5 Days Uganda and Rwanda Gorilla Luxury Safari
Embark on a 5-day luxury gorilla tracking safari through Uganda and Rwanda, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Volcanoes National Park. Experience the thrill of tracking mountain gorillas in their natural habitats, spending precious hours observing their behaviors and interactions. Stay in exclusive lodges that offer luxurious accommodations and stunning views, and indulge in optional activities such as nature walks and cultural experiences. This unforgettable itinerary combines adventure, relaxation, and wildlife conservation, providing a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will leave you with lasting memories of these magnificent creatures.
- Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe, Uganda
- Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
- Day 3: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
- Day 4: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
- Day 5: Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
- Day 6: Departure from Kigali, Rwanda
- Gorilla trekking
Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe, Uganda
Upon your arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by your guide and transferred to your luxurious accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala. Take some time to relax and recover from your journey, enjoying the amenities and comforts of your chosen lodge or hotel. In the evening, you will receive a briefing from your guide about the upcoming safari.
Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
After breakfast, embark on a scenic flight from Entebbe to Kihihi Airstrip or Kisoro Airstrip, near Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your exclusive lodge nestled in the heart of the rainforest. Take in the breathtaking views and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure, exploring the lodge’s facilities or engaging in optional activities such as nature walks or birdwatching.
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
Today is the highlight of your luxury gorilla tracking safari. After an early breakfast, head to the park headquarters for a briefing by the park rangers. You will be assigned to a specific gorilla family for tracking based on your fitness level and preferences. With an experienced guide, venture into the dense rainforest, following the trails in search of the gorillas.
Once you locate the gorilla family, you will spend a magical hour observing and photographing these magnificent creatures. Witness their behaviors, interactions, and the strong bond within the family. After the exhilarating encounter, return to your lodge and spend the rest of the day at leisure, reflecting on this extraordinary experience.
Day 4: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
After a leisurely breakfast, bid farewell to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as you embark on a scenic drive to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. The journey will take you through picturesque landscapes, rural villages, and rolling hills, offering glimpses of local life and the stunning beauty of the region. Arrive at your luxurious lodge near the park and take in the breathtaking views of the volcanic mountains.
Day 5: Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
Today, you will have another incredible opportunity to track mountain gorillas, this time in Volcanoes National Park. After an early breakfast, head to the park headquarters for a briefing. With your guide, venture into the lush bamboo forests, listening for the sounds and signs of the gorilla families.
Once you encounter the gorillas, spend a precious hour observing their behavior, witnessing their interactions, and learning from your knowledgeable guide. The experience will leave you in awe of these gentle giants and the conservation efforts dedicated to their preservation.
After the gorilla tracking, return to your lodge for a well-deserved rest. In the evening, you may choose to engage in a cultural activity, such as visiting the nearby community or partaking in a traditional Rwandan ceremony.
Day 6: Departure from Kigali, Rwanda
On your final day, enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the lodge and take in the last views of the picturesque surroundings. Afterward, bid farewell to Volcanoes National Park as you embark on a scenic drive to Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. Depending on your flight departure time, you may have the opportunity to explore Kigali and visit sites such as the Genocide Memorial Center before being transferred to Kigali International Airport for your onward journey.
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