4 days Gorilla Trekking & Golden Monkeys Rwanda

Safari Overview

This 4 days Primate safari is highly recommended with gorilla and Golden Monkey trekking as the  main highlight of the trip to Rwanda. Whether planning for a short trip or on a business safari in Rwanda and intend to extend your travel  days  there is  much to offer  and  this can still  extend to the Uganda’s savanna parks including Queen Elizabeth National  park,  Lake Mburo National, Murchison falls national park for the Big five safari experience or even another gorilla experience  in Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable  forest park.Trekking Golden Monkeys and Gorillas in Rwanda will offer you a great memorable primate safari experience in Rwanda.

Rwanda primate safari


Country:    Rwanda

City:  Kigali

Duration:  4   days / 3 nights

Transport:   transfers by Road

Activities:  Gorilla trekking, Golden Monkey trek

Safari type:  guided private tour

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali City Tour, Transfer to Volcanoes National Park (2hrs)

Our Company representative will pick  you from  Kigali airport and  transfer you to  Kigali  accommodation  for  an overnight a Kigali Serena  Hotel

Meals:  Bed and  Breakfast

Day 2:  Kigali City tour and transfer to Volcanoes park  

Breakfast at your Hotel in  Kigali at  08:00am and  take a city tour to  Rwanda’s  Genocide Memorial museum, later transfer to Volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri. In the evening, we can go for a nature walk to the beautiful twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Dinner & Overnight at   Five volcano lodge or le Bamboo lodge.

Day  3: Gorilla trekking day and Guardian Village visit

Breakfast at 07:00am  and transfer to the  park headquarters for your briefing about gorilla  trekking  adventure  and  what to expect  while in  the  jungle. The  gorilla hike  will definitely   be an overwhelming experience; it’s a  pleasure to be in the presence of such remarkable creatures. You only have 1  hour  with these  amazing mountain  gorillas and  you  got a chance for photographs and videos  you want.   You will return to your lodge   after the experience or   take  a  visit to the guardian village for a cultural  experience. While  on the  village  tour ,   you will  get a chance  to experience the village  lifestyle  by participating in some  of  the  traditional  activities  including  cultural  marriage of the king to his  Queen, firing bows  and  arrows.   Rwanda’s  Intore  traditional dance ,grinding seeds  and many more.

Meals:  Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4: Trekking Golden Monkeys  / Kigali transfer 

Have  breakfast and get ready for  another  awaiting  adventure to trek  the  golden  Monkeys.   Remember to have packed lunch and drinking water. we can’t guarantee the time you will spend in search for pretty  Golden  jungle  creatures.   There will be no need to rush and as  this is considered as  a lifetime planned   trip to Africa.  Research  has  it that  staying  longer  with  these creatures may lead   to  transmission of   some   diseases to them.   After the  experience,   you will   begin on  your  tour to Kigali and if you have  a  flight this evening drop off  will  be at  Kigali airport.   This marks the end of your 4 days Rwanda primate safari with Insight safari Holidays!

Meals:  Breakfast and lunch.

No accommodation


Included in the cost;

Gorilla permit

Golden Monkey permit

Kigali City  tour

All activities listed in the itinerary

Private transport in a comfortable 4×4 safari vehicle

Local  guide  and English Guide

Lunch and bottled mineral water for refreshment

Park entry fees and guiding