5 days Uganda gorillas and Rwanda hiking safari takes you to Bwindi impenetrable national park where you will get close with the endangered mountain gorillas as well as other primates in the forest. You will be able to visit the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda where you will hike mount karisimbi which will make the safari a memorable one.
Day 1; Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
Day 2; Uganda gorilla trekking
Day 3; Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
Day 4; Hike Mount karisimbi
Day 5; Descend Mount Karisimbi and transfer back to Kampala
DAY 1; TRANSFER TO BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
Early in the morning, the Uganda safari guide will meet you and brief you about the safari. After the briefing, you will embark on the journey to bwindi impenetrable national park. You will have a stopover at the equator where you will take photos buy souvenirs as well as carryout some experiments. After you will continue with the journey up to mbarara at the Igongo cultural center for lunch. After you will drive up to bwindi national park where you will check into your lodge and freshen up then prepare for the next day activities.
DAY 2; GORILLA TREKKING
In the early morning, you will have breakfast and be transferred to the parks headquarters for a briefing. After the briefing, you will head to the forest in search of the endangered mountain gorillas. Once the gorillas are located, you will spend an hour with them as you watch them feed, play, breastfeed and relate with one another. After the trekking, you will head back to the lodge for a refreshment, have dinner and a night stay.
DAY 3; TRANSFER TO VOLCANOES
You will have a relaxed breakfast and checkout of the lodge and embark on the journey to the volcanoes national park through Cyanika border. While at the border, you will be cleared by the immigration officers to obtain a Rwanda visa then drive to Ruhengeri where the volcanoes are located with enroute lunch at musanze. In the evening, you will have to walk to the twin lakes of Burela and Ruhondo and the Ibyiwacu cultural village center where they show case the Rwanda cultural practices. After you will head to the lodge for a relaxation, dinner and night stay.
DAY 4; HIKE MOUNT KARISIMBI
Early in the morning, you will have breakfast and head to the parks headquarters for a briefing. After, you will start on hiking mount karisimbi. While on the hike, you will look out for primates, mammals, birds, and plants. The hike takes 6 to 7 hours where you will camp for dinner and a night stay.
DAY 5; DESCEND MOUNT KARISIMBI AND TRANSFER TO KIGALI
After having breakfast, you will ascend up to the top of mount karisimbi which has a lot to offer such as crater lakes, calderas as well as views of the neighboring volcanoes. After you will take pictures as you relax, then start descending from the mountain up to the starting point where you will embark on the journey to Kigali for your flight back home
5 days Uganda gorillas and Rwanda hiking safari Includes
Park entrance fees
Gorilla trekking permit
An English speaking guide
Accommodation and meals
Transportation in a 4*4 safari vehicle
Bottled drinking water
5 days Uganda gorillas and Rwanda hiking safari Excludes