Day 1: Arrival in Kigali
Upon your landing in the Kanombe International Airport, our company tour guide will welcome you to Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills. And then transfer to Kigali, take lunch and afterward drive through the excellent rolling hills of Rwanda to Volcanoes National Park the home of mountain gorillas. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Kinigi Guest House/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking Parc National des Volcans
After having breakfast, you will report to the Park Headquarters of Parc National des Volcans for instructions on the Gorilla tracking rules. After this, you will be designated your Gorilla group and you will enter deep in the jungle to search for Mountain Gorillas. Meet gorilla and enjoy their presence for the maximum of one hour, take photographs and return back to your hotel for lunch and unwinding. Towards the evening, you will visit the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. This will offer you stunning panoramic views of the volcanic mountains. Dinner and overnight Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Kinigi Guest House/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Forest – Uganda
After breakfast, you will drive through Rwanda’s rolling hills and cross the border to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda with your lunch en-rout either in Lake Bunyonyi or Kisoro depending on the border you will use. Upon arriving at Bwindi, unwind as you prepare for your next day second Gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Uganda. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Resort or Mahogany Springs or Gorilla Forest Camp / Lake Kitandara or Buhoma Lodge / Buhoma Community Bandas or wagtail Eco-Safari Camp.
Day 4: Gorilla Trekking Adventure in Bwindi
After breakfast, you will report to the park headquarters where you will be briefed about the mountain gorilla trackers code of conduct. Later you will penetrate through the impenetrable forest for a more adventurous and exciting lifetime experience of Mountain Gorilla tracking. You are all reminded to go with your packed lunch and bottled water since the tracking duration depends on the ease to see the gorilla that day and where they slept the previous night. Besides the Gorillas, you will also spot other forest wildlife like the Black and White Colobus Monkeys, Red Tailed Colobus, Blue Monkey, L’hoest and many more. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Resort or Mahogany Springs or Gorilla Forest Camp / Lake Kitandara or Buhoma Lodge / Buhoma Community Bandas or wagtail eco safari camp.
Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali and Departure
After breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali city and hinging on your flight schedule; you will either be transferred to the airport for your flight back home or will first do a short Kigali City tour.
End of Safari