Welcome to Rwanda where you will be met on arrival by our representative and taken to the foothills of the Volcanoes, the trip will take max. 2 hours. Overnight at Virunga Lodge on full board basis.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking
After breakfast, you will depart for the Headquarters of the Park where your driver-guide will accomplish the necessary formalities for you. The resident rangers will brief you about your encounter with the gorillas. Time permitting after the trek, you will have lunch at Ruhengeri followed by and an excursion to the beautiful lakes in the region (Lake Bulera & Ruhondo). Overnight at Virunga Lodge on full board basis.
Day 3: Second Gorilla Trekking
Report again to the park headquarters for your second gorilla trek. We suggest that you visit one of the groups with a longer hiking time; the Susa group which is located on the slopes of the Karisimbi volcano and has more than 35 members and will give you a great sense of achievement. Overnight at Virunga Lodge on full board basis.
Day 4: Visit to the Golden Monkeys - Kigali
After breakfast, head back to the park gates to track the golden monkeys. A visit to the golden monkeys is a very different experience from gorilla-viewing. An endangered species, the monkeys react and interact with visitors, much to their delight.
After the encounter, visit of the Iby'Iwacu traditional village, where the local community displays the traditional ways of living. Afterwards, drive back to Kigali, enjoying the beautiful scenery along the way. Overnight at the Laico Umubano Hotel on full board basis.
Day 5: Kigali Visit and Departure
Pick up at your hotel, depending on your departure time and if you will visit Kigali, including the Genocide Memorial Center at Gisozi. Transfer to the Airport for your departure.