The 3 Days Rwanda gorillas & golden monkey trekking tour to Volcanoes National Park is the best package to see the endangered primates of Rwanda. Meet face to face with the endangered mountain gorillas and the playful golden monkeys in their natural habitats. This 3 Days Rwanda gorilla trek offers you chance to trek one of the 10 habituated mountain gorilla families in Volcanoes National Park plus a kigali city tour to local markets and genocide memorial sites. These are Hirwa, Karisimbi, Sabyinyo, Agashya, Umubano, Kwitonda, Susa A, Titus, Amahoro and Bwengye gorilla groups. Regarding golden monkeys, two communities have been habituated for trekking. Each Rwanda gorilla trekking permit costs $1500 while a golden monkey permit costs $100. Both experiences last for an hour but it's all worth it! Other activities you can do in Volcanoes National park include Mt Bisoke hiking, Mt Karisimbi trek, Dian Fossey grave yard hike, bird watching, visiting Bulera and Buhondo twin lakes, musanze caves and community visits. The safari starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda tailored and guided by Gorilla Trek Africa
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park.
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking and afternoon nature/cultural walk.
Day 3: Golden monkey tracking and Transfer back to Kigali.
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
You will be picked from the hotel and go for a city tour to see the genocide memorial and local markets and later drive northwards to Volcanoes National Park. Dinner and overnight stay at Muhabura Hotel(Budget)/Davinci Lodge (deluxe) / Tiloreza Volcanoes Eco Lodge/ Five Volcanoes hotel(Luxury).
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking and afternoon nature/cultural walk
Assemble at the park headquarters for a briefing in the morning together with your trekking gear and drinking water and ascend in the forest to track the gorillas. Once you have caught up with them, you will be allowed not more than an hour to observe, learn and take photos of these gentle giants before returning to your lodge. In the evening, you may go for cultural walk to the Iby’wachu village for a cultural treat or take a nature walk to the twin lakes. Dinner and overnight stay at your Lodge.
Day 3: Golden monkey tracking and Transfer back to Kigali
In the morning, you will go for briefing at the park headquarters and proceed for golden monkey tracking, a somehow easier trek that is less strenuous compared to the gorilla trek. You are also allowed to be with them for not more than an hour. On return, you will transfer back to Kigali.
End of the tour
- Mountain gorilla Permit
- Golden Monkey permit
- Full time english speaking guide
- Accommodation & meals
- Bottled drinking water
- Conservation fees
- Alcoholic beverages
- Extra activities not in the itinerary
- Driver tips
- Personal expenses