1 day gorilla tour in Rwanda’s Volcanoes national park, for budget travelers and those on short time plan in Rwanda on conference or volunteering. With Rwanda’s gorilla permits going for $1500, this tour plan is perfect way to save on your gorilla tour budget.

1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Tour on Budget driving you to Volcanoes and back to Kigali.

The 1 Day short gorilla tour to Volcanoes national park Rwanda sets off by 5:00 am for a 2 hours drive from Kigali to volcanoes national park in Musanze.
Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes is a well managed conservation countrywide initiative for the mountain gorillas, with a set of rules set to protect the endangered species.
Before you head into the forest to search for gorillas, the head guide with brief you about rules and how to conduct when you meet the gorillas and what to expect for the tour.

For your trekking adventure, your guides, porters and rangers go out of their way to make sure you have a memorable experience. The group moves at the pace of the slowest person to accommodation everyone. The guides are very informative and ready to share all the information on gorillas, their behaviors, conservation and the local community.

Chances of seeing gorillas on your trek are high and guaranteed, but just incase you fail to see them, The Uganda Wildlife Authority offers you an opportunity to go back into the forest at half price

You have to keep a distance of at least 20 feet away from the gorillas, but as gorillas are wild animals and very curious, they often go up-to the trackers enhancing the experience with the gorillas. Only 8 tourists can track a single gorilla family and visitors are advised to take porters to carry your backpacks as well as help you through tough spots on the hike.

You will spend 1 hour with the gorillas, and you return back to the starting point where you will meet your guide. Later have lunch and transfer back to Kigali for drop off at your hotel or airport.

End of Tour

The tour qoute inclusions
– Gorilla permit/s
– 4*4 Safari Vehicle
– English speaking guide
– Drinking water
– Lunch

Tour Exclusion
– Air tickets
– Flights
– Visa ad visa fees
– Items of personal nature
– Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
– Tips through the tour

About Rwanda

Rwanda Guided tours taking you to explore The Land of a Thousand Hills – a brave country moving past past the turmoil and horror of the 1994 genocide.rwanda culture dance at kinigi briefing offices

After 23 years, the country has worked together to rebuild her infrastructure and reconciliation among her people and her neighbors. The peaceful approach has remarkably worked for the beautiful small country, that today shines out as one of Africa’s safests and cleaned countries to visit.

Rwanda is a green mountainous country with remarkable scenery and welcoming people embracing a peaceful future complimented by the numerous attractions to see in Rwanda; the rare mountain gorillas which have made the country a must stop for all African to fulfill a life long dream of meeting our close cousins in the jungle,

At Wild Rwanda Safaris, all our tours are private and you can signup for this tour all year round crafted using our extensive knowledge and experience of creating gorilla tours in Rwanda. Your local expert guide will share great insight information about the lives, culture, history, flora and fauna of the beautiful country. We shall make sure your expectations are fulfilled and honored with great precious memories.


All tours have been planned to offer you a range of accommodation options so we fit all types of traveler budgets to offer you a very personal experience ranging from small intimate guesthouses to midrange accommodation properties to top luxury acclaimed lodges in the different attractions and national parks. You have the power to decide the your tour budget and travel conveniently

Guide to drive distance between towns in Rwanda

  • Kigali to Volcanoes National Park 2hrs 15 mins – 80 Kms
  • Kigali to Akagera National Park – 2 hrs 30 mins Drive time – 120 Kms
  • Kigali to Nyungwe National Park – 6hrs 30 mins Drive time – 225kms
  • Kigali to Musanze – 2 hrs Drive time – 72 Kms
  • Kigali to Gitarama – 1 hr Drive time – 51 Kms
  • Kigali to Butare – 3 hrs Drive time – 142 Kms
  • Butare to Cyangugu – 3 hrs Drive time – 155
  • Musanze to Gisenyi – 1 hr Drive time – 62 Kms
  • Kigali to Bugasera – 50 mins Drive time – 60 Kms
  • Kigali to Kibuye – 3 hrs 20 mins – 130 Kms
  • Kigali to Rwamagana – 1 hr Drive time 50 Kms