5 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking – Road

Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking – by Road

  • 5 Days, 4 Nights
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Start: Entebbe
  • End: Kigali
  • $3960

Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking - Road`

The 5 Day Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour is  is designed for travellers that would love to view the Gorillas in both Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda and Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda where the gorilla trekking activity is done.The drive from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National park is 8-10 hrs.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. 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

  • Scenic drive to southwestern Uganda
  • Uganda Gorilla Trekking
  • Rwanda Gorilla Trekking
  • Jungle Trek

Itinerary Summery

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
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 – Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Rwanda Uganda Route to Bwindi Road

Have an early breakfast, your Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking tour will begin as you drive from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will drive 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.You will stop-over en-route at the equator, at Mbarara (for lunch) and at Igongo Cultural Center.

The drive from Entebbe is 8-10 hours with a lot of amazing scenaries to enjoy along the way.You will arrive at the lodge in the evening and check into the hotel and later enjoy dinner as you await the trekking day the next day.

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

Day 2: Uganda Gorilla Trekking Day

 

Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking - Road

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.

An hour is 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

 

Drive via Cyanika border as you enjoy the scenic views to Rwanda and 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 in Volcanoes National Park

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

  • 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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