This Uganda Rwanda Combined Gorilla Trekking Tour takes you to track Gorillas in Rwanda in Parc National des Volcans, and in Uganda in Bwindi and Mgahinga. The tour starts with Parc National des Volcans in Rwanda, continuing to Mgahinga and then to Bwindi in Uganda. Tracking and seeing these great primates in their different, natural surroundings is a memorable experience, with each park presenting its unique attractions. Other activities possible include; tracking the golden monkeys, climbing a volcano, nature walks in the forests for birds, or visiting local villages. Book a Uganda Safari

Uganda Rwanda Combined Gorilla Trekking Tour

Uganda Rwanda Combined Gorilla Trekking Tour
Tracking Mountain Gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda is quite popular.

DAY 1: Arrival Kigali – Volcanoes National Park

Arrive at Kanombe (Kigali) airport. Meet and greet before transferring to Kigali City. Drive the three hours North of Kigali to Kinigi through Ruhengere. Enjoy the rolling hills for which Rwanda is well known. [Approximate driving time: 3 hours] Overnight and dinner at Gorilla Nest Lodge (High end facility), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid Lodge facility) or Kinigi Guest House (Budget facility) (L-D).

DAY 2: Parc National des Volcans Gorilla Tracking

Transfer to Kinigi Park Headquarters to track gorillas in Parc National des Volcans. Gorilla tracking through the forest, hills and swamps can be tough, arduous and tiring, sometimes taking up to 8 hours in the forest. But coming face to face with the great primates is well worth the effort. Overnight and dinner at Gorilla Nest Lodge (High end facility), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid Lodge facility) or Kinigi Guest House (Budget facility) (B-L-D).

DAY 3: Parc National des Volcans Gorilla Tracking

In Parc National des Volcans go track the golden monkeys and the afternoon simply relax at Camp. Overnight and dinner at Gorilla Nest Lodge (High end facility), Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge (Mid Lodge facility) or Kinigi Guest House (Budget facility) (B-L-D).

DAY 4: Rwanda – Uganda

Transfer to Kisoro and on to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. [Approximate driving time: 2 hours] readyclimb a volcano, visit the natural, beautiful – looking Lake Mutanda, surrounded by the volcanoes, take a walk on the shores. Lunch in Kisoro. Overnight and diner at Chameleon Hill Lodge (Lodge facility), Kisoro Tourists Hotel (Mid Lodge) or Kisoro Travelers Hotel (Budget facility) (B-L-D).

DAY 5: Gorilla Tracking Bwindi

Second Gorilla Trekking in Nkuringo and afternoon community visit. Overnight and diner at Chameleon Hill Lodge (Lodge facility), Kisoro Tourists Hotel (Mid Lodge) or Kisoro Travellers Hotel (Budget facility) (B-L-D).

DAY 6: Batwa Experience in Bwindi

Ready for a Batwa experience where the Batwa demonstrate hunting techniques, gather honey, point out medicinal plants and demonstrate how to make bamboo cups. Guests are invited to the sacred Garama Cave, once a refuge for the Batwa, where the women of the community perform a sorrowful song which echoes eerily around the depths of the dark cave, and leaves guests with a moving sense of the richness of this fading culture. Overnight and diner at Chameleon Hill Lodge (Lodge facility), Kisoro Tourists Hotel (Mid Lodge) or Kisoro Travellers Hotel (Budget facility) (B-L-D).

DAY 7: Back to Rwanda

Leave for Kigali in Rwanda. Continue to Rwanda passing the Katuna border. Overnight and meals at Kigali Serena Hotel (High end facility) or Hotel Chez Lando (Mid Lodge facility) or Okapi Hotel (Budget facility) (B-L-D).

DAY 8: Kigali City Tour – Out

The half day Kigali City trip that includes a visit to the Genocide Memorial Centre at Gisozi, which takes a few hours. Transfer to the airport for your flight. [Approximate driving time: 30mins].

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The Uganda Rwanda Combined Gorilla Trekking Tour package includes:
  • Airport transfers.
  • Accommodation on full board FB.
  • Transportation 4×4 land cruiser.
  • 1 Litter of Mineral water per person per day.
  • Service of English speaking driver guide.
  • Service of airport representative.
  • Two gorilla permits for Rwanda and Uganda each respectively.
  • Golden monkey trek.
  • Visa fees to Uganda from Rwanda.
  • Batwa experience.
  • Visit Lake Mutanda.
  • Volcano Climbing fees.
  • Border crossing fees.
  • Community Visit Bwindi.
  • Kigali Excursion.
  • AMREF Emergency Evacuation Medical Insurance.
However the Uganda Rwanda Combined Gorilla Trekking Tour excludes;

Flights, Drinks Visa, travel insurance, Laundry, internet, Tips& all personal expenses. Book a Uganda Safari