4 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Dian Fossey Hike

4 Days Rwanda Gorillas and Dian Fossey Hike

This 6 Days Rwanda gorilla and golden monkey safari takes you to Volcanoes national park and a tour to Dian Fossey an American primatologist that dedicated her life to researching about the gorillas of Rwanda, and also played a big role in ensuring that this endangered species is conserved. Activities to encounter include golden monkey tracking and gorilla trekking while staying at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge.

Day 1 – Arrival in Kigali

On arrival at the Kanombe airport you will be received by our Safari guide from 1000 Shades of Green, who will welcome you and lead this 4 day Gorilla and Golden Monkeys Trekking Safari.Overnight at. Kigali Serena Hotel. B.B

Day 2 – Kigali City tour, transfer to Volcanoes Park

Today morning, you will have an early city tour in Kigali during which you will visit the national museum and the genocide memorial among several other fascinating tourist sites. You will have lunch and after begin on a drive through the beautiful terraced hills as you head to Volcanoes national park which is home to the highly-endangered mountain gorillas. After checking into your accommodation, you will visit one of the nearby Banyarwanda communities who will entertain you with enjoyable cultural songs and dances. Dine and spend the night at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge. B.L.D

Day 3 – Gorilla tracking and Nature walk

Very early morning you will assemble at the park headquarters and be briefed by the park before you begin on this memorable gorilla tracking expedition which will take between 2 and 6 hours in the forested Park. You will spend a maximum of one hour with the gorillas taking photographs and observing them. Later return to your lodge and relax before visiting the twin lakes during a nature walk. Dine and spend the night at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge. B.L.D

Day 4 – Hike to Dian Fossey Grave, Departure

Today morning, you will go set out in the company of a guide and hike to Dian Fossey’s grave. Dian was an American primatologist that dedicated her life to researching about the gorillas of Rwanda, and also played a big role in ensuring that this endangered species is conserved. Unfortunately it’s said that she was murdered by poachers and later buried next to her favorite gorilla Digit in this park. Later on, you will return to Kigali and depending on your flight time, you may have a short tour in the city before transferring to the airport. B.L.D

Price includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Ground transport per 4WD safari vehicle
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary, based on double room
  • Three meals a day, apart from where it is mentioned (B&B)
  • Mineral water in the safari vehicle
  • Park entrance fees
  • Gorilla permit (USD $1500 per permit in Rwanda)
  • Dian Fossey Fees
  • Ranger fees
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones

Price excludes

  • International flight
  • Local flights
  • Visa (USD $50 per person)
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Items of personal nature
  • Tips & laundry service
  • Christmas supplement if any

 

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