12 day safari

This extensive program affords you the opportunity to make the most of your safari. You visit all four Volcanoes lodges and are able to indulge in activities at each one that will promise to make your trip even more unforgettable.

Safari tour package:
A set-date, set-itinerary, group safari
Price per person*:
$8000
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
12 days
Best months:
January - February, June - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural Boating safaris Boating
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Highlights Include

Gorilla Tracking in Parc National des Volcans (Rwanda), Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (Uganda) and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (Uganda) – six opportunities
Chimpanzee Tracking in Kyambura Gorge
Golden Monkey Tracking in Parc National des Volcans and Mgahinga National Park
Tree-Climbing Lions in Ishasha
Game Drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Boat Cruises on the Kazinga Channel
Climb any of three volcanoes
Wide range of forest and nature walks
Community Project visits run by the VSPT
Dian Fossey’s Grave in Parc National des Volcans

Day 1
• Arrive in Kigali, Rwanda
• Travel to Virunga Lodge with your expert safari guide
• Intore Dance Performance
O/N: Virunga Lodge (L,D)

Day 2
• Gorilla Tracking in Parc National des Volcans
• Visit the Mwiko Primary School
O/N: Virunga Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 3 Options
• Gorilla Tracking in Parc National des Volcans
• Golden Monkey Tracking in Parc National des Volcans
• Visit Dian Fossey’s Grave
• Hike a Volcano
• Local village and lake walks
• Visit the Mwiko Primary School
O/N: Virunga Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 4
• Visit Community Projects
• Travel to Mount Gahinga
• Cross the Border into Uganda
• Batwa Dance Performance
O/N: Mount Gahinga Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 5
• Batwa Heritage Experience
• Batwa Vocational Centre
• Complimentary Massage
• Golden Monkey Tracking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
• Gorilla Tracking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
O/N: Mount Gahinga Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 6
• Travel to Bwindi Lodge
• Self-Guided River Walk
O/N: Bwindi Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 7
• Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
• Orphanage Dance Performance
O/N: Bwindi Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 8 Options
• Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
• Visit Bwindi Community Hospital
• Visit Ride for a Woman
• Forest Walks in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
• Community walks in Buhoma
• Explore the Batwa Trail
O/N: Bwindi Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 9
• Travel to Kyambura Gorge
• Search for Tree-Climbing Lions in Ishasha
• Relax in the Pool
O/N: Kyambura Gorge Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 10
• Morning Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth
• Visit the Coffee Cooperative
• Explore the Kyambura Wetland
• Community Projects run by the VSPT
O/N: Kyambura Gorge Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 11
• Chimp Tracking in Kyambura Gorge
• Boat Cruise on the Kazinga Channel
O/N: Kyambura Gorge Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 12
• Travel back to Entebbe
Kyambura Gorge Lodge (B)

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

  • Kyambura Gorge Lodge
  • Bwindi Lodge

Volcanoes Safaris

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: 256 (0) 414 346464
Since: Mar 2013

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Bushbaby
Bushbaby
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
Elephant
Elephant
Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Fishing
Fishing
Game drives
Game drives
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