5 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Safari

Customized 5 Days Rwanda Uganda safari for double gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National park and Bwindi Impenetrable forest for better gorilla trekking comparisons. This trip starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda
Trip Summary
Day 1: Arrival in Rwanda
Day 2: Kigali city tour, transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking & transfer to Bwindi N.P
Day 4: Second gorilla trek Bwindi
Day 5: Drive back to Kigali

Day 1: Arrival in Rwanda

Up on arrival at Kigali / Kanombe International Airport, our company representative (your driver guide) shall warmly welcome you and transfer to Hotel Gorillas or Serena Hotel Kigali, relax with some massage for refreshment. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Kigali city tour, transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Gorillas-africaMorning breakfast is followed by a city tour in Kigali, visit Gisozi genocide memorial center, local art and craft shops as well as local markets. Later after lunch, drive northwards through majestic/undulating hills of Rwanda. It is a 2 hours drive from Kigali. Dinner and overnight at La Bambou Gorilla Lodge / Muhabura hotel / Mountain gorilla view lodge.

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking & transfer to Bwindi N.P

Wake up early for a cup of tea/coffee and assemble to the park headquarters for registration and briefing about gorilla tracking in Rwanda. Group allocation follows, then proceed to the trekking start point. Gorilla tracking is a life time experience, goes through thick and slippery jungle grounds in the Bamboo forests. Time takes ranges between 2-6 hours depending on their movements. The thrilling encounter with a gorilla family with their leaders (Silverback gorillas) is worth the effort. Sight and stay with gorillas is one hour for observation and photographing.

Later after lunch, cross Cyanika boarder to Uganda through Kigezi region (the Switzerland of Africa), proceed to the Impenetrable forests of Bwindi national park (3-4hrs), dinner and overnight at Gift of Nature Lodge / Wagtail Eco camp / Gorilla Mist camp

Day 4: Second gorilla trek Bwindi

This is the day for a second gorilla tracking adventure, this time in Uganda, southern Bwindi National Park. Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi (Uganda) is much strenuous than Volcanoes National park (Rwanda). The thrilling encounter with a gorilla family with their leaders (Silverback gorillas) is worth the effort. Sight and stay with gorillas is one hour for observation and photographing. Retire for late lunch at the lodge; we can relax at the lodge or take an evening community walk to nearby villages or Cultural entertainment. Dinner and overnight at Gift of Nature Lodge / Wagtail Eco camp / Gorilla Mist camp

Day 5: Drive back to Kigali

This is the last day of your trip in Rwanda and Uganda. After a morning breakfast, hit the road back to Kigali through Katuna boarder this time. This is a 4hrs drive and goes through beautiful scenic views, proceed direct airport for your departure flight.

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Tour exclusions
Gorilla trekking permit
Full-time English speaking guide
Ground transport
Accommodation and meals
All activities in the itinerary
Game Viewing
Bottled Drinking water


Tour exclusions

Visa fees
International flights
Alcoholic beverages
Extra activities not in the itinerary
Tips
Porters fee