Trip idea in Rwanda

Northern Experiences


from £3,510 pp

(ex international flights)


6 days

This corner of northwestern Rwanda is a breath-taking, unforgettable place, where culture, adventure and conservation intersect. Volcanoes National Park lies along the Virunga Mountains, boasting of 8 ancient volcanoes, which are shared by Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Just a short two hour drive from Rwanda's capital of Kigali, the park is the perfect place to have some unique Rwandan experiences. Whilst visiting the mountain gorrillas is often viewed to be the highlight of the park, the dramatic landscape also offers thrilling hiking routes and there are opportunities to site fascinating golden monkeys. The Volcanoes National Park is also one of Rwanda's conservation epicentres, where many non-profit organizations base their operations. Visitors can pay homage to the legendary scientist and gorilla advocate Dian Fossey in the Gorilla Fund offices, located in the nearby town of Musanze. Here you will also be able to take a trip to the bustling and vibrant markets of Musanze to immerse yourself into everyday Rwandan culture.

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Day 1 - Kigali

  • Transfer from Kigali international airport to your hotel in Kigali
Kigali, Volcanoes National Park

Day 2 - Kigali, Volcanoes National Park

  • Transfer from Kigale to Musanze
  • Kigali Genocide memorial site
Volcanoes National Park

Day 3 - Volcanoes National Park

  • Golden Monkey trekking
  • Explore the volcanic Twin Lakes
Volcanoes National Park

Day 4 - Volcanoes National Park

  • Gorilla trekking
  • Ibyi Iwacu cultural village

Day 5 - Gisenyi

  • Transfer from Volcanoes National Park to Gisenyi
  • Kayaking on Lake Kivu

Day 6

  • Transfer from Gisenyi to Kigali international airport