There are several activities available to guests staying at Singita Volcanoes National Park. These range from pursuits within Volcanoes National Park, to spending time around the lodge or discovering the neighbouring communities or town. Guests can experience these activities at their convenience with their Driver Guides and vehicles always being available. 


Gorilla Trekking 

Cost: $1,500 per person 

Duration: Treks vary from 1 to 8 hours, depending on which gorilla family guests are allocated to. 

The age restriction for gorilla trekking and volcano hikes is 15; and 12 for golden monkey treks.

Read more about gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park on the Singita blog.


Golden Monkey Trekking 

Cost: $100 per person 

Duration: 1 to 4 hours, depending on where the monkeys are located. 

The age restriction for gorilla trekking and volcano hikes is 15; and 12 for golden monkey treks.


Hike to Dian Fossey’s Gravesite 

Cost: $75 per person 

Duration: 2 to 3 hours each way, depending on fitness levels. 

Read more about hiking to Dian Fossey’s gravesite on the Singita blog.


Mount Bisoke Crater Lake Hike 

Cost: $75 per person 

Duration: 3 to 4 hours each way, depending on fitness levels. 


PLEASE NOTE: Guests are encouraged to take approximately US 50 in cash with them when they go gorilla trekking, golden monkey trekking or hiking in Volcanoes National Park. This is to pay a porter the minimum fee of US 10, as well as tips for trackers and guides at the Park. We strongly recommend making use of porters, as they help guests with everything from navigating slippery terrain and steep inclines to carrying backpacks during longer treks. 


Musanze Caves 

Cost: $50 per person 

Duration: 1 hour 


Community Tours 

Guests at Singita Volcanoes National Park have the unique opportunity to visit the small village of Gasura in the Kinigi sector, which is located 30 minutes from the lodge. The interactive tour takes approximately two hours and includes a range of authentic Rwandese cultural experiences. 

Taking guests from house to house in the village, this involves everything from meeting local crafters weaving baskets and carving gorilla-trekking sticks to learning how to process locally produced staples – such as stomping cassava roots and grinding sorghum for flour. It also includes visiting families in their homes to get a glimpse of the local lifestyle. 

Cost: $90 per person 

Duration: +- 2 hours 

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