7 Days Rwanda – Uganda Gorilla Safari

This 7 days takes you to Volcanoes national park in Rwanda for the 1st gorilla trek, 2nd in Bwindi – Uganda, then to Queen Elizabeth and Kibale national parks. For your primates tracking safari, all these parks offer excellent chimp treks. Major tourist activities include: double gorilla tracking, game viewing, launch cruise, chimpanzee tracking and birding.
Day 1
Transfer to Volcanoes
On arrival, you will do a city tour around Kigali where you will visit the genocide museum, craft shops, local markets among others. You will then transfer to volcanoes national park. You may go for a nature walk to the twin lakes or a cultural walk in the Ib’iwachu cultural village. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge (Luxury) / Hotel La Palme (Deluxe) / Hotel Muhabura (Budget)
Day 2
1st Gorilla tracking in Volcanoes national park
Take a quick breakfast and drive to the park headquarters for briefing from the park warden in company of other trackers. The park rangers, guides and potters will lead the trek while searching for the gentle giants. After the trek, you will cross to Bwindi enjoying the remarkable scenic views of the virunga mountains enroute. Dinner and overnight stay in Gorilla Safari Lodge (Luxury) / Gorilla Mist Camp (Deluxe) / Bakiga Lodge (Budget)
Day 3
2nd Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Have an early breakfast and drive to the park headquarters for briefing about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas. You will then penetrate through the forest looking for the gorillas which may take about 2 to 8 hours depending on where they spent the previous night. Dinner and overnight stay in Gorilla Safari Lodge (Luxury) / Gorilla Mist Camp (Deluxe) / Bakiga Lodge (Budget)
Day 4
Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
You will enjoy a relaxed breakfast before your transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. You will enjoy the Ishasha tree-climbing lions and lunch enroute. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury) / Enganzi Lodge (Deluxe) / Simba Safari lodge (Budget)
Day 5
Game drive and boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth national park
Take a cup of coffee or tea and head for the morning game drive to see the elephants, lions, leopard and buffaloes; which make it 4 animals of the big five animals among other animals and birds. Later after lunch, you will go for a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel which will reward you with numerous bird species like the flamigoes and animals like the crocodiles, hippos among others. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury) / Enganzi Lodge (Deluxe) / Simba Safari lodge (Budget)
Day 6
Transfer to Kibale Forest national park
Enjoy a quick breakfast and transfer to Kibale Forest national park. Upon your arrival, you will go for an afternoon chimpanzee trek where you will encounter other primates like the colubus monkeys; blacked and white colubus the list is endless. Dinner and overnight stay at Primates Lodge (Luxury) / Mountains of the Moon (Deluxe) / Chimp Nest (Budget)
Day 7
Departure
Have a relaxed breakfast and drive to Entebbe international airport for your outbound flight back home.