6 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorillas and Golden monkey trekking:
Enjoy this thrilling 06 days Rwanda Uganda gorillas and golden monkey trekking adventure. Rwanda having been a newly discovered hot destination, it has proved the worthiness with its eye catching destinations, golden monkey trekking being one of them , this itinerary welcomes you to Kigali the Rwandan capital for an overnight on your way to Uganda for a life time gorilla tracking adventure tour that starts from Kigali. This safari gives you an opportunity to track the mountain gorillas as well as the golden monkeys within Bwindi impenetrable and volcanoes national park , the Virunga massif . These gorillas and golden monkey habituated families . The tour also includes a visit to Kigali city were you can visit the genocide memorial site that was put in place to commemorate the 1994 genocide which took place in Rwanda.
Day 1: Our company representative who doubles to be you guide drive will welcome you to this beautiful land of 1000 hills at the airport and transfer you to your respective hotel for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation Options; Cheze Lando hotel, Flame Tree Hotel, Hotel Des Milcollin, Kigali Serena Hotel.
Meal plan: Half Board.
Day 2:Embark on the drive to Bwindi impenetrable in Uganda to take on the gorilla tracking activity. The drive will take about 4 to 6 hours as it involves inter boarder crossing , this was made easy by introducing a one common east African tourist visa that works in the six east African community countries and check in at you lodge in the evening.
Accommodation Options; Gorilla mist lodge, Bakiga lodge,Mutanda Resort lodge, Ichumbi Gorilla lodge , Chameleon hill lodge.
Meal Plane: Full Board:
Day 3: After your early morning breakfast , your guide will then present you to the park visitor briefing center . Join other members to make a group of 08 persons lead by a ranger guide to be welcomed by this tropical whispering forest to start on the gorilla tracking challenge, this activity usually goes for 4 to 8 hours depending on the movement of these apes and later after disembark to your lodge for a relaxed evening. You can optionally take on an evening birding excursion or do a community walk to the Batwa (pigym) one of the accent primitive society that used to share habitat with these primates before being gazetted to a particular neighborhood.
Accommodation Options; Gorilla mist Lodge, Bakiga Lodge, Mutanda Resort , Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge, Chamileon Hill Lodge.
Day 4: Depart to the volcanoes national park for golden monkey trekking.Check out and take on a drive for 3 to 4 hours through the beautiful manicured terraced hills of the kigezi south west of Uganda and cross back to Rwandas Northern province of kinigi ,before check in , you stand a chance of exploring the twin lake scenaries of lake Burera and Ruhondo another set of volcanically formed lakes and head to your lodge .
Accommodation Options: La-Bamboo Lodge , Da -Vince Lodge, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge,Five Volcanoes , Governors Gorilla Lodge.
Meal Plan: Full board.
Day 5: After your breakfast , take a 20 minutes drive to the Volcanoes park head quarters for briefing about the dos and donts before the golden monkey trekking starts , later proceed to the foot steps of the famous Virunga ranges home to the rear habituated golden monkeys to enjoy this encounter , usually families consist 40 to 70 individuals, follow them as they jump, feed and play for the next 2 hours before sloping back to the starting point to meet your guide and lunch break. you stand a chance of enjoying a relaxed afternoon at the lodge or take on cultural experience from the Ibyuwachu community performance that depicts the real rich Rwandan cultural in its goodness then dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan : Full board.
Day 6: Have breakfast at leisure and transfer back to Kigali for lunch and later visit the Kigali genocide memorial mesuam , discover what ethnically Rwanda went through in the 1994 where millions lost their lives due to the tribal crushes that took place between the two ethnic groups that make up Rwanda, this place has acted a point of remembrance as well as educative instrument to the rest of the Rwandans for future avoidance of the similler situation and then check in at the airport.
End of safari:
Safari Highlights :
- Visiting two countries at ago
- Gorilla tracking
- Golden monkey trekking
- Ibyuwacyu cultural performance experince
- Birding in bwindi impenetrable national park.