Gorilla Express Safari

Extend your vacation to the Volcanoes National Park at Kinigi, which is one of the best places to observe and to photograph the mountain gorillas. The Gorilla Express makes it easy to combine your gorilla experience with another safari in East Africa and Southern Africa

Gorilla Express Safari

What we like...

  • One of the most rewarding "bucket-list" experiences to do!
  • See these great apes in their natural habitat
Air-Inclusive from
$3,499
pp
Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for departures from Johannesburg (JNB) valid between July 12 - December 14, 2016 and March 01 - May 31, 2017 and also October 01 - December 09, 2017 if booked in conjunction with an existing package.

Itinerary

DAY 1: VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

Depart Johannesburg to Kigali.

Murakaza neza mu Rwanda! (Welcome to Rwanda!)

Depending on your arrival time, your driver-guide may propose you a visit of Kigali city which includes the Genocide Memorial centre at Gisozi.

Transfer to Kinigi at the foothills of the Volcanoes, the trip will take about 2 hours.

Overnight on a dinner, bed & breakfast

 
 

DAY 2: KIGALI

After breakfast, you will depart for the headquarters of the Park, where your guide will accomplish the necessary formalities for you. You will meet your ranger guide(s) for a briefing about the greatest animal experience ever. You will be driven to the slopes of one of The Virunga volcanoes for your trekking.

After the trekking, visit of the Iby'Iwacu traditional village (a community based tourism project where the local community displays the traditional ways of living).

Lunch at Musanze (Ruhengeri) and transfer to Kigali. On your way to Kigali, several stops will be made to admire the scenery. Rwanda is the country of the thousand hills!

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Hotel des Mille Collines

 
 

DAY 3: DEPARTURE

After breakfast you will be collected from your hotel. Depending on your departure time and if you missed the opportunity the first day, you will have your Kigali city trip including the Genocide Memorial centre at Gisozi.

Transfer to the Airport for your departure to Johannesburg.

Genocide Memorials: In Rwanda you will find all over the country Memorials to remember the genocide of 1994. The most important Genocide Memorials are those of Kigali (Gisozi) where the history of the genocide is explained. A visit to the genocide memorial is for most visitors an emotional event.

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Round trip coach air on South African Airways from Johannesburg (JNB) to Kigali; Accommodation as per the itinerary; Meals as per the itinerary; 1x Gorilla Trekking permit

 

EXCLUDES

Any meals or services not mentioned above; Any items of personal expense - i.e. drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc; Gratuities for rangers/guides/drivers/porters

 

Your accommodation is as outlined in the itinerary above. All our programs are full customizable to your needs. Should you wish to substitute your accommodation to any of our preferred Partner hotels, please feel free to speak to our Africa Experts.
 

Call us on 1-855-359-7228

Air-Inclusive from
$3,499
pp
Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for departures from Johannesburg (JNB) valid between July 12 - December 14, 2016 and March 01 - May 31, 2017 and also October 01 - December 09, 2017 if booked in conjunction with an existing package.
Price is per person based on double occupancy and can only be booked in conjunction with an existing package. Valid as of July 12, 2016 for departures from Johannesburg (JNB)  as an extension tour in conjunction with an existing package, between July 12 - December 14, 2016 and March 01 - May 31, 2017 and also October 01 - December 09, 2017 with the same itinerary available at higher prices during other travel periods. Subject to availability and currency exchange rate fluctuations. Prices are valid for new bookings only, are not retroactive and may change without notice. Baggage and optional service fees, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply.