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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Transfer from Kigali Airport/Hotel to Musanze town

Transfer from Kigali Airport/Hotel to Musanze town

Today you will be met by a representative of Big Apes Africa and drive to Musanze Town near Volcanoes in preparation for Mount Bisoke Hike the next day. Should you arrive in plenty of time, you may do a short city tour before leaving the beautiful clean City.

Main Destination:
Volcanoes National Park (Gorillas)
Best Time To Visit June to August (It is drier and hiking is easier)
High Season June to September (Permits are scarce)
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Volcanoes NP

Accommodation:
Hotel Muhabura
  • Budget hotel located just outside Volcanoes NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Mt Bisoke Hike and transfer to Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Mt Bisoke Hike and transfer to Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to Volcanoes National park for a briefing before embarking on probably the most popular hiking trail in Rwanda. The hike take averagely 6 hours, 4 of going up and 2 coming down. Reward yourself with some of the best scenery and fresh air. After this activity, you will be transferred to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in preparation for Gorilla trekking. Dinner and overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)
Best Time To Visit June to August and December to February
High Season June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)
Best Weather June to July and December to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi NP

Accommodation:
Mucha Riverside Lodge
  • Budget hotel located in or near Kisoro
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Gorilla tracking in Bwnindi NP and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Gorilla tracking in Bwnindi NP and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After an early breakfast, you will drive to the briefing point in the forest of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to get to be enlightened about your adventure with the Mountain Gorillas. You are advised to carry enough drinking water and a lunch box. At a cost of 15 US dollars, you can get a potter to carry your bag and give you a hand in slippery or steep parts of the forest. After the briefing, you are distributed into groups of eight and led by a park ranger into the forest where you will spend one hour with the gentle giants. A rain gear is important considering that Bwindi is a tropical rainforest. After tracking, you will be transferred to Lake Bunyonyi, Africa’s most beautiful lake. While here, you could opt for a swim in the second deepest lake in Africa or explore the surrounding communities by foot.

Main Destination:
Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)
Accommodation:
Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort
  • Mid-range resort located in or near Lake Bunyonyi
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi to Kigali International Airport

Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi to Kigali International Airport

Today, you will be transferred to Kigali. Depending on how much time you have, you could visit the Genocide Memorial and do some shopping at the craft market in Kigali.

Main Destination:
Kigali International Airport (Kigali, Rwanda)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.
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  • This tour is offered by Big Apes Africa, not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rates will likely change.
  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour is subject to availability.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.
  • This tour is subject to the terms & conditions of Big Apes Africa.