4 Days Golden Monkey Safari
Day 1: Arrival in Kigali
Arriving at Kigali international airport, one of our representatives will receive and welcome you. The representative will take you to either Serena Hotel(Luxury), Radisson Blue Hotels Kigali(Luxury), Five to Five Hotel(Budget) where you will have supper and later on stay for the night.
Day 2: Kigali City Tour & Virunga National Park
In the morning, you will visit Kigali and specifically national museum, Kigali Genocide Memorial and other places around.
After lunch, you are driven through the green hills of the northern province to Musanze and later on the Volcanoes? Virunga national park where the almost extinct mountain gorillas stay. Be ready to have an entertaining night with the local people through music and stories about the culture and history. Dinner and overnight can be on either Mountain Gorilla View Lodge(Luxury)/ 5 Volcanoes Lodge(Luxury), Da Vinci Lodge, Solution Gorilla Lodge, Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge(Deluxe)/Muhabura Hotel(Budget).
Day 3: Gorilla tracking and afternoon Cultural walk
First and foremost you are briefed by a senior park ranger which is followed by an unforgettable adventurous gorilla tracking. For the most part, this gorilla tracking is around 2 to 6 hours in the forest. Visitors are only allowed to have one full hour with the Gorillas. After the tracking, you can now go to the hotel to get rest. In the evening, you can visit both Burera and Ruhondo lakes which are usually called the twin lakes. Return for Dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Dian Fossey Hike and transfer back to Kigali
On the last day, you will tramp up to the grave of Dian Fossey. Dian Fossey was an American primatologist and conservationist she is well known for her studies on the mountain Gorillas. She later died and is buried near Digit a gorilla she had created a bond with over time. When you return, you will be driven back to Kigali, you can shop and will later be taken to the airport for check-in and later for your departure.
- Day 1: You are warmly welcomed by our Safari guide; You stay in Kigali city for the night;
- Day 2: Optional visit around the capital, Kigali. You may transfer to Volcanoes and visit Iby’iwacu cultural village meeting local people and tasting a glimpse of the vast culture.
- Day 3: Gorilla trekking
- Day 4: You can either track the Golden monkeys or undertake a hike to Dian Fossey Graveyard. Transfer back to Kigali airport for your flight.