6 Days Gorilla Trekking-Uganda & Rwanda
Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Kampala
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, You will be met by a safari guide from vivid adventure safaris who will brief and transfer you to a hotel or restaurant of choice for Dinner and there after an overnight stay at Emin Pasha (Luxury), Cassia Lodge (Mid range), Red Chilli (Budget)
Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest
An early morning start from Kampala-Uganda takes you south-west and across the equator through uganda’s beautiful savannah grasslands with banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns. From ankole, you ascend the beautiful Kigezi highlands with terraced farming and mountain scenery and drive through to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge (Luxury), Silver Back Lodge (Mid range) Buhoma Community Campsite (Budget)
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking in the bwindi impenetrable national park – Nature Walk
After an early breakfast, you will be required to report to the ranger station for your briefing before heading out to the Forest to start your mountain gorilla’s trekking experience. Be advised that this safari requires stamina and patience so it’s important to be sure about the state of your personal health before getting involved.
If you still have some energy this afternoon you can have a guided nature walk in the forest or relax at the lodge. Dinner and Overnight at Buhoma Lodge (Luxury), Silver Back Lodge (Mid range) Buhoma Community Campsite (Budget)
Day 4: Transfer to Rwanda Parc National Des Volcanoes
After early Breakfast, you will transfer to for Rwanda / Parc Nationale Des Volcanoes through Kisoro cross the Border to Ruhengeri. This journey to the north goes through the beautiful terraced hillsides that show much of Rwanda’s landscape, gradually climbing to the base of the awesome Virunga volcanoes; sometimes five peaks can be seen.
Day 5: Mountain Gorilla tracking in Rwanda
An early wake at 0600am for breakfast & then transfer to the park headquarters where we complete the Gorilla trip formalities. ON this day we track gorillas in Parc National des Volcanoes. This trek has been described by tourists as the most thrilling wildlife experience you can have in Rwanda because very often you will be at arms length with the gentle giants. The incredible scenery, immense biodiversity, and fantastic views also add to the thrill. This area bordering Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo is a nature lover’s paradise!
Dinner and Overnight at Volcanoes Virunga Lodge (Luxury), Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Mid range) Hotel Muhabura (Budget)
Day 6: Kigali City Tour – Airport transfer
After breakfast, you will have a City tour including visits to the market, a pottery project, handicraft shops, the Franco-Rwandan cultural centre and the genocide memorial Centre Museum. Depending on your departure flight time, Transfer to the airport for your out bound flight.
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