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6 Days Gorilla safaris in Bwindi & Primates Tours

6 Days Gorilla safaris in Bwindi &Primates Tours

6 Days Uganda Safari featuring thrilling adventure activities you must not miss while on a tour to Uganda. Activities include Tour the magnificent top of the Murchison Falls, Game Drive & Launch Cruise, Chimps Tracking in Kibale and mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi national park.

Trip summary

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls

Day 2: Launch Cruise and Game Drive

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 4: Chimp tracking and Transfer to Bwindi National Park

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking – community Tour

Day 6: Departure

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls

You will be picked up from your Kampala location by your driver guide. Make your journey through the famous Luweero triangle. En route lunch stopover in Masindi town. Proceed to the beautiful Murchison falls thereafter, hiking to the top of the falls. Enjoy the breathtaking view, complete with a rainbow scene. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge(luxury) / Pakuba Safari Lodge(mid-range)/Red Chile Hide-out(budget)

Day 2: Launch Cruise and Game Drive

6 days uganda safari
After an early breakfast at your hotel, go on board for an early morning game drive after your breakfast on the southern banks of the Nile. You’re likely to have a view of the variety of the savannah woodland birds like the Saddle-billed Stork and the woodland kingfishers, elephants, lions, buffaloes, giraffe and the Uganda Kob.
After your lunch, take a game viewing launch cruise on the Nile. Possible sighting includes the crocodiles, waterbucks, giraffe, and the hippopotamus. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge(luxury) / Pakuba Safari Lodge(mid-range)/Red Chile Hide-out(budget).

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

After a morning breakfast, you will drive to Fort portal town with lunch en route in Hoima. The journey will reward you with spectacular views of the magnificent scenery as you drive through the traditional homesteads and farms on your way to Kibale. Reach Fort Portal in the evening and then proceed to Kibale Forest National Park. Dinner overnight at Crater Safari Lodge(luxury),Primates lodge(mid-range), Chimpanzee Forest Camp(budget).

 

Day 4: Chimp tracking and Transfer to Bwindi National Park
6 Days uganda safari
Early rise for breakfast at your lodge, you will go for the lifetime Chimpanzee tracking adventure in Kibale forest. You will first report to the Park Headquarters at Kanyachu for a briefing about the chimp do’s and don’t’s by the  UWA official and later go for the morning chimpanzee tracking experience. You will penetrate into the forest under the guidance of an armed ranger for the tracking.  Besides the chimps, you may spot other primates and these include Vervet Monkey, L’hoest, Blue Monkey, Red-Tailed Monkey, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Black And White Colobus Monkey and many more. Return back to the lodge for Lunch and later drive off to Bwindi national park. Dinner and overnight at Bakiga Lodge(budget)/ Gorilla safari lodge/Gorilla resort (Luxury)/Gorilla Mist Camp(mid-range)

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking – community Tour

6 Days gorilla safari in Uganda
Today, wake up early for a quick breakfast and head out for a briefing from the guides set off for the gorilla tracking in the impenetrable forest. All travelers should be assembled at the briefing point by  8.00am. You need to carry packed lunch, drinking water, rain jacket, and a walking stick will be provided. After the briefing, enter the forest to track gorillas, the time taken to find the magnificent primates is unpredictable since it depends on when the gorillas were last seen. If time permits take an afternoon community walk before retiring for dinner at your lodge. Dinner and overnight at Bakiga Lodge(budget)/ Gorilla safari lodge/Gorilla resort (Luxury)/Gorilla Mist Camp(mid-range)

Day 6: Departure

Breakfast very early and hit the road back to Kampala. This is the last day of your safari. Drop off at either hotel or airport

End of Safari

Included in this tour package;

• Gorilla Permits

• Nyiragongo hiking fees

• Park Ranger Fees

• Relevant Government Taxes

• Full Board Accommodation

• Full-time English speaking Driver/Guide

• Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle

• Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.

Exclusions:

• Airfares

• Visa Fees

• Personal Insurance

• Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities


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Hotels we use in Kigali

Our preferred high-end hotels in Kigali are Serena Kigali Hotel, Gorillas Golf Hotel, and Mille Collines Hotel, In the mid-range category, we have The Garr hotel and Lemigo Hotel.

Serena Kigali Hotel

serena Kigali
A five-star hotel in Kigali built around a polished granite atrium, showcasing the very best of Rwandese cultural art. Elegant hotel featuring an executive lounge and bar

Gorillas Golf Hotel

Gorillas Golf Hotel
Hotel gorillas is a Five-star hotel situated within Kigali city. The charming establishment comprises of 31 fully furnished rooms, a cozy bar & restaurant, and a swimming pool.

 

Mille Collines Hotel

Mille Collines Hotel
Located in Kigali, the historical hotel offers exceptional comfort to all its clients. Elegantly furnished rooms and suites with a mix of traditional and contemporary handicrafts and art.

The Garr hotel

The Garr hotel
Located in Kigali, Garr hotel with beautiful and comfortable rooms featuring room service, phone facilities, hot water, airport pickup on request, Internet, laundry and drying cleaning services.

Five to Five Hotel Kigali

Gorillas Golf Hotel
Beautiful hotel for all types of travelers offering visitors high-quality comfort and very clean Rwanda hospitality. Centrally situated in Kigali city, just 3 minuted drive from the Kigali international airport and hence a very convenient accommodation in Kigali.

 

Hotels we use in Volcanoes National Park

In this park, we have Gorilla Nest Lodge, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge in the High-end category. In the mid-range are the Le Bamboo Lodge and La Palme Hotel. In Budget Hotel Muhabura

Gorilla Nest Lodge

Gorilla Nest lodge
Situated along the foothills of the Virunga Volcano. The Lodge comprises of 2 cottages accommodating 4 guests in two large bedrooms each with a king size bed.

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

mountain Gorilla View Lodge
The lodge comprises of 30 cottages built on 4 acres of land on the slopes of Mt Sabinyo. The cottages are made of stone and thatch with en-suite facilities.

 

Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge is located in Rwanda’s Northern province, in Volcanoes National park – comprising of 9 comfortable self-contained Bandas and a one family cottage.

 

La Palme Hotel

La Palme Hotel
Three stars Hotel, located in Musanze City; offering Luxurious accommodation to business and Leisure tourists to Musanze. An exceptional dining experience awaits you.

 

Muhabura Hotel

Muhabura Hotel
3 Star hotel situated 10 km from Volcano NP with 48 fully furnished rooms & 4 elegant suites with an intimate atmosphere to make clients comfortable. Located in Musanze district.

 

Nyungwe Forest national park

Nyungwe Forest has a limited range of accommodations. Our preferred luxury lodge is the magnificent and award-winning Nyungwe Forest Lodge. In the mid-range, we have Nyungwe Top View Lodge.

Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Nyungwe Forest Lodge
Nyungwe Forest Lodge is a 5-star hotel offering you supreme comfort and style amongst the rolling hills of Rwanda. Boasting twenty-two spacious villa rooms and two luxurious suites

 

Nyungwe Top View Lodge

Nyungwe Top View Lodge
Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel is located on the edge of Nyungwe Forest National Park. The property offers a total of 12 comfortable cottages featuring a welcome fireplace for cooler winter evenings.

 

Accommodations we use in Lake Kivu

At Lake Kivu, our high-end choice of the lodge is Lake Kivu Serena Lodge. In the mid-range section is Paladise Malahide, Hotel Gorillas Lake Kivu, and Palm Beach Hotel, among others.

Lake Kivu Serena Lodge

Lake Kivu Serena Lodge
Located on the white sandy shores of Lake Kivu, the hotel is overlooking its own private beach and offers; 66 luxury rooms, executive suites and family accommodation, a panoramic restaurant.

Paradise Malahide

Paradise Malahide
Paradise Malahide is a charming and friendly guesthouse with 10 rooms – and 4 apartments. It’s well run, and with great food and a lovely location, and excellent value for money.

 

Hotel Gorillas Lake Kivu

Hotel Gorillas Lake Kivu
Gorillas Lake Kivu Hotel is located in the town of Gisenyi at the northern end of Lake Kivu in Rwanda. Very comfortable room, good swimming pool area garden area is very relaxing Staff are friendly.

 

Safari lodges we use in Akagera

In Akagera national park, we use Ruzizi tented camp for high end and Akagera game lodge for the budget.

Ruzizi tented camp

Ruzizi tented camp
The Ruzizi Tented Lodge, a 14-bed tented eco-camp. Ruzizi is built on the shores of Lake Ihema, Rwanda’s second largest lake, tucked away in a tract of unique riverine forest.

Akagera game lodge

Akagera game lodge
Akagera Game Lodge is located in Eastern Province; about 2 hours drive from Kigali. The Akagera Game Lodge has an attractive setting on a ridge overlooking Lake Ihema.

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