Gorillas & Golden Monkeys
• Stay at the luxurious Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge • Trek to see mountain gorillas • See the mighty Virunga volcanoes
Take the trip of a lifetime and visit gorillas in their natural habitat in the Parc de Volcans, Rwanda. Once in the National Park, spend three nights at the gorgeous Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, situated in the foothills of the mighty Virunga volcanoes range where you will trek to see the magnificent mountain gorillas who live on the slopes.
The mountainous region (Virungas) includes Volcanoes National Park (Rwanda), Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (Uganda) and Virunga National Park (Democratic Republic of Congo) where over 8 families (480 gorillas) live.
Rwanda offers one of the best locations for Gorilla trekking and for many, seeing gorillas is a once in a lifetime experience.
Day 1: Kigali Arrival and overnight Kigali.
Day 2: Kigali > Parc de Volcans National Park Drive to Parc de Volcans. Spend three nights at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge.
The lodge, situated in the foothills of the mighty Virungas affords wonderful views of the volcanoes and the surrounding countryside. Guest cottages and the main lodge building have been beautifully constructed and appointed and the lodge is the perfect base from which to explore this unique and fascinating corner of Africa.
Days 3 & 4: Parc de Volcans National Park The lodge is situated only 3km from the main entrance to the National Park where there are eight families of Mountain Gorilla living on the slopes of the Virunga Volcanoes that you can trek to see. In addition, optional activities include trekking to see the Golden Monkeys, escorted walks and mountain biking, and a trek to the Dian Fossey Research Camp.
Day 5: Parc de Volcans > Kigali Return transfer to Kigali Airport for your onward flight.
• Tailor-made journey • Personal meet and greet on arrival • 4 nights' accommodation • Transfers and transport • National Park and community fees (not including gorilla permit) • 4 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners • Standard Beverages at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge • Emergency evacuation insurance • Laundry
Pricing (per person) $AUD
Booking conditions Price is based on minimum of two passengers travelling. Please note: Gorilla trek and Golden Monkey permits are additional
Gorilla permit is US$1500 per person per trek and Golden Monkey permit is US$100 per person (subject to change). Gorilla tracking is limited to people aged 15 or above.
Price is based on minimum of two passengers travelling.
Please note: Gorilla trek and Golden Monkey permits are additional Gorilla permit is US$1500 per person per trek and Golden Monkey permit is US$100 per person (subject to change).
Gorilla tracking is limited to people aged 15 or above.