Experience Uganda Gorillas and Rwanda Gorillas on the 5 Days Combined Safari Experience with Gorilla Expeditions. 5 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla & Lake Bunyonyi Safari is among the Best Gorilla Safari for Great Experience of the East African Countries, Explore and Discover Mountain Gorillas on a Gorilla Safari
Day 1: Arrival – Bwindi National park
In the morning, our guide will pick you from the airport at 7:35am and be transferred to western Uganda in Bwindi National park, Rushaga/ Nkuringo Tracking regions. You will have a stopover at Kayabwe at the Equator and then have lunch at Mbarara Agip motel. Dinner and overnight at Lake Mutanda Resort
Day 2: Gorilla tracking- visit Lake Bunyonyi
Very early in the morning after breakfast, you will assemble at the park headquarter for briefing, the guide will tell you about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas. You will be allocated a gorilla family and enter the forest. The tracking may last from 3-8 hours depending of their movement. After finding them, the experience is spectacular. Spend with the apes 1hour before returning back to the park headquarters. Relax and have lunch. The guide will drive you to Lake Bunyonyi one of the deepest lakes in Uganda and it’s known to host many birds. Dinner and overnight at Arcadia cottages
Day 3: Boat cruise – Cross to Rwanda.
In the morning, you will have a boat cruise on one of the beautiful lakes in Uganda (lake Bunyonyi), Enjoy the scenery and the different bird species. After cross to Rwanda, Ruhengeri the home of gorillas. Dinner and overnight at Dinner and overnight at La Palme hotel
Day 4: Gorilla tracking in volcano National park- Ibyiwachu cultural village
In the morning, you will assemble at the park headquarter for briefing. After enter the forest in search for gentle apes. The gorillas are the same but the topography of the area changes. The guide will wait for you at the park boundary. Spend 1 hour with the gorillas before descending back to the park headquarters. After relaxing, go for Ibywachu cultural village, they perform Kinyarwanda dance and Songs, demonstrating their culture. Dinner and overnight at La Palme hotel .
Day 5: Golden monkey Tracking – Kigali-Genocide memorial
In the morning, after breakfast, you will re-enter the same forest in such for another endangered species, the golden monkeys. This also another experience as you enjoy them jumping around the tree tops, they are habituated and the trek is not so tire some like that of gorillas. After Descend back to the headquarters and have lunch, the guide will drive you back to Kigali and visit Gisozi genocide memorial, Nyamata and Ntarama churches, the two churches will give you a clear picture of what happened in 1994. After the guide will drop you in Kigali.
The package include
Gorilla permits for Uganda ( USD 600) and Rwanda ( USD 750)
Golden monkey tracking
English speaking guide
Accommodation based on single room
Meals and enroute lunch
The package excludes
Air ticket, visa, Luxury drinks, cigarette, laundry, tips to porters and any other personal expenses not included in the package.
We Recommend the East African Tourists Visa on this Type of a Safari.
Established in the spring of 2000 by Ssali Billy,at the time already a well-known figure in the tourism scenario of our Country, Active African Vacations, with registered office in Kampala & Kigali, brings together two of the most significant players in African Tourism Industry.
Gorilla Expeditions is managed by company Called Active African Vacations Limited with Offices in Kampala Uganda and Rwanda Kigali. Gorilla Expeditions has a Team of About 12 Members plus Experienced Guides.