4 DAYS RWANDA GORILLA TREKKING.
The 4 day tour starts and ends in Kigali. The safari includes trekking mountain gorillas in the Volcanoes national park. The park has 10 habituated gorilla families that are visited on daily basis. A gorilla trekking permit is USD 1500.00 in Rwanda and one hour is given when with the gorillas.
This safari gives you the opportunity to not only trek the mountain gorillas but also the golden monkeys. It also includes a visit in the city-Genocide Memorial Site, national museum among others.
Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Volcanoes national park.
You will be picked up from the airport by your driver and take you for lunch in Kigalia and then embark on your journey to Volcanoes national park which is located about 80km from Kigali. Arrive in the park and check in your lodge, have dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Kinigi Guest house/ La Palme Hotel/ Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.
Meal plan: Half board.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking activity.
Have your tasty breakfast and a packed lunch after which your driver will pick you up and transfer you to the park headquarters to join other trekkers for briefing and grouping. This trek is so wonderful as you will get to see other primates as well as birds. When with the gorillas, a maximum of one hour is given for observation and photography of which after you will hike back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Kinigi Guest House/ La Palme Hotel/ Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.
Meal plan: Full board.
Day 3: Golden Monkey trekking and optional Dian Fossey tomb visit.
Take your breakfast early enough and go for a guided primate walk to trek the golden monkeys. You will enjoy watching them as they feed and jump from one tree to another. Get back to the lodge for lunch and relaxing as you prepare for the afternoon visit to Dian Fossey Tomb, a Primatologist who greatly participated in the conservation of the mountain gorillas in Rwanda. She was killed by poachers and buried near her favorite gorilla. Drive back to diner and slumber.
Accommodation: Kinigi guest house/ La Palme Hotel/ Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.
Meal plan: Full board.
Day 4: Kigali city tour.
After breakfast, you will embark on your journey to Kigali and have a city tour where you will visit the Uganda museum, Genocide Memorial site, pottery projects, markets, handcraft shops among others.
Drive back to the airport for departure