3 days primate safari in Rwanda
This 3 days primate safari in Rwanda will give you the opportunity to access the endangered mountain gorillas and the endangered golden monkeys that can be seen when you visit Volcanoes national park one of the most rewarding national parks in Rwanda. You will have the chance to spend one hour with the gorillas and the golden monkeys observing a number of rewarding features of the primates in the wild as you hike along the Virunga mountains in Rwanda like mount gahinga mount sabyinyo, mount muhabura, mount bisoke and mount karisimbi to observe the behaviour of the species in the wild.
Highlights of your safari
Day 1: City tour & Transfer to Ruhengeri–Volcanoes National Park
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Volcanoes National Park
Day 3: Golden Monkey Trekking
Day 1: City tour & Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Upon arrival in Kigali City, you will be met by our company representative and transfer to Kigali city where you will embark on a city tour visiting Kimironko market and the Gisozi genocide memorial site. Have lunch and transfer to Musanze – the nearest town to Volcanoes National Park found in the northern province of Rwanda arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid-range) Hotel Muhabura (Budget) 5 volcanoes (Luxury)
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking – Volcanoes National Park
You will enjoy early morning breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters with your packed lunch and bottled drinking water for briefing by the park ranger guides at 7:00am. After briefing, you will start your gorilla trekking journey accompanied by the ranger guides in search of the mountain gorillas; this takes 2 to 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. However, the guides will try to find them from where they were last seen the previous day! You will spend 1 hour with these gentle giants and later return to your lodge to refresh and relax. In the evening, you can do an optional community tour around Ruhengeri for a Rwanda cultural experience. Dinner and overnight stay at Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid-range) Hotel Muhabura (Budget) 5 volcanoes Luxury)
Day 3: Golden Monkey Trekking
On the 3rd day of your 3 days primate safari in Rwanda, Breakfast will be served early and drive back to the park headquarters as on day 2 above. Receive briefing and go for Golden monkey trekking. Tracking is done in Volcanoes national park, but less strenuous compared to Gorilla trekking. It lasts 2 to 5 hours and transfer back to Kigali and proceed to the airport for your onward flight.
Airport Pick up and drop off
Golden Monkey permit
4X4 Safari vehicle and fuel
Full time English speaking Guide/Driver.
All accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
All meals at the hotel
Bottled drinking water while on safari.
Personal expenses such as telephone calls, email, laundry, beverages or meals not indicated in the itinerary, Portage and wait staff gratuity