This 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour takes you to Volcanoes National Park in Musanze for mountain gorilla trekking and golden monkey trekking.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to the Hotel
You will be picked by our professional guide on arrival at the airport and be led to the Hotel to relax from the long flight. Dinner and night stay will be there at the lodge.
Day 2: City Tour and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
After an early breakfast at the lodge, you will be led out of the lodge to go for a historical visit to the historical burial site of the genocide massacres.
You will learn a lot about this tragedy that happened in 1994 and how the country has since recovered from it. You will then proceed to Ruhengeri district in the Northwest where Volcanoes National Park is located. Dinner and night stay at the lodge within the park.
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking
After an early breakfast at the lodge, you will be transferred to the park headquarters for briefing with other guests on the tracking rules and regulations. You will be allocated Gorilla groups to track and be led into the forest to search for the habituated Gorillas.
You will be allowed to spend one full hour with the Gorillas from the time of encounter as you learn the behavioral patterns of these forest giants.
You will then be led to the starting point to meet your driver and transfer you to the lodge to retire from the long activity. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 4: Golden Monkey Trekking
Drive to Gisenyi after breakfast and meet the rest of the visitors to be briefed on the tracking guidelines as a group. Golden monkeys are tracked like the Gorillas and some of the guidelines are more/less the same as you will be guided.
You will be led into the forest to search for these tiny and shy apes that have been habituated. The monkeys are seen jumping on top of the trees but are uniquely identified by their unique Golden fur even from a distance.
Please carry your pair of Binoculars to watch more closely. You will be led to the starting point after this blissful experience to meet your driver. You will head for a community visit to catch up with the local people to interact with them and learn about their way of life. Dinner and night stay at the lodge.
Day 5: Return to Kigali
After an early breakfast at the lodge, you will drive to Kigali and have a short city tour before transferring to the airport for your flight.
End of the 5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari.