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AVU 035 Dian Fossey & Golden Monkey Trekking Safari (4 Days)

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Tour Overview
This Dian Fossey & golden monkey trekking safari provides an opportunity to hike up to Dian fossey’s grave, then bird watching but above all the climax of his safari is trekking the beautiful golden monkeys.

Tour Highlights

Day 1: City tour – Transfer to Parc National des Volcans
Day 2: Golden Monkey Trekking, Community Walk
Day 3: Hike to the Dian Fossey’s Grave
Day 4: Reserved for departure

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 1: City Tour – Transfer to Parc National des Volcans
Arrival at the Kigali International Airport were you will be met by our safari guide and after a briefing session, transfer to Kigali for a city tour. Visit the genocide memorial museum, the Nyabugogo market, a pottery project, the Moslem quarter in Nyamirambo and the Franco-Rwanda cultural centre. Have lunch and later drive North of Kigali to Parc National des Volcans, dinner and an overnight at your Lodge.
Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge or Kinigi Guest House
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 2: Golden Monkey Trekking, Community Walk
Have an early breakfast, and then transfer to the park headquarter for golden monkey trekking. This activity gives tourists a pleasure to view the rare species of monkey. The golden monkeys are little known and endangered species. The Monkeys react and interact differently and will keep on playing hide-and-seek much to the delight of the visitor. In the late afternoon, you can decide to carry out the community walks and visit the village projects or local schools.
Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge or Kinigi Guest House
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 3: Hike to the Dian Fossey’s Grave
After an early breakfast, report to the headquarters for your excursion to slopes of the Bisoke and pay a visit to the former Karisoke Research Centre, where the grave of Dian Fossey is located. This trek involves a 30 minute drive from the park headquarters to the trailhead then 10 minute stroll to the park boundary. From here, it will take you about 3 hours depending on your fitness and how often you stop to enjoy the scenery. This hike will offer you a good opportunity to view birds and other forest creatures of the Virungas en-route, dinner and an overnight at the lodge.
Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge or Kinigi Guest House
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 4: Reserved for Departure
Have breakfast and later be transferred back to Kigali International Airport to find your departure flight.
Meal Plan: Lunch

END OF THE DIAN FOSSEY & GOLDEN MONKEY TREKKING SAFARI (4 DAYS)

The Safari Package Covers:

  • Chimps trekking Permit
  • Entrance Fee to the Genocide Memorial Museum,
  • Entrance Fee to the Moslem quarter in Nyamirambo
  • Entrance Fee to the Franco-Rwanda cultural centre.
  • Entrance Fee to Dian Fossey grave.
  • Community Walk
  • Relevant Government Taxes.
  • Full Board Accommodation (3 nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Full time English speaking Driver/Guide
  • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.

Safari Exclusions:

  • Airfares  
  • Visa Fees    
  • Personal Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities

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