2 days golden monkey trekking safari takes you to Volcanoes National Park well known for Gorilla and golden monkey trekking in Rwanda. Drive through the unwinding hills in rural areas into the home of endangered shy golden monkeys. Your safari begins from Kigali urban settings into the village setting of Musanze, this park is a habitat to variety of primate species that you may encounter during your trekking. You will also be to encounter a number of bird species and other wildlife. This is a lifetime experience that you will live to share. In case you’re in Kigali for a business meeting or conference, this can work perfectly for you, to give you a relaxed holiday upon successful meeting.
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park. Travel time + 2 hours
You will be picked by our guide or company representative, from your hotel accommodation in Kigali or airport in case you arrive with morning flight and head for a city tour to visit the Kigali Genocide memorial ground where over 25000 bodies of victims of genocide were given a decent burial and later have lunch in a local restaurant before being transferred to Musanze – Volcanoes National Park which is roughly a 2 hours’ drive where you will have dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation option: Five Volcanoes Boutique hotel (luxury lodge) or Mount Gorilla View Lodge (Mid-range) or La Palma Hotel (Economy lodge). Meal Plan: L – D
Day 2: Golden Monkey Trek – Kigali. Travel time + 2 hours
Today after your early morning breakfast, at 7.30 am, you will be transferred to the park’s headquarters with your packed lunch in Office of Tourism in Kinigi where you are briefed by the ranger about the rules and regulations governing golden monkey tracking before you head off to the jungle in search for these shy lovely primates. The golden monkey trek can last from an hour to six hours just like gorilla trekking, however not much hectic as the gorilla trekking, though the trek is strenuous but much rewarding at the end.
You will be given an hour with the golden monkey to take as many pictures as possible of your choice and later return from your trek, head for lunch in one of the local restaurants, before hitting on the road to find our way back to Kigali and dropped at your hotel or at the Kigali airport to catch up with your evening flight. Meal Plan: B – L. End of service!
2 days Golden Monkey Trekking Safari includes.
- Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- 1 Golden monkey permits, per person
- En-route lunches
- Ranger fees
- Services of English-speaking driver/guide
- 1 liter bottle of mineral water per day per person during safari
2 days Golden monkey safari excludes.
expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and cigars.