The ultimate way to experience the best of both Rwanda and Tanzania – including gorillas, chimpanzees, and each of the region’s most iconic and wild landscapes.
This 10-day itinerary combines the best elements of a classic Serengeti safari experience, including The Great Wildebeest Migration, with the incredible opportunity to spend time with wild mountain gorillas, as well as the unique chimpanzees of Rubondo Island.
You’ll be staying at a combination of upscale, permanent lodging as well as mobile migration camps. Explore Rwanda and Tanzania in a number of different ways: game drive vehicles, on foot, and even by boat.
All year round
US$9,545 per person sharing
Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
Rubondo Island, Tanzania
Kigali International Airport, Rwanda
Kimondo Migration Camp, Tanzania
Arrive at Kigali International Airport and meet your Asilia guide and 4x4 vehicle, departing by road for the Volcanoes National Park. The journey takes approximately 3 hours, passing through rolling hills covered in a patchwork quilt of small fields and farms. You will stay for two nights in the charming Virunga Lodge, with sweeping views over the Virunga Volcanoes to one side and the twin lakes Bulera and Ruhondo to the other. Enjoy lunch here and an afternoon at leisure.
Occupying a dramatic hillside position, Virunga Lodge boasts unforgettable views in this dramatic corner of Rwanda. It has a rustic style of luxury and warm hospitality that make it a superb choice for your gorilla-tracking adventures. There are 10 guest rooms, including two deluxe bandas suitable for families, all with a personal butler service. There is WiFi and a spa in the main lodge, and a sun terrace for soaking up the panorama.
Activities at Virunga Lodge
- Gorilla tracking
- Golden monkey tracking
- Hike to Dian Fossey’s grave
- Visit Lake Kivu and Gisenyi