Gorilla & Golden monkey 3 days

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Gorilla and Golden monkey trekking 3 days

This short 3 days safari  to northern Rwanda offers the opportunity to engage with the endangered mountain gorillas  and Golden monkeys in the forests on the slopes of the Virunga volcanoes. Experience one of the most charming Rwanda primate tours we have to offer. 

Programe Overview

Day 1: Kigali City Tour – Volcanoes National Park


Day 2: Gorilla Trekking – Visit Twin Lakes

Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking /Departure

End of safari


Included in the package;
  1. All Airport pickups and drops
  2. Private transport in an open roof 4 x 4WD vehicle with gas/fuel
  3. Services of a fulltime English speaking driver/guide
  4. Entrance to all the named parks & reserves
  5. 2 nights accommodation and meals (F/B)
  6. 1 Gorilla permit
  7. 1 golden monkey permit
  8. Nature walks as in itinerary
  9. Mineral water while in vehicle
  10. All government tax / Levies

Excluded in the package;

  • Drinks (soft and alcoholic)
  • Laundry
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Portarage services
  • Any expenses of personal nature i.e. phone bills, antiquity purchases, etc
  • Personal insurance
  • Air Fares/Visas
  • Driver guide gratuity


Day 1: Arrival Kigali international airport

pick-up from Kigali international airport. and transfer to Ruhengere Overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla view lodge/Kinigi guest house/ Rock camp/ La Palme Hotel 


Day 2: Gorilla tracking in volcanoes National park and transfer to Kigali for a late departure.

After breakfast, in the morning by 8:30am, you will gather at the park headquarters together with your tracking gear and parked lunch for a briefing before heading in the forest to track the gorillas. This may take 2-8 hours depending on the movements of the animals.You are allowed to with these awesome mountain gorillas for about an hour.  Dinner and overnight at Gorillas view lodge / La Palme Hotel / Kinigi guest house


Day 3: Golden Monkey trekking /departure 

This morning after an early breakfast, drive to the park headquarters and take part in exploration of unknown territory these “Primates” of the Virungas, the Golden Monkey (Cercopithecus Kandti), now listed as endangered because of their small numbers. After the trek transfer back to kigali then to Kanombe airport for your departure flight.

End of safari