Golden monkey in the forest, Rwanda

Rwanda Adventure Tour: Gorillas, Volcanoes, Kayaking & Cycling the Congo Nile Trail

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Volcanoes National Park, Bisoke Crater Lakes, Gisenyi, Lake Kivu...

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Suggested Duration

11 Days

A Rwandan adventure takes you into a land that rarely sees Western eyes, from gorilla troops to volcanic peaks, chimpanzees to Intore dance ceremonies. Handcrafted for active travelers, this 11-day Rwanda safari itinerary connects the country’s famous and unknown highlights, including four days following the Congo Nile Trail by bicycle and kayak. It is more than a journey into an untouched world; it is a connection with a culture and a country that is as charming as it is unique.

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Trip Highlights

  • Trek into the depths of the equatorial forest to find a unique troop of wild mountain gorillas
  • Summit the postcard-perfect Bisoke Volcano, a six-hour return hike that takes you high above Volcanoes National Park to remarkable crater lakes
  • Search for golden monkeys in the forest, just one of many primates you will see over the 11 days
  • Spend four days cycling and kayaking the Congo Nile Trail, a beautiful stretch of rural Rwanda along the shores of Lake Kivu, where every moment is an insight into a land rarely seen by Westerners
  • Connect with local culture on a four-day expedition, including the rare chance to see an Intore dance ceremony
  • Go chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe Forest National Park, spending an hour with a habituated troop

Starting Price

$9,719 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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