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6 Days Gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda and Uganda

6 Days Gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda and Uganda

This 6 Days Gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda and Uganda will give you an opportunity to visit and trek gorillas in two different countries. In the volcanoes National Park of Rwanda and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park of Uganda which hosts half of the world’s remaining endangered mountain gorillas.

6 Days Gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda and Uganda

Brief itinerary of 6 Days Gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda and Uganda

Day 1: pick up and travel to Volcanoes

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 3: Hike Muhavura/Bisoke Mountains and Community Visit

Day 4: Travel to Bwindi

Day 5: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest

Day 6: End of safari

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: pick up and travel to Volcanoes

Day 1 of 6 Days Gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda and Uganda, the guide driver will pick you from Kigali Airport and transfer you to Kigali town the capital of Rwanda for lunch break. After lunch drive to Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri, Volcanoes is one of the Virunga mountains along with Bwindi and Virunga of Congo. The park is a habitat to the rare endangered mountain gorillas. On reaching the park  for your gorilla trekking in rwanda check in at the lodge of your choice, have dinner and rest for the night.

Accommodation options; Gorillas’ Net hotel, Kinigi Guest house, Meal Plan Lunch and Dinner.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

On this day 2 of 6 Days Gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda and Uganda, you will gaze at the endangered mountain gorillas of Africa. After breakfast head to the park head quarters with packed lunch and enough drinking water for briefing on the dos and don’ts while in the forest.

Hiking through the Virunga forest in search for these endangered species will give you an adventure of a lifetime. On your encounter with the Apes a full hour will be given to you and spend it with them in their nature habitant. See how they communicate, breast feed, play among others. After return to the lodge rest and later have dinner and call it a day.

Accommodation options; Gorillas’ Net hotel, Kinigi Guest house, Meal Plan Half board

Day 3: Hike Muhavura/Bisoke Mountains and Community Visit

The third day of 6 Days Gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda and Uganda, after breakfast you will either opt for visiting the golden monkeys and walks at Dian Fossey’s grave or go for activities like community visits, Hike Muhavura/ Bisoke mountains, a break for lunch will be provided. Later in the day head back to the lodge and have dinner and rest.

Accommodation options; Gorillas’ Net hotel, Kinigi Guest house, Meal Plan Full board

Day 4: transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Have a relaxed breakfast then check out of the lodge, after drive to Kigali for a capital tour and also lunch will be served their, after proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda for gorilla trekking Bwindi, upon Reaching in the evening, check in at the lodge of your choice have dinner and host the night.

Accommodation options; Buhoma lodge (Luxury/Upmarket), Silverback lodge (Mid-range), Buhoma Community Camp (Budget). Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 5: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest

Your required to wake you very early in the morning and have breakfast after the guide driver will pick you and head to park headquarters with packed lunch, briefing in the dos and don’ts while in Bwindi impenetrable forest trekking the endangered mountain gorillas. compared to Rwanda, here you have to get prepared for getting very dirty because of the thick vegetation and the land scape. On meeting the gorillas, you will spend an hour with them in their natural habitat, you will gaze at the silver back the head of the family group, females feeding their young ones, playing, communicating and all their day to day activities. After trek back to the park headquarters after your best day of gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda

Later in the afternoon you will have a community walk in the Batwa community and experience their culture through their songs, dance, drama, storytelling among others, this will be a very adventures and memorable day. Return to the lodge for dinner and night stay.

Accommodation options; Buhoma lodge (Luxury/Upmarket), Silverback lodge (Mid-range), Buhoma Community Camp (Budget). Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 6: End of safari 

After breakfast check out of the lodge as you say good bye to Uganda and head to Kigali Rwanda for lunch, after the driver will drop you at the airport, making the end of the safari, this mark the end of 6 Days Gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda and Uganda.

Price Includes

Gorilla permits

Chimpanzee permits

Bottled water

English speaking Guide

Park Entrance Fees

Boar Rides

Cultural tours

Accommodation

Transportation

Price Excludes

International flights

Visas

Laundry services

Tips

Alcoholic drinks

Personal expenses

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