Our 5 days gorilla trekking and Golden monkey safari will lead you to Kigali city tour, volcanoes national park the first national park to be created in Africa found in Northwestern Rwanda covering an area of 160km2 bordering Virunga national park in Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga national park in Uganda best known for Mt gorilla and Golden monkey trekking, nature walks.
With wildlife including Buffaloes, Spotted hyenas, Bush bucks, Gorillas, Golden monkeys, Giant Forest hog, Elephants, Lions, Warthogs among others. Expect to hike through the mountains for the gorilla trekking Adventure in Bwindi impenetrable forest.
- Golden monkey trekking
- Gorilla trekking.
- Kigali city tour.
Day 1: Arrival at Kigali Airport.
Arrive in Rwanda following the flight from your respective country of origin. You land at Kigali international Airport which is the main gateway to Rwanda where you will find a representative of your booked hotel and will offer you a courteous welcome. Connect to the respective hotel for overnight stay.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Accommodation: Five to five hotels.
Day 2: Kigali city tour and Transfer to volcanoes national park.
Early morning after breakfast, you will be picked from your hotel by our tour guide and transferred on a city tour which includes visiting Kigali genocide memorial, the Kigali genocide museum, the Belgian peacekeeper’s memorial, old Kigali town, kimironko market and others. Have lunch and proceed the journey to volcanoes national park. you will then drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Accommodation: Musanze garden place lodge.
Day 3: Golden monkey and transfer to Bwindi National Park.
After an early morning breakfast depart to the starting point for a briefing about your golden monkey trekking adventure after which you will be led by experienced golden monkey trekkers. You will start from the site where the monkeys were encountered the day before and from here the trekking begins. You are given one hour to be in their environment observe their behaviors, watch them jump from one tree to another, take photos and record the moments. Drive back to the lodge and have lunch. After you will cross over the border from Rwanda to Uganda and then drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park. later check in at your accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Accommodation: Bweza lodge.
Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park.
After an early morning breakfast depart to the starting point for a briefing about your gorilla trekking adventure after which you will be led by experienced gorilla trekkers on the slopes of the volcanoes. You will start from the site where the gorillas were encountered the day before and from here the gorilla trekking begins. Although the hike can be physically demanding, the anticipation of the exiting experience a head is amazing, and the beauty of the gorilla forest and its inhabitants are fascinating.
It is a humbling experience to stand just meters from man’s distant cousins as they eat rest, play and bond with their young ones. follow the mountain gorillas in the impenetrable forest, and discover their natural habitual and many species they share it with. You are allowed an hour with the gorillas before sloping down back to your lodge. The time remaining after visiting the gorillas can either spend it relaxing and remembering the trek or visiting the local people. Return back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Accommodation: Bweza lodge.
Day 5: Return back to Kigali.
After your morning breakfast, you will cross over the border from Uganda to Rwanda and drive back to Kigali. Drop off at your preferred hotel or Kigali international Airport to find your departure flight back home.
Meal plan: Breakfast.
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The price per person sharing a double or twin room on a budget accommodation will be 2,368USD.
Price Inclusives in the 5 days’ safari:
- Gorilla and golden monkey permits.
- Bottled water.
- Good English-speaking guide.
- All activities mentioned in the itinerary.
- Full board accommodation.
- Ferry crossing.
- Enroute lunches.