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5 Days Double Gorilla Trek Uganda Rwanda

Safari overview

5 Day Double Gorilla Trek Uganda-Rwanda, The safari will begin in Kampala Uganda’s capital and largest city and end in Kigali Rwanda’s capital and largest city, it will enable you track the gorillas in Bwindi and volcanoes national park for a better experience. Not like other primate species  seen in zoos or under captivity. Mountain gorillas only found in their natural habitat and only in Africa,

5 Days Double Gorilla Trek Uganda Rwanda safari highlight

Transfer to Bwindi national park

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi national park

Transfer to Rwanda

Mountain Gorilla Tracking

departure

Detailed itinerary

Day1: Transfer to Bwindi national park

5 Day Double Gorilla Trek Uganda-Rwanda, Our safari guide meets and greets you at the hotel, gets you briefed about the safari and later transfer you to the Bwindi impenetrable national park in the south western part of Uganda. The drive will take about 7-9 hours passing through the banana and coffee plantation with different sights to people’s homestead and handicraft shorts along the way.

We will have stopovers at any interesting places like handicraft shops if interested you can shop the locally made items, we will stop also at the equator crossing at Kayebwe for snacks and informative talks. From here will continue to Mbarara for a one hour lunch break at (Agip Motel). After lunch, we will embark on our drive which will take us through Uganda’s rolling green hills through the highlands also known as the ‘’Switzerland of Uganda’’ your road will even head higher to where you can see the triangular peaks of the Virunga Volcanoes of Rwanda and the Congo, continue down into the valley and finally to Bwindi impenetrable national park. Dinner and an overnight at

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

  • Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge | Buhoma Lodge
  • Mid-range: Gorilla Mist Camp | Bakiga Lodge
  • Budget: Ruhija Gorilla Friend camp,| Buhoma Community Camp/Bwindi view bandas
  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi national park

A relatively early morning breakfast to give you energy for gorilla tracking after, report to the park headquarters to receive a short briefing from the park wardens or senior ranger guide about the whole process of mountain gorilla tracking and also gets you allocated to the gorilla family and the ranger guide. From here the guide will take you through the bush to begin the most breathtaking safari activity at the park gorilla tracking. The trek will take you through thick and muddy forest with steep slopes, so a reasonable degree of physical fitness is needed and you should don’t forget tracking gears like study pair of walking shoes/boots, long sleeved shirts or blouses, and tracking time is unpredictable it can go from a half to full day while searching these giants, as meeting them depends on where they spent the night before.

Ounce they are met you will strictly allowed only one hour with them. You will sit in the forest among the gorillas, listening to them gripe to each other, and marvel at the sheer size of the dominant male; the silverback. It is a breathtaking feeling sitting in the dense rainforest knowing you are with a few of the last remaining mountain gorillas in world, only about 880 apes are considered to remain worldwide. In the process of tracking you will come across many forest flora and fauna and the guide will be available to give you any information on any species of wildlife you meet on the way. In the evening if you still have energy you will take a guided village walk. Dinner and an overnight at (

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

  • Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge | Buhoma Lodge
  • Mid-range: Gorilla Mist Camp | Bakiga Lodge
  • Budget: Ruhija Gorilla Friend camp,| Buhoma Community Camp/Bwindi view bandas
  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Transfer to Rwanda

Double Gorilla Trek Uganda-Rwanda, on this day, Wake-up early for a morning breakfast, after you will drive to Uganda Rwanda boarder, after finalizing with the border crossing requirements we will enter Rwanda (the clocks go backwards one hour) enjoy a scenic drive all through, arrive at the lodge in the late afternoon, if you have energy take in the panoramic sunset over the volcanoes, as you wait for tomorrows most breathtaking safari activity gorilla tracking. Dinner and an overnight at

Location: Volcanoes national park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Mid range:  Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/La Palme Hotel

Budget: Muhabura Hotel/Kinigi Guest House

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Tracking.

After breakfast, you  drive to the park headquarters to receive short briefings by the park wardens/ senior ranger guide. And also gets you allocated to the gorilla family in respect to client’s physical abilities. After briefing, the ranger guide will transfer you to the starting point. To begin the search of our close cousins who shares almost 97% human genes.  This is a breathtaking experience on should not love to miss in the life time. Gorilla tracking time  unpredictable as the time to meet these giants depends on where they last seen the previous day, so a reasonable degree of fitness is needed as well tracking gears like strong pairs of walking shoes/boots.

It’s a breathtaking moment to sit among the gorillas listening to them grumble to each other, it’s an extraordinary feeling sitting in the forest knowing you are with a few of the last remaining mountain gorillas, it’s amazing that only 880 of these remaining creatures left. When you finally meet the mountain gorillas, you will have a magical chance to see them feeding and crushing through the underbrush, babies running around and full-grown gorillas inching toward observers loudly declaring their importance. Then return to the point where your vehicle is stationed so as to transfer you back to the lodge and later you may go for nature walk to Lake Ruhondo and Burera (Optional)/ take a community walk to the near community of banyarwanda. Later dinner and an overnight at

Location: Volcanoes national park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Mid range:  Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/La Palme Hotel

Budget: Muhabura Hotel/Kinigi Guest House

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout

Day 5: departure

Enjoy an early morning breakfast and later  drive back to Kigali international airport for your departure flight back home. However if time permits our safari guide will take you to Kigali city and enjoy a city tour. visit places like the Kigali genocide memorial site, national museum, handicraft shops among many other.

Thus the End of safari 

The safari include 

  • 4×4 Ground transportation and fuel
  • Full English speaking safari driver/ guide an all his associated expenses
  • Park entrance fees
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • 2 gorilla permit per person
  • Lunch en route
  • City tour and any other activities as included in the itinerary

Not included:

Visa fees, Airport taxes, items of personal nature like bar bills, tipping, Laundry, and any expenses of personal nature