Gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda

gorilla safari

Virgin 005: Gorillas In Uganda And Rwanda.

Tour highlights:

gorillas in two countries,

Day One:

Morning departure for the South West with a stopover at the Uganda Equator for refreshments and photos, you may opt for souvenir shopping as well. Proceed to Mbarara for lunch (cost not included) thereafter drive through the beautiful evergreen hilly country side referred to as the “Little Switzerland”. Arrive Bwindi late in the evening and transfer to your accommodation. Dinner and overnight at Luxury Buhoma Lodge, Mid range Silverback Lodge or Budget Buhoma Community Rest Camp. Meal Plan - Dinner. TRANSIT TIME 8 -10 HOURS.

Day Two:

It’s D’ day! Early morning breakfast; proceed to the park headquarters for briefing. You will later be assembled in your groups and taken to your starting points where (carrying packed lunch available from the lodge at extra cost) you will go into the park guided by a ranger and begin your expedition. Tracking the gorillas can take 2 – 6 hours and can be a very inspirational, worthwhile lifetime experience due to the terrain and varied movements of these awesome primates. You will be spend time with these great and shy apes. You will return to your lodge and simply relax the rest of the evening or you may opt to have a guided village walk or visit the Local Batwa Community. Dinner and overnight at Luxury Buhoma Lodge, Mid range Silverback Lodge or Budget Buhoma Community Rest Camp. Meal Plan –Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day Three:

Start for Rwanda via Cyanika border and transfer to Rwanda [Clocks go backward one hour]. Drive to your accommodation and Stroll around for a community walk or simply relax at the lodge. Overnight: Luxury Mountain Gorilla View lodge Mid Range Hotel La palme or Budget Kinigi guest house – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day Four:

Go gorilla tracking again in Parc National des Volcanoes (Subject to permit availability at time of booking). Return to your accommodation and relax mesmerized and filled with thoughts about these close unforgettable encounters with these lovely primates as you prepare for tomorrows journey. Overnight: Luxury Mountain Gorilla View lodge Mid Range Hotel La palme or Budget Kinigi guest house – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day Five

After Breakfast, begin your long drive back, cross to Uganda [Clocks go forward one hour]. You will have relevant stops for refreshments and lunch (cost not included) on the way. Or alternatively drive to Kigali International airport for your out bound flight.

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