4 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Lake Kivu Tour

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  • 4 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Lake Kivu

Visit and explore Rwanda on our 4 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Lake Kivu Tour. This package is unique because it affords you a double gorilla trekking adventure followed by a relaxing boat ride on the stunning Lake Kivu.


Day 1: Arrival in Kigali -Volcanoes National Park

On arrival at Kigali International Airport in Rwanda, a tour guide from Amazing Gorilla Safaris will be waiting for you to start the 4 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Lake Kivu Tour.

You will then go for a Kigali city tour, including a visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre and later transfer to Musanze district, with the evening visit to the amazing twin Lakes, Burera and Ruhondo.

At sundown, we shall help you check into your preferred accommodation for the night, in anticipation of the next day’s Gorilla trekking adventure. Musanze has several accommodation options ranging from luxury to mid-range and budget.

Day 2: First Gorilla Trekking Encounter

At 7:00 am, after breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Kinigi, the Volcanoes National Park headquarters, where you will meet other trekkers of the day to be grouped and briefed about the Gorilla trekking rules and regulations by the park officials.

Together with 7 other trekkers, you will visit one of several habituated Gorilla groups, setting off at exactly 8:00 am.  The Trek will last about 1-8 hours, depending on weather conditions, and on the movement of the Mountain Gorillas.

On encountering the Mountain Gorilla group that you are trekking, you will be allowed a maximum of one hour with them. Use this moment to study their behavior, observe body gestures and take a few photos (non-flash).

After the gorilla trek, you will return to the park offices to collect your gorilla trekking certificate, visit the local communities and then head back to your hotel/lodge for the night.

Day 3: Second Gorilla Trekking Encounter

Have breakfast, and then go for your second gorilla trekking excursion with a different group of gorillas. Preparations are similar to yesterday’s. After the trek, you will be treated to a sumptuous lunch.

After lunch, drive to Lake Kivu and relax at the beach, followed by dinner and a well-deserved rest at your hotel.

Day 4: Lake Kivu Tour, Transfer to Kigali

Have breakfast, and take a boat ride on the lovely Lake Kivu which includes a visit to the fishing villages. Then, you will have a glorious lunch, before being chauffeured back to Kigali International Airport for your flight back home.


Book the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Lake Kivu Tour today for a tour of Kigali City, a memorable encounter with Rwanda’s Mountain Gorillas, a visit to the iconic Twin Lakes and a calming boat ride on the serene Lake Kivu.

Alternatively, you could Contact Us with for a tailor-made Gorilla Tour that fits into your schedule.

4 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Lake Kivu Tour highlights

Itinerary Summary  Tour Activities
  • Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Musanze. Visit to the Twin Lakes
  • Day 2: Gorilla Trekking & Local Community visit
  • Day 3: Second Gorilla Trekking & Lake Kivu visit
  • Day 4: Lake Kivu Boat Cruise & Transfer to Kigali
  • A double magical encounter with mountain gorillas
  • Kigali city tour
  • An optional encounter with striking golden monkeys
  • Travel in a customized 4WD safari vehicle
  • 2 Gorilla Trekking Experiences


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