This 6 Day thrilling adventure journey will take you to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Uganda, where you will have the rare opportunity to witness magnificent gorillas on a double trek and also track golden monkeys in their natural habitats.
Your expedition begins in Volcanoes National Park, a haven for encountering endangered mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. Trek through lush rainforests and rugged terrain, accompanied by experienced guides who will lead you to their hidden dwelling places. As you venture deeper into the park, the anticipation builds, and finally, you come face to face with these majestic creatures. Observe their intricate social behavior, marvel at their strength and agility, and capture these magical moments in your memories forever.
In addition to gorilla trekking, Volcanoes National Park offers the extraordinary opportunity to track another rare primate – the golden monkey. Traverse the forest trails, guided by expert trackers who will lead you to the habitats of these charming creatures. Watch in awe as they swing from tree to tree, demonstrating their acrobatic skills and captivating you with their vibrant golden coats.
From Volcanoes National Park, your journey continues to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its remarkable biodiversity. Here, you will have the unique opportunity to embark on yet another gorilla trekking adventure. Hike through dense vegetation and traverse steep slopes, immersing yourself in the raw, untouched beauty of the forest. Encounter families of gorillas on the Ugandan side, each with their own distinct personalities, as they forage, play, and care for their young. This close encounter with these gentle giants is an experience that will leave you in awe of the incredible world we share.
Throughout this 6-Day Uganda & Rwanda Safari, you will be captivated not only by the incredible wildlife but also by the stunning landscapes that surround you. From mist-covered volcanoes to dense rainforests teeming with life, every step of your journey will be filled with breathtaking panoramas and an overwhelming sense of wonder.
Pickup from your Hotel in Kigali or Kigali Airport where our driver guide will receive you – We later transfer to Ruhengeri to the Volcanoes National Park; it is among the widespread Virunga Mountains along with Bwindi forest in Uganda and the Virunga in Congo which have a variety of peaks like the Bisoke, Karisimbi, Muhabura and Sabyinyo. It is also home to the rare Mountain Gorillas. Dine and have an overnight stay at our booked accommodation.
Our accommodation options for this safari depend on your package type preference, We are happy to recommend top-notch lodge/ Camp options upon inquiry
On this beautiful day after your breakfast drive to the headquarters of the park, while there you will have a briefing from the ranger guides concerning gorilla tracking. Later start trekking the gentle giants through the Volcanoes forest. Meeting the gorillas will be the most thrilling experience as you will be amazed at the Silverbacks. It will be a great time watching the gorillas play, communicate to each other and the mothers feed the young ones. In fact today will be your day to view and learn a lot about the gentle giants. Strictly one hour is spent with the gorillas, so make sure utilize your time with them. Return to the lodge, dine and spend overnight.
On this day, you might visit the attractive golden monkeys and take walk to Dian Fossey’s grave or just choose other activities like visiting local community projects and schools or choose to hike Muhavura or Bisoke volcanoes. Have dinner and overnight at our booked accommodation.
Enjoy breakfast then proceed with your journey to Uganda via the Rwanda – Uganda land border crossing at Katuna. Arrive at Bwindi Impenetrable and spend an Overnight together with having dinner at our booked accommodation
Wake so early and have breakfast then drive to the headquarters, you will be briefed and go through the mist of Bwindi forest as you trek gorillas, it is an amazing time added with great views of the Silverback and other wildlife species in the forest. Upon meeting the gorillas, you will have only an hour with them. Later head back to the lodge and in the evening have a walk through the community of the indigenous Batwa people where you will learn a lot about their culture. Have dinner and overnight at our booked accommodation.
Have an early breakfast and after that bid farewell to the great Bwindi forest and drive back to Kigali where you will have lunch after which our guide will transfer you to the Airport for your flight back home.