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why add Rwanda gorillas and Uganda primates when booking with adventure in the wild safaris

why add Rwanda gorillas and Uganda primates when booking with adventure in the wild safaris

why add Rwanda gorillas and Uganda primates when booking with adventure in the wild safaris

current you are trying to ask yourself a question as to why you have to combine Rwanda gorillas and Uganda primates while booking your safari with adventure in the wild safaris. To cut the long story short let me give you the best and clear reasons as to why you have to combine Rwanda gorillas with Uganda primates.

MONUMENTAL EXPEDITIONS gives you a wide range of packages whereby you can also customize your safari bookings.

To seriously and excitingly cover your primate adventure you surely have to trek gorillas at Rwanda and then visit Uganda’s Kibale forest national park.

Rwanda is royally rising on top of the best safari destinations but mainly in terms of gorilla trekking that’s the reason why you wouldn’t miss out on the fun of trekking the endangered mountain gorillas of Rwanda at the volcanoes national park.

Volcanoes national park is located in the northwestern part of Rwanda covering an area of 160km2 bordering Congos Virunga national park and Uganda’s mgahinga national park. The is the best destination for mountain gorillas since it seriously attracts many gorillas from both Uganda and congo due to its climatic conditions that favor the wellbeing of these mountain gorillas offering them diverse feeding options.

Volcanoes national park has got 12 habituated mountain gorilla families and these are; Agashya gorilla family, Sabyinyo gorilla family, Titus gorilla family, Amahoro gorilla family, Susa A gorilla family, Umubano gorilla family, Susa B gorilla family, Hirwa gorilla family, Kwitonda gorilla family, Bwenge gorilla family, Uganda gorilla family., and Muhoza gorilla family.

Gorilla trekking at volcanoes national park will also give you the best of birding since you see many birds as your trek the gorillas. The park is home to over 200 bird species and these include; the Rwenzori double-collared sunbird, red-faced woodland warbler, archer’s ground robin, collared Apalis, Rwenzori turaco, Grauer’s rush warbler, Rwenzori batis, strange weaver, handsome francolin, and the dusky crimson wing.

The trekking permit is as cheap as 1500USD and the activity starts very early in the morning where you are expected to arrive at the park headquarters before 7:30 am to catch up with the briefing at the headquarters. After the briefing, you will leave with trackers and rangers to enter the wild and look for the gorillas and after finding them you are to spend a full hour with these endangered species watching them feeding and snapping pictures of your own.

After enjoying the glorious gorillas of Rwanda you will transfer to Uganda to meet up with 13 primate species at Kibale forest national park. The park is situated in the western part of Uganda covering an area distance of 766 km2 established in the year 1993.

Kibale forest national park has got about 325 bird species including 6 Albertine bird species. Some of the birds to see while at Kibale include the dusky crimson wing, black-capped Apalis, blue-headed sunbird, collared Apalis, red-faced woodland warbler, purple-breasted sunbirds, green-breasted pitta, African pitta, black bee-eater, yellow spotted nicator, little greenbul, black-eared ground thrush, brown chested leather, and the crowned eagle.

The outstanding activity at Kibale is chimpanzee trekking where you be entertained by the 1450 individuals of chimpanzees found at this park. Kibale national park is home to 13 primate species and is conc sure that while at Kibale you will tick all the primates on your list as you will be able to see the l’hoest’s monkeys, red colobus monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, blue monkeys, olive baboons, grey-cheeked mangabeys, bush babies and also the potto.

On luck, you will also see many other animals since the park is not only a crib of primates but also many other mammals and including elephants, duikers, bush pigs, leopards, buffaloes, many amphibians, butterflies, and lastly several reptiles.

How your Rwanda gorillas and Uganda primates itinerary would look like

This is going to be a 4days safari making you satisfy your primates list by going through the best destinations in Rwanda and Uganda. the package has got the best accommodation options and it’s also quite affordable.

why add Rwanda gorillas and Uganda primates when booking with adventure in the wild safaris

HIGHLIGHTS

Day1: Arrival at Kigali and transfer to volcanoes national park

Day2: Gorilla trekking and transfer to Kibale forest national park

Day3: Chimpanzee trekking and evening walk to bigodi wetland sanctuary

Day4: depature to kigali

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day1: Arrival at Kigali and transfer to volcanoes national park

On the first day you meet up with a professional tour guide from MONUMENTAL EXPEDITIONS at Kigali international airport, after a briefing about your 4day Rwanda gorillas and Uganda primates safari you will kick off with a Kigali city tour taking you to the different local markets, art galleries, craft markets, museums, and genocide memorial centers. After having your lunch at Kigali you will drive to the volcanoes national park arriving at the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meals: Lunch and dinner

Accommodation: sabyinyo silverback lodge/  volcano eco-retreat

 

Day2: Gorilla trekking and transfer to Kibale forest national park

On the second day, you will leave the lodge very early in the morning with your packed breakfast heading to the park headquarters for the briefing and afterward entering the bamboo with rangers and trackers to get yourself that full hour with the mountain gorillas.

After the trekking, you will drive to Kigali for lunch, and then hereafter you will proceed to Uganda’s Kibale forest national park arriving at your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Accommodation: Kibale forest camp/ primate lodge

 

Day3: Chimpanzee trekking and evening walk to bigodi wetland sanctuary

On day three you will also wake up very early in the morning for the chimpanzee trekking. Similarly to the previous day, you are to leave the lodge with your packed breakfast heading to the park headquarters for the chimpanzees trekking after the trekking, the guide will drive you back to the lodge for refreshments and lunch.

After your lunch, you will go for the bigodi wetland sanctuary where you will stand a chance to see some of the 200 bird species found at this wetland which include the papyrus gonolek, waxbills, cuckoos, kingfishers, weavers, hornbills to mention but a few.

While at this wetland you will also see some mammals like bushbucks, otters, bush pigs, and mongooses among others. After the swamp walk, the guide will drive you back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Accommodation: Kibale forest camp/ primate lodge

 

Day4: depature to kigali

After enjoying your lousy breakfast as you watch the sunrise you will get prepared for your ride back to Kigali heading either to your hotel or to the airport and this marks the end of your 4-day Rwanda gorillas and Uganda primates safari.

Meals: Breakfast