7 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari | Bwindi Impenetrable Forest & Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

This 7-day Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari takes you through the Pearl of Africa – Uganda and the Land of a Thousand Mountains – Rwanda to see abundant wildlife including but not limited to birds, animals, reptiles, and aquatic life. We take you through this amazing, exciting, and immersive experience in just 7 days to relax and unwind.

Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari

7 Day Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari Highlights

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7 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

Price includes:

  • All accommodation and meals as indicated in the itinerary on FB & BB basis.
  • Gorilla Trekking Permit in Rwanda
  • Full-time exclusive use of a 4 x 4 Safari Van (Drone, or Super custom)/Toyota Land cruiser
  • Full-time services of experienced English-speaking drive/guide.
  • All services in national parks i.e park entrance fees, guided nature walks, hikes & game drives.
  • Bottled drinking mineral water, coffees, teas, or soft drinks while on Safaris, game drives, walks, hikes, or transfers.
  • All Nature/Safari & Community walks as indicated in the itinerary-safari program.
  • All airport pickups and drop off from Entebbe & back to Entebbe airport.
  • All activities indicated & mentioned in the itinerary
  • A $7 per pax off as a donation to orphanage homes whose parents’ death are/were as a result of animal conflicts within conservation areas.
  • All government-related taxes

Price Excludes:

  • Laundry service in different hotels we stay
  • Bar bills, phone calls.
  • Personal insurance and medical bills
  • Airfares
  • All other services of a personal nature.
  • All services marked as Optional in the itinerary
  • Driver/guides/hotel staff or any other person’s gratuity.

Detailed 7 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari

Day 1: City tour

At Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our company representative and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Depending on your arrival time, you will go on a city tour to visit places such as the Uganda Museum, Kasubi Mausoleum, Namugongo Uganda Martyrs Shrine, and the Baha’i Temple. Dinner and overnight at the hotel are optional.

Day 2 of 7 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari: Lake Mburo National Park

Drive to Lake Mburo for a game drive on the Lake Shore Trail through the Kigambara Loop, which offers guided fun walks. You will see animals like eels, zebras, and buffalo. You will have lunch before taking a boat on Lake Mburo to see Papyrus Gonolek, Carruther’s Cisticolas, Brown-faced Ducks, the remarkable White-winged Tit, and nudibranchs.

Recommended Accommodations

  • Mihingo Lodge
  • Mantana Glamping Camp
  • Rwanyo Camp.

Day 3 of 7 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari: Impenetrable Forest Bwindi.

After breakfast, head west along the mystical Rwenzori Mountains, past Maramagambo and Ishasha, to Bwindi Park. Keep an eye out for wildlife in the Ishasha area and expect to see buffalo, antelope, elephants, Ugandan kobo, and more. You will arrive in the late afternoon to relax in the forest and explore.

Recommended Accommodations

  • Gorilla Forest Camp
  • Buhoma Lodge
  • Gorilla Resort.

Day 4 of 7 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari: Gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

This morning you will head to the park headquarters to receive a briefing and start tracking the gorillas. Bwindi is a stunning forest with dramatic dense forests and lush landscapes with many animal trails passing through and letting visitors in.

Keep an eye out for rare animals such as golden monkeys, buffaloes, leopards, elephants, antelopes, black ducks, and giant wild boars as you drive through Bwindi. Gorilla trekking is exhausting, but watching and spending time with mountain gorillas is an extraordinary and inspiring experience. They were shy and calm – an unforgettable experience.

Recommended Accommodations

  • Gorilla Resort
  • Engagi Lodge
  • Buhoma Rest Camp
  • Buhoma Community Bandas.

Day 5 of 7 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari: Transfer Volcano Rwanda Gorilla Park

Breakfast, via Kisoro to Rwanda, transit to Ruhenger.

Recommended Accommodations

  • Virunga Volcanic Lodge
  • Sabinyo Lodge
  • Gorilla Nest
  • Gorilla View Lodge
  • Baubau Lodge.

Day 6 of 7 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari: Rwanda Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park (PNV)

In the morning you will have a briefing at the Pac de Volcano Park headquarters in Ruhengeri. You will then start your gorilla trek at 9:00 am. How long you track these peaceful monkeys will depend on their movements. After chasing these humble giants, drive to hotel/hotel for dinner and overnight (BLD).

Recommended Accommodations

  • Virunga Volcanic Lodge
  • Sabinyo Lodge
  • Gorilla Nest
  • Gorilla View Lodge
  • Baubau Lodge.

Day 7 of 7 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari: Kigali Airport

After breakfast proceeds to Kigali city for an early morning city tour of Kigali. Visit the city’s attractions, including the Gisozi Genocide Memorial. It is a big place and takes a lot of time to complete almost 4 hours and then some craft shops in town. Refresh and you will be transferred to Kigali airport to catch your flight.

End of 7 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari