1 Day Gorilla Trek in Rwanda

With Rwanda, a one day Gorilla trek is possible. It is perfect for visitors who are in Rwanda a day before. It requires very early pick up and drop off in the late evening.

Very early in the morning at 4:30 am, our driver will meet at the hotel, embark the Safari vehicle and start the two hours breathtaking drive from Kigali up to Volcanoes National Park in Musanze district.

On arrival in the town, you can have breakfast and after proceed up to the park headquarters in Kinigi for the morning briefing. After the briefing session and group allocation, the journey to the Jungle starts at exactly 8:30 am.

The One-day gorilla trekking trip in Rwanda is more feasible when a visitor is already in Rwanda due to the fact that it requires very early pick up and late drop off.

You will wander via trails that pass through lush vegetation, valleys and rolling hills up to the exact location of the Gorilla family you are searching for. Usually the time taken and distance moved in the jungle depends on where these apes spent their last night.

After locating them, you are allowed to be in their presence for only one hour, during this period you will the Gorillas feeding, playing with colleagues, laughing, strolling around and more.

You are free to take a lot of photos and videos of these creatures. It’s advised that you come along with your packed food and drinking water.

After one hour descend back to the Park offices and the driver transfers you back to Kigali for drop off at the airport for return flight or hotel for overnight stay. End of one day Gorilla trek.

The Package Includes:

  • Gorilla permit
  • Ground transportation.
  • Airport drop.
  • English speaking driver guide.
  • Breakfast & Packed Lunch.


It excludes:

  • Visa Fees
  • Luxury drinks
  • Tipping Fees
  • Other expenses not indicated in the Package.