2 Days Golden Monkey Trekking Tour in Rwanda

2 days Golden Monkey Trekking-Volcanoes national park, Rwanda

2 Days Golden Monkey Trekking Tour in Rwanda 

Day 1: Arrival, Kigali City tour and Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

 Upon arrival, our Guide will pick you up from Kigali international airport or the hotel. He will brief you about the 2-days golden monkey tour, thereafter, you will proceed with the city tour of Kigali. The city tour involves visiting the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre, the former presidential palace, city markets and the craft shops. You will then have lunch enroute and then proceed to the Volcanoes National Park.

The journey will take approximately 2-3 hours through amazing countryside with beautiful rolling hills and sights of people working in their gardens. Proceed and check in to the lodge, refresh and briefly enjoy the majestic views of the Virunga volcanoes.

Later in the late afternoon, the driver will come to pick you and take you for Iby’iwacu Cultural Centre community tour. The Iby’iwacu Cultural Village is Rwanda’s most visited cultural site. It is being all Rwanda’s tribes gather to showcase their cultural heritage through dance, drama and storytelling. This is where you will learn everything there is to know about the people and culture of Rwanda. You may also wish to participate in these activities, feel free it’s so interesting and full of fun. You can also purchase some of their craft items. Return for Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation options: Kinigi Guest House (Budget), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid-range) and Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury).

Meal plan: Half-board

Day 2: Golden monkey trekking -Transfer to Kigali international airport

You will rise up early for an early morning breakfast, before you transfer to the headquarters in Kingi for a short briefing on the dos and don’ts of golden monkey trekking, the briefing starts at 7:30 am to 8:00am , after you will then be divided in groups with other trekkers for the start of the golden monkey trekking in volcanoes national park. golden monkey trekking does not last longer since its easy to locate the monkeys in the forest it may take about 2 -3 hours in the forest.

The views are amazing with lush green forest and the five volcanoes rising in all directions. It’s easy to find the monkeys as they love eating bamboos located on the Volcanoes ‘ lower slopes. You are permitted to go with them for one hour after they have been identified. When they travel around, you’re free to follow them. Golden monkeys aren’t timid as they already used to the sight of humans, you are free to take photos as they jump playing from one tree to another, you will observe them through out, and when the time is up, you will return to the starting point, then the guide will transfer you to Kigali airport or your preferred drop off location.

End of tour

Prices include:

  • Golden monkey trekking permit
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Park entry fees
  • Professional safari guide
  • Accommodation and meals
  • All activities included in the itinerary

2 Days Golden Monkey Trekking Tour in Rwanda