4 Day Primates safari Rwanda Experience
This 4day safari primate Rwanda safari starts in Kigali city and ends with in the same capital city of Rwanda. This safari adventure covers one Gorilla permit of $1500 per person in our final pricing. Gorilla trekking activity will take you to the Volcanoes National Park which has an estimated number of 400 mountain gorillas which is half of the 820 gorillas remaining in the whole world. Our primate safari will give you an opportunity to track the gentle mountain gorillas as well as the golden monkeys within the same park. The Volcanoes National park has 10 habituated gorilla families which can be visited once on a daily basis with a limited number of visitors. The same tour also covers a city of Kigali were you can visit the genocide memorial site that was put in place to commemorate the 1994 genocide that took place in Rwanda some years ago, National Museum with lots of different historical items of the country and was funded by the Belgium government .
Day 1: Pick up from Airport/hotel – Volcanoes National Park
A warm welcome on arrival at Kigali Airport by our safari guide who will drive you to Kigali which is Rwandas capital city. Have your lunch in the city, later you will take a look around the city, this city has well developed markets with amazing history which is to do with the 1994 genocide.Visit the genocide memorial site and also have a visit in art gallery. Embark on your journey to Volcanoes National Park which is located approximately 80 km from Kigali and the drive is estimated to be between 2/30hrs to the park. Overnight at your lodge.
Accommodation. Kinigi Guest House(Budget), La Palme Hotel(Moderate), Mountain Gorilla View Lodge(Up market),
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking-Volcanoes national park
Morning breakfast before you are transferred to the park headquarters for the briefing on the rules and regulations concerning gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes national park. The activity is really thrilling and rewarding as you will have an amazing views of the Virunga’s before you meet the gentle giants Volcanoes, you will enjoy them play with each other and when it comes to the young ones with their mothers its breath taking and feeding etc, as this is an unforgettable experience and life changing. Besides viewing the gorillas, you will be able to see other animals like elephants, monkeys, buffaloes as well as various species of birds. After the Gorilla trekking activity head back to the lodge for a late lunch. Optional community or stay and relax at your lodge in the afternoon.
Accommodation : Kinigi Guest House(Budget), La Palme Hotel(Moderate), Mountain Gorilla View Lodge(Up market)
Day 3: Golden monkey tracking or optional Dian Fossey tomb visit
Today morning, you will have your breakfast early enough and after carry on to the park for guided trek with the park ranger in search for the golden monkeys, these primates are very interesting to watch while they play, move around trees and feed.
Alternatively to those who might not be doing the Golden monkey tracking , will go ahead and visiting the Dian Fosssey tomb, here you will find out a lot concerning this primatologist who was the first lady to do research and once took care of mountain gorillas ( optional activity)
Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon do a community walk.
Accommodation: Kinigi Guest House(Budget), La Palme Hotel(Moderate), Mountain Gorilla View Lodge(Up market).
Day 4: Kigali city tour- Departure
After our lovely breakfast, check out of out of our lodge and transfer to Kigali airport. Depending on your flight time, you will have the opportunity to do a city tour and visit a few places like pottery projects, markets, handicraft shops, the national museum etc. Have a meal with your guide before you check in at Kigali airport for your flight back home.
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Tour inclusions; Gorilla trekking permits, Golden monkey tracking, Accommodation, Tour guide (Full time), Transport, Bottled drinking water, all other tour activities mentioned above.
Tour Exclusions; Hotel fees while in Kigali, Visas USD50.00, International flights, Personal expenses like Cigars, beers, tips, souvenirs, laundry services among others and any other optional activity.
- Day 1: Pick up from Airport/ hotel – Volcanoes National Park
- Day 2: Gorilla tracking -Volcanoes national park
- Day 3: Golden monkey tracking or optional Dian Fossey tomb visit
- Day 4: Kigali city tour and Departure
- Gorilla trekking permits,
- Golden monkey tracking,
- Tour guide (Full time),
- Bottled drinking water,
- all other tour activities mentioned above.
- Hotel fees while in Kigali,
- Visas USD50.00,
- International flights,
- Personal expenses like Cigars, beers, tips, souvenirs,
- laundry services among others and any other optional activity.