This 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari gives you you a chance to explore and trek the mountain gorillas of Rwanda and the prettifying golden monkeys of the Virunga mountains.
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This 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari takes you to the Virunga mountains and gives you a chance to explore and trek the mountain gorillas of Rwanda and the prettifying golden monkeys of the Virunga mountains. Explore the classic African outlook of Rwanda – the land of “a thousand Hills.” enjoying the different backdrops of Rwanda as you turn along the hilly roads. The parks are a mixture of Savannah, forest, and mountainous giving varied sights of Rwanda.
3 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Golden Monkeys safari will be characterized by some magical moments. You might laugh, cry and you perhaps fall in love with the beautiful wilderness. All facilities necessary for your gorilla safari are provided. The 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Golden Monkeys safari will take 1 to 6 hours to encounter the mountain gorillas as they keep moving from one point to another. Upon spotting them, you are allowed to spend an hour with them in their presence taking photos and imitating their call or watching them feed their young ones.
Day 1: Arrive and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Day 2: Gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes National Park.
Day 3: Golden monkey trekking and return to Kigali.
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- Golden monkey trekking
This 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari gives you you a chance to explore and trek the mountain gorillas of Rwanda and the prettifying golden monkeys of the Virunga mountains. Explore the classic African outlook of Rwanda – the land of “a thousand Hills.” enjoying the different backdrops of Rwanda as you turn along the hilly roads. The parks are a mixture of Savannah, forest, and mountainous giving varied sights of Rwanda.
Arrival and Transfer to Volcanoes National parkOn this day, upon arrival at Kigali Airport or depending on your location in Kigali city, you will meet our company representative/ guide who will transfer you to home of the endangered mountain gorillas – Volcanoes national park. This is a 2-3 hours driver from Kigali city to Musanze province. Connect to your lodge in Ruhengeri for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay. Sabyinyo silverback lodge (luxury), Le Bambou Gorilla lodge (Midrange), Hotel Muhabura (budget)
Gorilla trekking Experience in Volcanoes ParkAfter early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the park headquarters-kinigi for a briefing about the endangered mountain gorillas from the park warden. Along with your trekking gear, drinking water and packed lunch, the driver will drop you off at the starting point to trek the gorillas together with the ranger guides. This activity may take between 1-8 hours searching for the gorillas depending on their movement. However meeting them is so rewarding and you will spend maximally 1 hour with them as you take time studying them and taking pictures and videos. After spending your time with the fascinating mountain gorillas, return to the base and meet your driver to connect to your lodge for lunch and refresh. After lunch and time is available, take a cultural walk to Iby’iwachu Cultural Village-a Non-Profit umbrella organization that aims at improving the lives of reformed poachers and communities around Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park through provision of conservation incentives, supporting community enterprise development and livelihood based projects. It’s a rewarding place where you will be guided around the place as you enjoy the Kinyarwanda traditions including the Intore dance, traditional ceremonies and a guided community walk. Retreat and return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay as above. Sabyinyo silverback lodge (Luxury), Le Bambou Lodge (Midrange), Muhabura Hotel (Budget)
Golden Monkeys Tracking and return to KigaliAfter early morning breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters for briefing from the park warden about the endangered golden monkeys. After connect to the tracking starting point and enter the forest to search for the rare golden monkey. This activity can take about 1-5 hours and is done at closer view of the other primates in the park like the red tailed monkeys, Vervet monkeys among other. After viewing the rare golden monkeys for an hour while taking pictures and studying their behaviors, return to the base and meet your drive to have your lunch. And finally connect to Kigali city and take time to visit the Kigali genocide site and craft shops. The driver will later drive you to the airport to find your scheduled flight back home.
- Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Permit – $1,500
- Park Entrance Fees
- Accommodation and Meals as per Itinerary
- 4×4 Safari Transportation to/from airport
- English Speaking Tour Guide/Driver
- Tourist Entry Visa
- International Flight Tickets
- Travel Insurance
- Items of Personal Nature
- Tips and Gratuities