5 Days / 4 Nights Gorillas And Primate Safari

4 NIGHTS /5 DAYS GORILLAS AND PRIMATE SAFARI 

Highlights: 

Day 1: Arrive Kigali International Airport

Day 2: Depart for Ruhengeri

Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking + Karisoke Research Center Tour

Day 4: Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

Day 5: Depart

 

DETAILED ITINERARY;

 

DAY 1: ARRIVE KIGALI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be greeted by your driver/guide and escorted to your hotel in Kigali. You will check in and enjoy overnight accommodations with bed and breakfast provided.

 

Overnight: Chez Lando Hotel  

Meal Plan: Bed & breakfast

 

DAY 2: DEPART FOR RUHENGERI

After breakfast, embark on a city tour of Kigali, named by Dr. Richard Kandt in 1907. Visit attractions such as the craft market, Gisozi genocide memorial site, and Kigali museum. Then, drive 2 ½ hours to Ruhengeri, nestled near the Virungas. Enjoy lunch, followed by a visit to the Red Rocks Intercultural Exchange Center to learn about brewing banana beer and witness basket weaving. Return to the Gorilla Volcanoes Hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

  

Meal Plan: Full board – Lunch, Dinner, bed & breakfast

 

DAY 3: GOLDEN MONKEY TRACKING + KARISOKE RESEARCH CENTER TOUR

Today is dedicated to Golden Monkey tracking in Volcanoes National Park. Trekking through bamboo forests, you'll venture into the territory of habituated golden monkeys. Led by guides, visitors can observe these monkeys up close for about an hour, witnessing their natural behavior. Later, visit the Karisoke Research Center, now known as the Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Diane Fossey Gorilla Fund. Established by Dr. Fossey in 1967, the center conducts pioneering research on gorilla behavior and habitat. Conclude the day with dinner and overnight stay at your hotel.

 

Overnight:  Gorilla Volcanoes Hotel

Meal Plan: Full board – Lunch, Dinner, bed & breakfast

 

DAY 4: GORILLA TRACKING IN VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK RWANDA

After an early breakfast, head to the National Park headquarters at Kinigi to meet your guides for mountain gorilla tracking. Complete park formalities and embark on this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Spending an hour with these majestic primates is truly breathtaking. Trekking through the mountain forest offers a magical encounter with these rare creatures. The trek may be strenuous, lasting up to six hours, so ensure you are fit and healthy. We accommodate various fitness levels. Wear hiking boots, long trousers, gloves, and bring snacks, water, and sweets. Return to your hotel for lunch, followed by dinner and overnight stay.

 

Overnight:  Gorilla Volcanoes Hotel   

Meal Plan: Full board – Lunch, Dinner, bed & breakfast



DAY 5: DEPART

After breakfast, you will embark on a 2 ½ hours' drive to Kigali. Engage in last-minute shopping in one of the friendliest African capitals before heading back to the airport for your onward international flight home.

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What’s Included;


Transport in a 4WD safari vehicle

• Pick-up and drop-off at Kigali International Airport

• English-speaking driver guide

• Accommodation and meals as stated in the program

• One Gorilla tracking permit per person

• Inter-cultural exchange activity as mentioned in the program

• City tour of Kigali

• One Golden monkey tracking permit per person

 

What’s Excluded;

International air ticket, which can be provided upon request

• Visa fees, though visa fees and visa assistance can be provided

• Personal insurance

• Personal expenses such as coffee, tips, drinks, international calls, etc.

• Any other items not included in the above itinerary

Gorillas and Primate Safari

Destination : Rwanda

Duration : 4 NIGHTS /5 DAYS

Category : Wildlife

Adult Price : USD 3,091

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