5 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Golden Monkeys, Safari Overview
This 5 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Golden Monkey trekking Safari will give you the opportunity to explore Rwanda primates in Volcanoes national park with an optional community tour around Musanze. Visit Rwanda, Africa’s home to some of the last remaining mountain gorillas and a place where you will be warmly welcomed by smiling Rwandan locals. Rwanda has bravely risen from a tragic past and stands proudly as a representation of Africa’s irrepressible beauty. You will be awe-struck by the profound power of the endangered mountain gorilla. Enjoy 5 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Golden monkeys safari with expert guides.
This is a tailor-made safari package which can as well be adjusted upon the client’s request to accommodate special interests.
Day 1: Arrival in Kigali and Transfer to Ruhengeri.
Welcome to the Land of Thousand Hills, Upon your arrival, a welcoming team from African Safari Journeys together with the driver/guide will warmly receive you despite your time of arrival, enjoy a tour of Kigali city or transfer directly to Musanze – formerly known as Ruhengeri and the base for Gorilla trekking.
Dinner and overnight at Kinigi guest house for budget, Hotel Muhabura for mid-range or Silverback Gorilla Lodge for Luxury.
Day 2 and 3: Gorilla trekking
After breakfast, you will drive to the park headquarters of Volcanoes National Park where you will be briefed by the ranger guides. With packed lunch and the trekking sticks, super forest hike wear, start the gorilla trekking through the light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga. Hiking and tracking gorillas may take 1-8 hours depending on the movement of the Gorillas. You may have an optional ibyiwacu community walk OR a relaxation at the lodge. Dinner and Overnight at the lodge as above.
Day 4: Golden monkey tracking
After breakfast, you will go for Golden monkey trekking in Volcanoes national park (same procedure as Gorilla trekking). The activity lasts 3 to 4 hours and return back to the lodge where you will relax and have lunch. You can later opt for an optional community walk or spend the evening at leisure enjoying the captivating views.
Dinner and Overnight at the lodge as above.
Day 5: Departure
Depart for Kigali and do a city tour including the market visits, handicrafts shop visits, pottery projects, a genocide museum visit and many others. Transfer to Kigali Airport to find your departure flight marking the end of your 5 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Golden monkeys safari.
End of 5 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Golden Monkeys trekking
- Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Permit – $1500
- Golden Monkey Tracking Permit
- Park Entrance Fees
- 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