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5-days double gorilla tracking safari, you will discover the beauty of mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park with a stop at the Uganda Equator for an informative talk, take photos and grab some snacks, the winding view of the Kigezi region known as “the Switzerland of Africa” can be viewed and then do double great mountain gorilla tracking is stunning! After departing to Rwanda, “the land of a thousand hills” for another gorilla tracking and Kigali city tour.

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5-days Double Gorilla
Gorilla tracking Uganda and Rwanda

Highlight of 5 days Double Gorilla tracking Uganda and Rwanda

  • Amazing double gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest & Volcanoes National Park.
  • Services of an English-speaking driver or guide.
  • Two gorilla trekking permits for Uganda and Rwanda.
  • A guided nature walks in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
  • Travel in a customized 4WD safari vehicle.
  • Delicious meals.
  • 4 night’s accommodation.
  • Airport transfers.

Detailed Itinerary for 5-days double gorilla trekking  in Uganda & Rwanda

Day 1: Transfer from Entebbe or Kampala to Bwindi

After your breakfast, our guide will meet you and brief you about the day’s activities. You will then embark on your journey to western Uganda via Masaka – Mbarara highway with a stopover at the Equator. Proceed to Mbarara for a lunch break and later continue driving to Bwindi. Dinner and overnight at your safari lodge.

Accommodation options

  • Budget: Buhoma Community Rest Camp
  • Luxury: Buhoma lodge
  • Mid-range: Silverback Lodge
  • Meal plan: Half board (Lunch and Dinner)

Day 2: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Uganda

After your breakfast, your guide will take you to the ranger station to register before 8:00 am. You will be briefed by the rangers before setting off. The trackers will lead you through the forest, slashing at the undergrowth, and parting thick creepers, to track gorillas. This trek can take a while especially if the gorillas are far off in the forest. So, a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as comfortable walking shoes to enable you to track.

You sit in the forest among the gorillas listening to them grumble at each other and marvel at the sheer size of the dominant male, the silverback. It is amazing to think that there are only 650 or so of these creatures left in the world! Take a guided village walk in the evening and experience typical community life, visit a local bar, and meet the local medicine man! Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Mountain Gorilla
Mountain Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation options

  • Budget: Buhoma Community Rest Camp
  • Luxury: Buhoma lodge
  • Mid-range: Silverback Lodge
  • Meal plan: Full board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 3: Transfer from Bwindi to Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park

Have an early morning breakfast and continue your drive through the triangular Mountainous areas heading to the Volcanoes. You will have lunch en-route. Check into your safari lodge upon arrival.

Accommodation options

  • Budget: Kinigi Guest House
  • Mid-range: Le’bambou Gorilla Lodge
  • Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
  • Meal plan: Full board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Wake up to an early breakfast and prepare for a gorilla trekking in the Virunga. Coming across these amiable Primates in the foothills of the dramatic Virunga Volcanoes is an unforgettable experience. The relationship between them and man will finally be so real to you as you spend time with these gentle giants, and it is almost a struggle to tear yourself away from them once the hour is done. Return to the lodge, have some time for relaxation, dinner, and retire to bed. Meal plan: Full board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 5: Transfer from Volcanoes National Park to Kigali

Start your day with a delicious breakfast. Drive to Kigali for a city tour. The tour starts with a visit to the Genocide memorial center for an emotional experience to witness the graveyard of thousands of Rwandan Genocide victims including young children. You will visit the Kandt Museum of Natural History where you can learn about the coexistence of people and their environment in the old colonial days.

Go for a lunch break and after, visit the Ivuka Art studio in Kacyiru, a place where talented local artists make fascinating unique pieces that you or your loved one back home may be interested in. You proceed to Kigali Airport for your flight back home after your double Gorilla trekking!

1-day Kigali capital city
Kigali Capital Sightseeing City

5-days double gorilla tracking in Uganda and Rwanda includes:

  • Airport transfers.
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary.
  • En-route meals.
  • Uganda and Rwanda gorilla permits.
  • Pure bottled drinking water in safari Vehicle.
  • Transportation by safari vehicle.
  • Game drives.
  • Driver allowances.
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary.
  • City tour to two countries.

However, 5-days double gorilla tracking Uganda & Rwanda excludes:

  • Airfare.
  • Ugandan visa.
  • Luxury drinks.
  • Laundry.
  • Gratitude to the local porter.
  • Personal Insurance.
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes.
  • Any other item not mentioned above.
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