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5-Day Triple Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda

Looking for one of the best 5-day Rwanda gorilla tour packages? Want to trek Rwanda gorillas thrice, meeting different mountain gorilla families? This 5-day gorilla safari package highlights 3 gorilla trekking activities to three different mountain gorilla families in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda.

5 Days Triple Gorilla Trekking Tour Overview

This 5-day triple trekking tour package will let you trek 3 different mountain gorilla families on three respective days in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. It is one of the best 5-day safaris for luxury gorilla trekking clients.

5 Day Safari – Day by Day

Below is the original planned schedule of this 5-day triple gorilla trekking itinerary. If you want to make any adjustments, please let us know when you inquire.

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Our guide will pick you up at Kigali International Airport and transfer you to Musanze, north of Rwanda. Volcanoes National Park, the only home of Rwanda gorillas, is found in Musanze. When you arrive, you will retire at your lodge for dinner and overnight.

  • Overnight at Bisate Eco Lodge (Luxury) or Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge for a comfortable stay.
  • Meals: Lunch and Dinner
  • Driving Time: 2 Hours

Day 2: First Gorilla Trekking

Wake up early in the morning and head to the park headquarters in Kinigi for a briefing. It is during this briefing where they will explain the rules and regulations of mountain gorilla trekking and assign you to random gorilla groups to trek. Afterward, you will be accompanied by an armed safari ranger as you venture into the jungles of Volcanoes National Park to search for mountain gorillas. Gorilla trekking may last from 2 up to 8 hours, depending on how long it takes to locate the gorillas.

However, nowadays park rangers locate the gorillas beforehand and then guide you in the right direction, saving a lot of time. When you encounter the gorillas, you have an hour to spend observing them. Afterward, you will return to the park headquarters to receive your respective gorilla tracking certificates showing the mountain gorilla family you tracked.

  • Optional Activity: Iby’Iwacu Cultural Visit
  • Overnight at Bisate Eco Lodge (Luxury) or Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge for a comfortable stay.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 3: Second Gorilla Trekking

Today, you will follow the same schedule as the previous day but will meet a different mountain gorilla family.

  • Optional Activity: Twin Lakes Visit
  • Overnight at Bisate Eco Lodge (Luxury) or Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge for a comfortable stay.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 4: Third Gorilla Trekking

Again, you will follow the same schedule as the previous day but will meet a different mountain gorilla family.

  • Optional Activity: Musanze Caves Tour
  • Overnight at Bisate Eco Lodge (Luxury) or Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge for a comfortable stay.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 5: Transfer to Kigali and Departure

Today, you will leave your lodge in the afternoon or evening, depending on your preference after having enough rest, and transfer to Kigali International Airport to catch your departure flight.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
  • Driving Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes

End of 5 days triple gorilla trekking safari.


How we approach work

To offer you top-notch service, we have challenged ourselves with consistency and doing our work the right way.

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We give an ear

When you send us an inquiry, we shall carefully listen to your requests and advise you accordingly if need be.

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We recommend

We shall then make recommendations and offer you various options to choose from with a chance to amend them if you need to.

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We hold your safari

A tentative reservation shall be made to secure your booking as we discuss options or any amends that you might want.

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