Rwanda Safari – 3 Days visit to Volcanoes National Park on a day trek with the gorillas and another with the golden monkeys – an endangered monkey specie that is so playful and endemic to the Virunga mountain ranges.
Day 1: Trip to Volcanoes National park.
On arrival, you will be welcomed or picked by your tour guide from the airport or from your hotel in Kigali. You go for optional city tour to visit the gisozi genocide memorial, nyamata church, local markets among other areas of interest. You will then drive to volcanoes National park in Ruhengeri with spectacular view of the virunga Mountain ranges. Dinner and overnight at Muhabura Hotel(basic)/La palme Hotel(deluxe)/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge(Luxury).
Day 2: Gorilla trekking and cultural walk.
After an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the park headquarters for a briefing about the dos and don’ts with the gorillas. You will then be allocated the gorilla tracking group and then the driver will drive you up to the starting point of the gorilla tracking group allocated and then ascend the forest for the memorable adventure. Once you see the gorillas, a maximum of one hour is allowed to stay with them before descending back to the starting point. On descent, you will meet your driver/guide and drive back to your Lodge for refreshment. In the evening, you may go for a cultural walk to Iby’wachu where you will be entertained in Banyarwanda traditional songs and learn more about their culture. Dinner and overnight stay at your Lodge.
Day 3: Golden Monkey tracking – Return to Kigali and Departure
After an early morning breakfast, gather at the park headquarters for briefing before ascending the forest for golden monkey tracking where you will enjoy them play in the forest in search for food. On return, you will set off back to Kigali reaching early for shopping if necessary and later transfer to the airport to check in for your departure flight.
End of Tour.