Gorillas & Golden Monkeys

Gorillas & Golden Monkeys

4 Days / 3 Nights

Price from$5,017

• Stay at your choice of lodges, all located in the Volcanoes National Park - the 4 star Volcanoes Virynga, the luxurious 5 star Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge or the exclusive 6 star Bisate Lodge • Trek to see mountain gorillas • See the mighty Virunga volcanoes - also have the option of Bisate or Virunga

A wildlife experience like no other! Hike through lush bamboo, Hygenia rainforest and open grassland to find the habituated mountain gorillas and the no less precious and rare Golden Monkeys. Once the research base for the late American primatologist Dian Fossey, and the setting of the film, Gorillas in the Mist.

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.

Gorillas & Golden Monkeys map

Day 1: Kigali > Volcanoes National Park Drive to Volcanoes National Park, a scenic 2 hour drive, and spend three nights at your chosen lodge

Days 2 & 3: Volcanoes National Park The lodges are situated a few minutes from the main entrance to the National Park where there are eight families of 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 4: Volcanoes National Park > Kigali Transfer to Kigali Airport for your onward flight.

• Tailor-made journey • Personal meet and greet on arrival • 3 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) $NZD

Type TWIN SINGLE

2019

4 1/2 Star

Volcanoes Virunga

1 Jan - 28 Feb

1 Mar - 31 May

1 Jun - 30 Sep

1 Oct - 14 Dec

15 - 31 Dec

5 Star

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

1 Jan - 31 Mar

1 Apr - 31 May

1 Jun - 31 Oct

1 Nov - 15 Dec

16 - 31 Dec

Bisate Lodge

1 Jan - 28 Feb

1 Mar - 31 May

1 Jun - 15 Oct

16 Oct - 15 Dec

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*Does not include Rwanda permit currently US$1500 per person

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$7,383

$5,017

$7,383

$5,017

$7,383

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$6,667

$4,810

$7,639

$6,667

$7,639

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$11,122

$9,261

$11,121

$9,261

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$8,366

$5,017

$8,366

$5,017

$8,366

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$7,773

$4,810

$8,982

$7,773

$8,982

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$15,476

$11,747

$15,476

$11,747

Departs

Daily

Booking conditions

Minimum 2 guests. Single price is based on travelling with others in your party but staying in a single room. Price for solo travellers are available on request.

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).

You must be over 15 years of age to obtain a gorilla viewing permit.

Please refer to World Journeys terms & conditions.