3 Days Gorilla Trek & Dian Fossey Tombs or Golden Monkeys
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes Gorilla Park
Have breakfast at the hotel and proceed for a city tour to genocide memorial centers and museums in Kigali, later proceed to Parc des Volcans. Overnight stay at Mountain gorilla view lodge, Virunga lodge, Sabyinyo Silverback lodge or Hotel la Palme or Kinigi Guest House.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Parc National des Volcans
Have early breakfast and transfer to Kinigi station for a 30 minutes briefing about mountain gorilla tracking. Tracking Gorillas is very strenuous and tiresome but meeting and staying with these giant apes is worth the effort. You will be allowed to stay with gorillas for 1 hour for observation and photographing.
You can take a walk to Ruhengeri Market, providing you with an opportunity to see and buy local Rwandan fabrics, foods, arts and handicrafts. Or we can drive to see the beautiful twin lake of Burera and Ruhondo. Dinner & overnight at Mountain gorilla view lodge / Sabyinyo or Virunga lodges, Le bambou gorilla lodge or Hotel la Palme or Kinigi Guest House.
Day 3: Golden Monkey Trek or Hike to Diana Fossey tombs
The trek for golden monkeys exposes you to excellent birding and other primates like Colobus monkeys, blue monkeys, Red tailed monkeys and Grey Cheeked Mangabeys among others. After the trek, we can have a brief excursion to the spectacular panoramic views of the Twin Lakes; Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo and the Virunga mountain chain.
Alternatively, we can hike to Diana Fossey’s grave tombs nestled between the beautiful volcanic peaks of Karisimbi and Bishoke. Proceed to Kigali Airport for your scheduled flight back home
End of the tour