5 Days Gorillas, Golden monkeys & Akagera

Detailed Itinerary: 5 Days Gorillas, Golden monkeys & Akagera

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

First of all, our driver will pick you from your residence or Airport in Kigali; afterward, go for a city tour where you will visit the Genocide memorial site and the local market. Have lunch and drive to Volcanoes National Park.  Dinner and overnight stay at Kinigi guesthouse (B.L.D)

5 Days Gorillas, Golden monkeys & Akagera

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

After breakfast, head to the park headquarters for a briefing about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas.  Proceed to trek the gorillas and after you have found the gorilla family, spend an hour observing and taking pictures. After the memorable adventure with the gorillas, you will have lunch and later visit the twin lake Bulera and Ruhondo. Dinner and overnight at Kinigi guesthouse (B.L.D)

Day 3: Golden Monkey tracking and transfer to Akagera National park

After breakfast drive to the park sanctuary for a briefing about tracking golden monkeys. Afterward, trek golden monkeys and spend some time observing and taking pictures. After that, return to the lodge for hot lunch. Transfer to Akagera National park via Kigali. Then dinner and overnight at Akagera game lodge. (B.L.D)

Day 4: Akagera National Park

After breakfast take a game drive to spot giraffes, gazelles, elephants, buffaloes and also a variety of bird species. Then in the afternoon canoe ride on Lake Ihema to spot crocodiles, hippos and a variety of bird species. Rwanda has about 726  of 1388 bird species observed in East Africa. Dinner and overnight at Akagera game lodge. (B.L.D)

Day 5: Transfer to Kigali

Finally after breakfast drive back to Kigali.  You will visit the craft market. Later you will be transferred to Kigali International Airport in time to catch your flight back home.

End of Safari.


  • Airport transfers
  • Ground transport per 4WD safari vehicle
  • Services of an English-speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary, based on double room
  • Three meals a day, apart from where it is B.B
  • Drinking bottled water in the safari vehicle
  • All Park entrance fees
  • Ranger fees
  • Gorilla permit (USD 1500 per trek in Rwanda)
  • Golden monkey (USD 100 per trek)
  • All the mentioned activities except for the optional ones.


  • International flight
  • Visa (USD 50 per person)
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Christmas supplement.

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