3 days Rwanda Gorilla and Golden Monkey Tracking : A Rwanda Safari in the mountain gorillas’ natural habitat, Volcanoes National Park. The program includes a city tour of Kigali, a visit to the Ibylwacu cultural hamlet, a trek with the golden monkeys, and an optional hike with Dian Fossey.
3 days Rwanda Gorilla and Golden Monkey Tracking Highlights
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park.
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking – Ibywacu Cultural Village
Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking / Dian Fossey Tomb Hike and transfer to back Kigali.
3 days Rwanda Gorilla and Golden Monkey Tracking highlights
Mountain Gorilla tracking
Visit the ibylwacu cultural center
Optional Golden monkey trekking, visit Musanze caves, Dian Fossey hike, visit the twin lakes
Kigali city tour
3 days Rwanda Gorilla and Golden Monkey Tracking : Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to Kigali to Volcanoes National Park
Our Discover Africa Safaris Tour Guide will pick you up from your Kigali hotel or the airport and take you on a city tour of the city’s top sights, including the Gisozi genocide site memorial center. You will also take a tour of the local markets before continuing on to the Musanze province, where the volcanoes national park is situated. You’ll arrive late, so you’ll go ahead and check into your lodge to have dinner and spend the night.
Muhabura Hotel (Budget)
Le bamboo gorilla lodge (Mid-range)
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury)
Destination: Volcanoes National Park
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking – Ibywacu Cultural Village
Before traveling to the park headquarters at Kiningi for a briefing on the gorilla hike, you will have an early breakfast at your accommodation. By 8:30 am, you will then transfer to the gorilla trek’s starting point to follow the gorilla family you have been assigned. Your ranger guide will lead you as you follow through the jungles in an effort to find the constantly moving gorillas utilizing information from their most recent known whereabouts. After you meet the gorillas, you can spend no more than an hour with them.
After the mountain gorilla encounter, enjoy lunch at your accommodation and then spend the afternoon participating in a cultural adventure at the Ibyiwacu cultural hamlet to learn about the Banyarwanda culture. Having dinner and spending the night at your lodge.
Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking / Dian Fossey Tomb Hike and transfer back to Kigali
You will visit the park’s administrative center early in the morning for a briefing, but this time it will be about the Golden Monkeys. After returning to the lodge to get ready for the travel back to Kigali and the subsequent trip to the airport for your flight home, you will hike the golden monkeys in the nearby forests.
End of 3 days Rwanda Gorilla and Golden Monkey Tracking
Gorilla trekking permits
All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
Accommodation and meals
Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
Professional Tour Guide
Items of Personal Nature
Tips and Gratuity