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4 days Uganda & Rwanda safari – Golden Monkey & Gorillas

4 days Uganda & Rwanda safari

This 4 days Uganda & Rwanda safari ticks off two of the great highlights in these countries. You head into the jungle for golden monkey trekking in Rwanda and Mountain Gorilla trekking in Uganda. You fly-in and out of Kigali after an action packed safari.

 

Itinerary for our 4 Days Uganda & Rwanda safari

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Bwindi national park.

This day starts with your driver guide picking you up from your hotel in Kigali and embarking on an exciting road drive to the extreme South western Uganda. A stopover for lunch will be made en route. The dense rainforest of Bwindi, famous for its gorilla population, is one of the most fertile and rich in the world, being home to a variety of primates, plants, and topical birds. On arrival, check in at the lodge for relaxation, Dinner and overnight stay amidst the forests and verdant hills of Bwindi as you wait for the next day’s adventure.

Overnight:Ruhija Bakiga Lodge

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi

After an early morning breakfast, and with your picnic lunch we then take a short drive to the park offices for briefing where we meet the excellent local guides and trackers who give a talk on the etiquette of gorilla trekking, the great highlight of this 4 days Uganda & Rwanda safari. We then hike into the forest to a spot where gorillas were seen the previous night and track from there. Trekking may take anything between 1 to 6 hours depending on the location of the family and altitudes which is in excess of 7500 feet. The terrain is rough and muddy calling for physical fitness. Although the hike is physically demanding, the beauty of the forest and surrounding scenery make the trekking worthwhile. Cameras and plenty of fast speed films are recommended. Being a tropical rain forest, it may rain at no notice, hence need to bring with you waterproof clothing, including zip lock bags for cameras and film.

Overnight: Acadia Cottages Bunyonyi

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes national Park

After breakfast, You will embark on a border crossing journey to Rwanda’s Volcanoes National park.

Overnight: Gorilla Solution Lodge

Day 4: Golden Monkey Tracking, return to Kigali

4 days Uganda & Rwanda safariWake up for early breakfast and transfer to the park head offices in Kinigi by 7.00am. Join up with the other Golden Monkey trekkers, meet the ranger guide for a few minutes, talk about the activity and the park, and by 8.00am you get into the cars and transfer to the trailhead just outside the park. Enjoy great views of the mountain scenery as you trek into the park to find the primates. The monkeys live near the edge of the park in the bamboo forests where the ground is relatively flat and easy to trek. Find the monkeys and follow them as they feed, notice how they skilfully pick the shoot from the tip of the bamboo tree. They may also move out of the park into the potato fields and how they love the potatoes! After an amazing one hour, return to the trailhead, drive back to the lodge for lunch and thereafter leave for Kigali for the end of the 4 days Uganda & Rwanda safari.

 

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Important Information

Price Includes

  • Round trip airport or hotel and park transfers.
  • 3 nights accommodation in safari lodge or Hotel.
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch daily.
  • Day touring as per the itinerary.
  • Drinking water
  • Park Entry Fees
  • Gorilla & Golden monkey trekking permits

Price Excludes

  • International Flights.
  • Alcohol and Beverages.
  • Tips and Gifts.

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