3 Days Gorillas & Golden Monkeys Tour
$2,462 pp (USD)

2 People | Leaves: Any Day


Destination: Volcanoes National Park, Kigali City

Activities: Gorilla Trekking, Golden Monkey Tracking, Nature Treks

Tour Highlights

  • Gorilla Home Volcanoes National Park
  • Gorilla Trekking Adventure
  • Kigali City

3 Days Golden Monkeys & Gorillas Tour

Overview

The 3 Days Gorillas & Golden Monkeys Tour combines a day with Rwanda’s iconic mountain gorillas with a Kigali City Tour and a visit to the playful golden monkeys for a more complete Rwandan experience. This three day itinerary is perfect for those who have limited time and want to see the best that Volcanoes National Park has to offer. This tour includes your gorilla tracking permit!

Tour Highlights

  • Gorilla Home Volcanoes National Park
  • Gorilla Trekking Adventure
  • Golden Monkey Tracking
  • Kigali City

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Kigali City tour and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking and transfer back to Kigali

See Detailed Itinerary

 

Safari Itinerary

Arrival
Transfer to Hotel

You’ll be collected from the airport (or hotel).
Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1:
Kigali To Volcanoes National Park

You’ll be picked up from your accommodation or the airport and begin the journey to Musanze, Rwanda’s second largest city.

Set against the backdrop of the five Virunga volcanoes, Musanze will be your base from which to explore Volcanoes National Park.

Accommodation:
Mid-range lodge – Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Day 2:
Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

After an early breakfast at your hotel, you’ll proceed directly to the Volcanoes National Park’s headquarters to meet your guides. After completing the briefing, you’ll embark on the once in a lifetime experience of tracking the enigmatic mountain gorillas.

There is no guarantee how long or difficult your tracking experience will be as it depends on where the family of gorillas is and on weather conditions, It can take anywhere from two up to six hours of trekking through the mountain forest at relatively high altitudes. Fitness is definitely recommended for those wishing to undertake the excursion.

One of the most memorable experiences you’re likely to ever have, you’ll be allowed an hour of close contact with the gorillas once you’ve found them. You’ll be privileged enough to come within mere metres of a family of these rare and beautiful animals, observing their family dynamics and getting to learn a bit about each gorilla’s distinct personality in serene silence.

Accommodation:
Mid-range lodge – Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Meals & Drinks: All meals included

Day 3:
Golden Monkey Trekking

We’ll spend the day tracking another of the Volcanoes National Park’s primate inhabitants, the beautiful golden monkeys which can only be found in the Volcanoes Conservation Area.

You’ll trek through sun-dappled glades and dense stands of bamboo in search of these playful monkeys, who are well accustomed to visitors. This means you’ll be able to view the golden monkeys playing, feeding, and leaping from tree to tree as if you weren’t there. While your time with the monkeys is limited to an hour, this is ample time to see the inquisitive creatures in their natural habitat.
After a hot lunch at your lodge, you’ll then return to Kigali for your onward travel.

Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks: All meals included

End of tour

Included

  • 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

Not Included

  • Tourist Entry Visa
  • International Flight Tickets
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of Personal Nature
  • Tips and Gratuities

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