4 Days Rwanda safari takes you to Volcanoes gorilla forest a day gorilla tracking tour and hiking either Dian Fossey or Mt.Bisoke and then the last with the golden monkeys, an endangered monkey specie that is so playful and endemic to the Virunga mountain ranges, returning to Kigali after the golden monkey tracking.
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National park.
You will be picked by your tour guide from the airport on arrival or from your hotel in Kigali and go for optional city tour to visit the gisozi genocide memorial, nyamata church, local markets among other areas of interest. You will then drive to volcanoes National park in Ruhengeri with spectacular view of the virunga Mountain ranges. Dinner and overnight at Muhabura Hotel(basic)/La palme Hotel(deluxe)/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge(Luxury).
Day 2: Gorilla trekking and cultural walk.
You will wake up early for breakfast and then transfer to the park headquarters by 7:30am to start the briefing about the dos and don’ts with the gorillas. You will then be allocated the gorilla tracking group and then the driver will drive you up to the starting point of the gorilla tracking group allocated and then ascend the forest for the memorable adventure. Once you see the gorillas, a maximum of one hour is allowed to stay with them before descending back to the starting point. On descent, you will meet your driver/guide and drive back to your Lodge for refreshment. In the evening, you may go for a cultural walk to Iby’wachu where you will be entertained in Banyarwanda traditional songs and learn more about their culture. Dinner and overnight stay at your Lodge.
Day 4: Dian Fossey Hike or Mt.Bisoke Hike.
In the morning, you will gather at the park headquarters for briefing before embarking for the hike to Mt.Bisoke which has a crater lake at the top or hike up to Dian Fossey grave site, an American primatologist who dedicated her live to conserving the lives of mountain gorillas until she was killed by the poachers and is buried there next to Digit, her favorite mountain gorilla. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Golden Monkey tracking and transfer back to Kigali and Departure
In the morning after an early breakfast, you will gather at the park headquarters for briefing before ascending the forest for golden monkey tracking where you will enjoy them play in the forest in search of food. On return, you will set off back to Kigali reaching early for shopping if necessary and later transfer to the airport to check in for your departure flight.
End of Tour.