Arrival — Drive to Parc National des Volcans (We recommend flights arriving Kigali by 13:00 hours)
Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by your Premier Safaris representative, transfer to Kigali for a briefing on your safari. Depending on your arrival time, go for a short city tour including a visit to genocide memorial, handicraft shops. Later, start for Parc des Volcans with views of the great, old volcanoes towering up almost 15,000 feet, and nearly covered with rich, green rainforest. With stops at place of interest, proceed to Kinigi. Meals and Accommodation at the Lodge.
Gorilla Tracking in Parc des Volcans (Tracking takes 3 to 6 hours)
Early morning transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing by the park staff. Loaded with your drinking water, packed lunch and walking stick, enter the forest in search for the famous Mountain Gorillas. The trail into the forest, will abruptly immerse you in the mysterious intimacy of the rainforest — Home to the Gorillas.
An exhilarating Gorilla trek through the cultivated foothills of the Virungas can be muddy and challenging but offers a Great experience. Alive with the calls of Gorillas you will spend an hour before sloping back to the base. As you slope, through gaps in the forest canopy, the magnificent peaks, among the highest in Africa are glimpsed. Meals and Accommodation at the Lodge.
Golden Monkeys/ Volcano climb/Trek to Dian Fossey's Grave
You have an option to either track the rare chattering Golden Monkeys or climb one of the famous Volcanoes (Visoke or Muhabura) or trek to Dian Fossey's grave. You may as well opt for another Gorilla trek (on payment of supplement – USD 750. After lunch, drive to Kigali for an overnight at the Lodge.