Gorillas & Golden Monkeys of Rwanda

Gorillas & Golden Monkeys of Rwanda

Kigali . Volcanoes National Park
Private guided journey
4 days / 3 nights from
$2339 per person based on double occupancy*

Gorillas & Golden Monkeys of Rwanda

Gorillas & Golden Monkeys of Rwanda

Rwanda > Kigali > Volcanoes National Park

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4 Days, 3 Nights

This safari includes one night in Kigali and 2 nights in Volcanoes National Park, the home of over 350 Mountain Gorillas.  The program operates in reverse.

After exploring the vibrant city of Kigali, including a visit to the historic and moving Genocide Memorial, travelers head to Volcanoes National Park for 3 days of primate viewing. Mountain Gorillas are the star of the primate show, but Golden Monkeys are stunningly beautiful and fun to watch. We recommend opting for both. While the trek to see gorillas can sometimes be long, Golden Monkeys often nest near the entrance to the Park, making for an easier day of walking.

Highlights

  • Time to explore Kigali, East Africa's sparkling city 
  • Visit to Genocide Memorial
  • Opportunity to do a Mountain Gorilla trek
  • Opportunity to do a Golden Monkey trek

Inclusions

  • Meet and greet upon arrival
  • Airport transfers
  • One nights accommodation Kigali - choice of First-class, Deluxe or Luxury accommodation
  • Two nights accommodation in Volcanoes National Park - choice First-class, Deluxe or Luxury accommodation
  • English speaking guides throughout
  • Transfers from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park and return

 

Based on departures in Low Season*
Price per person in private vehicle First-class Deluxe Luxury
Solo Traveler 3789 4069 8089
Each of 2 2339 3039 6369
Each of 3 2079 2779 6109
Each of 4 1949 2639 5979
Each of 5 1869 2559 5899
Each of 6 1799 2509 5839
Single Room supplement 649 230 919

 

Based on departures in Shoulder Season*
Price per person in private vehicle First-class Deluxe Luxury
Solo Traveler 3789 5449 9469
Each of 2 2339 3869 6139
Each of 3 2079 3599 5879
Each of 4 1949 3469 5749
Each of 5 1869 3389 5669
Each of 6 1799 3339 5619
Single Room supplement 649 789 2539

 

Based on departures in High Season*
Price per person in private vehicle First-class Deluxe Luxury
Solo Traveler 3789 6329 11769
Each of 2 2339 4559 7639
Each of 3 2079 4299 7369
Each of 4 1949 4169 7239
Each of 5 1869 4089 7159
Each of 6 1799 4029 7109
Single Room supplement 649 959 3339

* SEASONS
First-class - same year round
Deluxe - Low season is 1 April - 31 May // Shoulder Season is 1 January - 31 March & 1 November - 14 December // High season is 1 June - 31 October & 15 - 31 December
Luxury - Low season is 1 - 15 January // Shoulder Season is 16 January - 31 May & 16 October - 14 December // High Season is 1 June - 15 October & 15 - 31 December

Group Size

Minimum 2, solo travelers pay surcharge

Dates

Departs year round.

Price

From $2339 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

*Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on twin share occupancy. Seasonal Surcharges apply.  Single supplements apply.  Black-out dates may apply. All pricing is strictly subject to availability. Pricing does not include Gorilla viewing permits which are currently US$1,500 per person each or Golden Monkey trekking permits which are currently 100usd per person each. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices.  Prices are current at time of posting (2/4/2021) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531 | PC-1282498.

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Itinerary

Gorillas & Golden Monkeys of Rwanda

Day 1: Arrive Kigali

On arrival in Kigali, you will be met and transferred to your accommodation for tonight. Rest of day at leisure. We recommend dining at Heaven Restaurant, your concierge can arrange transportation.

Gorillas & Golden Monkeys of Rwanda

Day 2: Kigali - Volcanoes National Park

Spend the morning on a privately guided tour of Kigali, including time at the powerful Genocide Memorial, a must see. After lunch at Kigali Serena Hotel, travel northwest about 2.5 hours to through the beautiful terraced hillsides that display Rwanda’s landscape. Arrive at Ruhengeri, the base for Gorilla trekking at the Parc National des Volcans (Volcanoes National Park). The town itself, located only 15 miles from the Uganda border, is relatively a small city of about 70,000 people. The constant flow of humanity is quite remarkable. The town has great views of the surrounding volcanoes. Check into your accommodation. Rest of day at leisure to explore the town. (B,L,D)

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Day 3: Volcanoes National Park

This morning, your guide will transfer you to Volcanoes National Park for your gorilla trek with an expert primate guide and tracking team. The trek to the gorilla family may be as short as 30 minutes or as long as 3 hours. Porters are available to assist you with the trek, this is inexpensive and highly recommended. Those who have mobility challenges can hire a team of porters to carry them on a sedan chair. After an amazing, never to be forgotten hour with the gorilla family, you will descend and transfer back to your accommodation for lunch. The afternoon is free for you to explore the town or opt for a visit to the Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village at around $35 per person. (B,L,D)

Gorillas & Golden Monkeys of Rwanda

Day 4: Depart

If your departure flight is 5pm or later, it is possible to do a Golden Monkey trek this morning. These beautiful monkeys are very habituated to humans and go about their business of feeding on bamboo shoots, tending to their babies and chasing each other. After the trek, you will have lunch at your accommodation and drive back to Kigali airport for departure. (B,L)

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Gorillas & Golden Monkeys of Rwanda

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