Welcome to Gorilla Trek Uganda

P.O Box 33984

Kampala - Uganda

8:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Monday to Saturday

12 Days Rwanda Best tour

This tour will expose to the best tour experience in Rwanda such as Nyungwe forest, Akagera Game Reserve, Lake Kivu, PNV and Kigali City.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1, Arrive in Kigali and Airport pick up
Upon arrival at the international Airport in Kigali, you will be met by our company driver guide who will transfer you to your assigned accommodation facility in the country’s capital for dinner and overnight stay at Kigali Serena Hotel/Hotel Chezlando/Step Town Motel. For early arrivals, you will first have a city tour around the country’s capital by visiting the Genocide Memorial sites, Craft shops, local markets for African shopping and so on.

Day 2, Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
After breakfast at your lodge in Kigali, you will be met by our driver who will brief you and later transfer you to Ruhengeri where Volcanoes National Park is found. En route to the park, you will enjoy the rolling hills for which the country Rwanda is well known for. Upon arrival, you will go for a short town tour around Ruhengeri where you will visit the local communities and local markets. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Nest Lodge/La Palme Hotel/Kinigi Guest House

Day 3, Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park
After an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the park headquarters in Kinigi for a briefing from the ORTPN officials. After the briefing, you will be allocated Gorilla groups where you will also be accompanied by ranger guides. You will trek through the forest as you search for the rare endangered Mountain Gorilla species. It will not be an easy task since you will encounter swamps, hills, valleys and so on but once you reach the exact place where the Gorillas are, you will forget all the hardships that you have gone through the past few hours and you will enjoy the one hour you will have with them. Such moment will be your best and the greatest among all. After the interaction, you will return to your lodge for refreshments, dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Nest Lodge/La Palme Hotel/Kinigi Guest House

Day 4, Golden Monkey tracking
After breakfast, you will set out again and enter the Virunga forest to track the rare Golden Monkeys. They are also known as the little primates and now they are also listed by the IUCN as endangered species because of their small numbers. You can take a long time with in the forest while searching for these little primates. In the evening, you will transfer to Lake Kivu for dinner and overnight stay at Kivu Serena Hotel or Paradise Malahide Hotel

Day 5, boat trip on Lake Kivu
After breakfast, you will go for the speed-boat trip to Gisenyi town for lunch. The boat will enable you see the coffee growing island and will also offer you with spectacular views of the Nyiragongo active Volcano which erupted recently in 2002. Dinner and overnight stay at Kivu Serena Hotel or Paradise Malahide Hotel

Day 6, Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
After an early morning breakfast, you will transfer to Nyungwe forest National Park. The forest is a home to almost 25% of the African primate species (13 species of Primates). Upon arrival, you will trek the hundred-strong troops of the Angolan Colobus monkeys, as well as the L’Hoest’s monkeys.  In the afternoon you will go for the guided canopy walk and look out for the different bird species. Dinner and overnight stay at Gisakura guest house/ Nyungwe Forest Lodge/Nyungwe Hill top view Hotel

Day 7, Chimpanzee Tracking with in Nyungwe Forest
Early morning at 5:00am, you will leave your lodge and enter the forest with ranger guides to track the Chimpanzee. This activity can take a short time from like one hour or a long time for like a full day and all depends on where the chimpanzees are because they are unpredictable and move long distances and some times, you may not see them.  Besides the Chimpanzee, there are other primate species which can be seen in the forest like the Rwenzori colobus, L’Hoest’s monkey, Silver monkey, Owl faced monkey and the Grey cheeked Mangabey. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Gisakura guest house/ Nyungwe Forest Lodge/Nyungwe Hill top view Hotel

Day 8, Transfer back to Kigali
After breakfast, you will transfer back to Kigali and en route, you will visit Butare town and also the cultural museum and the botanical gardens there. You will also visit the old King’s palace in Nyanza. Your lunch will be in Butare and then later you will proceed to Kigali for dinner and overnight stay at Kigali Serena Hotel/Hotel Chezlando/Step Town Motel

Day 9, Transfer to Akagera National Park
After an early served breakfast, you will drive east wards to Akagera National Park. Upon arrival, you will go for the afternoon game drive On your arrive at the park, carry out an afternoon game drive and you will be able to see a variety of birds and animals such as elephant, giraffe, buffalo, spotted hyena, hippo, and crocodiles. Overnight and dinner at Akagera Safari Lodge/Dereva Hotel

Day 10, boat ride
After breakfast, you will go for the morning game drive and after take a canoe ride on Lake Ihema. Look out for water loving animals like Hippos, Nile Crocodiles, and a lot of bird species. Dinner and overnight and dinner at Akagera Safari Lodge/Dereva Hotel

Day 11, Transfer to Kigali
After breakfast, go for the last game drive as you exit the park to Kigali. Upon arrival, you will go for the Kigali city tour and you will visit places like the local markets, gift shops, Genocide Memorial sites, museums and malls. Dinner and overnight stay at Kigali Serena Hotel/Hotel Chezlando/Step Town Motel

Day 12, Departure:
This day will be reserved for your departure home. Depending on the time of your departure flight, you will be transferred to the Airport for your flight back home