5 Days Gorillas and Dian Fossey Hiking Tour in Rwanda

The 5 Days Gorillas & Dian Fossey Hiking Tour takes you Gorilla Trekking at Volcanoes National Park, and Hiking adventure to Dian Fossey Tomb to learn about Dian Fossey. holidays.

Trip Overview

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 3: Transfer to Dian Fossey Tomb

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Kivu

Day 5: Departure to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

After breakfast, meet our guide and thereafter transfer to volcanoes via the undulating thousand hills of Rwanda, with stopover at some of the genocide memorials, lunch en-route and then after spend the evening taking the village walk to local community’s projects. Dinner and overnight at Lebombou lodge/Laplame Hotel/Kinigi guest house. Meal plan: H/B

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Have breakfast, thereafter continue to the park head quarters for briefing about the mountain gorillas in the mist and the park as well, after enter into the jungle to search for the mountain gorillas and you meet them stay with them for about an hour while taking the unforgettable photographs and videos.

Have your packed lunch, and then return to the park offices for your gorilla trekking certificate. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, meal plan: F/B
5 Days rwanda Gorilla Trek Adventure

Day 3: Transfer to Dian Fossey Center

After breakfast, visit the Dian Fossey centre and at this point you will experience the great work that a primatologist Dian Fossey did towards the conservation of mountain gorillas in the mist, for her great work she did to conserve the mountain gorillas lead to the loss of her life by the local hunting Rwandese.

Thereafter either return to lodge to relax or if time allows you can enjoy an evening village walk. Dinner and overnight as above, meal plan: F/B

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Kivu

After breakfast embark our short drive from volcanoes Gorilla Park and transfer to Lake Kivu and enjoy the shores of the Lake sun bathing. Lunch at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, then in the evening take a boat cruise along the lake visiting the fishing villages. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, meal plan: F/B

Day 5: Lake Kivu then Departure

After breakfast, with our leisurely drive return to Kigali with visit to other museums, genocide memorials and local markets. Lunch and after transfer to airport for your return flight back home.

The safari includes

  • Ground transportation
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Gorilla Trekking Permits
  • Lunch
  • Visit Dian Fossey Centre
  • Visit genocide memorials
  • Boat cruise along Lake Kivu visiting fishing villages
  • Professional English speaking guide


Airfares, Visa, tipping fees to locals and porters while trekking gorillas, Laundry, Cigarettes, Luxury drinks and any other personal nature expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.

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5 Days Gorilla Trekking and Dian Fossey Hike