Mountain Gorilla-Trekking Tours & Tourist Attractions, Rwanda

This 5 days and 4 nights tour to the North of Rwanda introduces you a wide variety of wildlife of the Northern part of Rwanda. Species to be seen include among others the birds of Rwanda found in the Rugezi marshlands and the silverback mountain gorillas.This tour takes you to the volcanoes where you will have an opportunity of a lifetime to stay for an hour face to face with these amazing giants of the nature.

Itinerary And Activities Of This Tour

Arrival and Transfer to Musanze
On arrival at the Kigali Airport

On arrival at the Kigali Airport, you will be met by your driver/guide who will take you to your hotel for freshening up at the Radius Guest Flats in Kigali

Musanze Cave and the Sacred Forest
Nyanza Royal palace Museum and trip to Kibuye

On this 2 hours long trip to Nyanza, you will have the opportunity to see several scattered villages and the locals walking to their various daily activities. In Nyanza, besides seeing the Rwandan Traditional Royal home and the Inyambo (the royal traditional long-horned cows) you will also visit the residence of King Mutara III Rudahigwa built in 1932. Later in the afternoon you will drive to Kibuye. Overnight at the Golf Eden Rock Hotel.

Gorilla trek and visit to the Dian Fossey Tomb
Kayaking and ramble to the bats island

In the morning, you will have a kayaking opportunity and a tour to various islands on the lake Kivu. There will be lunch packed for you since you will have a long day out in the lake . The Napoleon Island is shaped like the Napoleon hat and it offers climbing and hiking opportunities. Millions of bats are sheltered on the island spectacularly darkening the sky when people get nearby. This island is surrounded by several other beautiful islands such as the turtle-shaped Rutembagara island.

Birdwatching in the Rugezi Marsh
Boat ride from Napoleon Island to Kinunu Coffee washing station

After breakfast, you will have a boat ride from the Napoleon island to Kinunu coffee washing station where you will experience firsthand all the steps undertaken in the processing of coffee from cherries to cupping. Later after a well deserved lunch, you will visit the Ubumwe Community centre for people with disability. In the evening, you will drive to Musanze. Overnight at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge.


After a well deserved breakfast and final glances to the volcanoes, the park and the town of Musanze, your journey back will take almost 2 hours in which you will take the south-east direction back to Kigali Airport for your outbound flight.