4 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Golden monkey trekking safari

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Golden monkey trekking safari is for two grand primate safaris that are Mountain gorilla trekking and Golden monkey tracking on which you are to encounter mountain gorillas and golden monkeys in Volcanoes national park. Volcanoes national park is the most popular safari destination in Rwanda famous for hosting the endangered mountain gorillas, the forests of the park also host the golden monkeys which are also endangered species. 

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Golden monkey trekking safari

On Rwanda Mountain gorilla trekking safari involves tracking and locate one of the mountain gorilla families found in Volcanoes national park, mountain gorillas are gentle creatures led by a dominate silverback. Golden monkeys in Volcanoes national park are meet on the golden monkey tracking safari, golden monkeys in Volcanoes national park.

Highlights of the4 days Rwanda mountain gorilla and golden monkey safari

  • Day 1: pick up and transfer to Volcanoes national park 
  • Day 2: mountain gorilla tracking 
  • Day 3: golden mountain tracking 
  • Day 4:  Kigali city tour and drop off

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: pick up and transfer to Volcanoes national park

Upon your arrival in Kigali, you will be picked from the airport by your safari driver a representative of Volcanoes national park. From the airport you will transfer to volcanoes national park, when you arrive in the park you will check into your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight at your lodge. 

Kigali Town
Kigali Town

Accommodation is got from 

  •  Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Midrange: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
  • Budget: Kinigi Guest House

Day 2: mountain gorilla tracking 

On the 2nd day of 4 days Rwanda mountain gorilla and golden monkey safari you will wake up early in the morning for breakfast then head to the headquarters of volcanoes national peak for briefing about mountain gorilla trekking. In the briefing a ranger will take you through rules and regulations to follow on this experience, you will also be assigned a gorilla sector then head into thee forests of volcanoes national park for mountain gorilla trekking. Mountain gorilla trekking takes about 3-5 hours depending the movement of the gorillas and you have to go with your packed lunch, when you find the gorillas you will spend 1 hour in the presence of the gorillas while taking pictures and observing their behavior such as taking care of their young ones, picking fruits and many more. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight at your lodge. 

Day 3: golden mountain tracking 

On the 3rd day of 4 days Rwanda mountain gorilla and golden monkey safari you will have early morning breakfast at you lodge then head to the park’s headquarters for briefing golden monkey tracking. A head ranger will read you the rules and regulations to follow while golden monkey tracking then head in to the forests looking for golden monkeys, as you hike through the forests you will spot many birds and various plant species. Golden monkeys are found in the bamboo vegetation of the park and when you find them you will be spend one hour in the presence of the monkeys while watching their behavior and taking pictures. After the experience you will head back to your lodge, have lunch and in the afternoon you will go for a village encounter in the Iby’Iwacu village for an encounter with the Rwandese locals.  In the evening you will head back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight. 

Golden mountain tracking 

Day 4:  Kigali city tour and drop off

On the 4th day of 4 days Rwanda mountain gorilla and golden monkey safari you will have early morning breakfast at your lodge, checkout and embark on a 2-3 hours’ drive back to Kigali. In Kigali you will have a city tour visiting sites like Kigali genocide memorial centre, Kimironko market and many more. After city tour, you will have lunch and then be dropped off at the airport for your departure flight back home. 

End of Rwanda mountain gorilla and golden monkey safari

Safari inclusions 

  • English speaking guide
  • Gorilla permits
  • Accommodation (Full board)
  • bottled Drinking water
  • Transportation
  • all tour activities mentioned in the itinerary 

Safari exclusions 

  • Laundry services
  • Visas
  • Hotel fees before and after the safari
  • Tips
  • International flights
  • Beverages/ drinks and any form pf personal expenditure
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