Highlight of the Tour – Gorillas are such amazing creatures and arguably one of the most memorable wildlife experience in the world. They’re the closest animals out there to us humans and we aim to bring you so close to this giant primates.


On arrival at the Kigali International Airport, you will be met by the Amahoro driver/guide and your day starts with a complementary tour of the city.  Named in 1907 by Dr. Richard Kandt, the first colonial resident governor of Rwanda; Kigali city is surrounded by lush hills of green and is referred to as the land of a thousand hills. Get to visit interesting spots which may include; the craft market, Gisozi genocide memorial site & Kigali museum. Depart for a 2 hours’ drive to Ruhengeri area the second largest town in Rwanda, with its stunning backdrop of five volcanic mountains – The Virungas. Arrive at Red rocks Intercultural Exchange centre for lunch then join the local brew makers to understand the chemistry about the process of brewing a local beer from bananas fruits. If you find the activity interesting enough you can join the women in squeezing the juice out of the bananas and drink a glass of juice (Optional). Understand how long juice takes to turn into alcohol after adding in sorghum floor. Enjoy the big glass of our local brew. Among other activities they also do basket weaving and with your visit this local community will be proud of this activity and families supported financially. Later drive to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Driving distance:  2 hours
Activities: City tour + Cultural Activities
Overnight: Amahoro Redrocks Guest House | La Palme Hotel | Mountain Gorilla Lodge
Meal Plan: Full Board


This day is set out for Golden Monkey tracking in the Volcanoes National Park. Entering dense stands of bamboo interspersed with open glades; you will make your way deep into golden monkey territory. Guides lead visitors to the habitat of groups of ‘habituated’ golden monkeys – monkeys that have become accustomed to human presence. Though viewing is kept to a maximum of one hour, travellers can get an up-close look at the golden monkey in its natural habitat. Adult monkeys frolic in plain view, feeding on bamboo leaves and leaping from perch to perch. Females carry their young, completely comfortable among onlookers. Return to your hotel to freshen up and have lunch. Bid your host good bye and depart for Bwindi National Park arriving late in the afternoon. Then later dinner and overnight at your Lodge

Driving distance:  2 Hours
Activities: Golden Monkey + Depart For Bwindi Park
Overnight: Ichumbi Lodge |Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge| Mahogany Springs Lodge
Meal Plan: Full Board


Today, after an early Morning breakfast prepare yourself for an encounter with the Mountain Gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest boasts both Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees – the only forest in Africa which can make this claim in fact. It also hosts five other species of primate, 113 species of mammal, over 200 butterflies and 360 birds. Given the fact that gorilla tracking time is unpredictable, it is difficult to foresee how many hours you will actually hike. The escapade of tracking the gorillas in the superb ecosystem of the park will be passionate for the adventurers. It may take 2 hrs up to 9 hours or more and you should be prepared to walk long distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorillas. “The excitement of seeing the gorillas makes it all worthwhile!” Briefing will be given on how to handle or behave with these gentle giants always. This is a fantastic and privileged opportunity to get up close and personal with Uganda’s very own ‘Gorillas in the Mist. Return to your hotel for Lunch .Enjoy an afternoon Batwa (Pygmies) community walk before heading back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Driving distance: Depends on the family you trek to
Activities: Gorilla tracking + Batwa (Pygmies) Community walk
Overnight:  Ichumbi Lodge |Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge| Mahogany Springs Lodge
Meal Plan: Full board – Lunch, Dinner, bed & breakfast


After breakfast you will bid your host good bye and depart for Kigali. Take a complementary city tour to visit interesting shopping areas for some last minute shopping in one of the friendliest African capitals, before returning to the airport for your onward international flight back home.

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Driving distance:  3 ½ Hours
Activities: Shopping
Overnight:  0
Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

To be more specific, here is what is included and excluded in the package

Cost Includes

Transport in a 4WD safari vehicle exclusive to you
English speaking driver guide
Accommodation and meals as stated in the program
All guide fees
Golden Monkey Trekking Permit in Volcanoes Park
One Gorilla tracking permit in Bwindi National Park or Mgahinga National Park
Cultural Activities
Complimentary City Tour

Cost Excludes

International flights & Visas for Rwanda & Uganda
Travel Insurances
Driver guide or local escort tips
Drinks and dining rooms tips, porter age, personal travel and baggage
Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature
Activities not mentioned in the program