One Day Golden Monkey and Cultural tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Volcanoes National Park

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This trip combine bits of Tracking the Volcanoes Nat park and visiting a local communities to learn their culture and also immense yourself and get to experience through songs and dances.Gives a short visit travel a glimpse of Nature and cultural diversity of the Rwanda people and also enjoy time out of the busy city life.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Volcanoes National Park, Ruhengeri, Musanze District, Northern ProvinceEntering dense stands of bamboo interspersed with open glades; you will make your way deep into golden monkey territory. Guides lead visitors to the habitat of groups of ‘habituated’ golden monkeys – monkeys that have become accustomed to human presence. Though viewing is kept to a maximum of one hour, travellers can get an up-close look at the golden monkey in its natural habitat. Adult monkeys frolic in plain view, feeding on bamboo leaves and leaping from perch to perch. Females carry their young, completely comfortable among onlookers.Later visit a Cultural centre where you'll join the local brew makers to understand the chemistry about the process of brewing a local beer from bananas fruits. If you find the activity interesting enough you can join the women in squeezing the juice out of the bananas and drink a glass of juice (Optional). Understand how long juice takes to turn into alcohol after adding in sorghum floor. Enjoy the big glass of our local brew. Among other activities they also do basket weaving and with your visit this local community will be proud of this activity and families supported financiallyDuration: 8 hours

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • Cultural tour
  • Entry/Admission - Volcanoes National Park

What’s not included

  • Tips and personal amenities
  • Golden monkey permit $100