5 Days Dian Fossey, Gorillas & Monkeys Trek

Dian Fossey Grave Hike, Gorilla Trekking and Golden Monkey Tracking in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park

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Day 1: From Kigali you will transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Upon arrival you will be picked from Kigali International airport by our company representative who will drive you to Kigali town where you will have a city tour. Alternatively if you are already in Kigali, after breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked by our company representative who will take you for a city tour, You will get to visit the Genocide memorial site and the museum among others. You will have lunch and later drive to Volcanoes national park which takes about 2 hours, check in at the lodge where you will have dinner and overnight stay. Volcanoes National park lies in northwestern Rwanda. The park is well known for its gorilla tracking and being the home of mountain gorillas. It is also home to five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains (Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo), which are covered in rain forest and bamboo. Within this park, it’s where you can do golden monkey tracking and Dianne Fossey’s grave.

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda

An early morning wake up call, prepare and have breakfast. With parked lunch you will go to the park headquarters for a briefing and later begin the trek with the guidance of the park rangers. The adventure of tracking the gorillas, May take 1-8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. You will stay with the gorillas for a maximum of one hour. Depending on how long you have taken to get to the gorillas, you will sit with in the forest and enjoy your packed lunch. Later you will visit the twin lakes in the evening to relax, or you stay at the lodge to relax after the long day. Dinner and overnight stay will be as above

Day 3: Dian Fossey Grave-site Tour

After breakfast you will go for Dianne Fossey Hiking. After climbing to the grave site, you will return to the lodge where you will have lunch, dinner and overnight stay

Day 4: Golden Monkey tracking -transfer to Lake Kivu

After breakfast you will go for Golden monkey tracking. After tracking you will return to the lodge have lunch and check out and then drive from Volcanoes National Park to Lake Kivu and get to relax at the beach. Dinner and overnight stay will be as above.

Lake Kivu Boat Cruise Rwanda

Day 5: Boat Ride -transfer to Kigali – Departure

After breakfast you will go for a boat ride on Lake Kivu and later you will return to the lodge check out and then drive from Lake Kivu, takes about 2 hours to Kigali. Have lunch in Kigali upon arrival. Later you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

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