3 Days Mountain Gorilla and Golden Monkeys Safari in Rwanda



Peak Cruise Safaris offers you this 3-day safari in Rwanda to discover the life of the gorillas and the ancient golden monkeys in their own habitat. You are going to go trekking to the mountains and you will fulfill your wonder about how those primates live. This is a chance for you to answer your curiosity about gorillas and golden monkeys. So, wait no more and join this safari holiday!


  • Gorilla trekking
  • Golden monkeys trekking
  • Service of English-speaking guide
  • Includes permit for gorilla and golden monkey trek
  • Chance to see the views of thousand hills
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Daily delicious meals
  • 2 nights lodging

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport (KGL) – Musanze

After completion of customs and immigration formalities, you will meet Peak Cruise Safaris’s representative / your safari driver guide at the airport. You will have your safari briefing and then drive to Musanze in the northwest part of Rwanda, the main base town for gorilla tracking.

  • Overnight: Garden Place hotel
  • Meal plan: Bed and breakfast

Day 2: Volcanoes National Park – Mountain Gorillas trek

After your morning wake-up call and breakfast, you will drive to the park headquarters for gorilla trekking formalities and briefing by the Volcanoes National Park’s guides on the gorillas’ etiquette. You will be assigned to a specific group of gorillas. Your trek will vary in length depending on which gorilla group you have been assigned to.

After locating your assigned gorilla group, you will spend 1 hour in their company before retracing your steps back down the volcano slopes. You will have lunch at the lodge. Your afternoon will be spent at leisure with an optional visit to the little known but compellingly beautiful twin lakes of Bulera and Ruhondo.

  • Overnight: Garden Place hotel
  • Meal plan: bed and breakfast

Day 3: Golden Monkeys trek – Departure

After an early breakfast, you will again drive to the park headquarters where you will have briefings and formalities for the golden monkeys trekking. The golden monkeys are rare, beautiful, and distinctive bamboo-associated primates of the blue monkey family and endemic to the Albertine Rift Valley.

These adorable apes will keep you marveling at the wonder of how they carry out their daily activities and the way they are closely related to the human beings, also they are tremendously fun to watch as they squabble and play in fruiting trees. After golden monkeys trekking, you will have lunch and then enjoy the scenic transfer back to Kigali with onward transfer to the airport for your evening outbound flight.

What’s included

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • All government taxes and levies
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and mineral bottled water
  • Forest guides
  • Golden monkey permit
  • Gorilla permits (1500 USD per person)
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Services of English-speaking driver guide

  What’s not included

  • Airport taxes
  • Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the listing above
  • Excess baggage charges levied by airlines
  • Gratuities to driver or guides and other conveyance attendants
  • Insurance coverage for baggage, accident and trip cancellation or interruption (available at a special low cost group rates)
  • International, regional, and local Airfares
  • Meals and beverages, other than specified
  • Passport, visa fees, and service charges for obtaining visas
  • Personal and baggage insurance
  • Personal expenses

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