1 Day Gorilla Trekking Rwanda

1-day gorilla trekking in Rwanda is the shortest trip perfectly designed to suit the budget or visitors with a tight schedule. It is an incredible opportunity for you to be part of the exhilarating mountain gorilla trekking in Rwanda. On this tour, you will be visiting Volcanoes National Park for a gorilla trekking experience.

Leave Kigali early enough for Volcanoes National Park located in Ruhengeri, Northwestern Rwanda. Drive time: 2-3 hours and enjoy a scenic drive of picturesque countryside. Meet the park official at Kinigi and get briefed, allocated to a gorilla family to visit and the actual trek commences at exactly 8:00 am.

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda today may take 2-6 hours and it covers 1 hour of magical encounters. After you get back to meet the driver guide and be transferred to Kigali and it marks the end of a 1-day gorilla trekking in Rwanda.

Volcanoes National Park is set in Northwestern Rwanda, home to not only mountain gorillas but also other unique attractions. The park expands on 160km2 of land area, consisting of 5 Virunga volcanoes, golden monkeys, duikers, bush bucks, giant forest hogs, spotted hyenas, forest elephants, buffaloes, and more.

Birds: 200 bird species live in Volcanoes NP, largely consisting of Albertine rift endemic species. They include handsome francolin, dusky crimson wing, Grauer’s rush warblers, Rwenzori double-collared sunbird, red-faced woodland warblers, collared Apalis, and archer’s ground robin. At Volcanoes National Park, it is possible to undertake golden monkey tracking, volcano hiking, Dian Fossey tomb hike, cultural visits, birding, nature walks, and others.


  • Park entry fees
  • Gorilla permits Rwanda
  • Bottled water on a road trip to Volcanoes NP
  • An English-speaking guide -Rwanda
  • 4x4 safari vehicle -road trip
  • Tips
  • Porter fees
  • Visa
  • Airfares
  • Telephone
  • Beverages
  • Laundry etc.

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