5 DAYS Rwanda and Uganda Gorilla Tour – Including 2 Gorilla Treks


Day Location Accommodation Meals Activities
1 Kigalivolcanoes NP
  • Sabyinyo  Silver Back Lodge ( L)
  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (MR)-
  • Kinigi Guest House ( BG)
D Transfer
2 Volcanoes NP
  • Sabyinyo  Silver Back ( L)
  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (MR)
  • Kinigi Guest House ( BG)
FB 1st Gorilla Trekk
3 Volcanoes NPBwindi NP
  • Gorilla Safari Lodge( L)
  • Buhoma Lodge (MR)
  • Buhoma community Bandasl ( BG)
FB 2nd Gorillas trekk
4 Bwindi NP
  • Gorilla Safari Lodge( L)
  • Buhoma Lodge (MR)
  • Buhoma community Bandasl ( BG)
FB Community Activities
5 Bwindi NP -Kigali
  • Check out
B Transfer

n9301622_51307839_5822Day 1: Arrive at Kigali International Airport – Transfer to the Volcano NP

Meet and greet our tour guide/ driver who will shortly brief you about your tour in Rwanda and immediate transfer to the volcanoes National Park in the northwest part of this country.

The drive is through beautiful rolling hills, bypassing coffee, tea and banana plantations on a comfortable paved road and is approximately 2.5 hours from Kigali. Arrive at your lodge for Dinner and Overnight.

Overnight: From Luxury, Midrange, to Budget Facilities

Day 2: 1st Gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes national Park

Wake up early, have breakfast and report for briefing and after, move in a company of experienced ranger guides through the forest while searching for mountain gorillas. Time taken while searching for these great apes, rangers between 2 to 6 hours depending on the movement of the gorilla groups therefore, move with your packed lunch, water, tracking gears among others. Meet, chant and enjoy their entertainment for one hour while taking photos for remembrance. Return to your lodge, relax shortly and transfer to the Kigali for Dinner and overnight.

Overnight: From Luxury, Midrange, to Budget Facilities

Day 3: Volcanoes – Bwindi National park/Uganda

After breakfast, we leave the volcanoes National Park heading to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park in Uganda.

We will make our scenic journey through the beautiful terrain of the rolling hills of Kabale and Kisoro with terraced landscape; an area referred to as the “Switzerland of Africaheading to Bwindi via Cyanika Border.

The Journey from Volcanoes to the Bwindi national Park/Uganda takes approximately 4 hours with additional 30 Minutes of border crossing.

Arriving at the lodge in the late afternoon, have lunch and relax when enjoying the nature of the surroundings.

Overnight: From Luxury, Midrange, to Budget Facilities

Day 4: 2nd Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

In the morning, assemble at the park headquarters for the second experience, briefing from the park rangers about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas. Proceed for the memorable adventure in the forest, an activity that may take 2-6 hours depending on the movement of the animals. Meet and stay with the animals for a maximum of one hour, then descend to the park headquarters and then to your Lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the evening, you may go for community walk in the nearby Batwa community, where you will be entertained and told the tales of their unique culture. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Camp

Overnight: From Luxury, Midrange, to Budget Facilities

Day 5: Bwindi National Park – Kigali – Check Out

After morning breakfast drive to Kigali through Gatuna boarder. Arriving in Kigali you will first do the city tour of Kigali and after all, visit the genocide memorial site, a grim reminder of a senseless massacre of innocent’s lives in 1994. Learn about Rwanda’s history from pre-colonial times to 1994 genocide and how Rwanda has dealt with that past. We continue with our tour and see the new developments in Rwanda; the recovery has been incredible, a testament to humankind’s resilience.

After short tour, we drive to the airport for your out bound flight.

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