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4 Days Rwanda Gorilla & Golden Monkey Trek

Planning for primate Safari in Rwanda & Uganda? Book the 4 day rwanda gorilla trekking & Golden monkey trek to explore the mountain gorillas & golden monkey in the virunga mountains shared by three countries (Rwanda, Uganda and DR congo) for true ultimate Safari holiday.

The traveler will enjoy mountain gorilla tracking in volcanoes national park located in the northern province of Rwanda known to be the home for the mountain gorillas in Rwanda . The Volcanoes is a home to a number of primates including the golden monkey tour .

Golden monkey Tracking will be done in Mghinga national park which is located in the south western uganda and known to be a home for the primates including  the mountain gorillas & Golden monkey .

Book 4 Days Rwanda Uganda gorilla & Golden monkey trek to explore the primates in Virunga Mountains on a tailored safari tour by Primate Safari Experience to explore the two national parks within the virunga massif.

4 Days Gorilla & Golden monkey Trekking Highlights

Day 1: Arrival and pick Up in Kigali

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 3: Transfer for Golden Monkey tracking in Mgahinga

Day 4: Departure to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and pick Up in Kigali

Upon arrival at kigali international airport , you will be picked by the primate safari Experience guide and proceed to enjoy the city tour of Kigali incase time allows , Exploring the most lovely city of Rwanda which was ranked as the most clean city in Africa by traveler sites visiting the genocide memorials and national museums .  later in the evening you will transfer to volcanoes national park located in northern province of Rwanda. Volcanoes national park is the home for most lovely and endangered primates including the mountain gorillas which is the top safari activity enjoyed by travelers that visit the luxurious destination of rwanda , the land of thousand hills . Dinner and overnight at Five volcanoes Rwanda meals full board.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

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Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes national park

After morning breakfast at the hotel located near the virunga mountains , you will transfer to the park headquarters for breifying about the gorilla trekking rules and regulations , including the do’s and dont’s while with the mountain gorillas as your enjoy cool coffee at the park . Later you will transfer to the starting point of the gorilla trekking adventure in the jungles and bamboos forest of Volcanoes national park which is part of the 8 virunga mountains.

The walk or tracking in the jungle may last between 3-6 hours depending on the gorilla group that has been allocated for the visitation , once found you will enjoy one hour stay with the gorillas in their natural habitats as you watch them feeding, playing with their young ones.

After the expiry of the one hour, you will head back to the lodge for lunch incase you will didn’t take the packed lunch or when you return early enough , later you will proceed to cross the border to the republic of Uganda known as the pearl of Africa through Cyanika Border  and arrive at Mgahinga National park , Dinner and overnight at Gahinga Lodge .

Day 3: Golden Monkey tracking in Mgahinga

After warm and great sleep in the luxury Gahinga Lodge , you will transfer to the park headquarter for briefying about golden monkey tracking rules and regulations as you get ready to search for the only rare primates of Golden monkey. Track the beautiful Golden Monkey in their natural forest habitat for 2-4 hours and when you meet them, watch them enjoy their natural habitat to the fullest and take photos.

4 Days Gorilla & Golden Monkey Tracking
Golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga National Park.

After great encounter to the two primates on the trip , you will drive to Gahinga Lodge for relaxation in the evening as you enjoy the cool winds of Virunga Mountains at the lodge. Dinner and Overnight Mount Gahinga Lodge.

Day 4: Departure to Kigali

You will wake up at a relaxed peace and enjoy your breakfast at the lodge and by 10:00am , you will set off from the hotel and start the drive to cross the border to Rwanda and proceed to Kigali for the flight back home . Incase you missed some sight seeing in Kigali on the first day , you will enjoy it in the evening of this day before dropping off at the airport  for the flight back home.

Safari Includes

  • Professional driver guide
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • En-route Meals
  • Transport in a 4×4 vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Ranger fees
  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Golden Monkey Tracking Permit
  • Airport Transfer fees

Safari Excludes

  • Items of personal nature
  • International Flights
  • Drinks & Laundry
  • Telephone fees
  • Personal insurance