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5 days Golden Monkeys Trekking Community Based Activities

Rwagasabo Safaris will provide you with a driver/guide and overnight at the hotel Virunga. Experience the excitement and adventure of a lifetime trekking the mountain rainforests of Volcanoes National Park looking for and mingling among the spectacular Golden Monkey. Participate in local activities and take a boat cruise.

Day 1. Arrive Kigali and Overnight Musanze

You will be met by Rwagasabo Safaris driver/guide at the Kigali International airport. You will take part in a debriefing about the safari then drive to and overnight at the hotel Virunga (you may choose to sleep in Kigali depending on Time arrived at the airport).

Day 2. Volcanoes National Park

After breakfast you will drive to Volcanoes National Park. Upon arrival you will take part in a presentation on The Golden Monkey and a briefing by the Volcanoes National Park guides. We encourage trekkers to be physically fit and healthy. It is also important to wear good hiking boots, long trousers and gloves for protection against stinging nettles. You should bring snacks and sufficient drinking water as the trek is strenuous and the rainforest gets hot and humid during the day. You will spend one hour with the Golden Monkeys, but it is an hour you will never forget! After the visit, you will return to your hotel for lunch and later enjoy dinner and your overnight stay.

Day 3. Community based activities

After Breakfast you will take part in a visit to Twin Lakes Burera and Ruhondo then return for lunch at the Hotel before proceeding to the Community Based Activities. These activities provide interaction with the local village people and includes activities you can take part in such as talking with ex-poachers, learning about culture, marginalized people, agriculture, traditional healing, nature walks, and bird watching. An expert guide is provided for these activities in order to maximize the tour.

Day 4. Lake Kivu Boat ride

After breakfast you will take off for a morning boat ride or Kayaking on Lake Kivu. On the cruise you will have the chance to see a variety of birdlife and different water animals on the lake shore. You will also visit the Hot Springs and then return to the hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 5. Kigali

You will be picked up at your hotel and driven back to Kigali, with the short visit to the Genocide Memorial Centre at Gisozi. At this stop, you will also have time for interaction with local people discovering their artisanal products for sale. You will then transfer towards Airport / your hotel in Kigali.

  • Entry Permits
  • Park Ranger Fees
  • Relevant Government Taxes
  • Full time English or/and French speaking Driver/Guide
  • Full Board Accomodation
  • Meal
  • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 vehicle
  • Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends
  • Airfares
  • Visa Fees
  • Personal Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.

Find the list of recommended lodges to be enjoyed during your stay in Volcanoes national Park during Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda.

Volcanoes Lodges

Volcanoes national park is located in the northern province of Rwanda , its ranked as the home to the mountain gorillas and all gorilla trekking tours offered by Active African Vacations leads to Volcanoes national Park. Hotels & lodges found in this park include mountain gorilla view lodge,volcanoes lodge, Kinigi guest house,Muhabura hotel,Villa Da Gorilla,Five volcanoes lodge.

Muhabura Hotel Budget

Muhabura Hotel is a budget lodge (2 Star Hotel) and its recommended for travelers that are taking gorilla Safaris to Volcanoes on Budget option , Dont miss to enjoy the cheapest price on gorilla trekking adventure to Rwanda, Expect good service worthy the price.

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Book your stay on mountain gorilla view lodge which is a mid range hotel located in Volcanoes National Park, Mostly recommended to Middle range travelers on 3 Star Hotels.Enjoy gorilla trekking in Rwanda with Active African Vacations.

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge luxury

Enjoy the overnight stay at Sabyinyo silverback lodge which is a luxury 5 Star hotel located in Volcanoes national park, its recommended to luxury travelers that wish to enjoy gorilla trekking in Rwanda and advance booking is required.

Nyungwe Lodges
Nyungwe forest national park is well known for chimpanzee tracking & canopy walk, its located in southern rwanda, it has accommodation facilities ranging from Mid Range, Budget and luxury lodges. it has Gisakura guest house, Nyungwe forest lodge and nyungwe hill top Lodge. Book a Discounted price safari to nyungwe with Rwagasabo safaris Rwanda to enjoy the stay in any of the accommodation below.

One & Only Nyungwe House

Visit Rwanda Chimpanzee Tracking in nyungwe forest with the overnight stay in One & Only Nyungwe House that is a luxury lodge 5 Stars hotel recommended by Active African Vacations.

Gisakura Guesthouse budget

Traveling on budget option , Gisakura guest house is recommended to primates travelers that visit Nyungwe forest national park for chimpanzee tracking in the wild,its offering basic accommodation for travelers.

Nyungwe hill top view Mid range

Find mid range accommodation in nyungwe forest recommended by Active African Vacations called Nyungwe Hill Top lodge , offering moderate accommodation facilities to travelers .Book chimps Trek in Rwanda.

Akagera Lodges
Akagera Wildlife national park is among the top destination for wildlife conservation, enjoy wildlife game drive & Boat cruise in Akagera National Park. Its still lacking budget lodges and accommodation needs to be booked in advance.

Akagera Game Lodge

Being one of the best getaways and destinations at Akagera Np, the lodge offers exquisite reliable accommodation that is comfortable to all that visit the park on holiday.

Ruzizi Tented Camp

Situated along the shores of Lake Ihema offering exceptional views of the surrounding, Ruzizi tented camp has 7 en-suite tents suitable for all travelers worldwide.

Minimum Pax: 1

Duration: 5days

Pickup : Any time

Destination : Volcanoes National Park & Rubavu

Type: Primates & Community based Tour