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FROM US$8,800-US$11,700

Silverback Gorilla Safari

Fly into Rwanda and you can be trekking to meet a family of mountain gorillas the next morning. An itinerary like this could easily be combined with a safari in Kenya or Tanzania.

Silverback Gorilla Safari: Prices & Details

Prices & Details for the Silverback Gorilla Safari

Below are costs for the Silverback Gorilla Safari and details of what’s included. This is just an example of what we do; each of our holidays is tailor-made. Contact our Expert team now for them to design a trip that will suit you really well.

At a glance

Starts: Kigali International Airport
4 nights Sabyinyo Silverback - Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda Full Board
Ends: Kigali International Airport
Silverback Gorilla Safari: prices

Holiday price guide

Include international flights from/to the UK

What's included

  • All transfers in Rwanda
  • A private guide and 4WD vehicle for the duration of your safari
  • One golden monkey tracking permit
  • Two gorilla tracking permits
  • Current park fees for Volcanoes National Park
  • Kigali city tour and entrance to the Genocide Museum
  • A complimentary copy of the Bradt Travel Guide to Rwanda

What's not included

  • Drinks/laundry
  • Tips and gratuities, which are optional

Notes about this trip

  • The prices shown are based on two people travelling together and sharing a double or twin room.
  • The flight from London Gatwick to Kigali with Rwandair is not daily; chat to us for other route options.
  • Because this trip is based on a private vehicle and guide, costs reduce if more than two people are travelling. Conversely, they increase substantially if one person is travelling alone.
  • It is worth noting that the gorilla treks can be strenuous, but they are taken at a slow pace; the hike could be anything from 30 minutes to around six hours, depending on which gorilla family you visit.
  • An additional new activity to add to your trip is canoeing along the Mukungwa River near to Musanze. With spectacular scenery and birdlife, it’s a peaceful and relaxing way to enjoy the location. There are a couple of faster sections of water during the trip, which add to the excitement, though these can be walked around for those of a nervier disposition. Canoeing trips are also available to the nearby Rugezi wetlands, a great area for birdwatching opportunities. Chat to us for more details on these optional extras.

International flights

Many of our travellers organise their own flights. However, if you're starting in the UK, we can arrange flights to and from Africa as a part of your holiday. Ask us as we design your trip.

Outbound London Gatwick > Kigali International Airport
Return Kigali International Airport > London Gatwick
Typical Prices From US$1,160 to US$1,360 pp
Silverback Gorilla Safari: flights & prices
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