4 Days Gorilla Trekking-Dian Fossey Hike

4 Days Gorilla Trekking-Dian Fossey Hike: This 4 Days Rwanda gorilla trekking & Dian Fossey Hike also allows you to take a volcanic hike up to visit the remains of Dian Fossey’s grave.

This 4 Days Gorilla Trekking-Dian Fossey Hike includes Rwanda gorilla permit at USD1500 and Golden Monkeys tracking permit at USD 75 including an intimate encounter with the gorilla guardians at the Iby’Iwachu Cultural Village.

Volcanoes National Park is located in North western Rwanda, which forms a borderline with Uganda’s Mgahinga gorilla National Park, and Congo’s Virunga National Park. The park covers an area of 62 square miles, 5 out of 8 volcanoes of the vast Virunga Mountains such as Mount Muhabura, Karismbi, Bisoke, Sabinyo & Gahinga.

Safari Itinerary for the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking & Dian Fossey Hike

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali and Transfer to Volcanoes national park

You will be met by our company driver guide, who will pick you up from your hotel or from the airport. He will brief you about your 4 days Rwanda safari, and later drive you through the vibrant city of Kigali for a tour to visit the Kigali Genocide memorial Site, Crafts market in Kigali among others. You will have lunch in any restaurant in the city or lunch enroute as you drive to Musanze (Ruhengeri), arriving in the evening for dinner and an overnight sleep at your hotel as you wait for mountain gorilla trekking the next day.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park

On day 2 of the 3 days Volcanoes National Park safari For Gorilla trekking and Dian Fossey Hike, you will wake up early for breakfast. After here, the driver guide will drive you to the park headquarters of Volcanoes national park Rwanda for Briefing about the do’s and don’ts as well as the expectations of Mountain gorilla trekking.

The ranger guide will share the  code of conduct of how you must behave during your trek, when you are with the gorillas, until when you finally depart. Gorilla trekking may lust for about 2 to 8 hours depending on the gorilla family, how far they may have moved from the previous position, or otherwise the physical strength of the group members.

Once you locate the gorilla, you are allowed to spend up to one hour with gorillas and ensure you maintain a distance of 7 meters away from the gorillas.

Return for your lunch at the lodge, and utilize the free afternoon relaxing at the lodge, till dinner time and later on sleep over.

Day 3: Dian Fossey Hike

You will wake up for breakfast, then go for the Dian fossey Hike in Volcanoes National Park. You will start an adventurous hike with a park guide to the Dian Fossey tombs who will share more about close connection with the gorillas as well as her foundation to conserve them till the time she was murdered. You also find more information at the Karisoke research center, then go back for lunch at your hotel.

After lunch, proceed for a cultural tour to visit the Iby’Iwachu cultural village, where you will enjoy the taste of the Kinyarwanda local food, storytelling, locally brewed beer. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight.

Day 4: Depart For Kigali

Very Early in the morning you will wake up for breakfast,  then depart for Kigali, where you will go for a city tour to visit the  handicraft shops, the Franco-Rwandan cultural Center, the major market, the pottery project and have lunch enroute, then proceed to the Airport.



Gorilla trekking Permit

Dian Fossey Hike

Iby’Iwachu Cultural Experience

Kigali City Visit

Bottled Water

English Speaking Guide

Park Entrance Fees

All Activities Mentioned

All Accommodations

Lunches Enroute


International flight fare

Entry Visas

Laundry services


Alcoholic Drinks

Any other optional activities in the other National Parks  (like;Sport fishing, game drives Trekking Chimpanzees).

What to pack for a 4 Days Gorilla trekking and Dian Fossey Hike

Rain jacket is important as the rains are unpredictable.

Light clothes

A  Torch/headlamp is for safety purposes during night game drives

Sunglasses to protect direct sun rays

A Zoom lens Camera for photographs

A good insect repellent to keep off persistent insects

Good (water proof) Hiking/Trekking Shoes/Boots

Note That:

We can custom tailor the cost of your safari, depending on your travel season, the number of travelers in your group, and your pick up accommodation.

Depending on your style or travel budget, select from economy, comfort or luxury safari lodges, tented camps.

please know that whatever level of accommodation you choose, your confirmed safari adventure with us will always be at our highest expectations.

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