7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking


7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda offers you opportunity to see the gorillas twice with one Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda and another one in Uganda then extending to Queen Elizabeth National park via Ishasha the southern sector famous for tree climbing lion, game drive and Chimpanzee tracking safari at Kyambura Gorge or Kalinzu Research Center.

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Your tour guide will pick you from the airport upon arrival or Hotel in Kigali and take you for city tour. Visit the genocide memorial, Nyamata church, Kimironko local markets among others. You will then drive northwards to Volcanoes National park. You will enjoy a spectacular scenic view en route of the Virunga Mountains.

Accommodation:

Luxury: Virunga Lodge | Le bambou Gorilla Lodge

Mid-range: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Best Budget: Muhabura Hotel | Lapalme Hotel

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Adventure and cultural walk.

7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking

Take your early breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing before entering the tropical forest. You will spend a maximum of 1hrs taking observations; photographs and watching them feed or play around. Later in the afternoon, you may go for cultural walk to iby’wachu cultural village.

Accommodation:

Luxury: Virunga Lodge | Le bambou Gorilla Lodge

Mid-range: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Best Budget: Muhabura Hotel | Lapalme Hotel

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Golden monkey Trek & Drive to Bwindi Uganda

After early morning breakfast, you will go for golden monkey tracking where you will enjoy these rare monkey species play in the forest in search of food. On return, you will set off to Bwindi impenetrable forest in Uganda for another gorilla trek the next day. Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge | Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge

Accommodation:

Luxury: Buhoma Lodge | Chameleon Hill | Mountain Gorillas Lodge (Clouds)

Mid-range: Gorilla Mist Camp |

Best Budget: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge | Ruhija Gorilla Friend Camp | Buhoma Community Rest Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: 2nd Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi NP.


After breakfast, your tour guide will transfer you to the park headquarters for briefing by the park warden. At 8:30 am local time, the gorilla trek begins. It normally takes between 2 to 8 hours depending on the movements of the gorillas in the jungle the previous night. In the evening, you will go for community walk to the Batwa or take a rest. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking

Set off in the morning to Q.E.N.P, enter the park while game viewing. You shall go through the Ishasha sector of the park where you find rare wildlife behavior of Lions that intentionally climb trees to relax and do surveillance on their territory and possible prey. Proceed to kazinga channel for afternoon boat cruise. In the evening, go for game drives. Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge|Enganzi Lodge|Kyambura game Lodge.

Accommodation:

Luxury: Mweya Lodge | Katara Lodge | Kyambura Gorge Lodge

Mid-range: Ihamba Lakeside Safaris Lodge | Engazi Lodge

Best Budget: Bush Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Chimpanzee tracking and drive to Lake Bunyonyi.

7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking

Today our 7 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking start with early breakfast and drive to Kyambura Gorge or Kalinzu forest headquarters for briefing and later embark on Chimpanzee tracking. The trek will expose you to other primates like Vervet monkey, red-tailed monkeys, the Grey Cheeked Mangabeys, Olive Baboons. On return, you will set off to Lake Bunyony in Kabale.

Accommodation:

Luxury: Bird nest Lodge | Arcadia Cottages

Mid-range: Bunyoni Overland Resort

Best Budget: Bunyonyi Overland Resort

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Transfer back to Kigali and departure.

In the morning after a relaxed breakfast, you may take a boat cruise up to the punishment island and later transfer back to Kigali via Katuna border, visit the Genocide Memorial Museum and later drive to the airport to check in for your departure flight.


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