6 Days Gorillas and Wildlife Safari
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park and Evening game drives.
After breakfast, our safari guide will pick you up and transfer you to Queen Elizabeth national park taking you roughly 4 hours drive to the park. Check in with the lodge, have lunch and rest waiting for the evening game drive. In the early evening, you will drive to the open savannah of kasenyi plains for game drives providing you with great views of animals such as buffalos, elephants, antelopes, impalas and Uganda kobs among others browsing in the park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and boat cruise
Wake up early, have breakfast and go for chimpanzee trekking in the Kyambura gorge to see the closest relatives of human beings. After trekking, you will go back to the lodge for a hot lunch and refreshment. Drive to Kazinga channel for an afternoon boat cruise. The cruise provides you with spectacular views of the various bird species and animals such as crocodiles, Hippos, Elephants, Buffalo among others along the shores. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 3: Ishasha Game Drive – Transfer to Bwindi national park
Have morning breakfast, check out from the lodge and drive Ishasha southern sector of the national park for tree climbing lions. Have lunch at Savannah hotel and proceed to Bwindi forest reaching in the evening. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 4: Gorilla tracking and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
After morning breakfast, you will transfer to the national park headquarters at 7:00am for briefing before trekking. At 8:00 am, transfer to the starting point of the trekking trails and start up your hike following the various trails in tracks in the forest in search of the allocated gorilla family. On reaching these great apes, you will spend an hour observing their human-like characters and then descend back to the lodge. In the afternoon, you will check out of the lodge and transfer to Volcanoes national park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 5: Gorilla trekking & cultural walk
Wake up early, have morning breakfast and with packed lunch transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing by the park rangers before trekking. At 8:00am, follow trails into the forest searching for gorillas. You will spend an hour with these endangered species after which you will descend back to the starting point and then to the lodge. In the evening, visit the local villages where you will be introduced to Rwanda traditional culture. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 6: Golden monkey tracking & Departure
After breakfast, go for golden monkey trekking in the park and enjoy a moment with them as they jump over and play all over the place. As with the gorillas, you will spend an hour with the golden monkeys and then descend back. Drive back to the lodge, have lunch, check out and transfer to Kigali. You will have a city tour to various tourism sites such as the Kigali convention center, presidential palace, and the Kigali genocide memorial center and then connect to the airport for your return flight.
End of safari