Gorilla Encounter and Wildlife Safari 6 Days
Embark on an unforgettable 6-day Gorilla Encounter and Wildlife Safari with Napanda Safaris. This immersive journey will take you deep into the heart of Africa, where you’ll have the opportunity to witness magnificent gorillas in their natural habitat and explore the rich wildlife of the region. With expert guides and comfortable accommodations, this safari promises an incredible adventure filled with breathtaking encounters and lifelong memories.
Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our representative. After a brief orientation, embark on a scenic drive to Volcanoes National Park, located in the Virunga Mountains. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes along the way, dotted with picturesque villages and lush greenery. Upon reaching the park, settle into your lodge and spend the evening at leisure, preparing for the exciting days ahead.
Wake up early and prepare for an exhilarating day of gorilla trekking. After a hearty breakfast, head to the park's headquarters for a briefing on gorilla etiquette and safety guidelines. With an experienced guide leading the way, venture into the dense forest in search of a gorilla family. Once you find them, spend a magical hour observing these majestic creatures up close in their natural habitat. After the trek, return to the lodge and spend the rest of the day at leisure, reflecting on this extraordinary experience.
Today, embark on a golden monkey trekking expedition within Volcanoes National Park. These playful and endangered monkeys are a delight to watch as they swing through the treetops. After the trek, immerse yourself in the local culture with a visit to a nearby village. Engage with the residents, learn about their traditions, and enjoy traditional dances and performances. In the afternoon, return to your lodge for relaxation and overnight stay.
After breakfast, bid farewell to Rwanda and cross the border into Uganda. Enjoy a scenic drive through the stunning landscapes, passing by rolling hills, tea plantations, and rural villages. Your destination is Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, renowned for its population of mountain gorillas. Upon arrival, check into your lodge and spend the evening at leisure, enjoying the tranquility of the forest.
Prepare for another awe-inspiring day of gorilla trekking, this time in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Embark on a thrilling expedition, traversing the dense vegetation and steep slopes in search of a gorilla family. Witness the unique behaviors of these incredible creatures and marvel at their sheer strength and grace. After the trek, return to the lodge and relish the memories of this once-in-a-lifetime experience.
On the final day of your safari, savor a delicious breakfast and bid farewell to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Depart for your onward journey, taking with you cherished memories and a deep appreciation for the remarkable wildlife encounters you've had during this 6-day adventure.
- Airport transfers
- Accommodation in well-appointed lodges
- Meals as specified in the itinerary
- Gorilla trekking permits
- Golden monkey trekking permits
- Cultural village visit
- Professional guides and rangers
- Park entrance fees
- Transport in comfortable vehicles
- International and domestic flights
- Visa fees
- Travel Insurance
- Personal expenses