This 4 Days Gorilla Trek Rwanda & Golden Monkeys tour is a 4 day safari which starts and ends in Kigali- Rwanda. It is a double gorilla tracking for Volcanoes N.P , Tracking different families.
Volcanoes N.P in Rwanda has twelve habituated gorilla families for tracking and eight habituated gorilla families for research. It takes between two to ten hours of tracking depending on which group you are allocated. You can also climb a volcano, visit the remains of Dian Fossey’s grave or visit the endangered golden monkey.
Day 1: Kigali City tour, transfer to Volcanoes Park
On arrival in Kigali airport you will be received by the company Driver/ guide or from your Hotel, if its early, you will have a city tour in Kigali during which you will visit the national historical museum, presidential palace and the genocide memorial among several other fascinating tourist sites. You will have lunch and after begin on a drive through the beautiful terraced hills as you head to Volcanoes national park which is home to the highly-endangered mountain gorillas. After checking into your accommodation, you will visit one of the nearby Banyarwanda communities who will entertain you with enjoyable cultural songs and dances. This marks the start of the 4 Days Gorilla Trek Rwanda & Golden Monkeys tour.
Day 2: 1st Gorilla tracking and Nature walk
Very early morning you will assemble at the park headquarters and be briefed by the park before you begin on this memorable gorilla tracking expedition which will take between 2 and 6 hours in the forested Park. You will spend a maximum of one hour with the gorillas taking photographs and observing them. Later return to your lodge and relax before visiting the twin lakes during a nature walk.
Day 3: 2nd Gorilla trekking
Today is another different experience , 7am you will assemble again at the park head quarter for briefing and allocation of a different family to go tracking, proceed for your second tracking spend an hour with them later after your second gorilla experience transfer back to your Lodge for relaxation.
Day 4: Hike to Dian Fossey Grave or golden monkeys, Departure
Today morning, you will set out in the company of a guide and hike to Dian Fossey’s grave. Dian was an American primatologist that dedicated her life to researching about the gorillas of Rwanda, and also played a big role in ensuring that this endangered species is conserved. Unfortunately, it’s said that she was murdered by poachers and later buried next to her favorite gorilla Digit in this park OR Go for Golden monkey tracking , they are an endangered specie found only in volcanoes national park Later on, you will return to Kigali and be dropped off at your Hotel or to the airport for your departure flight.
End of the 4 Days Gorilla Trek Rwanda & Golden Monkeys tour.