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AVU003 – 4 Days Gorilla Safari in Uganda & Rwanda

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Tour Overview:
Arrive in Uganda and head straight to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park where you will be highly inspired by the sight of the giant mountain gorillas. Then cross to Rwanda for more tracking at the Volcanoes National Park, most popular park in Rwanda well known for Gorilla Tracking.

DAY 1: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla Forest National Park,
DAY 2: Gorilla Tracking,
DAY 3: Cross to Rwanda and Travel to Volcanoes National Park (Parc National des Volcans),
DAY 4: Gorilla Tracking, Transfer to Kigali, City Tour.

DAY 1: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla Forest National Park:
After a cup of coffee embark on an early morning drive from Kampala Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla Forest National Park. Relax around the homestead and sightseeing to visit the local community-Batwa and enjoy the local traditional dance.
Accommodation:
Chameleon Hill Lodge or Wagtail Eco Lodge
Travel time: About 9-11 Hours
Meal Plan: Full Board

DAY 2: Gorilla Tracking:
There is an early morning entry into a gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest is spectacular as it offers a dramatic, heavily forested and dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for tourists. Recorded mammals here include the endangered mountain gorilla, the rare golden monkeys, buffaloes, elephants, black-fronted duikers, bushbucks, leopards, giant forest hogs as well as other animals. This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas, where the time taken and terrain varies according to the movements of these marvelous primates. The thrill of spending time with and observing the gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure. The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with each other.
Accommodation:
Chameleon Hill Lodge or Wagtail Eco Lodge
Meal Plan: Full Board.

DAY 3: Cross to Rwanda / Travel to Volcanoes National Park (Parc National des Volcans):
Take breakfast before making a scenic journey to Rwanda through the beautiful terrain of the rolling hills with terraced landscape. Drive through the winding road and terraced landscape and reach Kisoro for lunch and then drive to Uganda/Rwanda border and cross to Rwanda. Continue put to travel to Volcanoes National Park (Parc National des Volcans) for an overnight.
Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Davinci Gorilla Lodge/Kinigi Guest House
Travel time: About: 4-5 hours
Meal Plan: Full Board

DAY 4: Gorilla Tracking, Transfer to Kigali, City Tour:
Wake up very early in the morning. You will be early for briefing before the gorilla tracking. In this Park you will be able to see another Gorilla Family different from that seen in Bwindi. Relax, have lunch and return to Kigali.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

The Safari Package Covers:

• 2 Gorilla Permits per person
• Cultural Tour
• Park Ranger Fees.
• Relevant Government Taxes.
• Full Board Accommodation (3 nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary
• Full time English speaking Driver/Guide
• Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
• Airport transfers, provided you are departing on the day your safari ends.

Safari Exclusions:
• Airfares
• Visa Fees
• Expenses of personal nature such as; personal insurance, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.

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