The 7 Days Rwanda-Uganda gorilla trekking safari is a bespoke package to Volcanoes national park and Bwindi forest national park for gorilla trekking, golden monkey trekking, cultural tours in Rwanda, game drives and boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National park and Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest National Park. The safari starts in Kigali Rwanda ending in Kampala Uganda.
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes.
Your tour guide will pick you from the airport on arrival or Hotel in Kigali and take you for a city tour. Visit the genocide memorial, Nyamata church, local markets among others. You will then drive northwards to Volcanoes NP with en route views of the Virunga mountains.
Day 2: 1st gorilla trekking and cultural experience
Take your early breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing before entering the bamboo forest. You will spend a maximum of one-hour taking observations; photographs and watching them feed or play around. In the evening, you may go for a community walk to the neighboring village. Dinner and overnight stay at day 1
Day 3: Golden Monkey trekking and transfer to Bwindi
In the morning, you will go for golden monkey tracking in Volcanoes NP and on return, transfer across the border to Bwindi NP in Uganda.
Day 4: 2nd gorilla trekking and transfer to Ishasha
In the morning, you will gather at the park headquarters for a briefing, and go straight into the forest to search for the gentle giants. You will be allowed one hour to stay in the presence of the gorillas, as you observe and take photographs. On return, you will transfer to the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth NP.
Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth
In the morning, you will go for a game drive in the Ishasha sector of the park for a chance to see the tree climbing lions. You will later drive northwards to kazinga channel for the afternoon boat cruise.
Day 6: Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale N.P
In the morning, you will drive to Kibale Forest NP. In the afternoon, go for chimp tracking experience. If lucky, you may see other primates like several species of monkeys.
Day 7: Transfer back to Kigali
In the morning after a relaxed breakfast, transfer to Entebbe airport passing through Kampala and departure.