Wildlife Encounters

5 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Golden Monkey Tracking

5 Days Rwanda Primate Tours : This 5-day trip takes you to Volcanoes National Park. This national park is found in north-western Rwanda.

  • Face to Face encounter with Mountain Gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park
  • See Golden Monkeys in the Volcanoes National Park


5 Days /4 Night

Day 1: Kigali Airport – Kigali

On arrival at the Kigali Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel in Kigali, you can go for a city tour if time allows or proceed to your hotel and relax. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Kigali.

Day 2: Kigali – Ruhengeri (Volcanoes National Park)

After breakfast, we drive to Ruhengeri, the northern province of Rwanda which is home to Volcanoes National Park.

Volcanoes National park is part of the Virunga Mountains that cover Uganda, Rwanda and Congo and where the endangered Mountain Gorillas are found. Also, the endemic Golden Monkeys and other monkey species can be found in this jungle.

Day 3: Gorilla trekking Rwanda

An early breakfast followed by transfer to the park headquarters for briefing on the tracker’s code of conduct. You will then head into the unique jungle on the slopes of Virunga mountain for your Gorilla trekking adventure. Trekking may take between 1-8hrs depending on the Gorilla movements.

5 Days Rwanda Gorilla and Golden Monkey Tracking
Volcanoes N.P

You will be allowed a maximum of 1 hour for viewing these fascinating and endangered creatures, an escapade you will never forget! Thereafter, return to the starting point for your gorilla trekking certificate and later trek back to the lodge where you will relax and spend the rest of the evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 4: Golden monkey tracking in Volcanoes National Park

After an early breakfast, depart for golden monkey tracking in the Volcanoes National Park. The activity takes about 2-3 hours. Afterwards, return to the starting point where you will meet your driver guide who will transfer you back to the hotel. Lunch and later spend the evening at leisure. You can visit the local community around the park or relax at the hotel. Dinner and overnight as above.

Day 5: Volcanoes National Park – Kigali Airport

After breakfast, we can drive back to Kigali. It is possible to do a city tour which includes; genocide museum, handicraft shops, markets, pottery projects and other interesting places.  Transfer to Kigali Airport for your outbound flight.

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Tour Location

  • Kigali City, Volcanoes National Park – Rwanda


  • Specialized guiding
  • Private Transportation
  • Entrance Fees
  • Activities
  • Full-board Meals
  • Mid-range and High Budget Accomodation Options
  • Airport Pickup & Dropoff

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