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3 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Golden Monkey tracking safari

Golden Monkey Volcanoes National Park Rwanda, 3 Days Rwanda Gorillas
Golden Monkey Volcanoes National Park Rwanda. Photo by Bishop Skyler
Safari Overview

Visit Rwanda in a 3 Days Rwanda Gorillas & Golden Monkey tracking safari. This Rwanda tour option explores primates in Volcanoes National Park that are mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. Mountain gorillas are among the most visited primates and the park has half of the population in the Virunga Massif. Supplement the gorilla tour with a golden monkey trek and meet yet other primates endemic to the Virunga massif.

Tour Inclusions
  • Pickup and Drop off
  • Private Transportation
  • Gorilla tracking Permit
  • Kigali tour
  • Community Visit
  • Golden Monkey permit
  • Full board accommodation in Volcanoes National Park
  • Safari Guide
Tour Exclusions
  • Visas
  • Kigali accommodation and meals
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
3 Days Rwanda Gorillas Tour summary

Day 1: Kigali Excursion and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park (3 hours drive)
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking Adventure
Day 3: Golden Monkey tracking & Departure

End of tour.

Detailed Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Kigali Excursion and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park (3 hours drive)

Starts with a pick up from the Hotel or airport and head for a city tour to the major attractions. Must Visit Kigali attractions include the Kigali genocide memorial, Kandt House and other places of interest. Have lunch and embark on a 3 hours drive to Volcanoes National Park ahead of your primates expedition.

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking Adventure

This starts with a briefing then hiking for a duration of 1 to 6 hours to meet the gorillas . Once you get to them, stay in their presence for an hour taking photos and getting to know about their behavior. You will see other wildlife species in the park especially birds enjoying sights and sounds of nature. Later be brought back to the park headquarters for your certificates of participation and later go back to your lodge. If you are not tired, go for a cultural visit where you will get to know the local Rwandan culture.

Day 3: Golden Monkey tracking & Departure

Golden monkeys are endangered primates in the Virunga massif and in Rwanda they can be tracked in Volcanoes national park. They are covered in golden fur and are also pure vegetarian that usually feed on plants. You will be briefed about this experience then be led to the forest where you will meet the golden monkeys. After the trek you will be brought back for a transfer to Kigali or drop depending on schedule.

End of Tour.