7 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour Rwanda Wildlife Safari

On the 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour Rwanda Wildlife Safari, You will visit Bwindi Impenetrable Park in Uganda which is a home to Mountain Gorillas. The Park lies in southwestern Uganda on the edge of the Rift Valley. Its mist-covered hillsides are blanketed by one of Uganda’s oldest and most biologically diverse rain forests. It protects an estimated 400 mountain gorillas roughly half of the world’s population. You will also visit Akagera National Park in Rwanda and will enjoy a game drive and a boat ride.

7 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour Rwanda Wildlife Safari: Detailed Itinerary

You will be picked from Kigali International Airport or from your hotel and will be given instructions about the trip. You will then be transferred by road to Bwindi Impenetrable National park, southwestern of Uganda for tracking mountain gorillas.

Dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany Springs (Luxury), Buhoma Community Haven (Midrange)

  • Day 2 of the 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour Rwanda Wildlife Safari: Gorilla tracking

You will assemble at the park headquarters for briefing from the park rangers after breakfast ahead of gorilla trekking. You will then proceed for gorilla trekking in the forest that may last 2-6 hours depending on the movement of the animals. You will meet and stay with the gorillas for a maximum of one hour, then descend to the park headquarters and then to your Lodge for lunch and relaxation.

In the evening, you may go for an optional community walk in the nearby Batwa community, where you will be entertained and given tales of their unique culture.

Dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany Springs (Luxury), Buhoma Community Haven (Midrange)

  • Day 3 of the 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour Rwanda Wildlife Safari: Transfer to Akagera National Park

Today after breakfast, you will be transferred to Akagera National Park in Rwanda. It’s the only National park where wildlife viewing can be done in Rwanda. You will enjoy a game drive through the park in search of zebras, giraffes, elephants, and many more animals. You will arrive at Akagera game lodge in the afternoon and will rest at the lodge.

Dinner and Overnight Stay at Ruzizi tented lodge (Luxury), Akagera Game Lodge (Midrange)

  • Day 4 of the 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour Rwanda Wildlife Safari: Game Drive in Akagera National Park

After breakfast, you will start the day with a morning game drive through the park in search of lions, Elephants, Buffalos, Masai Giraffe, and many others. You will return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon you will enjoy a boat-ride on Lake Ihema. You will enjoy the sundowns at the lodge in the evening.

Dinner and Overnight Stay at Ruzizi tented lodge (Luxury), Akagera Game Lodge (Midrange)

  • Day 5 of the 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour Rwanda Wildlife Safari: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

After breakfast, you’ll be transferred by road to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Nyungwe forest national park is Rwanda’s leading chimpanzee tracking safari destination for primates and birding tours in Rwanda. This forest, the largest mountain rainforest in all of Africa, hosts 13 species of primates including the Angola colobus found in groups of 300-400 animals that is an attribute unique to Nyungwe. You will enjoy chimpanzee tracking and a canopy walk in the forest.

Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury), Nyungwe Top View Lodge (Midrange)

  • Day 6 of the 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour Rwanda Wildlife Safari: Chimpanzee tracking and canopy walk

After breakfast transfer, you’ll be transferred to the park headquarters for a briefing about the “dos and don’ts” while with the chimps in the forest.

Your guide will transfer you to the starting point for Chimps tracking. You’ll encounter the chimps and many other primates like the black and white monkeys and various bird species along the trail.

You will also enjoy the canopy walk in the forest in the afternoon.

Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Luxury), Nyungwe Top View Lodge (Midrange)

  • Day 7 of the 7 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour Rwanda Wildlife Safari: Transfer to Kigali City

Enjoy your breakfast and drive back to the Airport or to your hotel.

Included in the Trip

Hotel accommodation based on twin/ triple sharing with daily breakfast

Meals as per itinerary

Transportation throughout the trip

An English speaking tour guide

Excluded in the trip

International return flight ticket

Travel Insurance

Tipping for guide, restaurant, and the driver

Personal expenses like airtime, laundry, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages

7 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour Rwanda Wildlife Safari

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