Rwanda & Uganda Gorilla Discovery

9 days*
From 50544 SEK was 63170 SEK
Overview
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Overview
Your guide puts up his hand and motions for you to crouch down — and a silverback gorilla settles down to eat nearby. The experience is just one breathtaking moment of an unforgettable nine-day expedition to the forests of Rwanda and Uganda to track gorillas, golden monkeys, and other wildlife. As you witness primates in their element, tap into your own wild side.

Overview

  • Departs/Ends: Kigali to Entebbe
  • Travel style: National Geographic Journeys
  • Physical rating: 4
  • Age requirements: Minimum age of 15 years for this trip.
  • Trip type: Max 6, avg 5.

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotel/lodges (8 nts).
  • Transport: 4x4 safari vehicle, walking, hiking, boat.
  • Meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides, experienced gorilla trackers, park rangers.

Extras

  • The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price. Allow USD85-110 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary

Day 1 Kigali
Arrive at any time and transfer to the hotel.
Day 2 Kigali/Volcanoes National Park
Visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial and learn about the somber history of Rwanda. Later, embark on a community walk in the Nyamirambo township and enjoy a local lunch at the G Adventures-supported Nyamirambo Women's Centre. Travel to northern Rwanda in the afternoon to the lodge, located just outside the national park. The lodge provides stunning volcano views. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 3 Volcanoes National Park
Enjoy a trek into the national park with a ranger/guide to view a unique and endangered species — the golden monkey. Watch these playful and lively creatures in their natural habitat. After, visit the Karisoke Research Center, which was founded by Dr. Dian Fossey in 1967. Meet with a resident researcher and enjoy a tour to learn about their ongoing work in the protection of mountain gorillas. In the evening, expand your understanding of gorillas through an in-depth lecture from one of the head wardens of Volcanoes National Park. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 4 Volcanoes National Park
Depart early and transfer to the national park to meet the park ranger/guide for orientation. Embark on a gorilla trek, which can vary in length and difficulty, depending on the location of the gorilla family that's being visited. Spend an hour observing these beautiful and endangered creatures. After, return to the lodge for lunch then visit a local village to catch a glimpse of daily rural life. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 5 Volcanoes National Park/Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, cross into Uganda, arriving at the Queen Elizabeth National Park area in the late afternoon. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 6 Queen Elizabeth National Park
Explore the lush Kalinzu Forest Reserve with a ranger on a trek in search of chimpanzees who call this protected area home. This afternoon drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a wildlife drive with possible sightings of buffalo, elephants, giant forest hogs, hyenas, leopards, lions, and warthogs. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 7 Queen Elizabeth National Park
Embark on a morning wildlife safari drive for more wildlife viewing inside the park. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel to view birds, hippos, and, with a bit of luck, elephants or big cats. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 8 Queen Elizabeth National Park/Entebbe
After breakfast, head to Entebbe with a stop at the Equator for lunch at the G Adventures-supported AidChild Equation Cafe & Gallery, and a visit to a royal drum maker's workshop. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 9 Entebbe
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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Overview

Your guide puts up his hand and motions for you to crouch down — and a silverback gorilla settles down to eat nearby. The experience is just one breathtaking moment of an unforgettable nine-day expedition to the forests of Rwanda and Uganda to track gorillas, golden monkeys, and other wildlife. As you witness primates in their element, tap into your own wild side.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Kigali to Entebbe
  • Travel style: National Geographic Journeys
  • Physical rating: 4
  • Age requirements: Minimum age of 15 years for this trip.
  • Trip type: Max 6, avg 5.

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotel/lodges (8 nts).
  • Transport: 4x4 safari vehicle, walking, hiking, boat.
  • Meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides, experienced gorilla trackers, park rangers.

Extras

The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price.

Allow USD85-110 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Kigali
Arrive at any time and transfer to the hotel.
Day 2 Kigali/Volcanoes National Park
Visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial and learn about the somber history of Rwanda. Later, embark on a community walk in the Nyamirambo township and enjoy a local lunch at the G Adventures-supported Nyamirambo Women's Centre. Travel to northern Rwanda in the afternoon to the lodge, located just outside the national park. The lodge provides stunning volcano views. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 3 Volcanoes National Park
Enjoy a trek into the national park with a ranger/guide to view a unique and endangered species — the golden monkey. Watch these playful and lively creatures in their natural habitat. After, visit the Karisoke Research Center, which was founded by Dr. Dian Fossey in 1967. Meet with a resident researcher and enjoy a tour to learn about their ongoing work in the protection of mountain gorillas. In the evening, expand your understanding of gorillas through an in-depth lecture from one of the head wardens of Volcanoes National Park. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 4 Volcanoes National Park
Depart early and transfer to the national park to meet the park ranger/guide for orientation. Embark on a gorilla trek, which can vary in length and difficulty, depending on the location of the gorilla family that's being visited. Spend an hour observing these beautiful and endangered creatures. After, return to the lodge for lunch then visit a local village to catch a glimpse of daily rural life. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 5 Volcanoes National Park/Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, cross into Uganda, arriving at the Queen Elizabeth National Park area in the late afternoon. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 6 Queen Elizabeth National Park
Explore the lush Kalinzu Forest Reserve with a ranger on a trek in search of chimpanzees who call this protected area home. This afternoon drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a wildlife drive with possible sightings of buffalo, elephants, giant forest hogs, hyenas, leopards, lions, and warthogs. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 7 Queen Elizabeth National Park
Embark on a morning wildlife safari drive for more wildlife viewing inside the park. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel to view birds, hippos, and, with a bit of luck, elephants or big cats. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 8 Queen Elizabeth National Park/Entebbe
After breakfast, head to Entebbe with a stop at the Equator for lunch at the G Adventures-supported AidChild Equation Cafe & Gallery, and a visit to a royal drum maker's workshop. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 9 Entebbe
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
Dates & Prices
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Dec 21
21 Dec 2019 29 Dec 2019
9 days
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65870 SEK
  • Departs from Kigali
  • Ends in Entebbe
Price per person 65870 SEK
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Dec 23
23 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2019
9 days
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65870 SEK
  • Departs from Kigali
  • Ends in Entebbe
Price per person 65870 SEK
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04 Jan 2020 12 Jan 2020
9 days
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63170 SEK
  • Departs from Kigali
  • Ends in Entebbe
Price per person 63170 SEK
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