3 Days Gorilla trekking from Rwanda and Golden Monkeys
Day 1: Morning or early afternoon departure out of Kigali to the Uganda border. Finalise with immigration and proceed to Uganda arriving in time for lunch in Kisoro. Transfer to the overnight accommodations at the base of the Mountain for dinner and overnight at Traveller’s Rest Hotel. Meal plan – Dinner
Day 2: Golden Monkey trekking in the Volcanoes.
After breakfast, drive to the nearby briefing point on Mount Gahinga to begin the morning golden monkeys trekking. With ranger guides, follow this troop of rare monkeys feeding on bamboo shoots in the Volcanoes gorilla park. Golden monkey trekking ends with a sighting of these shy, endangered animals which live in the Bamboo section of the national park. Meals and overnight at the Travellers Rest Kisoro.
Day 3: Uganda Mountain gorilla trek from Rwanda
Morning breakfast at the lodge, before driving to the nearby gorilla trek briefing location. The gorilla trekking party is divided into groups of 8 people and the gorilla trekkers will be briefed on how to behave while on the gorilla visit. Tourists will be allowed to ask questions about the trekking experience as well as the dos and don’ts. Later, the gorilla trek will start from the edge of the national park to commence the day’s gorilla tracking. On encountering the gorilla group, you will be timed to stay with these magnificent animals for one hour and you transfer to the park headquarters to pick up your gorilla trekking certificates. Have a picnic lunch and later proceed to the border for the 2 hour road transfer into Kigali.
End of services.
Price per person in a double or twin starts at USD1, 228
Gorilla trekking permit USD 600
Golden monkey trekking USD 100
Uganda single entry visa, applied for online USD 50
Gorillas and Golden Monkey trekking price Includes:
Kigali International airport pick up and drop off transfers.
Accommodation at a Gorilla Lodge in Uganda.
Meals on tour.
National park entry fees.
Gorilla trekking permits as listed above.
Private vehicle on tour.
Knowledgeable English speaking guide.
Airfare to and from Rwanda
Personal expenses not listed in the program.