Day 1: Pick Up for City Tour – Volcanoes National Park
Early morning pick up by our company tour guide who will transfer you Kigali for a city tour and visit the local markets, art and craft shops, genocide memorial grounds and later transfer to Volcanoes National Park driving through a beautiful country side and a home to the mountain gorillas. Overnight in Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (High end), La Palme (Midrange hotel) or Muhabura hotel (Budget facility Meal plan (FB
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking and Cultural visit
After an early morning breakfast, you will transfer to the park headquarters together with your packed lunch early enough to be briefed about the code of conduct while with the gorillas. This will be followed by entering the forest in search of the gorillas in the forest which may take 2-6 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas in the jungle. Meet and stay with the gorillas for a maximum of one hour. Ascend for a community walk to the Banyarwanda people and enjoy their different performances and also explore more about their unique culture. Overnight in Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (High end), La Palme (Midrange hotel) or Muhabura hotel (Budget facility Meal plan (FB
Day 3: Golden Monkey Trekking/ Dian Fossey Hike and Transfer to Lake Kivu
Have an early morning breakfast and then proceed to the park headquarters to trek golden monkeys along with other primates in the forest. You can also take a hike to the Karisoke Research Center for a visit to the Dian Fossey Tombs. Along the way, you may come across some primates such as the black and white Colobus monkeys, Vervet monkeys, L’hoests monkeys, and some bird species, after you will be transferred to Kivu Lake. Overnight in Kivu Serena hotel ( High end ), Paradis Malahide ( midrange) or Discover hostel ( Budget).
Day 4: Transfer to Kigali and Departure
After breakfast, enjoy a boat ride on Lake Kivu to the different islands on the lake and later embark on a transfer to the airport for your departure flight.