5 Days Rwanda Primates Safari (Gorillas & Golden Monkeys)

5 Days Rwanda Primates Safari will give you the most rewarding experience in Volcanoes national park as you participate in gorilla and golden monkey trekking one of the most memorable activities in volcanoes national park which will give you the chance to understand more about the endangered primate species, as you observe their behaviour in the park. While taking part in the safari you will have the chance to take part in other activities like the Kigali city tour which will give you the chance to visit Kigali genocide museum where will have the opportunity to understand more about the 1994 Kigali genocide which was a devastating time for the people of Rwanda among other rewarding sites during your safari.  

5 Days Rwanda Primates Safari

Highlights of your 

  • Day 1: Arrival
  • Day 2: Golden Monkey Trekking
  • Day 3: Nature walks
  • Day 4: Gorilla trekking
  • Day 5: Departure

Detailed itinerary 

Day 1: Arrival

On day one of your 5 days gorilla trekking and golden monkey trekking in Rwanda, your guide for your safari will pick you from a location of your choice in Kigali city or Kigali international airport and take you through the briefing session of your entire safari. During the briefing session where your guide for the safari will give you an insight of the activities you will participate during your safari like gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking among other activities, you will also be briefed on the rules and regulations to follow during your activities and as you participate in your Rwanda safari for an amazing safari. After the briefing session you will begin your safari by taking in part of the Kigali city tour where you will get to visit memorable sites like the Kigali genocide memorial museum where you will get to understand the events that led to the occurrence of the Rwanda genocide, you will also get to visit the Kimironko market the largest market in Rwanda where you will get to purchase souvenirs, organic fruits, Rwanda traditional attires among other products. At the climax of your Kigali city tour, you will get to visit one of the restaurants in the city where you will have tasty Rwanda dishes. After the rewarding experience, you will make your way to volcanoes national park. On reaching the park you will check in your hotel where you will have leisure lunch and overnight stay

Day 2: Golden Monkey Trekking

On day 2 of your  5 days gorilla trekking and golden monkey trekking in Rwanda, after an early morning breakfast at your hotel, your guide will pick you from your hotel and transfer you to volcanoes national park in order to participate in golden  monkey trekking where you will get to understand more about the primate species, on reaching the park, you will transfer to the park headquarters where they will get to know the golden monkey trekking guide in Rwanda, you will also be assigned to the guide and ranger who will ensure you have an amazing activity in the park. During golden monkey trekking, you will get to see a number of attractions like bird species, primate species which will ensure you have an amazing time and when you get the habituated golden monkey troop, you will get to know more about their behaviour in the park and get to take pictures of the primates and at the end of your trip you will transfer to you hotel for lunch and leisure and later on you will transfer to the Ibyiwacu cultural villages where you will get to know more about the culture of Rwanda as you are entertained you will participate in a number of activities like community walks, banana beer making, subsistence farming, and preparation of local dishes among other activities and in the evening you will transfer back to your hotel for dinner and over night.

Day 3: nature walks

On day 3 of your 5 days gorilla trekking and golden monkey trekking in Rwanda, after an early morning breakfast at your hotel, you will be transferred to the park  to take part in the nature walks around the park where you will have the chance to see a number of rewarding attractions like the Musanze caves significant in the history of Rwanda, you will also get to see a number of rewarding attractions like the  numerous primate species like dent’s monkeys, golden monkey’s and many other attractions. After the rewarding activity, you will transfer back to your hotel for lunch and later on in the evening, you will rest as have dinner as you await next day’s activities,

Day 4: gorilla trekking

On day 4 of your 5 days gorilla trekking and golden monkey trekking in Rwanda after an early morning breakfast and with your packed lunch, you will be picked by your guide and transferred to volcanoes national park where you will get part of the amazing gorilla trekking activity in the park. When you get to volcanoes national park, you will head to the headquarters of park where you will undergo a briefing session about gorilla trekking in volcanoes national Park where you will get to know the guidelines to follow during gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park.. During the activity, you will get to hike the different Virunga Mountains in the park to access the different gorilla families where you will get to see a number of attractions like the different bird species like; the long-crested eagle handsome Francolin archer’s ground robin, African Rwenzori, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, you will also get to see a number primate species before you get to the Rwanda gorilla family which will offer amazing experiences during the activity and when you get to the gorilla family, you will get to understand more about the primates by observing their feeding patterns, their grooming patterns among the different activities carried out for a memorable  Rwanda gorilla tours which will make the 4 days double gorilla trekking in Rwanda quite memorable. At the end of your activity, you will get to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: departure

On day four of your 5 days Gorilla trekking and golden monkey trekking in Rwanda, after an early morning breakfast at the summit, you will make your way to descend the mountain and make your way to Kigali city where you will have lunch at one o the finest restaurant in the city and after you will be dropped o at a location o your choice in Kigali city or Kigali international airport and the end of your safari.

Trip inclusions

  • All activities on the itinerary
  • all accommodation as per itinerary
  • 4X4 safari vehicle, Fuel
  • Pick up and Drop off at kigali
  • Full time English speaking driver/ guide
  • Bottled mineral water while on safari

Trip Exclusions

  • Tips
  • Visa fees
  • Air tickets
  • Personal expenses
  •  Other expenses  
  • All items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, beer,
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