2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Self Drive Adventure Safari

Overview of the 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Self Drive Adventure Safari

silver back Gorilla in Rwanda

Rwanda- one of the most perfect holiday destinations in the Africa, known for its rich Gorilla Trekking is also one of the most sought after and exciting destinations in the Africa. Gorillas are mostly found in Parc Volcano and they can also be found in Uganda and Congo. Gorilla trekking in Rwanda is an interesting experience and can leave you wanting for more. You will also visit the Dian fossey centre Kigali. Volcanoes National Park positioned in the north west of Rwanda is the only mountain gorilla habitat in Rwanda sheltering the Rwandan side of the Virunga massif with ten (10) habituated gorilla families. The Park became very famous following the mountain gorilla research projects of Dian Fossey who had established a research center at Karisoke and greatly contributed to the conservation of these Species. There are 480 mountain gorillas in the Virunga massif of which Volcanoes National park is among. Volcanoes National Park also features impressive flora at different altitude zones as per the rising mountains. It also supports fauna like black-fronted duiker, buffalo and bushbuck. The Park also features 178 species of birds of which 13 species and 16 sub species are restricted to Rwenzori and Virunga Mountains.

3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Dian Fossey Self Drive Safari Detailed itinerary Safari

Day 1 of the 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Self Drive Adventure Safari: Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park and track Mountain gorillas in the Virunga massif


Wake very early from your place of stay in Kigali around 5am, meet our guide and exchange greetings and thereafter transfer to Volcanoes national park head offices at Kinigi 116km about 2 ½ hours’ drive prepared to start your Rwanda gorilla trekking safari, track mountain gorillas deep in their mist. Rain gears, firm walking shoes, hut, insect repellent, sun screen, standard cameras, packed lunch and bottled water should be with you. You attend to briefing about the gorilla trekking conduct after being allocated the respective gorilla family to track. From briefing, you connect to the trail head to embark on the hiking encounter traversing the impressive mountainous landscapes before coming across the gorillas. The one hour with mountain gorillas is rewarding as you see them forage, socialize and the young ones playing. You have the opportunity to take as many photos as you can to keep memory of your lifetime encounter with the gorillas. Retreat from activity and connect to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge,Midrange / Standard: Hotel La Palme,Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel,Camping

Day 2 of the 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Self Drive Adventure Safari: Hike the Dian Fossey and transfer back to Kigali


Have early morning breakfast, after trek to the Dian Fossey center and encounter her great work to save the gorillas. It was her effort that mountain gorillas received international attention and their conservation was given consideration. Her research station at Karisoke is a collection of wide information about gorillas and also her tomb rests at the site along with that of her favorite Silverback digit. You retreat from the activity which tend to last 4 hours and embark on the transfer back to Kigali

End of the 2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Self Drive Adventure Safari

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda


Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda. Read More

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda


One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply. Read More

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda


We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations

More lodging options in Murchison

paara-safari-lodge-uganda safari

Paraa Safari Lodge located on the banks of the River Nile in Murchison Falls National Park’s northern section. The lodge commenced operation in 1954 and presents Upmarket / Luxury accommodation to the Uganda safari undertakers.

More lodging options in Queen Elizabeth

Kasenyi Safari Camp - accommodation in queen elizabeth np

Kasenyi Safari Camp is positioned on Lake Bunyampaka rim the Queen Elizabeth National Park presenting midrange / standard accommodation establishment within Queen Elizabeth National Park.

More lodging options in Kibale

Kyaninga Lodge - luxury accommodation in kibale np

Kyaninga Lodge is a luxury / upmarket accommodation establishment located in the backdrop of the legendary Rwenzori Mountains on the rim of Lake Kyaninga one of the myriad crater lakes in the area.

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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