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6 Days Mountain Gorillas & Culture

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
On arrival, pick up by our tour guide at Kigali international airport and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest. The drive goes through a beautiful country side, cross the border to Uganda. Arrive in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla safari lodge (Luxury)/ Bakiga lodge (Deluxe)/ Gorilla mist camp (Budget)

Day 2: Gorilla trekking adventure and Cultural walk
Early morning after breakfast, head to the park headquarters to trek gorillas along with the other primates within the forest. the trek goes for about 2-8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas in the jungle. Meet and stay with the gorillas for a maximum of one hour and later ascend for a cultural walk to the Batwa (Pygmy) people and enjoy their different performances. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla safari lodge (Luxury)/ Bakiga lodge (Deluxe)/ Gorilla mist camp (Budget)

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National park
After breakfast, you will embark on a scenic transfer to Volcanoes national park with lunch en route. Arrive in the evening for a nature walk to the twin lakes. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain gorilla view lodge (Luxury)/ La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/ Muhabura Hotel (Budget)

Day 4: Gorilla trekking/ Golden monkey trekking and Cultural walk
After breakfast, you may either go for a second gorilla trekking adventure that last for over 2-6 hours or choose to trek the golden monkeys within the forest. Check out for other primates such as Vervet monkeys, black and white Colobus monkeys among others. Have lunch and in the afternoon, enjoy a cultural walk to the Banyarwanda people and get a chance of exploring their unique culture. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain gorilla view lodge (Luxury)/ La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/ Muhabura Hotel (Budget)

Day 5: Dian Fossey hike and Transfer to Lake Kivu
Have breakfast and hike the Karisoke research center for a visit to the Dian fossey tombs. The hike also rewards views of other primates such as L’Hoest’s monkeys, olive baboons among others. On return, embark on a scenic transfer to Lake Kivu arriving early enough for a boat ride on Lake Kivu. Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Kivu Serena hotel (Luxury)/ Stipp hotel (Deluxe)/ Paradise marahide (Budget)

Day 6: Kigali City tour and Departure
After breakfast transfer to Kigali for a city tour to the museum, genocide memorial grounds, art and craft shops do last minute shopping among others. Later proceed to the airport for your scheduled flight.

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