GORILLA TREKKING IN RWANDA



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About Our Rwandan Ecotour

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda – Hike through the mist-covered bamboo rainforest and gaze deeply into the soulful brown eyes of endangered mountain gorillas—the largest-living primate on the planet. Encounter golden monkeys and other engaging wildlife and boat across Lake Kivu, one of the Great African lakes, renowned for its scenic beauty. Savor local Rwandan coffee, sip banana wine, and participate in a cooking class at an inspiring nonprofit based in Kigali.

In addition to our small-group departures, we also arrange custom tours of varying lengths and styles!

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What’s Included in the Rwanda Ecotour
  • Lodging for all eight nights in comfortable hotels
  • Gondwana trip leader + local guides
  • All meals included (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) except for the first and last day
  • Guided tour of Kigali and the genocide museum
  • Boat cruise on Lake Kivu and coffee plantation visit
  • A golden monkey-tracking experience
  • All your National Park entrance fees paid, including paid entrance into and guided observation of Virunga’s mountain gorillas with a Conservationist Gorilla Tracker—($750 permit included)
  • Unique cultural activities  (dancing, community visits, banana wine-making and more)
  • A donation to Aspire Rwanda and Carbon Offsetting of your flights
Get Ready To Trek Gorillas in Rwanda!
Start Date End Date Per Person Single Supplement Trip Capacity Availability
Jan 6
2019
Until Jan 14
2019
$5690 Per Person $606 Single Supplement Trip Capacity: 12 Contact To Book
Jul 21
2019
Until Jul 29
2019
$5690 Per Person $606 Single Supplement Trip Capacity: 12 Contact To Book

Ask us about custom dates and itineraries for individuals, couples, families, and groups.


Gallery From The Rwanda Ecotour

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Beautiful Crater Lake at Volcanoes National Park
Beautiful Crater Lake at Volcanoes National Park
Golden Monkey
Golden Monkey
Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda
Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda
Wild Mountain Gorillas
Wild Mountain Gorillas
A baby gorilla seen in Volcanoes National Park
A baby gorilla seen in Volcanoes National Park
A baby mountain gorilla feasts on bamboo in Volcanoes National Park
A baby mountain gorilla feasts on bamboo in Volcanoes National Park
Exploring an island in Lake Kivu
Exploring an island in Lake Kivu
Our breakfast spot at Lake Kivu
Our breakfast spot at Lake Kivu
A silverback poses for visitors
A silverback poses for visitors
Mountain Gorilla Trekking
Mountain Gorilla Trekking
Silverback gorillas are surprisingly contemplative and peaceful!
Silverback gorillas are surprisingly contemplative and peaceful!
Having fun with local Intore Dancers
Having fun with local Intore Dancers
Young gorillas seen playing in Volcanoes National Park
Young gorillas seen playing in Volcanoes National Park

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Rwanda Travel FAQ

Our Amazing Tour Guides


Gregory Bakunzi

Greg has extensive experience as a Rwandan tour guide. He is co-founder and president of the Ruhengeri Community and specializes in cultural tours and ecotourism
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Jared Sternberg

Founder & President of Gondwana Ecotours, Jared Sternberg, is passionate about helping the historically underrepresented peoples and their environments.
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Gondwana Ecotours has teamed up with Aspire Rwanda, a non-profit in Kigali, which provides women who are having trouble making ends meet with the tools to earn a living and improve their quality of life. Selected students are taught literacy, nutrition and health, family planning, and women’s rights. Additionally, their children are provided with two nutritional meals a day and given access to education.

We are proud to announce that during the trip, guests will be able to have a hands-on cooking lesson from Aspire Rwanda students. This experience will not only offer guests an opportunity to go to a local market and to cook a delicious meal, but also offer the students at Aspire Rwanda a chance to teach.

In addition to Carbon offsetting your flights, and visiting with Aspire Rwanda, Gondwana will make a contribution to the organization on each trip. We also have wish lists available for those who feel like contributing more.

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