4-Day Gorillas and Lake Kivu

The tour takes you to Kinigi after visiting the genocide memorial museum. Track mountain gorillas at Parc National des Volcans and complete the tour by enjoying the fantastic views over Lake Kivu from the terrace of Lake Kivu Serena Hotel.

Activities, Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1
    Kigali - Kiningi
    • Pick up from the Airport and transfer to Kiningi
    • Explore Kiningi and its majestic volcnoes
    • Virunga Lodge - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 2
    Parc National des Volcan
    • Visit to Parc National des Volcan
    • Gorilla tracking
    • Virunga Lodge - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3
    Lake Kivu
    • Lake Kivu – Kigali – Departure
    • Lake Kivu Serena Hotel - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4
    Lake Kivu – Kigali – Departure
    • Drive back to Kigali
    • End of tour (no accommodation)


  • Government imposed park fees and/or taxes
  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • Meals (as specified in the full itinerary section)
  • All accommodation
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT


  • Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
  • Accommodation on the last day
  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Tips
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Some meals (as specified in the day-by-day)
  • Drinks
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Write to us at reservations@wildebeestsafaris.com or call us on +254 721 813625, +254 773 524106.


Day 1: Kiningi - Arrival

Meet in the morning on arrival at the airport. Visit the genocide memorial museum. Follow the road as it climbs to the base of the majestic volcanoes, with spectacular views across the five peaks. Lunch at Muhabura hotel in Ruhengeri. Continue toward Kinigi. NB: If arriving in the afternoon, after meeting at the airport, drive directly to Kinigi.

Accommodation: Full board at the Virunga Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Kiningi

As the first light of dawn breaks through the curtain of mist clinging to the summits of Karisimbi, Bisoke, Sabyniyo, Gahinga and Muhabura, we make our way into the Parc National des Volcans. Tracking the gorillas through the unique vegetation can take several hours of challenging walking in wet and muddy conditions. To see a gorilla, the trek will have been worth the hardship.

Accommodation: Full board at Virunga Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Kiningi

Trek a second time the mountain gorilla. After lunch at Mountain Gorillas Nest, continue toward Gisenyi, a nice small town, located on the northern shore of Lake Kivu

Accommodation: Full board at Lake Kivu Serena

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Masai Mara

Enjoy during the early morning hours the peaceful atmosphere of the calm and pristine waters of Africa’s highest lake. From the terrace of your hotel enjoy the fantastic views over Lake Kivu and its ragged shore. Drive back to Kigali. Time permitting lunch at Hotel des 1000 Collines. Transfer to the airport.

Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)

Meals: At own expense

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