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Explore 2 countries on one trip as you will enjoy the wildlife amalgamation of Uganda and Rwanda. Our 7 Days Combined Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Tour will lead you to the top most visited places. While in Uganda you will visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for mountain gorillas. You will transfer to Volcanoes National Park to experience the Iby’iwacu community and the chimpanzee of the Nyungwe Forest National Park. This tour begins and ends in Kigali.

Tour Highlight

  • Mountain Gorillas
  • Chimpanzee Tracking

7 Days Combined Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Tour

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by a Verdant Safaris company representative who will brief you on the 7 day tour and transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for mountain gorillas. You will drive through the Cyanika Border for arriving in approximately 6 hours drive for a dinner and staying overnight at

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking

Following a morning breakfast, you will transfer to the park headquarters for briefing after which you head into the forest in search of these majestic creatures. Trekking time depends on how far the gorilla families have moved. It should be noted that mountain gorillas do not be in one position as they roam the forest in search of food. This can take 2 or more hours depending on how far they have gone. Return to the lodge for dinner and staying overnight at

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Have breakfast and transfer to Volcanoes National Park, arriving in time for lunch and an afternoon entertainment from the Iby’iwacu community. These will perform the traditional Kinyarwanda dances, drumming and they are said to have been poachers who later embraced tourism at a later stage. While here you will receive a kingly and a queenly treat. Return to the lodge for dinner and stay overnight at

Singita Kwitonda Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Hiking Dian Fossey

After breakfast, you will assemble at the Karisoke Research Center for briefing after which you take the trails to hike to the Dian Fossey tombs. This was an American primatologist whose great works were evident along the walk. You will witness angelic sceneries, plant species, butterflies, and on a lucky day you may be chanced to see the mountain gorilla and other forest creatures. Return to the lodge for dinner and staying overnight at

Singita Kwitonda Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

You will have breakfast and transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park. En-route you will have a stop over at the Nyanza King’s Palace and the Rwanda Museum to witness the angelic historical aspects of the country.  Proceed to the home of Chimpanzee. They are a dorminant species of the conservation area. Dinner and staying overnight at

One and Only Nyungwe Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking and Canopy Walk

Following an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the park center for your chimpanzee tracking experience. It begins with briefing from the park rangers after which you are led through the forest by the park rangers. Chimps are so loud in that you will hear them make their loud charter sound at a distance, they love to nest and live in the tree canopies. Along the trail, lookout for more primates. It takes 2 or more hours doing the activity. Return for lunch at the lodge or enjoy your packed lunch then after have an afternoon canopy walk along the amazing suspended bridge in the forest. This stretches up to 160 m over standing tall strong trees. Return for dinner and staying overnight at

One and Only Nyungwe Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Transfer to Kigali for Departure

You will wake up to a morning tea or coffee after which you will be transferred to Kigali for your international flight back home.

End of the 7 Days Combined Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Tour.

The 7 Days Combined Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Tour includes;

  • Gorilla permits.
  • Meals and drinks as stipulate in the travel plan.
  • Laundry services.
  • All ground transfers.
  • 4×4 wheel cars drive.

Excludes

  • Gratuities.
  • Meals and drinks non mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Visas and air tickets.

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