3 Nights / 4 Days
Feb - Jun
USD 2,815
Code No
Tour Description

Volcanoes national park is a stop center for all Rwanda gorilla safaris sheltering the highest number of mountain gorillas in the Virunga Conservation area. The strategic location of the VNP roughly 2 hours drive from Kigali international airport make it the most accessible gorilla national park in the world. Besides gorillas, Volcanoes National park is a home for golden monkeys, a variety of birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects among other creatures which together make a complete Rwanda safari package.

Travel Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival – Transfer to Musanze, Kigali (-/-/D)
  • Arrive at Kigali airport, where you will be welcomed by our English/French speaking guide- short briefing- and transfer to your Hotel in Kigali.

Kigali was founded in 1907 as small colonial outpost by Dr. Richard Kant, the first German colonial resident of Rwanda. The city has made tremendous progress since 1994 genocide. Considered one of the safest and friendliest of African capitals, Kigali is blessed with a moderate high altitude climate. It is inhabited by approximately 1 million people who now enjoy the benefits of peace. You will be pleasantly surprised at how comfortable it feels to be among the gentle people of Rwanda who will be delighted to welcome you to their beautiful, exceptionally friendly country.

  • Overnight in Kigali.
Day 2: Kigali – Volcanoes National Park with Gorilla Trekking (B/L/D)
  • After an early breakfast, transfer to the Volcanoes National Park.

Today, your gorilla trek is sure to be the highlight of your tour. We head to the Kinigi ranger station by 7am, where we are allocated guides and briefed before heading into the forest. We will track one of the eight habituated Gorilla groups in Rwanda. Habituation of a gorilla group takes a minimum of two years, with daily visits to allow the gorilla group to tolerate human presence. It is only when the gorillas are completely comfortable with human presence that tourists are allowed to share the daily hour of contact with them.

  • Overnight in Kigali.
Day 3: Volcanoes National Park with Golden Monkey Trekking (B,L,D)
  • After breakfast, you will proceed for Golden Monkey Trekking at the Volcanoes National Park or do the Dian Forsey Tomb.

Trekking to see the golden monkeys is another highlight of Volcanoes National Park. The Golden Monkey (Cercopithecus Mitis Kandti) is a local subspecies of the widespread Sykes Monkey, also known as the “Blue Monkey” and is endemic to the high altitude forests of the Volcanoes National Park area. The monkeys are playful and inquisitive and often spend their time leaping from bamboo branches or frolicking on the forest floor.

There are two habituated groups of Golden Monkey, one group comprises around 80 – 100 members and has its home at the foot of Mt Sabyinyo. As with treks to see the Mountain Gorillas, treks to see the Golden Monkeys take place in the mornings and visitors are permitted to stay for 1 hour with the monkeys.

  • Overnight in Kigali.
Day 4: Check out – Kigali Genocide Memorial – Airport (B)
  • After breakfast, you will check out of the hotel and be transferred to Kigali airport for your out bound flight. You will do a city tour before. Arriving in Kigali you will do a little city tour before you head to the airport.

The tour will include the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre, the trading center, the ministry area, genocide development and expansion of Kigali, The crafts markets, the new and modern residential quarter and other sites, etc.

  • After the tour of Kigali you will be transferred to the airport for your flight.
Hotel Envisaged:

Garr Hotel 3* 1 Night 1 Double Room

Gorillas Golf Hotel 3* 2 Nights 1 Double Room

  • 3 night accommodation in Kigali on Full Board basis.
  • Transportation in a private  4 x 4 Safari jeep of Six seat.
  • 1 Golden monkey trekking
  • 1 Gorilla trekking permit per person
  • Guiding fees and drinking water
  • All internal Taxes and levy
  • International Flights
  • Extra meal arrangements
  • Expenses of personal nature like tipping etc
  • Anything not mentioned under inclusions
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