Adventure safari
The Great Apes of Uganda & Rwanda

TRIP DURATION

11 Days

journey type

Land Journey

time of the year

Jan-Feb, Apr - Oct, Dec

where you'll visit

Ngamba Island, Kibale Forest , Bwindi Forest , Volcanoes Rwanda

Tour Overview

The Great Apes of Uganda & Rwanda, you will Set off on a once-in-a-lifetime experience journeying around Uganda and Rwanda’s Jungles in search of the remaining great apes.

  • You will Be Joined By Our GoExplore Safari Expert while tracking Chimpanzees, gorillas, and Endangered Golden Monkey Treks
  • Explore the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Kairisoke Research Centre in Musanze in Volcanoes National Park which is the Ellen DeGeneres Gorilla Campus, and learn about Gorilla conservation efforts.
  • On this Greatest Apes Safari in Uganda & Rwanda, we shall get up close to the mighty and magical primates of the Jungles in Bwindi Forest National Park, Kibale National Park, and Volcanoes National Park not forgetting the Great Kyambura Gorge which is home to some of the amazing wildlife and chimps in the Area.

While on This 11-day journey of the great apes of Uganda & Rwanda, we shall meet with the most amazing primates in the world, and not only in the Jungles of East Africa but also Explore some of Queen Elizabeth National Park’s space. where you will get out of your jeeps you cruise on the Kazinga channel which is a secret for the wildlife in this Wildlife space.

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Your Safari/trip Includes

  • All relevant Government taxes
  • Park fees
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Ground transportation
  • Gorilla permits
  • Water in the vehicle for all overland sectors
  • Services of a qualified English-Speaking Driver Guide
  • Meals as showed in the itinerary
  • Accommodation as showed in the itinerary
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers

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Itinerary Details

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Day 1 - 2 : Arrive at Entebbe, Uganda

Arrive at Entebbe, meet and be greeted by our GoExplore Primate Expert, take you through your journey in brief, and the second day you will Be transferred to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, spend time with the chimps and do some caregiving at the Island, At the Epitome of Conservation this is Sanctuary in partnership with the JaneGoodall Institute and learn about the story of these orphaned Chimps and there captivating journeys to this paradise they call home now.

Lodge/Hotel: Casa Solada Hotel
Meal plan: Bed & Breakfast
Day 3 - 4 : Kibale National Park

Get on a Caravan and transfer from Entebbe to Kasese en route Kibale National Park, check in to your rooms and then prepare to get briefed by our GoExplore Primate Expert for our chimp trekking experience. On the second day proceed to Kibale National Park to search for the chimps after going on a Walk inside the Famous Bigodi Swamp where you will meet the other primates adjacent to the community.

Lodge/Hotel: Ndali Lodge
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 5 - 6 : Kibale National Park | Queen Elizabeth National Park

Embark on yet another Chimp Trekking session and later proceed to Queen Elizabeth in the afternoon for a safari in the Medley of Wonders on the second day. Get an Opportunity to search for some lions, leopards, elephants and more. On the Second Day get on a boat to the Kazinga channel which is the source of water in this wilderness.

Lodge/Hotel: Kyambura Gorge Lodge
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 7 - 8 : Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

On this Great Apes of Uganda & Rwanda, begin your Journey to the home of the remaining half of the Mountain Gorillas in the World, Bwindi’s Impenetrable National Park. The Next day begin your Gorilla trekking Experience, You’ll venture into the park’s lush forests to sit among these gentle giants, observing one of the planet’s most endangered creatures up close.

Lodge/Hotel: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 9 - 10 : Volcanoes National Park

We Cross from Uganda to Rwanda where you will settle in your Private Room in a private forest Villa at the Incredible One & Only Gorillas Nest, Meet the Experts at Dian Fossey’s Research Centre – the Gorilla Campus in the Evening. The Next Day spend yet another day tracking Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park where Dian Fossey spend her time in Africa -Rwanda researching these great Apes of Uganda & Rwanda. In the evening you will enjoy an incredible traditional dance by the gorilla guardians in The Area who were believed.

Lodge/Hotel: One & Only Gorillas Nest
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 11 : Volacanoes National Park | Kigali

This Morning Search for the Golden Monkeys in the Volcanoes National Park and then we afterwards have lunch and proceed to Kigali for your International flight back home.

Lodge/Hotel:
Meal plan: Full Board

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