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7Days Uganda Mountain Gorilla Trekking, lake Bunyonyi and Queen Elizabeth Tour

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Day 1: Arrive at Kigali international airport and transfer to Bwindi the Gorilla Forest

Stop At: Virunga Volcanoes, Nyarusiza, Kisoro Uganda
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: 4 hours

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

Day 2: Bwindi Mountain Gorilla Trekking Uganda

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 5 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.
This is a great opportunity to get up close and personal with Uganda’s very own Gorillas in the Mist. Dinner and overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Camp

Duration: 3 hours

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

Day 3: Transfer to lake Bunyonyi for Canoe Trekking

Stop At: Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda
After breakfast ,will head to Lake Bunyonyi or ‘Place of Little Birds’,people say It is the second deepest lake in Africa.

The islands on the lake are wonderful for relaxing, canoe trekking ,trying water sports and simply immersing yourself in the natural beauty of your surroundings. The nearby hills and papyrus swamps offer many opportunities for bird watching and the shady Eucalyptus trees provide peaceful places to sit and read a book.Dinner and Overnight at Bushara Island Camp/ Overland Camp

Duration: 2 hours

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

Day 4: Drive 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: 4 hours

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

Day 5: Kasenyi plains 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 6: Kyambura Gorge Chimpanzee Trekking

Stop At: Kyambura Game Reserve (Kyambura Gorge), Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda
Kyambura Gorge is part of queen Elizabeth National park and hosts unique variety of wildlife including chimpanzees, red tailed monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys nad baboons.
The gorge also offers sightings of birdlife especially African finfoot and variety falcons

Duration: 3 hours

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

Day 7: Transfer to kigali

Stop At: Mweya, Uganda
Today your guide driver who will transfer you to Kigali airport for your evening flight ,we will be travelling across Mountainous country of Rwanda
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.

Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We can also pick travellers from their hotel of choice

Airports

  • Kigali Intl. Airport, Kigali Rwanda
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Duration
7 days
Inclusions
  • 6x Breakfast
  • 6x Dinner
  • 6x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Virunga Volcanoes
  • Entry/Admission - Kazinga Channel
  • Entry/Admission - Kyambura Game Reserve (Kyambura Gorge)
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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
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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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