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13days Bwindi gorillas,goldenmonkeys, Chimps, Volcanoes,coffee , Murchison falls

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Day 1: Fly to Kigali and Transfer to Bwindi the Gorilla Forest

Stop At: Kigali Genocide Memorial, KG 14 Ave, Kigali Rwanda
On arrival at Kigali Airport, meet your driver who will transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable National park. Today we will be travelling across Mountainous country of Rwanda and into neighboring Uganda.
We will cross a beautiful part of the country with many highlands and terraces, where you will see crater lakes and the great Virunga Mountains. Dinner and overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Camp

Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Single/double ensuite cottage

Day 2: Bwindi Mountain gorilla trekking Experience

Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western Region
Today, After an early Morning breakfast prepare yourself for an encounter with the Mountain Gorillas.Bwindi Impenetrable Forest boasts both Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees - the only forest in Africa which can make this claim in fact. It also hosts five other species of primate, 113 species of mammal, over 200 butterflies and 360 birds.
Given the fact that gorilla tracking time is unpredictable, it is difficult to foresee how many hours you will actually hike. The escapade of tracking the gorillas in the superb ecosystem of the park will be passionate for the adventurers. It may take 2hrs up to 9 hours or more and you should be prepared to walk long distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorillas. “The excitement of seeing the gorillas makes it all worthwhile!” Briefing will be given on how to handle or behave with these gentle giants always. This is a fantastic and privileged opportunity to get up close and personal with Uganda’s very own ‘Gorillas in the Mist. Dinner and Overnight at lake Mutanda Resort/Gorilla valley lodge/ Rushaga Camp

Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Single/double ensuite cottage

Day 3: Goldenmonkey Trekking in Mgahinga Gorilla national Park

Stop At: Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Kisoro Uganda
This morning, you will participate in another adventure tracking the "Little Primates" of the Virungas, the Golden Monkey (Cercopithecus Kandti), in the Mgahinga forest,We will have to keep an eye out for the buffalo, colobus monkey and the many bird species that inhabit the forest. Dinner and overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Camp
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Single/double ensuite cottage

Day 4: Coffee Tour and Lake Mutanda Canoe trekking

Stop At: Lake Mutanda, 20 Minutes Off Kisoro Town, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park P.O Box 280 Uganda
Today morning , hike through the community homesteads encountering many banana plantations, coffee plantation, local people, cows, goats to the coffee farmers to learn how coffee is planted, harvested, roasted and grounded and make a fresh cup of coffee yourself.
Proceed after here to peddling the wooden boats across lake mutanda visting afew islands of the lake. At the end of the day you get a package of coffee to take home for friends and family. Dinner and overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Camp/ Lake Mutanda Resort

Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Single/double ensuite cottage

Day 5: Mt Sabyinyo hiking Adventure

Stop At: Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Western Region
Climbing the extinct volcano is done in south western Uganda and this consists of climbing 3peaks. Our hike to Sabyinyo takes us through muddy trails often on wooden ladders with expectations of patchy/partial rain and clearing clouds as you get to the beautiful view of Rwanda and Democratic republic of Congo.
reach the summit view and from here you will be able to see and stand in all the 3 countries: Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. This hike sometimes involves walking straight high up the mountain without going round it. The views and challenges of hiking Mt.Sabyinyo makes it worth for the adventurers.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Single/double cottage

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park

Stop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Western Region
This is Uganda’s second largest park close to the majestic Rwenzori Mountain Ranges with Lake Edward and Lake George.
In this park there is prolific game, including gazelle, Uganda kob, warthog and waterbuck. Lions are often sighted both in and at the entrance to the park. You will see huge numbers of crocodiles, hippos and elephants, and keep your eyes peeled for a leopard lazing in the sunshine. Dinner and Overnight at Bush lodge/ Simba Safari Camp

Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Single/double Cottage

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National park game drive and kazinga channel boat trip

Stop At: Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda
Before sunrise we go for a game drive in the park to search for animals such as elephants, buffaloes, side stripped jackals, hyenas, leopards, lions, warthogs, Uganda kobs and giant forest hogs as they return to their hide outs.
This afternoon, you will take a boat trip along the Kazinga Channel to see hippos as well as a variety of other animals which come to the waterhole to drink or bathe like waterbucks , buffalos,crocodiles, bathing elephants and a range of beautiful birds. . Dinner and Overnight at Bush Lodge/ Simba Safari Camp

Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Single/double Cottage

Day 8: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Stop At: Fort Portal, Uganda
Kibale Forest is a large protected block of rainforest, which has the highest number of primates in Africa such as Chimpanzees, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Red Tailed monkey and Red Colobus.
We Transfer through the historic town of Fort Portal and in the distance, you’ll be able to spot the majestic Rwenzori mountain range

In the evening, we shall go for Bigodi swamp walk (2-3 hours) that takes you through grassland, small communities and some beautiful scenery, where the locals are likely to greet you with enthusiastic Waves. It is usual to spot 3 or 4 different primate species during this walk, though the Highlight is catching a glimpse of the Great Blue Turaco! Dinner and Overnight at Kibale Forest Camp/Primate lodge


Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Single/double ensuite

Day 9: Kibale forest Chimpanzee trekking Experience

Stop At: Kibale National Park, Kibale National Park, Western Region
Today, you will enter a completely different world, some serious monkey business here! Although you are here specifically to track Chimps, the forest is a home to at least 12 primate species including: the Red Tailed Monkey, Olive Baboon, Black and White Colobus Monkey, and the Blue Monkey. The bird life in the forest is also prolific and includes the beautiful Great Blue Turaco. If you are very lucky, you may even catch a glimpse of the meandering herd of Forest Elephant. You spend the afternoon relaxing at the lodge, from which there is a lovely view of the forest and its wildlife.
Dinner and Overnight at Kibale Forest Camp/Primate lodge

Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Single/double cottage

Day 10: Transfer to Murchison falls National park

Stop At: Murchison Falls National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Western Region
This morning, we drive to the Top of Murchison Falls where you can have a close look into the gorge where the Nile squeezes in to a 7 meter gorge dropping 40 meters. The falls are spectacular and thunderous with a beautiful rainbow displayed on sunny days
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Single/double Cottage

Day 11: Murchison Falls National park Game drive and Boat trip to the falls

Stop At: Nile Delta Cruises - Murchison Falls, Paraa vanaf Paraa river crossing, Murchison Falls National Park Uganda
After an early breakfast, you enjoy a game drive through rolling plains of the park. Watch the parade of Elephants, Hartebeest, Giraffe, Buffalo, and many species of Antelope pass you by and try to spot a Lion or Leopard relaxing in the sunshine.

In the afternoon, you will take a relaxing boat trip along the Nile to the foot of the falls. Here, you will spot Hippos, a dazzling array of birdlife along the banks, and of course those Nile Crocodiles! Listen out for the thunderous and electrifying sound of the famous waterfall as you approach its base.

This is where the Nile thunders through a small 7-meter gap, or down river to the delta where the Nile empties into Lake Albert. This is an experience not to be missed! The banks of the Nile are home to many species. You may see huge Nile Crocodiles, big Pods of Hippos and other wildlife that may come down to drink from the river. Dinner and Overnight at Murchison Riverlodge/ Fort murchison.

Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Single/double cottage

Day 12: Transfer to Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary and onto Kampala

Stop At: Rhino Fund Uganda ( Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary), Gulu Highway Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Nakitoma Uganda
After breakfast, we transfer to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola to view the Rhinos.
Uganda's Rhinos became extinct in the early 1980s, after a period of civil unrest and heavy poaching. This sanctuary has now been established to breed black and white rhino, and restore Rhino populations in Uganda's protected areas in a later stage. After we proceed to Kampala.

Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Single/double cottage

Day 13: Transfer to Entebbe airport for your flights

Stop At: Uganda Museum, 5-7 Kira Road Pob 365, Kampala Uganda
Visit Kampala Crafts market and the uganda museum for shopping before heading out to the Airport
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We do arrange hotel pickups as well

Airports

  • Kigali Intl. Airport, Kigali Rwanda
  • Entebbe Airport, Entebbe Uganda
Duration
13 days
Inclusions
  • 12x Breakfast
  • 12x Dinner
  • 12x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 12 nights
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Gorilla permit,Chimpanzee fees,Goldenmonkey fee,Canoe trekking,Coffee tour,boat trips,game drives
  • Entry/Admission - Kigali Genocide Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Mutanda
  • Entry/Admission - Kazinga Channel
  • Entry/Admission - Nile Delta Cruises - Murchison Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Rhino Fund Uganda ( Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary)
  • Entry/Admission - Uganda Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Mountain Gorilla Trekking Tours
10 reviews
Paris_ma_belle_24-7
Wilsele, Belgium
72
Mountan Gorilla Trekking
Had a great time in Uganda thanks to Jackson. He arranged the permit, handled everything very correctly, fast
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christinen45
Oslo, Norway
31
Fantastic!
We had a fantastic experience seeing the gorillas. Jackson is super professional, kind and trustworthy. I really
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XieD1234
Vancouver, Canada
2014
Unbelievable best experience of my life magical
The mountain gorilla trek is magical and so peaceful. It’s expensive but worth it. We had 1 hour with these
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airlandhotel
Kisoro, Uganda
10
Cool
This is something that no one should miss.its amazing experience. The guide was helpful and couldn't wakeup in
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spetsis
Uppsala, Sweden
73
Best experiece!
We have had an amazing time in Uganda. Jackson our guide together with our driver Patrick have helped us fix the
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annans62
Herselt, Belgium
32
Best guide
Wr are just back from Uganda after a amazing week together with Jackson and his great driver Patric. We, had such
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EliseSanDiego
San Diego, California
20
The BEST experience!
I am certain that if I worked with a company other than Mountain Gorilla Trekking, I would not have had the
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Rachel B
Kampala, Uganda
21
Incredible experience with fantastic guides
Mountain Gorilla Trekking Tours was able to organize a first rate experience at minimal costs. They took into
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ABWMalawi
Lilongwe, Malawi
10
An Experience of a Lifetime with the Best Guide in Town!
Jackson worked diligently to provide a 7 day tour tailored exactly to our financial budget and our priorities.
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Bruce H
Patong, Thailand
21
Absolutely Fantastic Experience!!!
Seeing the Mountain Gorillas with Mountain Gorilla Trekking Tours was a highlight of my time in Southwestern
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