3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda & Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes Park, Rwanda Gorilla Tours

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3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda & Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes Park, Rwanda Gorilla Tour

Overview of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda & Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes Park, Rwanda Gorilla Tour

3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda & Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes National Park features an all-inclusive Ape encounter in the Virunga Mountains. The Mountains of Virunga where the Volcanoes National Park is located shelters these two ancient apes of which mountain gorillas are critically endangered while the golden monkeys are listed as endangered on the red list of IUCN. Tracking these two primate species in three (3) days only which include arrival and departure presents a perfect short Rwanda safari that generates lifetime memories. The 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda & Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes National Park starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda and offers you accommodation options of the Luxury lodge like Mount Gorilla View Lodge, Midrange Lodge like the La Palme Hotel and the Budget Lodge like the Muhabura Hotel but still maintaining an opening for the traveller to choose a lodge of his / her choice in a range of lodges in Volcanoes National Park. The walk to the twin lakes offers impressive scenic views of the lakes in the mountain shadows.

Safari Highlight of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda & Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes Park, Rwanda Gorilla Tour

Day 1 of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda & Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes Park, Rwanda Gorilla Tour: Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport and transfer to Ruhengeri – Volcanoes National Park

Day 2 of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda & Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes Park, Rwanda Gorilla Tour: Do gorilla trekking & do the twin lakes walk

Day 3 of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda & Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes Park, Rwanda Gorilla Tour: Do golden Monkey tracking and transfer to back to Kigali and depart

Detailed Safari Itinerary of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda & Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes Park, Rwanda Gorilla Tour.

Day 1 of the  3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda & Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes Park, Rwanda Gorilla Tour: Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport and transfer to Ruhengeri – Volcanoes National Park

You land at Kigali International Airport following your flight from the country of origin where you will be welcomed courteously by the guide giving you briefing about Rwanda and the safari in particular. You embark on the transfer to Volcanoes National Park 116km about 2 – 3 hours’ driving through impressive hills of Rwanda that have earned her the naming as the land of a thousand hills making stops at ideal spots for sightseeing and photography. You will arrive in Volcanoes National Park for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Hotel La Palme, Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel, Camping

Day 2 of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda & Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes Park, Rwanda Gorilla Tour.

3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda

3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda

After our breakfast, start your Rwanda gorilla tracking safari / Rwanda Gorilla Tour by driving to the headquarters for briefing by park officials at 8am and after enter into the jungle to search for the shy mountain endangered gorillas in Rwanda. Requirements like firm walking shoes, hut, insect repellent, sun screen, rain gears, packed lunch and bottled water are a must plus other tools that one may need once in the tropical rainforest. The gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes is beyond gorilla alone. The sights of the Volcanic Mountains that stretch from Congo through Rwanda to Uganda, the verdant green vegetation that shelter their slopes, the counts of birds along with fauna like duikers and buffaloes combine to generate lasting safari memories. During this 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda / Rwanda Gorilla Tour, the Gorilla trekking activity tends to last from 2 to 8 hours or more depending on the day’s gorilla movement. The one hour of direct encounter with the gorillas brings you closer to these ancient apes, look into their eyes, their gigantic structure that makes them most powerful of all apes and see them forage and play before retreating to the starting point and connect to the lodge for short relaxation. In the afternoon, you embark on the hike / walk to the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera offering magical scenic views. The adjoining lakes in the shadows of the eight mountain chain of the Virunga Volcanoes feature a thrilling boat which you can optionally engage yourself in to interact with the local fishermen gain more views of the lakes and Islands. The walk offers you sights of birds and the views of the Volcanoes. An extension to Russumo falls can be undertaken too. Retire from the activity and connect back to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Mount Gorilla View Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Hotel La Palme, Budget / Basic: Muhabura Hotel, Camping

Day 3 of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda & Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes Park, Rwanda Gorilla Tour.

3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda

3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda

After breakfast, you embark on the golden monkey tracking commencing at 7am from Kinigi Park headquarters with any number of people that will be available. You head to the trailhead and embark on the search for the golden monkeys tha   t tend to dwell in the Bamboo Zone. The Rwanda Golden Monkey Tracking Safari experience tends to last 4 hours and this includes one full hour on direct viewing. It is an exciting experience as you explore this golden backed monkeys jumping from stem to stem of the Bamboo and playing hide and seek games. You retreat from the encounter and embark on the transfer to Kigali 116km about 2 – 3 hours’ drive to catch up with your evening flight departure back home.

End of the 3 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda & Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes Park, Rwanda Gorilla Tour.


Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda

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One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply. Read More

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda

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Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda. Read More

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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