4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Golden Monkey Tracking Safari Volcanoes Rwanda

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Overview of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Golden Monkey Tracking Safari Volcanoes Rwanda

The 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Golden Monkey Tracking Safari Volcanoes Rwanda commences and ends in Kigali Rwanda. The safari features two prominent activities in Rwanda namely the gorilla trekking and golden monkey tracking. These are all done in Volcanoes National Park in the north west of Rwanda. The Safari also features the Musaze caves exploration which is an adventurous encounter that is designed to add spice to the experience. Visiting the Gisozi genocide memorial in Kigali is an ethical encounter to pay tribute to the counts of Rwandese that were taken by the bloody genocide. Remember counts of over 800,000 people were put down in cold blood in period of 100 days. The safari derives ultimate Africa safari memories.

Safari Highlight of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Golden Monkey Tracking Safari Volcanoes Rwanda

Day 1 of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Golden Monkey Tracking Safari Volcanoes Rwanda: Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport and transfer to Ruhengeri – Volcanoes National Park

Day 2 of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Golden Monkey Tracking Safari Volcanoes Rwanda: Do gorilla trekking and have an evening relaxation at the lodge

Day 3 of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Golden Monkey Tracking Safari Volcanoes Rwanda: Do golden Monkey tracking and visit the Musaze Caves

Day 4 of the
4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Golden Monkey Tracking Safari Volcanoes Rwanda: Transfer back to Kigali and Visit the Gisozi genocide memorial

Details of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Golden Monkey Tracking Safari Volcanoes Rwanda Itinerary

Day 1 of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Golden Monkey Tracking Safari Volcanoes Rwanda: Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport and transfer to Ruhengeri – Volcanoes National Park

Arrive in Rwanda following your flight from the respective country of origin. You are welcomed buy tour driver guide who will then transfer you to Ruhengeri – Volcanoes National Park 116km about  2 – 3 hours’ drive passing through impressive country side scenic landscapes with the views of the rolling hills of Rwanda that have earned it a dub as the land of a thousand hills. You arrive in Volcanoes National Park in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Mount Gorilla View Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury),             Hotel Lapalme (Midrange / Standard) or Muhabura Hotel (Budget / Basic)

Day 2 of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Golden Monkey Tracking Safari Volcanoes Rwanda: Do gorilla trekking and have an evening relaxation at the lodge

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You wake up early in the morning at your lodge for breakfast and embark on the transfer to Volcanoes National Park Park headquarters Kinigi. At the headquarters as you wait for the briefing time, you are treated for a warm cup of coffee served courtesy of Rwanda Development Board while being entertained by the Kinyarwanda dance troupes before the park rangers set to allocate the respective gorilla families and then briefing in your respective gorilla groups at 8am. After briefing you drive to the respective gorilla family trail heads to head to the jungle in search of the critically endangered apes. The hike through the volcanic slopes marked with steep slopes and dense vegetation beautiful in nature present amazing scenic views. The eventual encounter with the mountain gorillas as they forage to feed their huge tummies, attending to the frightening welcome of the silverback, watching the baby gorillas as they roll themselves on tree branches, play with other and respective mothers among other aspects will lure you into an unforgettable amazement. The one hour is availed to you to experience what you have heard, read and thought of for long and the remarkable pictures will form a lasting memorabilia for this lifetime experience that is so far the best in Africa. The gorilla trekking activity tends to last 2 – 8 hours depending on how long the gorillas have moved. You retreat from the activity and embark on the transfer to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Mount Gorilla View Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury),             Hotel Lapalme (Midrange / Standard) or Muhabura Hotel (Budget / Basic)

Day 3 of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Golden Monkey Tracking Safari Volcanoes Rwanda: Do golden Monkey tracking and visit the Musaze Caves

After breakfast at your lodge, you gather at Kinigi Park headquarters at 7am for briefing about the golden monkey tracking experience. After the briefing, you drive to the trail head where you embark on the hike through impressive forested landscapes of Volcanoes National Park with its chain of Volcanic Mountains. The golden monkeys are given as endangered and are only found in the Virunga massif. They would definitely impress you as they leap among the Bamboo tree branches on the foot hills of Sabyinyo Mountains. You have one complete hour to maximize your experience with them the camera will have to be set in the speed shutter speed to match their fast movements in the tree branches. Retreat from the activity that tends to last for 4 hours and get back to the lodge for relaxation and lunch. In the afternoon, you head to the Musaze caves to encounter the ancient caves of Musaze whose formation dates back to 65 million years ago accruing from the lava flow for the eruption of Sabyinyo and Bisoke Mountains. The caves stretch for 2km inside and have got 31 entrances with a large bat colony inside. The inside of the caves is actually frightening to walk along. However, you are always accompanied by the armed guide. The activity tends to last 2 hours after which you return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Mount Gorilla View Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury),             Hotel Lapalme (Midrange / Standard) or Muhabura Hotel (Budget / Basic)

Day 4 of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Golden Monkey Tracking Safari Volcanoes Rwanda: Transfer back to Kigali and Visit the Gisozi genocide memorial

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After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Kigali City 116km about 3 hours’ drive passing through the impressive countryside landscapes of Rwanda. You arrive in time for lunch after which you visit the Gisozi genocide memorial to pay tribute to the counts of Rwandese that lost their lives in the 1994 bloody genocide. The site has a detailed interpretation of what transpired during that time. Retreat from the activity to mark the end of the tour.

End of the 4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Golden Monkey Tracking Safari Volcanoes Rwanda

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