Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda & Uganda
This tour will take you to three National parks which are famous for the rear species of wild life, the gorillas. These are the three of the gorilla operational parks in the world. Parc National des Volcans in Rwanda, Bwindi and Mgahinga in Uganda. Mgahinga and PNV are on either side of the Virunga Mountains.
This tour starts in Rwanda continuing to Mgahinga and then to Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda. Here is where you have an opportunity to track gorillas Rwanda Safaris in their different natural settings. This will not limit you to tracking the gorillas only, you will also get see the golden monkeys, nature walk in the forest for birds, visit local villages especially the pygmies, climbing a volcano and a game drive plus a launch cruise. Miss if you must!!
Arrive at the Kanombe airport (in Kigali). Pearland safaris will be waiting for you. Or if you are coming by land still you will be waited upon at the bus station by Pearland safaris. Then drive to Kigali city an approximate of 3hours drive. Overnight in Rwanda (Gorilla Nest Hotel near Kiningi)
Transfer to Kaningi park headquarters to track gorillas. Here gorilla tracking is through the forests, swamps and hills, sometimes taking up to 8 hours before meeting the greatest primates in the world. In the afternoon drive to Mgahinga National Park in Uganda. This is approximately three hours drive. Stay in either the travelers Hotel or Kisoro Tourist Hotel.
In the morning after breakfast and briefing volcano either go gorilla tracking, subject to payment of US$….. as gorilla permit supplement at the time of booking or go for a nature walk climb a volcano or simply relax at the hotel.
Drive to Bwindi in the morning en-route visit the famous Lake Mutanda one of its kind, surrounded by volcanoes, stop still at the Kanaba Gap to enrich your eye on the spectacular Virunga volcanoes and the terraced hills. This is approximately a 5 hours drive. Stay at either Bwindi tented camp or Buhoma Homestead.
After breakfast and briefing, either track gorillas, still subject to payment of US$…… as the gorillas permit supplement at the time of booking, or go for a guided nature walk in the forest for butterflies, bird species, and plants, or visit the local community- the Buhoma village tourist walk. Stay at either Bwindi tented camp or Buhoma Homestead
In the morning, live for Queen Elizabeth National Park from Bwindi Through Ishaka and visit briefly the famous for a little adventure.
Take an excursion to Kyambura gorge to track chimpanzees and other primates. In the afternoon, after lunch, travel to Mweya for the launch cruise on the kazinga channel, where you will be in contact with Hippos, Crocodiles, Buffalos, Elephants and a wide range of brightly coloured birds and other water antelopes.
After break fast and a briefing by the tour guide, go for an early morning game drive in the Northern Crater Area, a place with rich grassland and dark lakes set into deep volcanic craters. Get to see the Baboon point where the landscape drops dramatically –an escarpment; in this expect to see elephants, Uganda kobs, lions, and many more animals
In the morning travel back to Kampala en-route if you wish you may stop at the equator, stop also at Mpambire drum world and buy yourself a locally made drum and proceed to kampala.
Please note that we also provide tailor made Uganda safari and tours or expeditions to Africa involving cruises, visiting primates, sightseeing tours, adventure trails , mount trekking and trips to various safari journeys in africa.
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