> Discover the Virunga massif and explore Rwanda, Uganda and DR Congo
> Unforgettable encounter with the Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Golden Monkey in Parc National des Volcanos and with the chimpanzees in Kibale National Park
> Hike the magnificent Nyiragongo and Sabinyo Volcanoes
The Volcano and Primate Safari takes you to one of the very few places to see endangered mountain gorillas, combines primate viewing with a classic savannah safari, hiking the magnificent volcanoes, gives you a good balance between vehicle, boat and walking activities and not leaving out the excellent birding experience and the scenic beauty.
This action-filled excursion will take you also to Mgahinga National Park where you will trek up Mount Sabinyo 3,645m one of the region’s inactive volcanoes. You will have the opportunity to get up close to another endangered species, the Golden Monkey in its natural habitat of bamboo forest. Local tribesmen will pilot dug-out canoes as we traverse Lake Mutanda.
Bwindi impenetrable forest home to one of the richest ecosystems in Africa. Mountain Gorillas are one of the world’s most endangered apes. It is estimated that there are only about 880 left throughout the world. Almost half of them can be found in Uganda, and populations can also be found in neighboring Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Virunga Mountains, which are a chain of volcanoes along the northern border of Rwanda, The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Uganda. The mountain range consists of eight major volcanoes. Most of them are dormant, except Mount Nyiragongo 3,462 meters (11,358 ft) and Mount Nyamuragira 3,063 meters (10,049 ft), both in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Recent eruptions occurred in 2006 and in January 2010. Mount Karisimbi is the highest volcano at 4,507 meters (14,787 ft). The oldest mountain is Mount Sabinyo, which rises 3,634 meters (11,923 ft.) above sea level.
All necessary transfers (bus, taxi, private transport, etc.) as described in the itinerary are included.
Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary.
This trek includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
During your trek, you will at all times be accompanied by an English speaking guide.
The cost of permits to enter the national park during your trek is included in the price.
Support of a private 4x4 vehicle with experienced English-speaking driver-guide
All activities as mentioned in the itinerary are included in the price.
This trip does not include costs for transportation (flights, bus travel, etc.) to your destination.
Gratuities for the guide are not covered by the trek's price. The amount to tip is at your discretion, yet if you've received excellent service from your guide, considering a generous tip is appreciated.
Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. It is important that your travel insurance also covers adventures at a high altitude. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your trek.
Before and after the trek you have to take care of your own accommodation.
Personal expenses such as souvenirs, drinks at the bar and other similar expenses are your own responsibility.