4 Days Golden Monkeys & Gorilla Tracking Rwanda

4 Days Golden Monkeys & Gorilla tracking Rwanda safari

4 Days Golden Monkeys & Gorilla tracking Rwanda safari starts and ends in Kigali city which also doubles as capital of Rwanda. The safari includes gorilla permit of $1500 per person and Golden Monkey permit of $100 in the final costing. Tracking of the mountain gorillas takes place in the Volcanoes National Park which has a total of 400 mountain gorillas which is half of the 880 gorillas remaining in the whole world. This safari gives you an opportunity to track the mountain gorillas as well as the golden monkeys within the same park.

4 Days Golden Monkeys & Gorilla tracking Rwanda safari Highlights:

  • Day 1: Pick up from Airport- Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 2: Gorilla tracking -Volcanoes national park
  • Day 3: Golden monkey tracking or optional Dian Fossey tomb visit
  • Day 4: Kigali city tour and Departure

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Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up from Airport- Volcanoes National Park

When you arrive at Kigali Airport, you will be picked up by your driver guide who will drive you to Kigali which is Rwandas capital. After your lunch in the city you will set out for a city tour; this city has well developed markets, amazing history which is to do with the 1994 genocide-you will be able to visit the genocide memorial site, also have a visit in art galleries

Later embark on your journey to Volcanoes National Park which is located approximately 80 km from Kigali. Arrive at the park and check in at the lodge of your choice, Have dinner and overnight

Accommodation Options; Kinigi Guest House(Budget), La Palme Hotel(Moderate), Mountain Gorilla View Lodge(Up market)

Day 2: Gorilla tracking-Volcanoes national park

Enjoy a hefty breakfast in the morning; after be picked up by your guide that will take you to the headquarters of the park, where you will be briefed about the rules and regulations concerning gorilla trekking in the park. This activity is really thrilling as you will have amazing views of the Virungas, and when you meet the gentle giants you will watch them play, feed, among other things, which is an unforgettable experience.

On top of watching the gorillas you will be able to see other animals like elephants, monkeys, buffaloes as well as various species of birds. Later after trekking head back to the lodge for a late lunch. Throughout the evening, you can take a walk in the community or choose to stay and unwind at the lodge

Accommodation Options; Kinigi Guest House(Budget), La Palme Hotel(Moderate), Mountain Gorilla View Lodge(Up market)

Day 3: Golden monkey tracking or optional Dian Fossey tomb visit

Have breakfast early enough and after carry on guided by the park ranger to track the golden monkeys, these animals are very interesting to watch while they play, move around trees and feed.

Another alternative could be visiting the Dian Fosssey tomb, here you will find out a lot concerning this primatologist who once took care of mountain gorillas (please note that; optional activities are not included in the final costing). Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, visit a local school where you will interact with the locals.

Accommodation Options; Kinigi Guest House(Budget), La Palme Hotel(Moderate), Mountain Gorilla View Lodge(Up market)

Day 4: Kigali city tour and Departure

After a heavy breakfast, check out of the park and transfer to Kigali airport. In the mean-time you will go for a city tour and visit a few places like pottery projects, markets, handicraft shops, the national museum etc. Later have lunch still in the city and drive to the airport for your flight back home.

End of 4 days gorilla Tracking safari Rwanda

Important Information

Best time for the 4 days Gorilla Tracking
Rainfall would be the main factor to consider when deciding the best time for gorilla tracking. Heavy rains result in slippery and challenging hiking trails. It can rain at any time of the year, but the time periods of June to August and December to January have less rain and are thereby considered the best time to go. The park stays open throughout the year.

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4 DAYS GORILLA TRACKING SAFARI RWANDA COST INCLUDES

  • Touring and Photography
  • $1500 Gorilla permit
  • Transport 4×4 safari Vehicle.
  • Hot meals
  • Luxury Lodges
  • Drinking water
  • English speaking Guide.
  • Airport Transfer

4 DAYS GORILLA TRACKING SAFARI RWANDA COST EXCUDE:

  • Accommodation on Arrival and dept. ( This can be arranged on request)
  • International Flights
  • Visa Fees
  • Hotel fees in Kigal
  • Tipping of staff.
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