Uganda and Rwanda Gorilla Trip

A rare experience, tracking gorillas in two different countries
Itinerary:

Day 01: Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest
You will be picked up by our driver guide from your hotel, either in Entebbe or Kampala and transferred  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park   On the way you will stop at the equator for a photo opportuniy and a coffe break.  Later continue with another stop at Mbarara Agip Motel for lunch. 
 
Drive to Bwindi enjoying the beauty of the long horned ankole cattle and the scenic area of Kigezi commonly referred to the "little Switzerland of Africa".  Your arrival in Bwindi will be late in the evening.  Please note this is a long drive of not less than 10 hours.  Overnight Engagi Lodge
Meals included: Lunch and dinner

Day 02: Gorilla Trekking
Early breakfast before going to the park headquarters for a briefing from the ranger guides on the do's and donts of tracking gorillas.  You will be accompanied on your gorilla trekking by experienced guides through the thick forest.  Once the gorillas are located you are allowed to spend 1 hour with them.
 
It is important to carry along with you a picnic lunch and enough drinking water as the duration of tracking gorillas is unpredictable.  It can last from1 - 8 hours.  Return to your lodge for overnight, overnighr Engagi Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
gorilla trip
Day 03: Rwanda Ruhengeri
After breakfast, you will depart for Rwanda - Ruhengeri.  Your drive to Kisoro, enjoying the scenic view of the Muhavura ranges.  This region has one of the most beautiful sceneries are you cross into Rwanda.  You will arrive at your loge late afternoon.  Overnight Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 04: Gorilla tracking day
After breakfast, you will transfer to ORTPN offices for a briefing on your gorilla tracking.  After wards return to the lodge.  It is advisable to take with you a picnic lunch and drinking water.  Overnight Mt gorilla view lodge (incase your Gorilla trek ends early, you can drive to Kigali if you prefer)
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 05: Departure
This morning after breakfast, depart for Kigali, do the town tour including the Genocide memorial before connecting with your international flight out.

Meals included: Breakfast only

End of Uganda and Rwanda Gorilla Trip

Notes: Mnimum age to trek the gorillas is 15 and chimpanzee trek 12.  Gorilla permits must be paid in full to confirm the safari and are also non-refundable.

All of our itineraries may be customised to your wish, you may add extra days, change a hotel, or include different tourist attractions.  Contact one of our staff members for free, non-obligation trip plan.

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