4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari
The 4 days Rwanda safari package comprises of mountain gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park, the shy golden monkeys and visiting the Karisoke / Karisimbi Research Center for Dian Fossey’s remains. This tour starts and end in Kigali
Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
At the airport, you will be welcomed and picked up by our company tour guide for your transfer to Volcanoes National Park North West of the country. If time allows, take a mini Kigali City tour to some of its historical sites, local markets and genocide sites. Later, reach the Musanze province in the evening. Dine and Rest at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury) /Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Deluxe)/Muhabura Hotel(Budget).
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trek and Iby’wacu Cultural Visit
Upon rising, enjoy your morning coffee and assemble at the kinigi park offices; have breakfast, registration and briefing on the mountain gorilla trekking guidelines and code of conduct.
Here, you will also be allocated to your specific gorilla family and tracking group of 8 individuals. With your tracking gear’ you will ascend into the thick montane forest in search for the intriguing creatures; this may last between 1 and 8 hours depending on the days’ movement of the gorillas.
Expect an hour with these creatures once located and later retrieve to the starting point, meet your guide for your return to hotel. Later in the evening, engage in a Iby’wacu Cultural Visit . Retire at your lodge for dinner and overnight at (Day 1).
Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking and Visit to Twin Lakes of Burera and Ruhondo
Enjoy your morning coffee and retrieve the Kinigi park offices for briefing on the code of conduct when tracking golden monkeys. Embark on your adventurous search for the shy creatures not ignoring the other wildlife species like the elephants, baboons etc. Golden monkeys cannot be missed due to their mass concentration within the forest. Later return to the starting point, meet your guide and retrieve your lodge for lunch and refreshments. In the afternoon, get ready for a local tour to the beautiful twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Dine and rest at your lodge (Day 1)
Day 4: Hike to Dian Fossey’s Research Center and Departure
After coffee, get ready for your last activity at the Volcanoes National Park.
Set off for your hike to the Karisoke Research Center – the home for the American scientist Dian Fossey who lived her life saving the estranged mountain gorillas. In the afternoon, after lunch, you will set off for Kigali for your drop off at either hotel or airport.
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