7 Days Gorilla Tour in Uganda & Rwanda
The 7 Days Gorilla Tour in Uganda & Rwanda gives you an opportunity to track the rare species of Mountain Gorillas of Volcanoes National Park and Chimpanzees of Kibale Forest National Park in Uganda.
This safari will give you exceptional encounters with the Mountain Gorillas on Gorilla Trekking Tour as well as Chimpanzees on Chimpanzee Tracking Adventure both in Uganda and Rwanda. Take on this package to enjoy every encounter with the primates in Africa.
Day 1: Pick Up – Kigali City Tour – Volcanoes National Park
In the morning you will be picked from the hotel by the guide/driver, who will take you for a city tour. You will visit the genocide memorial museum, the first house, the national museum among others. After lunch in Kigali, you will drive to Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla view Lodge (Luxury)/La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/Kinigi guest house (Budget).Meals plan is F/B
Day 2: Gorilla tracking-Transfer to Uganda
Rise up very early in the morning and have your breakfast then afterwards head to the park headquarters by 8:30 am with parked lunch for briefing before you embark on the memorable adventure in the forest. You will be back by mid day-2:00 pm since this activity takes between 4-6 hours. Return to the hotel for lunch and some refreshments and later set off for Uganda, crossing via Cyanika boarder. Dinner and overnight at Bird nest/ Bunyonyi Resort.Meal plan here is H/B.
Early morning, have your breakfast then transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park as you drive slowly via Ruhija Sector of Bwindi Forest then you will arrive at the Ishasha sector by 11:00 am. You will go on a Game drive which will reward you views at the tree climbing lions as well as other Wildlife Animals. You will proceed for a lunch break at Mweya safari Lodge then after, you will go to the Kazinga Channel to experience your Boat cruise as you watch numerous Hippos, Crocodiles, Bird species, Buffalo, Elephants etc. Dinner and Overnight Kyambura Game Lodge (Luxury)/Ihamba Lodge (Deluxe)/Kingfisher lodge (Budget).
Day 4: Morning game drive-Transfer-Kibale national park
In the morning, you will go for game drives, where you will see games like lions, bush bucks, antelopes, elephants, water hogs among others. Go back to the hotel for a late breakfast then relax at the pool side as you wait for your lunch. After lunch, set off to Kibale national park to track the Chimpanzees and other primates. Dinner and Overnight at Ndali Lodge (Luxury)/Mountains of the moon hotel (Deluxe)/Chimps nest lodge (Budget).
Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking-Nature walk in Bigodi wetland sanctuary
In the morning, you will go for chimpanzee tracking in Kibale forest National Park, where you will stay until mid-day. You will have lunch then later in the afternoon, you will go for a guided nature walk in Bigodi wetland sanctuary, where you will encounter a variety of birds and animals. You later drive back to Fort Portal, and if still early and strong, you may visit the “Amabeere ganyina Mwiru” and the king’s palace.Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.Meals are on F/B.
Day 6: Transfer-Kampala
In the morning after breakfast, you drive back to Kampala, with en route visit to Nakayima tree in Mubende, a historical tree, stop over for photography, reaching Kampala in the evening for dinner and overnight at Serena Hotel (Luxury)/A cassia Lodge (Deluxe)/Landmark view Hotel (Budget).
Day 7: City Tour-Departure
In case your departure flight is in the evening, you will have a morning city tour around Kampala, where you will visit the Namugongo Shrines, where the Uganda martyrs were burnt live for refusing to denounce their Christian faith, the National museum, Bahai temple, Gadafhi Mosque, the local markets, Kasubi tombs among others. In the afternoon, transfer to Entebbe airport for your departure flight.
This safari quotation includes;
- Airport transfers
- Full board Accommodation
- Park entrance fees
- Gorilla permits
- Chimpanzee trekking permits
- All activities mentioned
- Guiding fees
- A 4×4 comfortable safari vehicles.
- Professional full time English speaking Driver Guide.
But excludes Airfare to Rwanda, visas (where applicable), laundry, drinks, tips and other personal expenses.