3 Days Rwanda Golden Monkey Safari

Rwanda Golden Monkey Safari

  • 3 Days, 2 Nights
  • Budget Accommodation
  • Start/End: Kigali
  • $510


The 3 days Rwanda Golden Monkey safari proceeds as you head to Volcanoes National Park, a haven for both the tender mountain gorillas, golden monkeys and many other primates. Appreciate the beauty of this gigantic tropical rain forest with the many primates the inhabit this forest that can be viewed as you trek the Golden Monkey in Volcanoes National Park, you maybe lucky to view the majestic gorillas while in the jungle. 

Golden monkey tracking is one of the most  exceptional experiences that attracts visitors to Volcanoes National Park. This striking activity leaves a total contentment in the hearts of the participants because they get an opportunity to trek and hike to meet with the endangered Golden Monkeys that can be distinguished from other monkeys by their reddish color on their backs, and the dorsal parts of their sides together with some grayish brown patches. 

Safari Highlights

  • Golden Monkey Jungle Trekking
  • Visit Dian Fossey’s grave site
  • Kigali City Tour

Itinerary Summary

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Day 2: Golden Monkey Jungle Trekking and visit Dian Fossey’s Grave site
Day 3: Transfer to Kigali and City Tour

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Day 1:Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Rwanda Golden Monkey Safari

After an early breakfast, embark on your Rwanda Golden Monkey Safari as you head North of Kigali to Kinigi at the foot of Volcanoes National Park as you enjoy spectacular views  and the amazing scenery of the Virunga Mountains en route as you head out to Ruhengeri. Check into the lodge and rendezvous at the lodge as you prepare for next day of viewing the attractive Golden monkey in their natural setting and later enjoy dinner surrounded by the evergreen tropical forest.

Accommodation: 5 Volcanoes Lodge / La Palme / Muhabura Hotel

Day 2: Golden Monkey Jungle Trekking

Rwanda Golden Monkey Safari

After an early breakfast, embark on the Rwanda Golden Monkey Safari as you head out to the park headquarters for golden monkey tracking as you enjoy the beauty of these fragile creatures that illuminate the park with their lovely golden fur. The monkeys can easily be encountered as they live at the bottom of the Volcano Mountains with in the bamboo forest, and by following the traces of fresh leftovers from the bamboo shoots eaten, the trackers are then able to locate them with in less than an hour. These monkeys spend most of their time at the top of the bamboo and also climb trees,they are very delightful for photography.

Later visit the grave site of the famous primatologist Dian Fossey, a brave lady who protected and saved a lot of these gentle creatures from inhuman savages. Later retire at the lodge for an overnight as you reflect on the day’s encounters to your amusement.

Accommodation: 5 Volcanoes Lodge / La Palme / Muhabura Hotel

Day 3: Transfer to Kigali

Early in the morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Kigali where you embark on a city including the National Museum and Genocide memorial center that tales of the happenings of the massive deaths in April 1994. Later  connect for your flight back home.

End of the Rwanda Golden Monkey Safari.


Included in the price

  • Golden Monkey Trekking Permit- $ 100
  • All Accommodation as per itinerary
  • 4×4 Safari Vehicle Trasportation
  • Professional Driver/Guide
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Airport Pickup and drop off

Not Included

  • Items of personal nature
  • Visa processing and Visa Fees
  • International Flights
  • Tips & Gratuities
  • Anything not included in itinerary