2 Days Golden Monkey tracking safari for the Golden Monkey tracking activity in Rwanda. This is done in the Volcanoes National Park nearing with the Ruhengeri town in the Musanze district. These monkeys are found in the lower grounds of the park wandering around the volcanic rocky potatoe plantations and bamboo shoots or, and leaves that they normally feed on. This type of monkey specie is mainly found around this region of Africa and mainly the National parks of, Volcanoes south west of Rwanda, Mgahinga south west of Uganda and Kahuzi-biega east of the DRC.
Hotel pickup - Your also returned to your hotel.
Highlights of your 2 days Golden Monkey package.
- Evening Iby'iwacu Community visit on day 1 in the Volcanoes Park.
- 2hr Golden Monkey tracking activity on day 2.
- Stop-Overs to and from Kigali to view the thousand hills of Rwanda.
- Kigali City drive/tour.
You will meet with your driver/guide in Kigali,or from the Airport and have a briefing about your tour. We may start with the Kigali city tour or this can be done on the last day. All this depends on the flight departure times or your other schedules on the last day.
Drive out of Kigali heading North west of the country to the Volcanoes National Park. The journey is 80KM driving through the rolling hills. This usually takes about 2hrs,but may even take more as we usally stop at the many eucalyptus trees to have great views of the 1000 rollings hills of Rwanda.
Your driver will usually stop by the Nyirangarama market to refresh,buy a drink and continue to the Volcanoes park. We shall check into our hotel/lodge and have an evening community visit to the Iby'iwacu cultural centre. Return later in time for dinner as you prepare for the next days Golden Monkey activity.
After our breakfast,we shall head to the Kinigi visitor's center for a briefing, and head to the open fields to track the Golden Monkeys with the help of the park rangers. These monkeys are lighter on ground than the gorillas and it may mean a quicker movement following them to have clearer pictures and views as they swing in the tree branches and bamboo poles,potatoe plantations.
The tracking will usually take between 1 and 2 hrs. You will return to your waiting vehicle and head back to your hotel and drive back to Kigali.
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