Track mountain gorillas on our 6 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour. In Uganda you will track gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park before heading to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda for more Gorilla trekking. Enquire Now This trip starts from Uganda and ends in Kigali however, this can also be started in Kigali and end in Uganda based on your choice of interest. Let us know your Gorilla trekking safari needs and we will customize it further to ensure the very best of your Gorilla safari in Uganda and Rwanda. Contact us today to book this safari.
Day 1: Kampala – Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
A Gorilla Adventure Tours driver shall pick you up at 7.00am for the 6 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour from your hotel in Kampala. We shall have a brief stopover at the Uganda Equator for some photos along the Equator crossing and thereafter proceed to Mbarara town for lunch at Igongo Cultural Center. Continue with the drive to Bwindi as you experience the undulating land forms, vegetation and verdant countryside. Overnight and dinner at Mahogany Springs/Buhoma Lodge (High End) or Silverback Lodge/Engagi Gorilla Lodge (Mid Range) or Buhoma Community Bandas (Budget). Meal Plan: (Lunch, Dinner).
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forests National Park
After breakfast, head to the park head quarters for briefing about the mountain gorillas and the park. Enter into the jungle to search for the shy primates in their mist. You will be allowed up to one hour with the gorillas for observation and photography. Carry with you the rain gears, walking shoes, hut, insect repellent, sun screens, packed lunch and bottled mineral water. Spend the evening visiting the local communities around the park-like the typical Bakiga homes, local breweries, traditional healers, Batwa cultural performances, local schools and art and craft shops. Overnight and dinner at Mahogany Springs/Buhoma Lodge (High End) or Silverback Lodge/Engagi Gorilla Lodge (Mid Range) or Buhoma Community Bandas (Budget). Meal Plan: (Lunch, Dinner).
Day 3: Bwindi Forest – Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
Transfer to Kinigi at the foothills of the Volcanoes from Uganda to Rwanda Ruhengere with lunch enroute. Hotel accommodation at Virunga Lodge (High End)/ Da Vinci Lodge (Mid Range) or Muhabura Guest House (Budget). Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Day 4: Gorilla Trekking Rwanda
After breakfast, you will depart for the headquarters of the Park where your driver-guide will accomplish the necessary formalities for you. You will meet your ranger guide(s) for briefing about the greatest animal experience ever! After assigning your gorilla group you will then enter the jungle for your gorilla trekking tour in Rwanda. Afternoon ascend for a community walk to the Banyarwanda people and enjoy their different performances and also explore more about their unique culture. Hotel accommodation at Virunga Lodge (High End)/ Da Vinci Lodge (Mid Range) or Muhabura Guest House (Budget). Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Day 5: Second Day of Gorilla Trekking
Today is up for your second gorilla trek in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. After the second gorilla trekking, you will have lunch at Ruhengere and transfer to Kigali. On your way to Kigali, several stops will be made to admire the scenery. Rwanda is the country of a thousand hills! Hotel accommodation at Kigali Marriot Hotel (High End)/ Hotel Mille Collines (Mid Range) or Discover Rwanda Hostel (Budget). Meal Plan (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Day 6: Kigali – Out
Pick up at your hotel, depending on your departure time and if you missed the opportunity the first day, you will have your Kigali City tour including the Genocide Memorial Centre at Gisozi. Transfer to the Airport for your departure. Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch).
End of the 6 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour.
The 6 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour includes;
- One Gorilla permit for each person Uganda.
- Two Gorilla permits for Rwanda at US$ 1500 each.
- Transportation by our safari vehicle, driver and fuel.
- All meals as per the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water.
- Full board accommodation as per the itinerary.
- Community visit.
- Kigali Genocide tour –Time permitting.
- Driver guides allowances.
- Equator crossing visit.
Exclusions: The expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, Alcoholic drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, and porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills.