Gorilla Trekking Adventure

Overview

Track Gorilla’s in their natural environment on this two country tour. This is a once in a life time opportunity to view these magnificent animals up close and personal.

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Highlights
  • Visit a total of two National Parks in two countries to view/track the gorilla’s
  • Gorilla permits included
  • Professionally guided by English speaker
  • Includes catered accommodation in excellent properties
You will Stay At

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KAMPALA SERENA HOTEL

KAMPALA, UGANDA
STAY 1 NIGHT

Enjoy relaxation, leisure, business and more

Experience the flagship Serena hotel in Uganda’s vibrant city of Kampala where 5-star service with a smile combines with real pan-African charm and reliable business acumen. Focus on your family in the lush green gardens with their water features and make use of the many restaurants and entertainment options.

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SILVERBACK LODGE

BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST, UGANDA
STAY 2 NIGHTS

Enjoy relaxation, flora, birding, adventure and more

Experience one of your most exciting wilderness holidays ever when you book a gorilla trekking excursion in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in western Uganda. Stay in the natural yet chic Silverback Lodge with magnificent views of the valley and lush forests.

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MOUNTAIN GORILLA VIEW LODGE

PARC NATIONAL DES VOLCANS, RWANDA
STAY 2 NIGHTS

Enjoy relaxation, flora, wildlife, birding, adventure and more

Book your once in a lifetime holiday at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge in Musanze district, northern Rwanda, next door to Volcanoes National Park. Experience unique sightings of the world’s most endangered ape, Gorilla Gorilla Berengie, or the mountain gorilla.

Itinerary

Gorilla Trekking Adventure

Visit two National Parks in two different countries to trek in lush forests and view the Gorilla’s in their natural environments. This trip involves a lot of traveling by road, thus an excellent opportunity to view the lush countryside at the same time.

Starting from *USD4700 per person sharing

*Prices are quoted as an indication and can change dependent on the rate of exchange, seasons, availability and rates from suppliers

Day 1
Drinks: None
Room: Dinner Bed And Breakfast

Upon arrival at the airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our guide who will then take you to Serena Kampala Hotel for an overnight stay and dinner. Meal plan Dinner

Day 2
Drinks: None
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast And Lunch

Our guide/driver picks you at 7:00 am from your hotel in Kampala. Drive to Mbarara (283km from Kampala) via Masaka. Make a first stop over at Equator crossing for snacks and photography. Proceed with a visit to Igongo Cultural village. This is more rewarding and amazing once you visit the Ankole museum. Lunch break is made at Agip Motel Mbarara. After lunch, drive to Bwindi. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. Dinner and overnight stay at Silver Back Lodge Meal plan: B, L & D

Activities For The Day

  • Equator Line

Day 3
Drinks: None
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast And Lunch

Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a village walk. The Buhoma Village Walk gives you a great opportunity to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It also is a great way to support the local community in a direct way. The Walk begins with your guide at Buhoma Community Rest Camp and is most informative, rewarding to the average visitor. It will amaze you how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways. Dinner and overnight stay at Silverback Lodge Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Activities For The Day

  • Gorilla Trekking

Day 4
Drinks: None
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast And Lunch

After breakfast, drive to Rwanda as you enjoy the rolling hills for which Rwanda is well known to Ruhengere via Musanze. Thereafter drive by the lakes (Ruhondo and Mutera) arriving at Parc Volcanoes in the afternoon. The evening is spent on sightseeing and relaxing around the hotel. Meals and overnight at at Gorilla View Lodge Meal Plan (B, L, D)

Day 5
Drinks: None
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast And Lunch

After breakfast, you will depart for the headquarters of the Park where your driver-guide will accomplish the necessary formalities for you. You will meet your ranger guide(s) for a briefing about the greatest animal experience ever! Overnight and dinner at Gorilla View Lodge Meal Plan (B, L, D)

Activities For The Day

  • Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

Day 6
Drinks: None
Room: None

Track the golden monkeys thereafter return to Kigali, you will have your Kigali city trip including the Genocide Memorial centre at Gisozi. Transfer to Kigali Airport for your departure. Breakfast and lunch included. Dependent on flight departure schedules, you may need to overnight at a hotel in Kigali at an extra cost.

Activities For The Day

  • Golden Monkey Trekking
DURATION 5 NIGHTS

CAN BE EXTENDED


STARTS FROM UGANDA KAMPALA
ENDS AT RWANDA KIGALI

From $4 700

per person sharing


INCLUDED

  • Airport Transfers
  • Transportation by 4 WD safari van
  • Accommodation while on safari
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on safari
  • 1 soft drink per meal i.e. a soda or mineral water at/during lunch and dinner
  • Park entrance fees
  • Two gorilla permit per person in Uganda & Rwanda
  • Community visit
  • Twin lake visit
  • Ranger fees
  • Kigali Genocide memorial visit
  • Golden monkey trek & AMREF Emergency Evacuation Medical Insurance

EXCLUDED

  • International flights
  • Personal Travel insurance
  • Visa Fees in to Uganda & Rwanda
  • Drinks not listed
  • Cigarettes
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature (Telephone calls, souvenirs, toiletries, etc.)