Gorilla safari - 6 Days

This is the most comprehensive gorilla adventure. this itinerary will take you in two of the most accessible gorilla ecosystems anywhere on the planet. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is in south-western Uganda & Volcanoes national park (the virungas), in nothern-western Rwanda

On this complete gorilla safari you will ravel by 4X4 lancruiser. Experience the conservation efforts & culture of local tribes who live with these beasts. Gorilla trekking in must be booked 3-6 months in advance. List of the habituated gorilla families in Rwanda’ Volcanoes national park plus each family characteristics. Gorilla safari to Volcanoes national park offers and excellent wildlife experience of a life time. 


One comprehensive itinerary or two independent ones, choose Uganda or Rwanda.

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Day 1

Upon landing in Kigali, enjoy a brief introduction of the memorable safari ahead of you. Excited yet? Your expedition of the gorilla spectacular begins here. Overnight stay in Kigali

6 Day trip | 1 | Nairobi to Kigali (Rwanda)

Day 2

Kigali City tour, visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Ground, handicrafts shops, museum, & many other fascinating places in Kigali. In the afternoon transfer to Ruhengeri for a dinner & overnight stay in Kinigi. Tip: save a day, transfer straight to Ruhengeri upon landing in Kigali

6 Day trip | 1 | Kigali - Ruhengeri (Kingi)

Day 3

Your gorilla adventure in the Volcanoes national park. Base headquarters for briefing. By 8 am set off for the memorable gorilla tracking experience on-foot. Once found, you will be allowed an hour to take photographs. Witness the antics of baby gorillas as they play. Return to the lodge

6 Day trip | 1 | Volcanoes N.P

Day 4

Drive to south-west Uganda, through Kabale & on to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, taking in spectacular glimpses of the edge of the Great Rift Valley, especially in the Kabale area. If you wish, you can stop at the equator to take photographs and buy souvenirs en-route (495 km / 9 hours). Arrive at your lodge early evening

6 Day trip | 1 | Rwanda - Uganda

Day 5

Depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Picnic lunch. At the park headquarters of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, meet the rangers & a briefing on your gorilla tracking expedition. When you find the gorillas, you will be permitted to view them for an hour before returning to the park headquarters & back to your lodge

6 Day trip | 1 | Bwindi Impenetrable Forrest

Day 6

After breakfast at leisure, enjoy the drive from Southern Uganda, south, from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to Kigali, Rwanda


6 Day trip | 1 | Bwindi (Uganda) - Kigali (Rwanda)

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