5 Days Double Gorilla Trekking Rwanda & Uganda

Planning for a double gorilla trekking experience in the wilderness of virunga mountains ? Virunga Mountains are made up of 8 mountains which are shared between Uganda , Rwanda and Democratic republic of congo , all hosting the endangered mountain gorillas.

Primate Safari Experiences offers the best tailored luxury 5 day Double Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park Rwanda and Mgahinga National Park as an alternative tour for the 4 days Gorilla & Golden monkey tracking in Africa.  The trip starts from Kigali Rwanda and ends in Kigali Rwanda transportation is done in a strong 4×4 Safari Jeep with English speaking guide.

Book 5 Days Double gorilla trekking in Volcanoes Rwanda and Mgahinga Uganda , with optional golden monkey tracking in Volcanoes to explore all the 3 primates in the virunga Mountains with Primate Safari Experiences.

5 Days Double Gorilla trekking Tour Highlights

Day 1:Airport pick & transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Day 2:Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 3:Golden Monkey Tracking

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking in Mgahinga National Park

Day 5:Departure to kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Pick Up in Kigali-Volcanoes National Park

Upon arrival at kigali international airport , the experienced tour guide of primate safari experiences will pick you up from the airport and transfer to Volcanoes national park the known destinations in rwanda for mountain gorilla watching & Golden monkey tracking with options chances of seeing other primates.

The Drive from Kigali Rwanda to Volcanoes national park takes around 2 hours to arrive to the northern province of Rwanda . Incase time allows , upon arrival at volcanoes , you may visit the twin Lakes later check in at the accommodation . Dinner and overnight Five Volcanoes Lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

5 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour

Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes national park in Rwanda.

Upon wake up in the morning , you will have breakfast before heading to the park headquarter for briefying about the gorilla trekking rules and regulations. Later in groups of 8 with a skilled park ranger, walk to the forest to track the Mountain gorillas which can take about  3-5 hours and when you meet them, only an hour is allowed to stay in their presence taking photos. After trekking the Gorillas, transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight Five Volcanoes Lodge

Day 3: Golden Monkey Tracking

4 Days Gorilla & Golden Monkey Tracking

Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes Rwanda

After morning breakfast, you will head back to Volcanoes national park headquarters for breifying about the golden monkey tracking rules which are similar to the one of Mountain gorillas , After breifying you will head to starting point for the golden monkey tracking and you will walk through the bamboo to search for these primates in the wilderness . you will spend one hour with the golden monkey and later return to the lodge and later proceed to cross the border to the republic of Uganda known as the pearl of Africa mainly exploring the mountains gorillas in Mgahinga National Park located in the Virunga Mountains. Dinner and overnight at Gahinga Lodge .

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking in Mgahinga National Park

After morning breakfast at the hotel in Mgahinga National park,you will go for breifying about the conservation rules while trekking the gorillas in the wilderness of virunga mountains. Apart from Mgahinga national park , Uganda is the only destination that has two national parks where gorilla trekking is done including Bwindi forest national park located in the southern Uganda which is an independent National park and not connected to Virunga Mountains.

Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga is ranked to be the shortest to explore as its ease to trek in Mgahinga than Bwindi . and after breifying you will start the hike to search for the mountains gorillas in the bamboo forest as volcanoes & mgahinga have the same vegetation cover. The tracking may last for about 3-6 hours and you will relax at the lodge after the gorilla trekking . Dinner and overnight as Above.

Day 5: Transfer to Back to Kigali.

Depending on the clients interest , you have an option of explore lake bunyonyi located in southern uganda which is ranked as the second deepest lake in Africa after lake Tanganyika in Tanzania with a boat to visit the various islands on the lake. you will enjoy lunch on any hotel near the lake and later proceed to drive to Kigali Rwanda using katuna/ Gatuna Border , arrive in the late evening for flight back home .

Safari Includes

  • Professional driver guide
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • En-route Meals
  • Transport in a 4×4 vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Ranger fees
  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Airport Transfer fees

Safari Excludes

  • Items of personal nature
  • International Flights
  • Drinks & Laundry
  • Telephone fees
  • Personal insurance