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Golden Monkeys Trekking Community Based Activities



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  • 5 Days

Frank Benoit Kanyamutara

Golden Rwanda Safaris

"Choose us for your very own East African experience and let the voyage of your lifetime begin!"

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Golden Monkeys Trekking Community Based Activities

Golden Rwanda Safaris will provide you with a driver/guide and overnight at the hotel Virunga. Experience the excitement and adventure of a lifetime trekking the mountain rain forests of Volcanoes National Park looking for and mingling among the spectacular Golden Monkey. Participate in local activities and take a boat cruise.


Arrive Kigali and Overnight Musanze

You will be met by an Golden Rwanda Safaris driver/guide at the Kigali International airport. You will take part in a debriefing about the safari then drive to and overnight at the hotel Virunga (you may choose to sleep in Kigali depending on Time arrived at the airport).

Virunga Hotel

Volcanoes National Park

After breakfast you will drive to Volcanoes National Park. Upon arrival you will take part in a presentation on The Golden Monkey and a briefing by the Volcanoes National Park guides. We encourage trekkers to be physically fit and healthy. It is also important to wear good hiking boots, long trousers and gloves for protection against stinging nettles. You should bring snacks and sufficient drinking water as the trek is strenuous and the rainforest gets hot and humid during the day. You will spend one hour with the Golden Monkeys, but it is an hour you will never forget! After the visit, you will return to your hotel for lunch and later enjoy dinner and your overnight stay. Read more

Virunga Hotel

Visit of Twin lakes Burera and Ruhondo

After Breakfast you will take part in a visit to Twin Lakes Burera and Ruhondo then return for lunch at the Hotel before proceeding to the Community Based Activities. These activities provide interaction with the local village people and includes activities you can take part in such as talking with ex-poachers, learning about culture, marginalized people, agriculture, traditional healing, nature walks, and bird watching. An expert guide is provided for these activities in order to maximize the tour. Read more

Virunga Hotel

Lake Kivu Boat ride

After breakfast you will take off for a morning boat ride on Lake Kivu. On the cruise you will have the chance to see a variety of bird life and different water animals on the lake shore. You will also visit the Hot Springs and then return to the hotel for your overnight stay.

Paradi Malahide Hotel

Gisenyi - Kigali

You will be picked up at your hotel and driven back to Kigali, with the short visit to the Genocide Memorial Centre at Gizozi. At this stop, you will also have time for interaction with local people discovering their artisanal products for sale. You will then transfer towards Kigali airport. This is where your safari will end. Read more

Kigali International Airport


Day in trip
Day 1
Location Musanze
Day 3
Location Rubavu


Package includes

  • Park fees
  • For non-residents)
  • All activities
  • Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation
  • Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals
  • As specified in the day-by-day section)

Package excludes

  • International flights
  • From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items
  • Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals
  • As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks

We Operate in Rwanda,Congo,Uganda,Kenya,Tanzania

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  • Languages:English, French
  • Local time:22:30


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