For those who need to explore Kigali and see the primates in Volcanoes National Park, this is the best package for you.
It starts with a city tour in Kigali and later drive to Musanze district for close encounters with the mountain Gorillas and golden monkeys in Volcanoes National Park.
On arrival you will be picked by our driver guide from Kigali airport and transfer up to a hotel in the city for an overnight stay.
Day 1: Kigali city tour – Transfer to Kinigi
Early in the morning have breakfast and check out for a city tour around Kigali. You visit numerous tourist spots in the city including the genocide memorial sites.
Have lunch and later start the amazing drive to Kinigi in the northwestern part of Rwanda. Check in at Davince lodge for budget, Mountain gorilla view/Le bamboo for mid-range and Bisate lodge for luxury.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking
After your breakfast at the lodge the driver will drive you up to the park headquarters for a morning briefing. Don’t forget your packed lunch.
Later shift from the headquarters to the starting point for your trekking expedition. Distance moved and time taken depends on the location of the gorilla family you are searching for.
Once identified, you stay in the presence of these animals for a period of one hour. See them feeding, playing and wandering around.
You are free to take a lot of photos and videos but cameras with flush light are not allowed. After the experience return to the lodge for relaxation and dinner.
Day 3: Golden monkey tracking – Ibywachu cultural village
Have morning breakfast. After transfer to the park headquarters for short briefing done before the Golden monkey excursion starts.
Golden monkeys are mostly found in the mountainous bamboo forested areas. While in the jungle you are exposed to other wildlife species.
In the evening you visit the ibywachu cultural village for cultural performances and highlight about the Batwa people.
Day 4: Transfer to Kigali – Departure flight
After three nights in Volcanoes, you check out and drive back to Kigali city for departure flight back home. End of the Gorilla Safari in Rwanda.
The Package includes;
- Gorilla Permits
- Park Ranger Fees
- Full Board Accommodation
- Full-time English speaking Driver/Guide
- Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Airport transfer.
- Kigali city tour.
- Ibywachu cultural village
- Visa Fees
- Personal Insurance
- Expenses of personal nature.