4 Days Gorillas, Golden Monkeys, Fossey

Want to combine a mountain gorilla experience with golden monkey tracking and Dian Fossey visit? This 4 days Gorillas, Golden Monkey and Dian Fossey package highlights all these exceptional safari activities in Volcanoes National Park.

4 Days Gorillas, Golden Monkeys, Fossey

4 Days Gorillas, Golden Monkeys and Fossey Overview

Reward yourself with two primate experiences when you book this package. Gorilla tracking and Golden Monkey tracking are equally awesome activities. You will also get to pay your tribute to Dian Fossey – A lady who was very instrumental in the conservation of mountain gorillas.

Detailed Plan

Please see a detailed safari plan below. This tour package can be customized to suit your preferences if requested.

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Arrive and transfer to Volcanoes National Park in the northern province of Rwanda. In the afternoon, you carry choose to carry out an optional visit to the mysterious Musanze Caves.

Optional Activity: Musanze Caves Visit

Overnight at Bisate Eco Lodge for luxury, Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge for comfortable stay or Kinigi Guest House for budget stay

Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Driving Time: 2 Hours

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking

This day you bond with mountain gorillas in the jungles of Volcanoes National Park. You will have to wake up so early and make it to the park headquarters in Kinigi to catch up with the pre-briefing meeting in time. The meeting lasts for only 30 minutes and it is from here where you will be allocated mountain gorilla groups to trek. After the meeting, you will head to the jungles to search for gorillas. Depending on your luck, you could spend 2 or worse 8 hours.

After meeting the gorillas, you will return to your lodge then proceed to Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village in the afternoon for a cultural experience.

Overnight at Bisate Eco Lodge for luxury, Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge for comfortable stay or Kinigi Guest House for budget stay

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking

This day you will trek golden monkeys in the morning and opt for an optional activity in the afternoon if interested.

Overnight at Bisate Eco Lodge for luxury, Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge for comfortable stay or Kinigi Guest House for budget stay

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Dian Fossey Grave Visit

Wake up early and head to Karisoke Research Center to visit Dian Fossey’s grave then drive to Kigali City after to catch up with your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Driving Time: Approx. 2 Hours

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