5 Days Rwanda Double Gorillas Trek and Golden Monkeys

The 5 days Rwanda primate adventure takes you to the Nyungwe rainforest is placed in the southwestern Rwanda, at the border with Burundi, south, and Lake Kivu and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. After visit the Volcanoes National Park lies in northwestern Rwanda and borders Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. The national park is known as a haven for the mountain gorilla. Activities to encounter include the Rwanda chimpanzee tours, Rwanda chimpanzee safaris, Rwanda primate safari, Rwanda primate tours, Rwanda primate adventure, Rwanda gorilla adventure, Rwanda gorillas, Rwanda gorilla trekking, and Rwanda gorilla tours!

Morning arrival into Kigali International Airport, meet and greet by your guide. Introduction and a short briefing, after which you embark on sight seeing/orientation tour of Kigali city Including the Genocide Memorial Museum, amongst other attractions

Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Early Breakfast at your Lodge.

After Breakfast, you will be transferred to the park headquarters for check in/registration of your 1st Gorilla Trek and allocation of the particular Gorilla family to visit.

After registration and allocation of a gorilla family, you will be briefed by the allocated guide, on the trekking procedures as well as the Do’s and Dont’s while in the presence of Gorillas.

After the briefing, your drive guide will transfer you further up-to the mountain – to the trek start point, from where the exciting gorilla trek adventure commences

Upon sighting the Gorillas, you will stay with them for a magical one hour as they go about their daily life, feeding, playing and resting

Coming face to face with a giant silverback must truly be one of the greatest wildlife experiences on earth

A walking stick is provided at the start point – to help steady your trekking
Porters are also available – to help carry your water bottle/ day pack or even hold hand in slippery/steep sections (this is at a minimum charge of US $ 10 Per person, payable at the end)

At the end of your one hour audience with the Gorillas family, re-trace your steps back to the trek start point and rejoin your driver Guide and vehicle. Drive back to your lodge for freshening up and lunch.

Afternoon is at leisure to simply relax at your lodge, with dinner included

Optional activity:
Ibywacu Cultural Village Visit – for some insights into the transformed lifestyle of these families of former gorilla poachers
Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Early Breakfast at your Lodge

After breakfast, your driver guide will transfer you to the park headquarters for check in/registration of your 2nd Gorilla trek and allocation of a different gorilla family to trek.

Note: Same procedure as the previous day, is followed

At the end of your one hour audience with the Gorillas family, re-trace your steps back to the trek start point and rejoin your driver Guide and vehicle. Drive back to your lodge for freshening up and lunch.

Afternoon is at leisure to simply relax at your lodge, with dinner included

Optional Activity:
Twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo
Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Early Breakfast at the lodge

Your driver – Guide will transfer you to the park headquarters for check in/ registration of Golden Monkeys trek.

This is followed by a briefing by your assigned park guide, after which your driver will transfer you to the golden monkey trek starting point and commence trekking of these very playful but evasive primates .

Note: Just as with the Gorillas – upon sighting the Golden monkeys, you will be in their presence for only ONE HOUR

At the end of your one hour audience with the Golden Monkey family, re-trace your steps back to the trek start point and rejoin your driver Guide and vehicle. Drive back to your lodge for freshening up and lunch.

After lunch, Relax and later depart for Red Rocks Cultural Centre for a chance to experience the Local Production of Banana Beer.

Back to the lodge for dinner and overnight

Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Meals: Lunch & dinner

Depending on your scheduled departure time, you will be transferred to Kigali International airport for your outbound flight.

Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Some lodges may ask for seasonal surcharges for the Easter and Christmas Holidays

  • We use 4×4 Vehicles on our tours.
  • We are flexible, accommodating and are willing to go an extra mile.
  • During the trip the car and driver are there for the clients, so they decide where to stop, how long to stop etc.!
  • During the trip the guide makes sure there is a good place to have breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • In the event government taxes and/or the Uganda/Rwanda/Kenya Wildlife Authority rates will increase the above mentioned total price shall be amended accordingly. All activities and accommodations are subject to availability.
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