This Gorilla Safari can begin from either Uganda or Rwanda crossing to Uganda for gorilla tracking in Bwindi national park and back Rwanda.
Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
Upon arrival, meet our representative for a transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park. It’s a scenic drive with dramatic views of the Virunga volcanoes, cross Katuna border to Uganda. Arrive in Bwindi impenetrable forest late evening for dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla safari lodge (Luxury)/ Bakiga lodge (Deluxe)/ Gorilla mist camp (Budget)
Day 2: Gorilla trekking and Cultural walk
After a heavy breakfast, head to the park headquarters together with your packed lunch to be briefed about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas. Later ascend into the forest in search for the gorillas and on meeting them, you’re allowed a maximum of one hour to stay with these gentle giants in the jungle. On return, enjoy a community walk to the Batwa (Pygmies) people that gives an opportunity of exploring their unique culture. 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 set off for Volcanoes national park through dramatic views of the rolling hills of Kabale, people’s homesteads among others. Arrive in the afternoon for a nature walk to the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain gorilla view lodge (Luxury)/ La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/ Muhabura Hotel (Budget)
Day 4: Gorilla trekking and Cultural walk
Following morning breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters for a second gorilla trekking adventure. This takes about 2-6 hours depending on the movement of gorillas in their natural habitat. In the afternoon, you will go for a cultural walk to the Banyarwanda people and enjoy their different performances. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain gorilla view lodge (Luxury)/ La Palme Hotel (Deluxe)/ Muhabura Hotel (Budget)
Day 5: Transfer to Kigali and Departure
After breakfast, transfer to Kigali for a city tour. Visit the genocide memorial grounds, local markets, art and craft shops, the museum among others and after wads proceed to the airport early enough to catch up with your departure flight.
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