ENQUIRE

UGANDA & RWANDA ADVENTURE

Explore the flora, fauna, history and culture of Uganda and Rwanda on this highly rewarding journey. Nature walks in Bwindi will introduce you to rare birds, butterflies and monkeys, climb extinct volcanoes and meet tribesmen to learn forest secrets and come face to face with a mountain gorilla.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Spotting a silverback gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes region.
  • Taking a forest trail with an elder from the Batwa tribe, a fascinating insight into indigenous Ugandan culture.
  • Walking in the Muhavura and Gahinga volcanoes, tracking golden monkeys.
  • Visiting the grave of gorilla expert, Dian Fossey.
  • Exploring the flora and fauna of Nyungwe Forest National Park.
£7,485
per person

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SAMANTHA GEE

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  1. Arrive
  2. Day 1 Arrive Kigali

    Check in to your hotel in Kigali's most charming boulevard.

    Overnight: Kigali Serena

  3. 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

  4. Day 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

  5. 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

  6. Day 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

  7. Day 8 Uganda - Rwanda 

    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: Virunga Lodge

  8. Day 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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.

  12. Depart

BOOKING NOTES

  • Price is per person, based on two people sharing a room

INCLUSIONS

  • All accommodation as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • All sightseeing, entrance fees and guide services as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Internal flights where detailed in the itinerary.

EXTRAS

  • International flights.
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary.
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, gratuities (discretionary).
  • Entrance fees and excursions not specifically mentioned as included.
  • Travel insurance or visa fees.
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