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6 DAYS Gorilla safari

normal rate $4950

special offer US $4560 PER PERSON

 

This is the most comprehensive gorilla adventure. This itinerary will take you to two of the most important gorilla ecosystems anywhere on the planet. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is in south-western Uganda & Volcanoes national park (The Virungas), in northern-western Rwanda

Experience the conservation efforts & culture of local tribes who live with these magnificent, powerful beasts. Gorilla tracking must be booked 6 months in advance. We keep up-to-date with the latest list of the habituated gorilla families in Rwanda’ Volcanoes national park plus each family characteristics. Gorilla safari to Volcanoes national park pulsating to say the least.  

BESPOKE ADD-ONs:

  1. Lodge, camp or resort. Choose from ANY camp/lodge/resort in East Africa!
  2. Vetted optional German/French/Italian/Spanish/Mandarin/Dutch translators/naturalists
  3. Choose the mode of transfer, Toyota Safari Landcruiser, Cessna Caravan aircraft, Safari Kombi (4X4 minivan)
  4. International flights. Let us book your international airline tickets too! Bushtrek Safaris is a registered IATA agency. ANY flight from ANYWHERE!

Conservation is at the forefront when planning your itinerary. We aim to keep transfers from one to location to the next, short & comfortable, with carbon footprint as small as possible

Don’t miss // 

The magical first glimpse of gorillas for a distance, nestling & peeking through the dense forest blanketed with highland mountain mist 

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Day 1

Upon landing in Kigali, enjoy a brief introduction of the memorable safari ahead of you. Excited yet? Your expedition of the gorilla spectacular begins here. Overnight stay in Kigali

6 Day trip | 1 | Nairobi to Kigali (Rwanda)

Day 2

Kigali City tour, visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Ground, handicrafts shops, museum, & many other fascinating places in Kigali. In the afternoon transfer to Ruhengeri for a dinner & overnight stay in Kinigi. Tip: save a day, transfer straight to Ruhengeri upon landing in Kigali

6 Day trip | 1 | Kigali - Ruhengeri (Kingi)

Day 3

Your gorilla adventure in the Volcanoes national park. Base headquarters for briefing. By 8 am set off for the memorable gorilla tracking experience on-foot. Once found, you will be allowed an hour to take photographs. Witness the antics of baby gorillas as they play. Return to the lodge

6 Day trip | 1 | Volcanoes N.P

Day 4

Drive to south-west Uganda, through Kabale & on to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, taking in spectacular glimpses of the edge of the Great Rift Valley, especially in the Kabale area. If you wish, you can stop at the equator to take photographs and buy souvenirs en-route (495 km / 9 hours). Arrive at your lodge early evening

6 Day trip | 1 | Rwanda - Uganda

Day 5

Depart for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Picnic lunch. At the park headquarters of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, meet the rangers & a briefing on your gorilla tracking expedition. When you find the gorillas, you will be permitted to view them for an hour before returning to the park headquarters & back to your lodge

6 Day trip | 1 | Bwindi Impenetrable Forrest

Day 6

After breakfast at leisure, enjoy the drive from Southern Uganda, south, from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to Kigali, Rwanda

 

6 Day trip | 1 | Bwindi (Uganda) - Kigali (Rwanda)

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