This tour is going to give a chance to enjoy gorilla tracking in 2 different countries Rwanda and Uganda. You will enjoy stunning views of the Albertine rift escarpment, the Virunga chain of volcanoes, Bwindi Impenetrable forest while enjoying fun packed activities like community visits, walking safaris, canoe excursions, birding name it.
Day 1-2: Arrive at Kigali, Transfer to the Volcano NP and Gorilla Tracking
You will arrive in Rwanda first through Kigali airport and you will be transferred right away to the foothills of Volcanoes National park in Ruhengeri which is the home of the famous mountain gorillas. You will be welcomed into the lavish Mountain gorilla View lodge and there you will rest from this long journey.
The second day you will be taken to park’s headquarters in the morning to begin the gorilla trek. This is usually began early because it can take a while before you can even locate these animals. Depending on the location of the family you are visiting, it can take from 2-6 hours. When you finally met them, you will be so amazed at the things they can do which are not so different from human beings. You will then spend a maximum of one hour bonding, taking photos and learning more about them from your guide.
You will then head back to the lodge where you will find mouth watering food waiting for you after this exhausting but interesting encounter. You will then relax and rest.
Day 3-4: Gorilla Tracking Uganda
We shall now taste what it is like trekking gorillas in Uganda. You will leave Rwanda in the morning into Uganda through Cyanika border and you will arrive in Kisoro where you will be taken to the shores of Lake Mutanda for a canoe excursion with our expert team. The vehicle will then pick you from Rwanjeje site and take you to Nkuringo where you will be spending the night at Nkuringo gorilla camp.
The next day you will get early and have an early morning breakfast before you are taken to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park’s headquarters. Just like in Rwanda you will be briefed and then head into the wild. This will be the same just like in the volcanoes but this time the animals will be different and the location too. Enjoy every minute you have got with these big primates.
Day 5: Depart for the airport
You will then leave Nkuringo early in the morning cross the border back to Rwanda and drive to Kigali where you will catch your plane back home.