4 Days Rwanda Primates Tour
4 Days Rwanda Primates Tour: Take on this 4 days Rwanda primates tour for a chance to trek the mountain gorillas and also the golden monkeys of Volcanoes national park. Volcanoes national park is another park where “Gold meets Silver”. This park is a home to both the silver back gorillas and the golden monkeys.
This package gives you a chance to see the major primates of Rwanda and can be booked any time of the year.
Trip highlights of the 4 Days Rwanda Primates Tour
- Day 1: Leave Kigali for Volcanoes national park
- Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park
- Day 3: Golden monkey trekking in Volcanoes national park
- Day 4: Drive back to Kigali
Day 1: Leave Kigali for Volcanoes national park
After receiving your COVID-19 test results and you are ready to start your safari, your driver guide will be waiting to brief you about the next few days of your safari. You will board the safari vehicle and set out to your first stopover at the Kigali Genocide memorial grounds and the Kimironko market for your Kigali city tour.
Have lunch in Musanze and connect to your hotel in Musanze and check in. Spend the rest of the day relaxing as you anticipate the next day’s activities as dinner gets ready. You will spend a night in Volcanoes national park.
Hotel options in Volcanoes national park
- Hotel Muhabura for budget
- Le Bambou gorilla lodge for midrange
- 5 Volcanoes boutique hotel for luxury
Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park
You will be expected to be up for breakfast by 6 am so that you make it for the briefing before the gorilla trekking experience in volcanoes national park. You will connect with your driver guide to the reception area for the brief and to hire porters. Enter the forest searching for the mountain gorillas. The trek will last about 2 to 5 hours depending on how far into the forest the mountain gorillas may be that day.
Spend the magical one hour with the mountain gorilla family of the day at a 7 meter distance and after exit the forest to connect back to your hotel for a late lunch. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or opt to go or the Iby’iwahu cultural center experience as you wait for dinner and spend the second night at your hotel in volcanoes national park Rwanda.
Day 3: Golden monkey trekking in Volcanoes national park
Volcanoes national park is another park where “Gold meets Silver”. This park is a home to both the silver back gorillas and the golden monkeys. You will wake up for breakfast before you connect to the park for your pre trek brief.
Golden monkey trekking is more demanding than the mountain gorilla trekking as it is a 6 hour trek. The monkeys are playful creatures so expect to see them jump from one point to another point. You will have your packed lunches after the trek and retire back at your hotel.
Day 4: Drive back to Kigali
Depending on what time your flight out of the country is or on what time you drop off is, you will leave Ruhengeri headed for Kigali after breakfast. This is a 4 hour transfer so you will have an enroute lunch and later be dropped off at your preferred point in Kigali. If you were not able to have your city tour on the day 1, you can do it on this day before drop off.
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Trip quote inclusive of
- Safari vehicle with fuel
- English speaking driver guide
- Accommodation for all nights
- Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Activities described in the itinerary
- Bottled water enroute
Trip quote exclusive of
- Extra activities
- Personal needs like phone service, laundry, porters
- PCR Covid-19 tests