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A Uganda and Rwanda Adventure

Day 1 - Arrive Kigali
check in to your hotel in Kigali's most charming boulevard.

Overnight: Kigali Serena.

Day 2 - Kigali - Bwindi National Park, Uganda 
Take the winding mountainous route into Uganda, with views of volcanoes in the distance. Your destination is the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and its abundance of wildlife.

Overnight: Bwindi Lodge.

Days 3 - 4 - Bwindi National Park 
Trek through steep, densely forested hills to seek out gorillas in their natural habitat. The trekking is strenuous but the reward of sighting gorilla is immeasurable.

Overnight: Bwindi Lodge.

Day 5 - Bwindi National Park - Mount Gahinga 
Continue to Mount Gahinga, stopping en route at the beautiful Kanaba Gap to view the Virunga Volcanoes and the frontier town of Kisoro.

Overnight: Mount Gahinga Lodge.

Days 6 - 7 - Gahinga & Muhavura Volcanoes 
Take hikes into the Muhavura and Gahinga volcanoes and track golden monkeys who live in large communities in the bamboo forests. Take a forest trail accompanied by a Batwa tribesman and gain an insight into indigenous Ugandan culture.

Overnight: Mount Gahinga Lodge.

Day 8 - Uganda - Rwanda 
Head back into Rwanda and the rainforests of the Virunga volcanoes. Approximately half the world's population of mountain gorillas make their home in this region.

Overnight: Virunga Lodge.

Days 9 - 10 - Virunga National Park 
Enjoy gorilla tracking in the Parc National des Volcans. Additional activities include visiting the grave of gorilla expert, Dian Fossey, visiting a local school or community project or taking a walk to Lake Bulera.

Overnight: Virunga Lodge.

Day 11 - Virunga National Park - Nyungwe Forest National Park 
Visit the ancient palace of Nyanza en route to Nyungwe Forest National park in southern Rwanda, home to around 300 bird types, butterflies and orchids, as well as 75 different species of mammal, including 13 primate.

Overnight: Nyungwe Rainforest Lodge.

Day 12 - Nyungwe National Park 
Enjoy a number of walks, tracking chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, the grey-cheeked Mangabey and golden monkeys. 

Overnight: Nyungwe Rainforest Lodge.

Day 13 - Nyungwe Forest National Park - Kigali - Depart
Time permitting, explore Kigali and its market, pottery project, handicraft shops and the genocide memorial. Depart on your return flight home.

 

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PRICING

From £6,802 / $10,880 per person for land arrangements only, based on two people sharing a room. 

All of our itineraries are tailor-made according to the interests of our clients and the above itinerary is an example only. Please contact our Africa specialist, Chris Evans, for your own tailor-made holiday to Uganda & Rwanda on +44 (0)1242 787806.

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