3 DAYS Rwanda Gorilla and Golden Monkey Tour

golden monkeysDay 1: Arrive at Kigali International Airport – Transfer to the Volcano NP

Meet and greet our tour guide/ driver who will shortly brief you about your tour in Rwanda and immediate transfer to the volcanoes National Park in the northwest part of this country.

The drive is through beautiful rolling hills, bypassing coffee, tea and banana plantations on a comfortable paved road and is approximately 2.5 hours from Kigali. Arrive at your lodge for Dinner and Overnight.

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Day 2: Gorilla trekking in the Parc des Volcans

Wake up early, have breakfast and report for briefing and after, move in a company of experienced ranger guides through the forest while searching for mountain gorillas. Time taken while searching for these great apes, rangers between 2 to 6 hours depending on the movement of the gorilla groups therefore, move with your packed lunch, water, tracking gears among others. Meet, chant and enjoy their entertainment for one hour while taking photos for remembrance. Return to your lodge, relax shortly and the rest of your Day at leisure.

Overnight: From Luxury, Midrange, to Budget Facilities

Day 3: Golden Monkey Trekking – Kigali – Check out

After a morning breakfast, report to the park headquarter for your second experience with different endangered species in the volcanoes “ the Golden Monkeys” It is normally an easy trek which might take between 45 Min – 2 hours.

The Golden Monkey tracking in the Volcanoes National Park, entering dense stands of bamboo interspersed with open glades; you will make your way deep into golden monkey territory. Guides lead visitors to the habitat of groups of ‘habituated’ golden monkey’s that have become accustomed to human presence. Though viewing is kept to a maximum of one hour, travelers can get an up-close look at the golden monkey in its natural habitat. Adult monkeys frolic in plain view, feeding on bamboo leaves and leaping from perch to perch. Females carry their young, completely comfortable among onlookers.

After the trekking – transfer to Kigali airport for your out bound flight.

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