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Two-day Ruhondo Lake and Golden Monkeys Adventure



Per person

Exiting Kigali city, you pass through its rural parts and the Northern province, enjoying the revitalising views of the hills, valleys and landscapes of the Country of a Thousand Hills. Also, the experience gives an exposure to Musanze town along the way. 


Timing is for guidance and may slightly vary along the tour: 

  • Day one 06h00: Pick-up in Kigali by a Countryside Tours guide, departure and drive for 3.5 hours estimate.

  • Boat trip in Ruhondo lake, Lunch in Ruhondo

  • Afternoon and evening: Transfer in the afternoon and check-in the hotel where dinner is taken and overnight stay is spent.

  • Day two 06h00: Early breakfast, leave hotel by 06h15 to be at RDB Kinigi Head Quarter for registration by 07h00, then, the golden monkeys trekking 

  • From the golden monkeys, enjoy the Gorilla Guardians Village traditional performance, estimated 1 hour

  • Lunch and head back to Kigali to arrive around 18h00

  • End of tour, debriefing, drop-off.

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Accommodation upgrade optional at extra cost 

Duration: Two days, Group size: 1-6 persons

Need a thrilling adventure? Taking a relaxing boat ride on the scenic twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera, Seeing the rare golden monkeys?



  • Admission: Boat trip in Ruhondo lake, Golden monkeys, Gorilla Guardians Village

  • Three-star accommodation in Musanze, Gorillas Volcanoes Hotel, or La Palme Hotel, subject to availability

  • Three meals-Lunch, Dinner, Lunch, one-course basis with a soft drink

  • Transport and bottled water

  • A professional driver-guide

  • Pick-up and drop-off anywhere in Kigali city


Not included

  • First day breakfast

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • Anything not explicitly mentioned

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