10 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Tour

Costing

Number of TravellersPrice Per Person
1$4,990
2$4,870
3$4,790
4+$4,650
10
15

Departure

Kigali

Destination

Kigali, Volcanoes National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo National Park,

Included

Transportation
Gorilla Trekking Permit: Permit fees for gorilla trekking.
Guided Trek: Services of an experienced park ranger and guides during the trek.
Meals: Light breakfast/snacks, packed lunch, and bottled water.
Entrance Fees: All park entrance fees and necessary permits.
Drinking Water

Excluded

Personal Expenses: Items of a personal nature such as souvenirs, additional snacks, and beverages not included in the itinerary.
Travel Insurance: Personal travel insurance (strongly recommended).
Tips: Tips for guides, drivers, and porters.
Additional Meals: Any meals not specified in the itinerary.
Optional Activities: Any optional activities or extensions not mentioned in the itinerary.

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Tour Plan

Day 1: Kigali City Tour and Transfer to Bwindi

Begin your Rwandan adventure with a visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial to gain a profound understanding of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. This poignant site offers a moving tribute to the victims and a comprehensive look at the nation's history. Afterward, head to the bustling Kimironko Market, where you can immerse yourself in the local culture, shop for unique crafts, and purchase colorful souvenirs. Savor a traditional Rwandan lunch at a local restaurant, sampling dishes like brochettes, plantains, and fresh local produce.

In the afternoon, embark on a scenic drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. As you traverse the beautiful Rwandan countryside, enjoy the changing landscapes, from rolling hills to lush forests. Arrive at your lodge near Bwindi in the evening, where you can settle in and unwind. Enjoy a hearty dinner at the lodge, and prepare for the next day's exciting adventure.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Begin your day with an early breakfast before attending a briefing by park rangers who will explain the guidelines for gorilla trekking. Embark on a guided trek into the dense forest, where you'll spend an unforgettable hour observing a family of mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. The experience of seeing these majestic creatures up close is both humbling and awe-inspiring.

Return to the lodge for lunch, where you can share your trekking stories with fellow travelers. In the afternoon, travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park. As you journey through Uganda's diverse landscapes, enjoy the views of tea plantations, rolling hills, and savannahs. Arrive at your lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park in the evening, where you can relax and enjoy dinner, reflecting on the remarkable experience of gorilla trekking.

Day 3: Game Drive and Launch Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Rise early for a morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park. As dawn breaks, you'll have the best chance of spotting the park's diverse wildlife, including elephants, lions, buffaloes, and numerous bird species. Return to the lodge for lunch and a brief rest.

In the afternoon, embark on a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel. This waterway is teeming with wildlife, and you can expect to see hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of birds along the banks. The cruise offers fantastic photo opportunities and a relaxing way to observe the animals in their natural environment. Enjoy dinner back at the lodge and spend the evening recounting the day's wildlife encounters.

Day 4: Chimpanzee Trekking in Kyambura Gorge and Visit to Katwe Salt Lake

After breakfast, head to Kyambura Gorge for a chimpanzee trekking adventure. The gorge, also known as the "Valley of Apes," is a prime spot for observing chimpanzees in the wild. Trek through the lush forest, guided by experienced rangers, and enjoy the thrill of encountering these lively primates.

In the late afternoon, visit Katwe Salt Lake, where you can learn about traditional salt mining methods. The lake is a fascinating place, with local communities extracting salt using techniques passed down through generations. Return to your lodge for dinner and relaxation.

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

Enjoy breakfast at the lodge before departing for Lake Mburo National Park. The journey offers picturesque views of Uganda's countryside. Stop for lunch en route at a local restaurant, where you can sample regional cuisine.

Arrive at your lodge in Lake Mburo National Park in the afternoon. Depending on your arrival time, you may opt for a short nature walk or a night game drive. These activities provide an excellent opportunity to spot wildlife and enjoy the serene environment. Dine at the lodge, soaking in the tranquility of the park.

Day 6: Game Drive and Launch Cruise on Lake Mburo

Start your day with an early morning game drive in Lake Mburo National Park. The park is home to a variety of wildlife, including zebras, impalas, elands, and giraffes. After the game drive, return to the lodge for lunch and some leisure time.

In the afternoon, take a launch cruise on Lake Mburo. This boat trip offers a different perspective of the park's wildlife and a chance to see hippos, crocodiles, and water birds up close. Enjoy dinner at the lodge and spend the evening relaxing.

Day 7: Walking Safari in Lake Mburo

Experience the thrill of a guided walking safari in Lake Mburo National Park. This unique activity allows you to explore the park on foot and observe wildlife like zebras, impalas, and elands at a close range. Return to the lodge for lunch and an afternoon at leisure.

In the afternoon, you can choose to participate in optional activities such as a horseback safari or cycling through the park. These activities provide a unique way to experience the park's beauty and wildlife. Enjoy your final dinner at the lodge, reminiscing about your adventures.

Day 8: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park and Visit to Musanze Caves

Have breakfast at the lodge before departing for Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. The drive offers stunning views of the Virunga Mountains and lush green landscapes. Upon arrival, visit the Musanze Caves, an extensive network of caves formed by volcanic activity. Explore the caves and learn about their geological and historical significance.

Check into your lodge near Volcanoes National Park and relax. Enjoy dinner at the lodge, preparing for another exciting day of wildlife encounters.

Day 9: Golden Monkey Trekking in Volcanoes National Park and Visit to the Twin Lakes of Buhondo and Burera

After breakfast, head to Volcanoes National Park for golden monkey trekking. These playful primates are a joy to watch as they leap through the bamboo forests. Spend an hour observing the golden monkeys, taking in their vibrant colors and lively behavior.

In the afternoon, visit the Twin Lakes of Buhondo and Burera. These scenic lakes are surrounded by hills and offer a peaceful retreat. Enjoy the breathtaking views and perhaps take a boat ride on the calm waters. Return to your lodge for dinner and relaxation.

Day 10: Transfer to Kigali for Departure

After breakfast, depart for Kigali. Depending on your flight schedule, you may have time for some last-minute shopping or sightseeing in Kigali. Visit local markets or explore more of the city's attractions before heading to the airport for your departure.

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