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&Beyond is the world's leader in luxury experiential travel and safaris. Our roots are in Africa and South Asia, where we run 33 magical safari lodges and camps in the most breathtaking parts of the continent and, through this, sustain hundreds of rural communities and millions of acres of precious, sometimes endangered wildlife land.
Explore the Virungas Volcanoes in search of mountain gorillas, roughly half of the world’s wild population of mountain gorillas in this picturesque and densely forested area.
Kick-start your adventure in Kigali, where excursions include an insightful trip to the Genocide Museum and a journey to the bustling fruit market.
Experience lunch at the Hotel Mille Collines (featured in the movie Hotel Rwanda) and an exhilarating ride through town on that back of a motorbike taxi.
5 Days / 4 Nights
This itinerary is ideal for wildlife enthusiasts who are both repeat and new travellers to the African continent. You will have the life changing opportunity to view mountain gorillas in their natural habitat at the Parc National des Volcans.
DAY 1: Kigali
Upon arrival at Kigali Airport you will be met by a member of the &Beyond team who will drive you to the Kigali Serena Inn.
DAY 2-4: Volcanoes Virunga Lodge OR Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
After a scrumptious breakfast you will be driven to Parc des Volcans, where you will spend three nights at a lodge of your choice
DAY 5: Kigali
Take in the majestic vistas of the mist-covered slope of the mountain. Your trekking adventure sees you following in the light footsteps of your nimble porter. As you travel deep into the rain forest you will be immersed in the intoxicating smells of the lush vegetation and the harmonic sounds of the forest’s resident wildlife. Nothing can quite compare to the feeling you will experience when dim shapes and faint sounds turn into the very distinct outlines of free gorillas. Savour every second of an exhilarating hour spent with the great apes. After your encounter, head back home to a hero’s welcome and enjoy a well-deserved massage.
After a scrumptious breakfast you will be driven back to Kigali Airport for your outbound flight.
Learn more about the luxurious &Beyond properties available for your trip.
Relaxed yet elegant, the Kigali Serena Hotel is situated on a charming boulevard in the heart of Kigali.
Here, surrounded by the tropical forests of Rwanda, just a stone’s throw away from the renowned Parc National des Volcans.
Set on a stunning hillside, the magnificent Virunga Safari Lodge boasts panoramic vistas of the Virunga Volcanoes and the beautiful lakes of Ruhondo.
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We have many activities to keep you busy during your stay. See our destination pages for more information.
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Start your adventure in Kampala, Uganda's capital city, then continue west of the country in search of the mountain gorilla in the forests of Bwindi.
Your adventure starts in Uganda tracking the rare mountain gorilla, then continues on to Rwanda with further opportunities to visit the gorillas.