11 Nov Gorilla Trekking Rwanda 5 days
Uganda Rwanda Safari | 5 Day Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda, Uganda
Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Bwindi National park.
After breakfast at the hotel, the company guide will pick and transport you to Bwindi impenetrable national park in western Uganda. At the equator, you will stop for some photos and encounter changes in your body weight will take place. As you proceed, you will stop in Mbarara town for lunch, then head to the Ankole grass lands. Before moving on to the Kigezi highlands which are also known as the “Switzerland of Africa”, you will enjoy the marvelous long horned cattle in the grasslands. In the late evenings you will arrive in Bwindi. Dine and sleep at gorilla resort hotel or buhoma community bandas.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking Uganda Bwindi National Park.
You will gather after breakfast for a briefing before heading through the thick forest of the Bwindi Park. The gorilla tracking is part of the breathtaking drama that every one desires to experience while in the forest. You can have a chance to see the gorillas for up to one hour, and later have lunch at the lodge, which is actually impossible as the tracking usually takes the entire day. Therefore remember to carry adequate water and packed lunch together with good ankle level hiking boots and trousers long enough to shield you from stinging nettles. You can also bring walking stick for those times when you find steep slippery slopes. You will finally head to Gorilla Resort or Buhoma Community Bandas for the dinner and the night.
Day 3 Transfer to Rwanda
After your breakfast, you will leave for Rwanda traveling through Ankole region. The coffee plantations, the typical Ankole cattle, the diverse pearl of Africa’s vegetations, and cultivated & terraced hills of kigezi commonly known as “Switzerland of Africa” are among the features you will see in Ankole region. At the borders of Uganda, Congo and Rwanda, at Muhavura volcano’s base is kisoro. The place hass one among the finest views that you will marvel at as you head to Ruhengeri located in Rwanda. You will have dinner and spend the night at the Gorilla nest lodge or Kinigi guest house.
Day 4: Final Gorilla trekking Rwanda.
Before setting off for gorilla trekking in the forest, you will transfer to the forest just after breakfast. You will need plenty of water and should pack your lunch. The complexity that you may experience during the tough trek will be wiped away by the excitement you will get when these calm giants appear. You will watch the young ones being fed by the adults, brush, see them playing pleasantly and rest. Return for dinner and the night at the Gorilla nest lodge or Kinigi guest house.
Note: If you are to fly back home from Uganda, in case you complete trekking early, the guides will drive you to Kabale so as to shorten the entire distance for you.
Day 5: Transfer to Kampala or Departure plus an optional city tour.
Because you have to make it to Kampala in the early sunset for your return flight home, you will have to drive to Kampala immediately after your breakfast.
OR you can have a morning leisure breakfast followed by an optical city tour incase your flight is at Kigali airport and you will later be transported in time to the Kigali airport for your air travel home. This will conclude your safari
End of Safari