This safari will take you to volcanoes national for gorilla tracking and golden monkey tracking

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes national park

On your arrival at the airport our company tour guide/driver will welcome and greet you, and then after he will brief you about the safari. After, depending on the time available, you will first enjoy the Kigali city tour before you proceed to volcanoes national park. Places to visit include the genocide memorial site in Gisozi, visit cultural sites, national museum, and market places among very many interesting around the city. After lunch within the city you will then embark on a transfer to volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri Musanze district in the northwestern part of Rwanda with a scenic view through out. Check into your booked accommodation relax as you wait for dinner and an overnight at Sabyinya Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Nest Lodge, Le Bombou Lodge, Kinigi Guest House

Day 2: Gorilla tracking in volcanoes national park

baby gorilla in volcanoes national parkEarly morning breakfast before you set off to the park headquarters for a short briefing about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas and also gets you assigned to the gorilla group to trek. After the briefing you will follow the ranger guide deep to the rain tropical forest to begin the activity possibly the most done activity at the park. Trekking the gorillas in this light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga is a supernatural experience no one would love to miss. The walks might be arduous so some physical fitness is needed an encounter of a family of gorillas is rewarding spend an hour with them and be back at the base in time for late lunch. Some gorilla families however are more elusive and tracking can take a full day especially when it’s wet and muddy. After the activity retire back to the lodge for lunch. If the evening is free you will take a tour to lakes Burera and Ruhondo. Dinner and an overnight at Sabyinya Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Nest Lodge/ Le Bombou Lodge/ (Budget) Kinigi Guest House

Day 3: golden monkey tracking

golden monkey tracking in rwandaAfter breakfast at the lodge, you will be briefed by the park wardens about golden monkey tracking, after head to the tropical rain forest to begin the search following the ranger guide. These monkeys are regarded one of the most interesting primate species to track and are considered the most beautiful primates on earth. Just like mountain gorillas, the time taken during the search of golden monkeys is unpredictable, since they move freely in the forest; however the search can go from 30 minutes to 8 hour, so a reasonable degree of fitness is needed. Don’t forget to put on sturdy pair of walking shoes/boots. These monkeys are fabulous fun to watch when jumping from tree to tree. Not like mountain gorillas which can be met on the ground, golden monkeys like jumping from one tree to another so a first camera is highly needed. Ounce they are met, you are strictly allowed only one hour with them while taking photos and videos with them. After come back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight at;

Day 4: Return journey back home

After a hearty breakfast, you will be driven back to Kigali and if you missed the first Kigali city tour, you go for a city tour and later proceed to Kigali international airport to meet your departure flight back home

End of the safari

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