This 3 Days Gorillas & Golden Monkey Tracking safari gives you options between budget, moderate and luxury safari options. This safari also commences and depletes in Kigali City, Rwanda including Volcanoes National Park as our main and only destination. Want to chance some of the last remaining critically endangered mountain gorillas in the world? This 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Golden Monkey Safari package comes prepackaged with one Rwanda gorilla trekking permit for Volcanoes National Park, a comfortable 4×4 open roof safari vehicle, excellent lodging options and the best spots in Kigali for a city tour ride.
3 Day Trip Overview
This 3 days Rwanda gorilla safari will reward you nothing less than an amazing gorilla tracking experience with an extra primates tracking activity, Golden Monkey tracking. It rewards the best opportunity to encounter gorillas in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. This 3 day tour can be a luxury gorilla trekking package or budget gorilla trekking package depending on your preference. Please take a look through the detailed itinerary below;
Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Upon your arrival, you will be met by our company representative who should introduce you to Rwanda before heading out for a brief city ride around Kigali. These two shall brief you about your 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Golden Monkey Safari. We shall have our lunch at the famous Hotel Mille De Collines (Hotel Rwanda) and after transfer to Volcanoes National Park, where we should reach in the evening.
Since we are bound for a much challenging tourism activity the following day, Gorilla tracking; that could last for up to 8 hours depending on the mountain gorilla movements, we shall not do much this evening but rather hydrate a lot, relax and have enough rest. We also recommend you have an early night sleep since you have to be up as early as 6:00 am the following day to organize, have breakfast and transfer to the park’s headquarters where we should arrive by 7:00 am so that we have enough time to the 7:30 am meeting. Dinner and overnight at your place of stay.
Accommodation options: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid-Range) and Muhavura Lodge (Budget)
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking & Ibyi’wacu Cultural Visit
This is the day of your 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Golden Monkey Safari that you get to visit Rwanda’s mountain gorillas in the mist. We shall rise to an early morning breakfast at our place of stay before heading to the park’s headquarters in Kinigi for a short briefing meeting that should commence at 7:30 am and last for a maximum of 30 minutes. It is from this meeting that we shall be assigned gorilla groups to track, briefing about the dos and donts of gorilla tracking and given a chance to ask any questions we might want to ask regarding mountain gorilla tracking.
You are required to pack enough drinks along with packed lunch since there are no shops in the jungle where you will be able to purchase these. We shall them embark on our adventure quest for mountain gorillas which should last from 2 to 8 hours depending on the movement of the mountain gorillas. The trek is awesome and physically challenging hence, the perfect opportunity for you to exercise or rather wear out in terms of fatigue hence, you ought to be at your best physical condition before embarking on this adventurous trek.
Upon locating these mountain gorillas, we shall have a full hour of full contact with them and later on return to the park headquarters for your respective mountain gorilla tracking certificates.
We shall have lunch, relax a bit and embark on a cultural visit to Rwanda’s Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village for more exciting cultural activities that should indeed spice up our afternoon. This village rewards the perfect opportunity for you to blend in with Rwanda’s culture hence, a place where you will watch local drummers perform local music while dancing to it. This activity is very entertaining especially if you also decide to take on the dance. We shall then return to our place of stay for dinner and on overnight.
Accommodation options: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid-Range) and Muhavura Lodge (Budget).
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3: Transfer to Kigali, visit the Genocide Memorial Monument and departure
Following an early morning breakfast in the Volcanoes, this day we embark on our return journey to Kigali where we shall head for a broad city tour that should highlight visits to cultural markets, the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Monument, a visit to Caplaki Crafts Village plus several other place. We shall have our lunch at Hotel Mille De Collines (Hotel Rwanda), a hotel that featured the Hotel Rwanda Hollywood blockbuster film, do last minute shopping around Kigali and then transfer you the Kigali International Airport so that you have enough time to catch your departure flight as you end your Rwanda travel holiday.
Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch
End of 3 days Rwanda gorilla tracking & Golden Monkey tracking safari.