gollira safaris

 Double trek gorillas in Volcanoes Park Rwanda then connect to Bwindi forest gorilla park Uganda for amazing experience in seven days.

This Tour can begin from either Entebbe international Airport and end in Kigali Airport or start from Kigali Airport and end in Entebbe Airport.


DAY 1- Transfer to KIBALE NATIONAL PARKS –Evening bigodi cultural walk

From your Hotel, after breakfast, our guide will pick you up and transfer to Kibale forest via Mitiyana-Mubende road. Lunch at Fort portal and continue to Kibale forest. Meals and overnight at Ndali Lodge (luxury), Kibale safari lodge/Kibale forest camp safari tents (Medium class accommodation), Kibale forest camp tent/Kibale guest house (budget)

DAY 2- Morning Chimpanzee tracking
After morning breakfast, you will go for chimpanzee tracking spends about 2-4 hours in the forest. Meals and overnight at Ndali Lodge (luxury), Kibale safari lodge/Kibale forest camp safari tents (Medium class accommodation), Kibale forest camp tent/Kibale guest house (budget)

DAY 3- Transfer to Bwindi forest
Morning after breakfast; you will be transferred to Bwindi gorilla forest arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma lodge/ Bwindi lodge /Gorilla safari lodge (luxury), Silver back lodge/Nshongi gorilla resort/Gift of nature lodge/ nkuringo cottages (mid-range), Buhoma Community Bandas / Bwindi view Bandas /Nkuringo campsite /Virunga Hotel/Gorilla valley lodge /trekkers tervan (Budget accommodation)

DAY 4- Gorilla trekking
Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the park guides. They will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. There are now only 650 left in the world! The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort. Lunch at your hotel, in evening you may have a cultural traditional dance from the local people. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma lodge/ Bwindi lodge /Gorilla safari lodge (luxury), Silver back lodge/Nshongi gorilla resort/Gift of nature lodge/ nkuringo cottages (mid-range), Buhoma Community Bandas / Bwindi view Bandas /Nkuringo campsite /Virunga Hotel/Gorilla valley lodge /trekkers tervan (Budget accommodation)

DAY 5- Transfer to Rwanda
After breakfast, drive to Kisoro and cross the Uganda border to Ruhengeri in Rwanda. Dinner and overnight at Mountain gorilla view lodge (luxury), Le Bambou gorilla lodge/Snow hotel (mid-range), and Kinigi Guest House / Muhabura lodge budget).

DAY 6- Gorilla Tracking in Pac De Volcanoes
After early morning breakfast and briefing from the authorities of the park. With packed lunch and water set off for the trekking into the rain tropical forest searching for the habituated Mountain gorilla family. You remain close to the beautiful primates for over one hour, for observation and photography. Dinner and overnight at Mountain gorilla view lodge (luxury), Le Bambou gorilla lodge/Snow hotel (mid-range), Kinigi Guest House/ Muhabura lodge (budget).

DAY 7-Transfer to Kigali-Rwanda/ Kampala-Uganda
Morning at leisure, after breakfast, drive to Kigali Airport Rwanda or to Kampala have lunch on the way arriving in the evening.

The safari package includes:
• Transportation by a 4wd vehicle
• Full board accommodation
• 1 Chimpanzee permit
• 2 Gorilla tracking permit per person to be secured and paid for in advance. Rwanda cost   750$ and for Uganda cost 600$/450$
• Bigodi cultural walk
• Park fees
• Full time English speaking Driver/guide.
• En route lunches
• Airport transfers.
The package excludes expenses of personal nature like: Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, personal insurance, tobacco etc.

 

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Day 1

 

The safari begins and ends from Kampala or Entebbe At 8:00 am you are picked from your hotel or residence. Drive to Mbarara (283km from Kampala) via Masaka. Make a first stop over at Equator crossing for snacks and photography. Lunch break is made at Regency Hotel or Agip Motel Mbarara. After lunch, drive to Bwindi. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and birds, valleys, hills and swamps filled with papyrus. You can also spend your afternoon having a walk around the village and seeing the local communities living around the park. Dinner and over night at either the Gorilla resort Uganda safari lodge/ Mantana Tented Camp (High end/luxurious accommodation), or Lake Kitandara Tented Camp/ Buhoma Homestead (Medium class accommodation) or the Community Banda’s (Low budget/basic accommodation).

 

Day 2

 

Have an early breakfast and get ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. Tracking may take between 2 to 6 hours but its well worth the effort. Dinner and over night at either the Gorilla resort, Mantana Tented Camp (High and luxurious accommodation), or Lake Kitandara’s Tented Camp/ Buhoma Homestead (Medium class accommodation) or the Community Banda’s (Low budget/basic accommodation).

Day 3

Have an early breakfast and drive to Kampala, then Entebbe, with lunch enrooted and stop over at the drum makers arriving Kampala early evening.
Approximate distance from Kampala is 550 Kms.
Approximate transit time is 9-10 Hrs.

This safari package includes:

 

  • Transportation by a 4wheel drive vehicle
  • Full board accommodation
  • One Gorilla permit per person to be secured and paid for well in advance
  • Park fees
  • An English speaking Driver/guide.
  • Meals
  • Airport transfers

The package excludes expenses of personal nature like: Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking.