vazquez Tours & Travel‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

The arrival of your flight at Kigali International Airport. Meet and greet assistance. You will be warmly welcomed by our representative outside the customs and immigration hall.  Thereafter you will be transferred to Hotel Des Mille Collines. The drive from airport to your hotel is approximately 20 minutes.

Arrive at Hotel Des Mille Collines, the hotel staff will welcome you and assist you to check in. Briefing at the lobby, dinner and overnight stay.

Overnight: Hotel Des Mille Collines
Day meal plan: Dinner

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Breakfast at the hotel, check-out and settlement of any extras. You will be collected from Hotel Des Mille Collines and taken on a Kigali city tour which includes a visit to Kigali Genocide Memorial, Kimironko local market & Inema Art Center. This Kigali city tour will allow you to experience life in the country today and Rwanda’s remarkable recovery a true statement to humankind’s resilience.

Lunch will be at heaven Restaurant Kigali – Kiyovu. There after you will be transferred to Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel in Musanze – Volcanoes National Park – a stunning three hour’s drive north among the lush, green landscape of the countryside. The landscape of the Volcanoes National Park is incredible with a spectacular line of volcanoes far into distance.

Arrive at Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel, the hotel staff will welcome you and assist you to check-in. Briefing, dinner and overnight stay.

Overnight: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
Day meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Volcano Manor

Breakfast at 06h00 am.

Your driver-guide will transfer you at 06h30 am to Volcanoes National Park headquarters fro registration and briefing. Your driver-guide will assist and facilitate on identifying the gorilla family to visit. Tracking can be between 90 minutes – 5 hours depending on what family group assigned. You will spend 1 hour with the gorillas, sometimes moving around to stay with the gorillas or following them. The guide will ensure you are in the best spots to take the most beautiful pictures and experience this breathtaking experience properly. You will then drive back to your hotel for lunch and refreshment.

Later in the afternoon around 15h00 pm, you will visit the famous gorilla guardians village, a non-profit umbrella organization that aims at improving the live of reformed poachers and communities around Rwanda’s volcanoes national park through provision of conservation incentives, supporting community enterprise development and livelihood based projects.

Gorilla Guardians Village give you a rare chance to meet local people in their environment, with a taste of Rwandan culture and traditions. The community you visit will genuinely welcome you as a special guest while they proudly present to you aspects of their traditions and beliefs. This will truly be an experience of a lifetime. Drive back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Overnight: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

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This is only recommended if you have an evening flight.

Breakfast at 06h00 am. Your driver-guide will transfer you ate 06h30 am to Volcanoes National Park headquarters  for registration and briefing for your second experience with different endangered species ‘golden monkeys’. It is normally an easy trek which may take between 45 minutes to 2 hours.

Golden monkeys are striking primates with their bright orange-gold fur contrasting with the green rain-forests of the Virunga Mountains. Large and well-habituated groups mean the quality of sightings here is superb. There are two habituated groups of golden monkey, one group comprises around 80 -10 members and has its home at the foot of Mt. Sabyinyo. Great photos and memories are to be had visiting these playful creatures, who seem very relaxed around humans.

After this memorable experience, driver back to your hotel for lunch. Check-out and settle any extras and then drive back to Kigali, straight proceed to Kigali International Airport, assisted farewell to your driver-guide and proceed to check-in for your outbound flight.

Day meal plan: breakfast and lunch

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Gorilla Trekking Rwanda - Meeting silverback Agashya
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