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4 days Rwanda Gorilla & Golden monkey, This 4 days Rwanda Gorilla and Golden monkey tour allows Rwandan tourists to Volcanoes National Park in north-western Rwanda for a memorable encounter with two stunning primate species-Mountain gorillas that are undeniably the star of the show in the country and the Golden monkeys.

Volcanoes National Park is a haven to more than 300 of the total 1064 Mountain gorillas living in the wild with 10 habituated families for trekking, thus only 80 gorilla permits available per day. The Park is also known for sheltering two habituated golden monkey communities and an unrestricted number of persons can trek the communities per day.

What to expect on your 4 days Rwanda Gorilla and Golden Monkey Tour

  • One hour with one of the 10 habituated gorilla families.
  • One hour with one of the habituated golden monkey communities.
  • A chance to see other primate species of the Park.
  • Unforgettable birding opportunities.
  • Transfers with a comfortable 4WD Vehicle.

Itinerary highlights of the 4 days Rwanda Gorilla and Golden monkey Tour

Day 1: Arrival in Rwanda and transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking.

Day 3: Golden monkey tracking and cultural tour.

Day 4: Return to Kigali and City tour.

Detailed itinerary of the 4 days Rwanda Gorilla and Golden Monkey Tour

Day 1: Arrival in Rwanda and transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

Upon setting your foot into Rwandan soil, you will be welcomed by our Company driver/guide and depending on the time of arrival, you will head for lunch or a snack. Later be transferred to Volcanoes National Park. This 3 hours’ drive provides sightseeing opportunities for the rolling hills and the countryside. Arrive and check-in at the booked Safari Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options:

  • Luxury: Virunga Lodge or Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.
  • Midrange: Le Bambou Gorilla Hotel or Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge.
  • Budget: Muhabura Hotel or Kinigi Guesthouse.

Meal Plan: Lunch depends on the time of arrival and dinner is a must.

Travel time: 3 hours’ drive.

Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking.

The second day of your 4 days Rwanda Gorilla and Golden monkey tour starts with an early morning breakfast and transfer to the Park Headquarters for pre-tracking briefing on how to conduct yourself while trekking or when in the presence of the Mountain gorillas. After half an hour to 3 hours of the exciting trek for the Mountain gorillas, Your trek for the mountain gorillas is rewarding because on top of the one hour with the endangered Mountain gorillas, you have to chance of seeing other wildlife especially the golden monkeys, elephants, black and white colobus monkeys, buffaloes, duikers, bushbucks and red-tailed monkeys in addition to bird species.

After your time with the habituated gorilla family, you will return to the Lodge for lunch and relaxation, then later dinner.

Dinner and overnight at:

  • Luxury: Virunga Lodge or Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.
  • Midrange: Le Bambou Gorilla Hotel or Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge.
  • Budget: Muhabura Hotel or Kinigi Guesthouse.

Meal Plan: Full board.

Day 3: Golden monkey tracking and cultural tour.

On the third day of your 4 days Rwanda Gorilla and Golden monkey tour you will be tracking the second most popular primate species in Volcanoes National Park. Trekking the cunning golden monkeys in this Park starts with breakfast and transfer to the Park Headquarters for briefing and later venturing into the jungles. Finding them takes a shorter time than it is with the mountain gorillas because they occupy the lower slopes characterized by Bamboo forest and just like the mountain gorillas, you will spend one hour with them and later return to the Lodge for lunch.

In the afternoon you shall continue to the Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village for a moment of cultural interaction and take part in the tourist activities-traditional cultural dances, visit to the traditional medicine man, being a Royal for the day, grinding millet with large smooth stones, preparation of traditional cuisines and many other cultural activities. Return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at:

  • Luxury: Virunga Lodge or Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.
  • Midrange: Le Bambou Gorilla Hotel or Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge.
  • Budget: Muhabura Hotel or Kinigi Guesthouse.

Meal Plan: Full board.

Day 4: Return to Kigali and City tour

Have an early breakfast and set off for the City where you will be taken through the City tour and later lunch, then departure.

End of your 4 days Rwanda Gorilla and Golden Monkey Tour

 

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