5 Days Volcanoes Gorilla Safari Safaris

Travel to Volcanoes National Park, commonly known to the outside world as the place where for almost 20yrs the American primatologist Dian Fossey studied the Mountain gorilla behaviours. It is largely thanks to Fossey’s determination that poaching was cut in time to save these gentle creatures; the gorillas.

Does a Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla Safari from Escape To Africa Include Volcanoes National Park?

Escape To Africa includes Volcanoes National Park when you book a Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla Safari. We have the best gorilla safari tour packages for you to get up close and personal with these huge animals. From Rwanda, we offer a wide range of affordable outdoor adventures to suit everyone’s budget and vacation needs. Get your family together and go on a Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla Safari today!

Escape To Africa gorilla safari is a different adventure, we provide the ideal itinerary for a trip to Rwanda. Whether you are traveling to Rwanda or planning your next vacation, Volcanoes National Park is one of the many attractions you can enjoy while in the country.

Will I Be Able To Take a Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla Safari With a Rwanda Safari Company?

Escape To Africa is a Rwanda Safari Company that offers a variety of wildlife viewing opportunities, by booking a Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla Safari with our company, you will have the chance to see these spectacular creatures. With the safari packages that we offer you will be able to enjoy and observe nature from a good perspective.

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Can I Schedule Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla Safaris With Escape To Africa Any Time Of The Year?

Book now one of our Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla Safaris with Escape To Africa any time of the year! We offer gorilla safaris throughout the year to help you have a unique experience with these animals. Escape with us and explore the wonders of Rwanda. We offer a unique experience that takes you into the heart of the stunning Rwandan highlands, where volcanoes and lush forests provide spectacular scenery.

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Sure, Escape To Africa the Rwanda Safari Company you need, the choice for your next vacation! With the help of our team of expert safari guides and trackers, we’ll take you where the gorillas are. We will do this with knowledge of gorilla behavior, plus we can offer the best trails and know where to stay.

Here at Escape To Africa we provide our clients with the best Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla Safaris with the possibility of having spectacular encounters with some of these endangered animals. With extensive knowledge of gorilla behavior, we provide a unique opportunity to encounter these creatures. Our safaris allow you to get up close to these animals in their own habitat.

Is a Bisoke Hike Included on Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla Safari?

Escape To Africa is a company that offers Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla Safari with access to a Bisoke hike. Our helpful travel agents and staff take care of all the details, from planning where you’ll stay to arranging your airfare. Escape To Africa offers a unique and unforgettable experience of tracking wild mountain gorillas.

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Do Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla Safaris Include a Hotel Stay and Viewing of Golden Monkeys?

The Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla Safaris are the best way to see the gorillas of this country. If you are looking for an experience out of the ordinary, Escape To Africa is the choice! We provide hotel stay, we give you the opportunity to see chimpanzees, mountain gorillas and also golden monkeys. We are pleased to offer a variety of exclusive and customized safari options for you, with our expert guided tours you will experience the best this country has to offer.

Rwanda Volcanoes Gorilla Safaris adventures include the chance to see endangered mountain gorillas in the wild, cruise through lush green scenery, and visit spectacular locations with breathtaking views.

Safari Outline:

  • Day 1: Kigali to Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 2: Gorilla Tracking
  • Day 3: Golden Monkeys and Iby’wacu Cultural visit
  • Day 4: Bisoke Hike
  • Day 5: Volcanoes to Kigali

Especially created for:

  • Gorilla lovers
  • Adventure itinerants

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Kigali to Volcanoes National Park
Escape To Africa company representative will pick you up early in the morning from either a hotel in Kigali or at the Airport and transfer you to Volcanoes National Park commonly known as the gorilla haven. On your way to the park enjoy the view of the rolling hills and dense vegetation.

  • Travel time: 3 Hours
  • Accommodation: Virunga / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking
After an early morning breakfast transfer with your vehicle to Kinigi park head offices. Gorilla briefing is done by park rangers after which rangers are assigned per trackers group. For those with heavy gadgets or need a pull and push, porters are available. Porters are from the local community and each carry a maximum of 15KGs. Only 1 hour is allowed in the company of the gentle creatures. However it takes about 30 minutes to several hours to encounter the mountain gorillas. Apart from the experience, one is rewarded a Gorilla tracking Certificates of Participation. Later relax at the Lodge.

  • Accommodation: Virunga Lodge / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Golden Monkeys and Iby’wacu Cultural visit
After a light breakfast with packed lunches transfer to Kinigi park offices for briefing. Golden Monkey briefing done before entering the park. This briefing starts at 7:00am and with only 1 hour of viewing for (conservation purposes). However unlike gorillas, golden monkeys exist in large families and one is 100% sighting of these beautiful creatures jumping from tree to tree, branch to branch while the young ones are seen hiding behind the mothers. You will be rewarded with lots of pictures of these playful creatures. Later refresh at the Lodge, before continuing with the Iby’wacu cultural visit for better understanding of the Rwandese Culture.

  • Accommodation: Virunga Lodge / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Bisoke Hike
With an early breakfast and packed lunch, depart for Kinigi to the starting point of Bisoke hike. Mt Bisoke stands at 3700m, a volcano where its crater lays a deep lake. This Hike provides a spectacular breath-taking view of the crater lake. This 6 – hours hike also includes 2 hours descending down to the starting point. For those who are experienced hikers they can get to the top in only 3 hours or even less and return to the starting point in just 1 hours. Before the hiking one has to report at the park offices at 7AM for a briefing, were park rangers, porters and hiking gear are assigned after which the activity starts at 8AM. Later return to the Lodge for an overnight.

  • Travel time:  45 minutes
  • Accommodation: Virunga Lodge / Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Volcanoes to Kigali
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast with a breath-taking view of the misty forest. After with your guide transfer to Kigali city for an overnight. OR if the departure flight is later on in the evening opt for a city tour; visit Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site, National Museum and the local market. Later dine in the heart of Kigali before transferring to the Airport for the departure flight.

  • Travel time: 3 Hours
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast only


Included in the above quote:

  • Our Quotes offered in USD
  • Full Board meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) with Accommodation as listed in the itinerary.
  • Gorilla and Golden Monkey Permit fees
  • Drinking water in the vehicle (1 litre per person per day)
  • Private 4×4 vehicle with experienced English-speaking driver-guide, from the morning of day 1 to the evening of day 5
  • All the excursions and activities indicated in the itinerary under the supervision of an experienced English-speaking guide
  • Wi-Fi (in main areas of all Lodges and Hotel)
  • Government taxes

Excluded from the above quote:

  • All drinks
  • Lunch & Dinner on (Day 5)
  • Rwanda Entry Visa fee
  • International air flights
  • Any optional activity not indicated in above program
  • Laundry Services
  • Gratuities and Tips

Tsavo is an authentic, fascinating, endless and untouched wilderness that join the Tsavo West and East National Parks into one largest protected area in Kenya. This park offers an opportunity of viewing the Big 5 in a single day. Its famously known for its man-eating lions and humongous elephant populations to the outside world, which makes it one of the must visit parks in Kenya. Between the 2 parts, Tsavo East is much more accessible, though Tsavo West provides a unique added advantage point to get closer to hippos and crocodiles lazing around in the waters.

At nearly 22,000km2, this makes Tsavo the biggest National Park in Kenya. Both of these parks where once one single park but where later separated. Though among the two Tsavo west is considered the best park for photography, birding and game viewing.

Tsavo East is at 13,747 sq.KM and is generally flat, with dry plains across where are River flows.

And the Tsavo West covers an area of 9,065 sq.KM and is generally mountainous with swamps, a Lake and Springs. It is known for bird life and large game; elephants, leopards, hippos, black rhinos, Cape buffalos and Masai lions.

Activities in Tsavo National Park

There is so much that you can do in Tsavo National park from the primarily; game drives involving viewing of elephants, African lions, hippos, cheetahs, hartebeest and buffalo, birdwatching, hill hiking, to caving and boating.

Best Time to Visit Tsavo West

At Escape To Africa, we recommend visiting the park in the months of January and February as well as June through September. And we try as much as possible to avoid the March to May and sometimes November to December as the park roads tend to be muddy and inaccessible. For all birdwatchers, the must months of visit to see migratory birds are October to January.

Recommended Number of Days

We normally advise 2 days to enjoy Tsavo west National park and a day more for all photographers to capture as much as possible.

Accommodation in the Tsavo West

As big as the park is, it has numerous accommodation to choose from for all kinds of budgets. At Escape To Africa we offer the best from comfort to services.

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