This 4 safari tour is accompanied by both helicopter flights from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park and road transfers with luxury 4×4 safari Land cruisers. Enquire Now It will start with Kigali tour with our most experience tour guide and winding it up with Gorilla trekking and golden monkey trekking at the Volcanoes National Park. You will not regret taking up this wonderful trip.
Day 1: Arrival at Kigali Airport and transfer to the hotel
Upon your arrival at Kigali Airport, Meet and greet assistance, introduction to your guide and transferred to your booked hotel in Kigali. Dinner and Overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel Meal Plan: Dinner
Day 2: Kigali City tour – Helicopter transfer to Volcanoes National Park (20 minutes’ fly)
Leave your accommodation and have the morning breakfast, head for your city tour with a visit to the Genocide Memorial Museum which was started in 2004 and it is the resting place for over 25,000 Rwandese, continue with a visit to Inema Arts and Kimironko Local Market. Later you will be transferred to Kigali International Airport for your helicopter transfer to Musanze Airstrip. The helicopter transfer will offer you with the Aerial View of Rwanda known as a country of a thousand hills. On your arrival at the airstrip, you will be transferred by our driver guide to Singita Kwitonda Lodge for dinner and Overnight, the lodge staff will welcome you and assist you to check in. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 3: Gorilla trekking at Volcanoes National Park
Wake up with a cup of coffee in the lodge then head to the park headquarters for your Gorilla trek briefing. The gorilla permit will be verified and your passport details recorded. Enter into the Forest for half or whole day to search for the rare Mountain Gorillas depending on where they slept the previous day. Volcanoes National Park has rich ecosystem ranging from evergreen, bamboo forest, open grassland, swamp and heath. Above all it protects the steep slopes of these mountain ranges which are favorable for the stay of the rare Mountain Gorillas. Upon meeting the friendly rare Mountain Gorillas, you are assigned to 1-hour interaction with them. Watch them doing their daily life activity, feeding, playing, resting and training their young ones. Return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. Overnight at Singita Kwitonda Lodge Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 4: Golden Monkey trekking and road transfer to Kigali Airport (2.5 hours’ drive)
Warm up your body with hot breakfast, then continue to the park headquarters for briefing before embarking on your Golden Monkey trekking starting at 8:00am. This activity will amaze you as you watchthe most beautiful primate species in the world with golden-orange spots on their fur coats and they stay in troops of 60-80 individuals. The Golden Monkey also known as Cercopithecus Mitis Kandti is a local subspecies of the Sykes Monkey (“Blue Monkey”) and they are found in high-altitude forests like Volcanoes National Park. Watch them playing, swinging on the bamboo branches, and also on the forest floor. They are so inquisitive but you are allowed to view them for an hour. Later in the day, you will be transferred to Kigali city for lunch and then you will proceed to Kigali International Airport to catch up with your flight back home. Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch
The above safari package includes: –
Transportation by a 4wd luxury land cruiser
Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
Gorilla permit per person to be secured and paid for in advance
Golden monkey trekking
Helicopter flight as mentioned in the itinerary
Services of English speaking Driver/guide.
However, the package excludes: expenses of personal nature like: flights,Visa, Pygmy village walk, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, and tobacco, Local flights, International flight.