5 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking – Fly-in

Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking – Fly to Bwindi

  • 5 Days, 4 Nights
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Start: Entebbe
  • End: Kigali
  • $4209

Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking - Fly-in

The 5 Day Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour is a luxury  safari that is designed for travellers that would prefer not to take the hectic 8+ hours drive from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where the gorilla trekking activity is done. Uganda has only one international airport located on average 5 hours away from most tourist attractions.This amazing adventure takes  to discover the southern region of the Pearl of Africa  takes us to ‘Bwindi Impenetrable Forest’ in Uganda’s mountainous far southwestern tip where you will have the opportunity to track Mountain Gorillas, cruise across L.Mutanada in a dug-out canoe, drive to Rwanda through Cyanika and enjoy the amazing scenery, visit the Karisoke Research centre and encounter the amazing creatures in Volcanoes National Park.

Gorilla trekking is one of the most sought after safari activity in both Rwanda and Uganda where you spend a precious hour meters away from the gentle giant beast, there is no experience that beats Gorilla Trekking. With the help of gorilla trekking guides/trackers, you’ll be guided through the jungle to an elevation altitube of 1,160m – 2,607m above sea level, where you’ll find a habituated mountain gorilla family. These gorillas have been habituated by experts to allow you spend time with them, so there’s no immediate danger with them – besides, you’ll have protection with you.

Highlights

  • Local Flight from Ebb to Kisoro Airstrip
  • Uganda Gorilla Trekking
  • Rwanda Gorilla Trekking
  • Jungle Trek

Itinerary Summery

Day 1: Fly from Entebbe – Kisoro
Day 2: Uganda Gorilla Trekking Day
Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Day 4: Rwanda Gorilla Tracking
Day 5: Transfer to Kigali

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Day 1: – Fly from Entebbe – Kisoro

Fly to Bwindi

Have an early breakfast, your Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking tour will begin as you are transfer to Entebbe International Airport for your flight to Kisoro. You will fly across central Uganda and offering a view of the country beautiful landscape of mountains, hills, cultivated terraces, tropical rainforest, bamboo forests and the majestic chain of the Virunga Volcanoes.

Upon arrival at the Kisoro Airstrip you will be met with the vehicle and a walking safari guide for a briefing on the very interesting activities of the day. You can either walk for approx. 90 minutes – 4km to Lake Mutanda Sheba’s Camp – or drive 30 minutes to the lake.  Where you then “settle” in a dugout canoe for 2-3 hours of gentle relaxed cruising across the lake, enjoying the beautiful landscape.  You will enjoy lunch at Lake Mutanda  at a restaurant on the lake shores, continuation on foot till Rubuguri where you meet up the vehicle and drive for another 10 km up to the Lodge in Nkuringo.

Accommodation: Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge/ Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge/ Gorilla Valley Lodge

Day 2: Uganda Gorilla Trekking Day

 

Uganda Gorilla Trekking

After an early breakfast, continue on your Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour, you will be transferred by our guide to the Headquarters of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Once there you will first receive a briefing and at 8.00am  that provides you with gorilla Etiquette and then start the tracking. With a packed lunch and a walking stick. Walk and hike this steep and slippery terrain until you meet the family gorilla.

Enjoy this one hour allowed in the company of the gentle giants as you stare into the eyes of one of the magnificent creature brings home the distressing fact that they are on the edge of extinction, and that your presence contributes to ensuring their continual survival.

Accommodation:Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge/ Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge / Gorilla Valley Lodge

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park via Cyanika

Proceed via Cyanika border to Rwanda, proceed to Volcanoes National Park; in the afternoon visit the Karisoke Research centre learn more about Dian Fossey’s work in the National Park and history of Gorilla conservation.

Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel / Garr Hotel

Day 4: Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Day

rwanda gorilla trekking

With an early breakfast, you will enjoy a Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking tour,your guide will drive to the park headquarters for gorilla briefing. When venturing into this gigantic forest, a packed lunch and a walking stick is a must before gorilla tracking. The time spent gorilla tracking is unpredictable, It varies from 2-8 hours before an encounter with the family of these gentle creatures. The location of each gorilla family depends on temperature, their feeding range and movement of the previous day.

Enjoy an hour as you watch and capture this memorable experience as they go about their day to day activities; the young ones playing around the old ones, feeding each other and eating foliage. Later retire for an overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel / Garr Hotel

Day 5: Transfer to Kigali

 

kigali city tour

With an early breakfast, drive back to Kigali. Enjoy the Kigali Genocide memorial in Gisozi and the Rwanda National Museum visit, the time to be spent in these places depends on you departure flight.

End of the Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking.

 

Included in the price

  • Domestic Flight
  • All Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Uganda Gorilla Trekking Permit per person
  • Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Permit per person
  • 4×4 Safari Vehicle Trasportation
  • Professional Driver/Guide
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Airport Pickup and drop off

Not Included

  • Items of personal nature
  • Visa processing and Visa Fees
  • International Flights
  • Tips & Gratuities
  • Anything not included in itinerary

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