This 4 days Rwanda gorilla and golden monkey trekking safari takes you to Volcanoes National Park well known for Gorilla trekking in Rwanda. Drive through the unwinding hills in rural areas into the home of endangered mountain gorillas and golden monkey. Your safari begins from Kigali urban settings into the village setting of Musanze, this park is a habitat to variety of primate species that you may encounter during your trekking. You will also be to encounter several bird species and other wildlife. You will also have a visit to Iby’ Iwacu cultural village to get an insight of the Rwanda culture, and watch their traditional ways of living as you have chance to interact with these ex-poachers.
Upon arrival at Kigali international airport and passing through the immigration process, you will be welcomed by our safari driver who will, brief you shortly and transfer you to the booked accommodation.
Destination: Kigali airport – Kigali
Activities Airport transfer
Accommodation options Kigali Serena Hotel, (Luxury hotel)
Today you will be picked from the hotel, head for a city tour to visit the local market and Kigali genocide memorial ground before being transferred to Musanze near Volcanoes National Park where you will your dinner and overnight stay.
Destination Kigali – Musanze
Activities City tour
Meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation options Gorilla Nest (High end lodge)
Or Virunga Lodge (Luxury lodge)
Early morning cup of coffee, then prepare for the gorilla trekking briefing from the park headquarters and thereafter, you will enter the jungle with your packed lunch to search the shy mountain gorillas and enjoy their lifestyle in their real home. After meeting the gorillas, you can sit around these great apes for a whole hour watching their social life as you take pictures. On a gorilla safari, a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as walking shoes, packed food and mineral water, insect repellent, sunscreen and hut. The gorilla tracking experience takes half or whole day depending on the movements of these primates. After this gorilla tracking experience, you will return to your lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, ready for cultural tour to visit Iby’ Iwacu cultural center to get an insight of Rwandan culture. You later driver back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Destination Volcanoes NP
Activities Gorilla Trek & Cultural tour
Meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation options Gorilla Nest (High end lodge) https://www.oneandonlyresorts.com/one-and-only-gorillas-nest-rwanda
Or Virunga Lodge (Luxury lodge) https://volcanoessafaris.com/virunga-lodge-rwanda/
Today after you warm early morning breakfast, you will be picked by our safari driver guide who will transfer you to the park headquarters for briefing with your packed lunch and start off you day golden monkey trekking in search for these shy primates in the jungle. Just like the gorilla trekking experience, the same applies to golden monkey trekking though not so hectic like gorilla trekking. You will later return to the lodge for lunch and later transfer to Kigali to catch up with your evening flight back home. End of service!