4 Days Double Gorilla Trekking Safari

This 4 Days double gorilla trekking tour is the best gorilla trip to trek gorillas 2 times in Bwindi Forest Uganda and Volcanoes National park Rwanda with African Apes Holidays. The tour gives you the best comparisons of gorilla trekking experiences in Uganda and Rwanda. This safari starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda.

Trip Summary
Day 1: Pick up& transfer to Volcanoes National park
Day 2: 1st gorilla trekking & transfer to Bwindi Forest
Day 3: 2nd gorilla trekking & Batwa community visits
Day 4: Transfer to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Pick up & transfer to Volcanoes National park
Upon your arrival at Kigali international airport, our driver-guide will pick you up and drive northwestwards through Kigali city to Volcanoes National park. The park is home to 10 gorilla families habituated for trekking. Dinner and overnight stay at Mountain gorilla View Lodge/ Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge

Day 2: 1st gorilla trekking & transfer to Bwindi Forest
Wake up very early, have breakfast and with your packed lunch transfer to kinigi ark headquarters for briefing about the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking. Hiking to trek gorilla starts at 8:00 am, taking as short as 30 minutes of several hours depending on where your allocated gorilla family will be located that day. Spend an hour with gorillas, observe their human-like characters, take photos and have fun with your close relatives. Thereafter, hike back and embark on a drive to Bwindi Forest National park in Uganda. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Safari Lodge/ Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge/ Gorilla Valley Lodge

Day 3: 2nd gorilla trekking & Batwa community visits
After a morning cup o coffee, get your packed lunch and transfer to the respective park headquarters for registration and briefing about the rules and regulations of gorilla trekking. You will be put in groups of eight and allocated a gorilla family. At 8:00 am, start off a hike into the jungle forest in search of the gorillas. The hike is strenuous but the magical feeling of looking into the brown eyes of a silverback gorilla is worth the effort of hiking. Spend an hour with gorillas, take pictures, admire their social behaviors and enjoy this magical encounter. Hike back to meet your diver guide and if time allows visit Batwa pygmies for a cultural performance. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Safari Lodge/ Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge/ Gorilla Valley Lodge

Day 4: Transfer to Kigali
After breakfast, check out and drive crossing to Rwanda for your connecting flight at Kigali International Airport.
End of the tour

Tour inclusions
• Gorilla permit in Uganda @$1500
• Gorilla permit in Uganda @$600
• Batwa visit
• Bottled drinking water
• Full-time English speaking guide
• Accommodation and meals
• Airport pickups and transfers
• Touring and photography
• Miscellaneous

Tour Exclusions
• Visa fees
• International flights
• Tips
• Alcoholic beverages
• Personal expenses
• Extra activities not in the itinerary

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