8 Days Uganda and Rwanda Gorilla Tracking

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$3000 - $5000
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
8 days
Best months:
January - July, October November
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Day 1 Arrival and transfer to the hotel
Day 2 Gorilla Hiking trekking and hiking in Volcanoes National Park
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking or optional activities
Day 4: Bwindi National Park
Day 5: Hiking Trekking and tracking Gorilla Bwindi National Park
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 7: Queen Elizabeth to Kampala
Day 7: Queen Elizabeth to Kampala
Day 7: Queen Elizabeth to Kampala

Day 1 Arrival and transfer to the hotel
Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you are met and driven to your hotel. This two and half hours drive takes you via the beautifully terraced Rwanda countryside to Kinigi, the base of Gorilla Tracking. Brief stopovers are provided for photography. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Nest Hotel B/D

Day 2 Gorilla Hiking trekking and hiking in Volcanoes National Park
An early morning breakfast is followed by a drive to Kinigi park headquarters for group, guide allocation and briefing. This is followed by a drive to the trailheads where hiking and trekking up the hills to the bamboo zone begins. Hiking, trekking and tracking gorillas may take 2-3 hours. Sight and stay with the Gorillas for one hour. Descend to your hotel for lunch. In the afternoon visit Gisenyi on the Lake Kivu. Return to Gorilla Nest for O/Night (B/L/D)

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking or optional activities
This day is spent at leisure. There are numerous activities to choose from as follows:
- Second day of trekking, hiking and tracking gorillas
- Driving to Gisenyi to spend the day on lake Kivu
- Tracking the golden monkeys
- Hiking and trekking Bisoke Volcano
- Visiting Diana Fossey's grave 
Of all the above activities must be booked in advance at the time of booking.

Overnight Kivu Sun Hotel or Gorilla Nest Hotel B/L/D

Day 4: Bwindi National Park
After breakfast, drive across the Rwanda Uganda Cyanika Border into Kisoro and finally Buhoma the base of tracking gorillas inBwindi Impenetrable forest. Arrive in time for dinner. Overnight Buhoma Homestead B/L/D

Day 5: Hiking Trekking and tracking Gorilla Bwindi National Park
An early morning breakfast is followed by a drive to the park headquarters for group, guide allocation and briefing. This is followed by a drive to the trailheads where hiking and trekking up the hills to the bamboo zone begins. Hiking, trekking and tracking gorillas in hectic and requires moderate physical fitness. Sight and stay with the Gorillas for one hour. Have your picnic lunch as you descend to the base hotel Ovenight Buhoma Homestead B/L/D

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, and drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park through Ishasha sector. The Ishasha sector is famous for its tree climbing lions. Have a game drive en-route to your lodge arriving in time for late lunch. Have an evening boat ride in the Kasinga channel. Overnight Mweya Safari Lodge B/L/D 

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth to Kampala
Breakfast is followed game drive en-route to Kampala. Arrive at Kampala in time for dinner. Overnight Emin Pasha Hotel BB

Day 8: Have a city tour of Kampala and transfer to the airport for home flight

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Gorilla Nest Hotel
  • Kivu Sun Hotel
  • Buhoma Homestead
  • Mweya Safari Lodge
  • Pasha Hotel

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