4 Days Rwanda Tour Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari

Overview of the 4 Days Rwanda Tour Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari

This 4 days safari tour in Rwanda incorporates the gorilla trekking encounter, the visit to the Banyarwanda cultural village – Iby’ iwachu, the golden monkey tracking and the grave yard for the leading gorilla conservationist – Dian Fosey at Karisoke research center.

Safari Highlights of the 4 Days Rwanda Tour Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari

Day 1 of the 4 Days Rwanda Tour Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari: Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport.

Day 2 of the 4 Days Rwanda Tour Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari: Drive to Volcanoes National Park & encounter Iby’wachu village.

Day 4 of the 4 Days Rwanda Tour Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari: Track golden monkeys & encounter the graveyard of Dian Fossey.

Detailed itinerary of the 4 Days Rwanda Tour Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari

Day 1 of the 4 Days Rwanda Tour Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari: Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport

It’s a long hour flight before you land at Kigali International airport. The awesome smile of our guide will give you a fresh dawn of your day in Rwanda. The guide will transfer you to the respective Hotel for relaxation and overnight.

Accommodation: Kigali Serena Hotel (Upmarket/luxury), Hotel Chez Lando (Midrange/standard) or Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel (Budget/basic).

Day 2 of the 4 Days Rwanda Tour Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari: Drive to Volcanoes National Park & encounter Iby’wachu village.

Take a city tour after breakfast to encounter favorite spots like genocide memorial sites, Kigali’s historical buildings and sites plus the craft centers. Return to the Hotel for Lunch before embarking on your 116 km transfer to Volcanoes National Park over 3 hours’ drive. Enjoy great scenery en-route. You can pay visit to Iby’wachu village to encounter the Kinyarwanda culture.

Accommodation: Muhabura hotel (Budget/basic), Mountain gorilla View Lodge (Luxury/upmarket) or Lapalme lodge (Midrange/standard)

Day 3 of the 4 Days Rwanda Tour Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari: Undertake gorilla trekking expedition.

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After an early breakfast, gather at the park headquarters at Kinigi to prepare for the prime activity of the day – gorilla trekking. You will be briefed preferably by the park warden or his representative about the conduct activity. This starts at 08:00 am and can last 30 min – 1 hour. Head to the forest to spot these endangered species; something that is over 2 – 8 hours of trek. After one hour of encounter with gorillas, return to the lodge for relaxation. In the evening, you venture to the twin lakes on a nature walk.

Accommodation: Dinner and overnight at your previous lodge.

Day 4 of the 4 Days Rwanda Tour Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari: Track golden monkeys & encounter the graveyard of Dian Fossey

After breakfast, you can opt to do golden monkey tracking in the Volcanoes National Park where you will be able to see these rare and endangered species that thrive only in the Virunga Volcano. The golden skin and the structure of their nose give them a unique outlook. This activity starts at 08:00am and takes about 4 hours. Alternatively, you can hike the Dian Fossey grave at the Karisoke research center to pay tribute to one of the re-known conservationists that have ever lived on this planet. The grave of her admirable silverback – Digit also lie in close proximity and thus can be encountered on this gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda. This activity involves a relative climb and lasts 3 -4 hours. Return for lunch at the lodge after which you will transfer back to Kigali city.

End of the 4 Days Rwanda Tour Gorilla & Golden Monkeys Safari

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

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge: This accommodation facility extends value for money and the magnificent sights of the Volcanoes national park. It is positioned on the lower gradients of Sabyinyo Mountain. Gorilla view lodge contains 30 private stone cottages with modern furnishing and décor. With a fire place and en suite facilities, the lodge is worth of stay while at Gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda.

La Palme Hotel: With 48 fully furnished rooms with 4 big elegantly designed suites, La Palme Hotel counts among the cozy and ultimate safari accommodations within the environs of Volcanoes national park. Rooms have Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, 24 hour room service, telephone and double beds.

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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