• Trekking to the gorillas
  • Mountain gorillas, Rwanda
  • On gorilla safari
  • Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
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Gorilla Safari

See two of Rwanda's iconic and endangered primates. This is a trip you won't forget in a hurry.

4 days from £4100pp plus international flights.

A gorilla express safari! With one gorilla trek and one golden monkey trek. A short, but action packed trip making memories that will last a lifetime.

  • Our 'express' 4-day gorilla safari
  • Unforgettable trek to the mountain gorillas
  • Golden monkey trek
  • Dramatic scenery of Volcanoes National Park

If your main focus in coming to Rwanda is to see the mountain gorillas, this is the trip for you. A short trip to the gorillas is easier in Rwanda than in Uganda due to the distance of the gorillas from the incoming airports.

A gorilla safari is never going to be a cheap option as the permits are very expensive, but most people agree that the experience is absolutely worth it - especially given that it is the travellers visiting these incredible creatures which pay for their protection. Without tourism, gorillas would most likely be poached to extinction. Your hour with them will become one of your most treasured wildlife memories.

As well as trekking to see the gorillas we have included a trek to see rare golden monkeys also found here in the Virunga Mountains. Relatively little is known about these beautiful primates other than that they live social groups of about 30 individuals, but they are critically endangered.

In addition to these extraordinary wildlife experiences we provide an insightful Kigali city tour (including the genocide museum if you wish). The people and culture of Rwanda will undoubtedly make an impact on you over these jam-packed four days. Your accommodation in Kigali is the Hotel des Milles Collines, featured in the film Hotel Rwanda and in the Virungas you'll be staying at the swish Sabinyo Silverback Hotel.

This is a private tailor made safari so you can change anything you want, and take the trip at any time you like. It has been costed on two people travelling together, if there are more in your party the price reduces significantly.

We also have a mid-range option which utilises the new Tiloreza Volcanoes Eco Lodge for your stay in the Virunga Mountains. Please ask us for more details on this.

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Start planning your tailor-made holiday now. Tell us what you want, and we will tailor make your perfect trip.

Client Rating for Rwanda 5/5 from 10 reviews

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Simply by booking with Tribes, you are making a difference. Every booking helps with The Tribes Foundation, the charity we back with admin and funds. Most clients give additional donations which we always put to very good use with one of the wildlife, environmental or social projects we support.

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Where you could be staying

Below are some of our recommended places to stay on this trip. Being a tailor-made trip, we can sometimes change to different properties you might prefer, but please note that this will affect the trip price.

Ask us about this holiday, or get in touch with us about planning a tailor-made trip which is just right for you.

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