This 5 Day Rwanda Safari awards you opportunities to the an adventurous hike to Diana fossey , meet Rwanda’s Mountain Gorillas and Golden monkey primates in the lush jungles of Volcanoes National Park. You have an optional visit to the Iby’iwacu cultural village.
Day 1: City tour and Transfer to Musanze
Early morning , you will be picked by our safari guide, and after start the safari with a city tour , visiting numerous points of interest like craft shops, local markets , genocide memorial and more.
After the city tour, have lunch and then drive to Volcanoes National Park in Kinigi , where you may have a chance to visit Diana fossey research center in the evening . Accommodation option at
Budget: Le bamboo gorilla lodge
Mid-range: Five volcanoes / Mountain Gorilla view lodge
Luxury; One & only gorilla nest
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking experience & Iby’wacu Cultural Village.
Very early in the morning, after breakfast, transfer up to the park headquarters for the briefing conducted to highlight trekkers about Gorilla trek. Do not forget your packed food and drinking water.
After briefing, you will be transferred up to the starting point. The Journey to the Jungle starts in search of these apes. You will be allowed to be in their presence for one hour, after descend back to the Lodge for relaxation
After you have an option of visiting the gorilla guardian village for the Ex poachers to know more about Rwandan culture including their dance and their journey of Conservation.
Day 3: Golden monkey trekking
Be at the Park headquarters in time for the briefing conducted to highlight trekkers on what to do and what not to do.
After briefing, meet your ranger guide and transfer up to the starting point. You will start the trekking journey within the Jungle until you discover their location.
These primates are found in the mountainous bamboo forested areas; therefore physical fitness is a must. After good moments with these monkeys, you start the Journey back to the starting point to meet your driver guide and drive back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Dian Fossey Hike
On 4th day in Volcanoes National Park, you will hike up to the exact location of the Dian Fossey grave yard.
Dian Fossey was an American primatologist and conservationist who started the campaigns towards saving the lives of mountains , who was later killed after 20 years of her life with the gorilla , the hike to her grave yard bring honor to her great work.
After the hike , you meet your driver guide and transfer back to your hotel.
Day 5: Drive back to Kigali - Departure
After great moments in Volcanoes National Park, you will say bye on day five. After breakfast you will drive back to Kigali city.
Have lunch, visit the bank for money withdraw in case you need it, do some shopping and later transfer to your hotel of to the airport for your return flight.
The Package includes
- Airport Pick & Drop
- Kigali City Tour
- Gorilla Permit
- Diana fossey hike permit
- Golden Monkey trekking permit
- English speaking guide
- Ground Transportation
- Drinking Water
- Accommodation & Meals
- Visa fees
- Personal Insurance
- Tipping fees
- Personal expenses
- Luxury drinks.