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5 Days/ 4 Nights Uganda & Rwanda Gorilla Safari

Safari Starts and Ends in Kampala/ Entebbe

(5 Days/ 4 Nights Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda and Uganda Safari offers a life time experience to see the rare Mountain Gorillas in the wild. This safari offers 2 Gorilla Trekking opportunities, one in Parc Nationale des Volcanoes in Rwanda and the other in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Uganda for 5 Days/ 4 Nights. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Parc Nationale de volcanoes Safari Starts and ends in Uganda).

 

 
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5 Days/ 4 Nights Uganda & Rwanda Gorilla Safari

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5 Days/ 4 Nights Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda and Uganda Safari offers a life time experience to see the rare Mountain Gorillas in the wild. This safari offers 2 Gorilla Trekking opportunities, one in Parc Nationale des Volcanoes in Rwanda and other in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Uganda for 5 Days/ 4 Nights.

 

Arrive in Uganda and head straight to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park where you will be highly inspired by the sight of the giant mountain gorillas. Then cross to Rwanda for more tracking at the Volcanoes National Park, most popular park in Rwanda well known for Gorilla Tracking.

 

This 5 day safari starts in Uganda Entebbe and ends in Kigali-Rwanda with 2 gorilla permits (for Parc Nationale des Volcanoes and Bwindi in Uganda) included. The opportunity to see some of the last remaining 840 mountain gorillas in the world is a wonderful experience.

 

It offers you an opportunity to track gorillas two times and thus have a totally different experience with two different gorilla families each in a very unique habitat.


5 Days/ 4 Nights Uganda & Rwanda Gorilla Safari Summary Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala or Entebbe – Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest

Day 2: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Gorilla Trekking

Day 3: Bwindi – Drive to Rwanda Parc Nationale de volcanoes

Day 4: Gorilla tracking in Parc Nationale de volcanoes Rwanda

Day 5: Parc Nationale de volcanoes Rwanda – Drive to Kampala

 

 

 

5 Days/ 4 Nights Rwanda & Uganda Gorilla Safari Prices

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Notes

This 5 day safari could also start in and ends in Kigali Rwanda


5 Days/ 4 Nights Rwanda & Uganda Gorilla Safari Includes:
* Cultural Tour
* Park Ranger Fees

* 2 Gorilla Permits per person
* Relevant Government Taxes

* Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
* Services of our Professional English speaking Driver/ Guide
* Airport transfers, provided you are departing on the day your safari ends

* Full Board Accommodation (4 Nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary


5 Days/ 4 Nights Rwanda & Uganda Gorilla Safari Excludes:
* Airfares
* Visa Fees
* Expenses of personal nature such as; personal insurance, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities

 

 

 

5 Days/ 4 Nights Rwanda & Uganda Gorilla Safari Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala or Entebbe – Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Travel by hired tour van from Kampala to the rolling hills of south western Uganda with short visits at the Equator crossing near Masaka, drive Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest past the grazing Ankole cows, view the beautiful intensely terraced hill slopes of Kigezi, and much of Uganda’s famed scenic landscape features.

 

Reaching the town of Kisoro draws closer looks at the Virunga volcanic ranges from northern Rwanda and Rwenzori mountains from the Ugandan side. Bwindi Forest Park is found within the forest valleys and is the best place of your Uganda safari as well as Gorilla trekking adventures.

 

Accommodation Options:

Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Lodge/ Buhomma Lodge/ Silver back Lodge
Super Luxury Accommodation: Mahogany Springs/ Gorilla Forest camp/ Clouds Lodge

Moderate Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp/ Wagtail safari camp/ Lake Kitandara

Budget Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp/ Nshongi Gorilla Resort or Bwindi View Bandas

Meal Plan: {Lunch & Dinner}


Day 2: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Gorilla Trekking

Set off after an early breakfast prepared at your lodge to the ranger station where you’ll be allocated in groups of 8 persons and then begin your gorilla tracking in Bwindi by mid morning.

 

2 of the 6 gorilla families living in Bwindi are Nkuringo and Nshongi. Tracking for say one of these families is often tiresome and could last more than 2 hours. Pack you lunch just in case it takes you longer than you estimated. Finding the gorilla within the forest is exciting, the silver males often led their families and the juvenile will be seen playing within the forest canopy.

 

It only one have that is given to sit and interact with the animals, take their pictures and observe their humanly behavior. Along the trails are several other primates like chimpanzees, colobus, baboons, mangabeys and many other mammals.

 

For the afternoon, take a nature walk to Munyaga river and to Lake Mutanda found within the forest. Find the amazing waterfalls coursing along unique flora diversity of ferns, tossing butterflies, sounds of crickets, frogs and everything you imagine in an un touched wild scenery!

 

Check into overnight lodging of your choice; Gorilla forest luxury Camp, Clouds lodge, Bwindi Safari lodge and Lake Kitandara Camp. Check out the budget options from Buhoma Community Bandas and Ruhija Safari Lodge.

 

Accommodation Options:

Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Lodge/ Buhomma Lodge/ Silver back Lodge
Super Luxury Accommodation: Mahogany Springs/ Gorilla Forest camp/ Clouds Lodge

Moderate Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp/ Wagtail safari camp/ Lake Kitandara

Budget Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp/ Nshongi Gorilla Resort or Bwindi View Bandas

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 3: Bwindi – Drive to Rwanda Parc Nationale de volcanoes

Board the tour van after a good breakfast at your lodge and drive for a few hours to the Uganda-Rwanda border at Kisoro, clear your travel Visit Rwanda and see the gorillas documents with the border officials and cross to the land of a thousand hills to Volcanoes National Park. Rwanda is 1 hour behind Uganda.

 

Parc Nationale de volcanoes is Rwanda’s prime safari tourist destination set in huge, lush rainforest bamboo giving the mountain gorilla a diverse forest habitat. Rwanda tourism entirely focuses on conservation of the mountain gorillas which are an endangered species, about 800 of these are found in Rwanda’s 8 Silverback Gorilla families.

 

Accommodation Option:
Budget Accommodation: Kinigi Guest House

Mid-range Accommodation: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Luxury Accommodation: High end Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ La Palme
Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 4: Gorilla Tracking in Parc Nationale de volcanoes Rwanda

Begin gorilla tracking in volcanoes national park after your breakfast with a short drive to the ORTPN offices in the town Musanze at the foot hills of the Virunga volcanic ranges. By mid morning, be sure to have begun on the gorilla tracking adventures under the lead of an expert ranger and tracker.

 

The tracking experience often lasts several hours and you are advised to have comfortable walking shoes and a packed lunch. After 2-7 hours of following last night’s trials, you’ll pounce on a silver back headed group hidden within the forest canopy. It is exciting to find these rare shy creatures but you have to be calm. It takes only one hour to interact and take their pictures before you head back to your lodge.

 

In the evening, visit Dian Fossey’s grave, Karisoke research centre, Lake Kivu or drive to Gisenyi to visit Ross Carr Orphanage. Retire to your lodge for overnight and dinner.

 

Accommodation Option:
Budget Accommodation: Kinigi Guest House

Mid-range Accommodation: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Luxury Accommodation: High end Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/ La Palme
Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 5: Parc Nationale de volcanoes Rwanda – Drive to Kampala

Pack your luggage after breakfast and board your tour van back to Kampala. Stop by a hotel in Mbarara for a pre-booked lunch break.

 

Meal Plan: {Breakfast & Lunch}

 


 

Booking & Reservations for 5 Days/ 4 Nights Uganda - (Bwindi Impenetrable Forest) & Rwanda (Parc Nationale de volcanoes) Gorilla Safari

Booking Office Tel: + 254 (0) 20 2437871
Mobile : + 254 (0) 721242711

Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com

 

 

 

 

 

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