3 Day Mountain Gorillas and Golden Monkey Safari
Explore the hidden treasures of Volcanoes National Park, a home to the critically endangered mountain gorillas in Africa. Here you will do gorilla tracking, golden monkey tracking, adventurous hike to Dian Fossey Tombs, Musanze caves and community tours among others. Below is a detailed day by day itinerary;
Day 1: Travel from Kigali to Volcano National Park
In the morning, you will be picked from the hotel in Kigali and proceed for a city tour to Genocide Memorial museum, later transfer to Volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri. In the evening, we can go for a nature walk to beautiful twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Dinner and Overnight at on the edges of the park.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Adventure
In the morning, you will have briefing at the headquarters before setting off for the adorable gorilla trek in the virunga hills in the rain forest. Packed food will be carried, as lunch can only be self provided, since trekking may take 2 to 7 hours depending on the availability of the gorillas due to their movements in their natural environment. Then retreat to you hotel for late lunch, relax in the evening or take a nature walk to Ruhengeri town, market and interact with local people. Dinner & overnight at your lodge on DAY 1.
Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking, or Hike to Dian Fossey Tombs, Departure
Breakfast at the hotel/lodge and transfer back to volcanoes national park for another adventurous activity of golden monkey trekking. Return early for lunch and proceed to Kigali city / airport where the tour ends.