Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport
Meet our tour guide at the airport and transfer to Kigali. Have a short briefing from the guide on your safari. After lunch, depart for Parc National des Volcans. The journey goes through the beautiful terraced hillsides that characterize much of Rwanda’s landscape, gradually climbing to the base of the awesome Virunga volcanoes, sometimes with as many as five peaks visible. Dinner and overnight at Mountain gorilla view lodge, Le Bambou gorilla lodge or Kinigi guest house.
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Parc National Des Volcans
Get briefing from the ranger guides and thereafter, be led by the guides through the light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virungas which is a magical experience. If you are lucky you can get to the gorillas soon!! spend an hour with them, and be back at the base in time for a late lunch! Some gorilla families however are more elusive, and tracking can take a full day, especially when it is wet and muddy. Have dinner and overnight at your lodge as on day one.
Day 3: Golden monkey $ Ibwachyu cultural centre
On this day you will wake up very early in the morning and have a cup of tea.Then you will proceed to the park headquarters for again another exhilarating adventure in golden monkeys.You wil be briefed about this unique type of monkeys and then enter the forest to look for them.By noon you will be back and then head to your hotel for lunch and some refreshments.Then in the evening you will go to Ibwachyu cultural centre where you will learn more about Rwanda through songs,dances and stories. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Return to Kigali
Drive back to Kigali and if time allows for the city tour including a visit to the market, a pottery project, handicraft shops and the genocide memorial. Transfer to the airport for your flight back home depending on the schedule.