4 Days budget Gorillas, Golden Monkeys & Dian Fossey tour

4 Days budget Gorillas, Golden Monkeys & Dian Fossey Tour: Embark on a remarkable 4-day budget Rwanda  gorilla safari, where you will get the opportunity to witness the awe-inspiring gorillas, golden monkeys, and explore the legacy of Dian Fossey. Embark on a journey to observe the endangered mountain gorilla, search for the elusive golden monkeys, and conclude with a trip to the burial site of Dian Fossey

Day 1: Upon arrival, you will be transferred to Volcanoes National Park.

Upon your arrival at Kigali airport for the 4 Days Gorillas, Golden Monkeys & Dian Fossey tour, our company representative and driver/guide will be there to greet you. From there, we will drive through the terraced hills of Rwanda to Volcanoes National Park, which is the habitat of the endangered mountain gorillas. Enjoy an exquisite dinner and indulge in a luxurious overnight stay at the Sabyinyo Silver Lodge. For a more affordable option, choose the Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, which offers a comfortable mid-range experience. Alternatively, the Hotel Muhabura provides a budget-friendly accommodation choice.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking expedition

On day 2 of 4 Days Gorillas, Golden Monkeys & Dian Fossey tour, following a morning meal, you will be transported to the park headquarters, Kinigi, where you will receive a detailed explanation on the at-risk mountain gorillas from the park warden. In addition to your hiking equipment, potable water, and packed meals, the driver will transport you to the first location where you will embark on a gorilla trekking expedition accompanied by ranger guides. The duration of this activity might range from 1 to 8 hours, depending on the gorillas’ mobility.

4 Days Gorillas, Golden Monkeys & Dian Fossey tour

However, the experience of meeting them is quite gratifying, and you will spend a maximum of one hour observing and documenting them by researching, capturing photographs, and recording films. Following the exercise, explore the neighboring town surrounding the park. In the afternoon, return to the lodge for leisure and relaxation. Enjoy a dinner and spend the night at the lodge mentioned previously.

Day 3: Golden Monkey tracking

On the third day of your 4 Days Gorillas, Golden Monkeys & Dian Fossey tour, which includes gorilla tracking, golden monkey observation, and a visit to the Dian Fossey research center, you will have an early morning meal before heading to the park headquarters. There, the park warden will provide you with detailed information about the endangered golden monkeys. Upon reaching the designated starting place, proceed into the forest to embark on the quest for the elusive golden monkey. This activity typically lasts from 1 to 5 hours and involves seeing the other primates in the park, such as the red-tailed monkeys and Vervet monkeys, from a close distance. After observing the elusive golden monkeys for one hour, capturing photographs and analyzing their activities, return to the base and rendezvous with your driver to travel back to the lodge for refreshment.

Tracking the Golden Monkey

Following lunch, embark on a cultural stroll to Iby’iwachu Cultural Village. This organization operates as a Non-Profit umbrella organization with the objective of enhancing the well-being of reformed poachers and local communities residing near Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. They achieve this by offering conservation incentives, assisting in the development of community enterprises, and implementing livelihood-based projects. The location offers a gratifying experience where you will receive guidance as you immerse yourself in Kinyarwanda customs, such as the Intore dance, traditional ceremonies, and a guided community walk. Retire and go back to your lodge for the purpose of relaxation, having dinner, and spending the night, as previously mentioned. The available accommodation options are Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge for luxury, Le Bambou Lodge for midrange, and Muhabura Hotel for budget.

Day 4: Dian Fossey Hike and Return to Kigali

On the fourth day of your 4 Days Gorillas Golden Monkeys & Dian Fossey tour, after having breakfast in the early morning, the driver will take you to the park headquarters. From there, you will proceed to the trailhead, which is a 30-minute drive away. From the trail head, it will take you only 10 minutes to reach the park boundary where you can access Karisoke research camp. This is the place where Dian Fossey resided, as well as where she committed acts of killing and burial. Dian was an American primatologist who devoted her entire life to the preservation of the mountain gorillas in the Virunga Mountains of Rwanda until she met her demise.

The trip to the Dian Fossey burial is a 1.5-hour trek that offers stunning vistas of forest mists, forest elephants, and many avian and primate species. Upon reaching the camp, you will come upon a dwelling where the woman was killed and laid to rest, situated in close proximity to her beloved gorilla companion named Digit, as well as other mountain gorillas that were unlawfully slain by poachers. Subsequently, return to the base and rendezvous with your chauffeur to partake in your midday meal. Lastly, make your way to Kigali city and allocate some time to see the Kigali genocide site as well as the local craft shops. Subsequently, proceed to the airport in order to locate your prearranged departure flight to return home. end of 4 Days budget Gorillas golden Monkeys & Dian Fossey tour.

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