Rwanda and Uganda Gorilla & Chimp Adventure

Resort: Rwanda and Uganda Gorilla & Chimp Adventure
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Rwanda
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Over View

They’re the closest animals out there to us homo sapiens, and on this trip we aim to bring you as close as possible to these majestic creatures. There’ll be gorillas, monkeys and chimps in abundance on this 9-day trip through Rwanda and Uganda. Take part in jungle trekking, embark on boat and jeep safaris in national parks, and learn about Rwanda’s fascinating culture and history along the way. With an expert local CEO throughout and comfortable lodges to relax in during your down time, your focus can stay on spotting rare primates in their natural habitat.

Itineraries

Day 1
Kigali

Arrive at any time and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2
KigaliVolcanoes National Park

Today visit the Genocide Memorial and learn about the somber history of Rwanda. Later, embark on a community walk and enjoy local lunch at the G Adventures-supported Nyamirambo Women’s Centre. Travel to northern Rwanda in the afternoon to the lodge, located just outside the national park it has stunning volcano views.

Day 3
Volcanoes National Park

Depart early and transfer to the national park to meet the park rangerguide for orientation. Embark on the trek, which can vary in length and difficulty, depending on the location of the gorilla family that’s being visited. Spend 1 hr observing these beautiful and endangered creatures, a truly privileged experience. Trek back and return to the lodge with the remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 4
Volcanoes National Park

Enjoy a second trek into the national park with a rangerguide to view a unique and endangered species, the golden monkey. Watch these playful and lively creatures in their natural habitat.

Day 5
Volcanoes National ParkQueen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, cross into Uganda, arriving at the Queen Elizabeth National Park area in the late afternoon.

Day 6
Queen Elizabeth National Park

Explore the national park with a chimp trek in search of the playful primates. Enjoy a safari drive with possible sightings of buffalo, waterbucks, warthogs, lions, leopards, hyenas, giant forest hogs, and elephants.

Day 7
Queen Elizabeth National Park

Embark on a morning wildlife safari drive for more wildlife viewing inside the park. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel to view hippos and birds, and, with a bit of luck, elephants or cats.

Day 8
Queen Elizabeth National ParkEntebbe

After breakfast, head to Entebbe with a stop at the Equator and a visit to a royal drum maker’s workshop.

Day 9
Entebbe

Depart at any time.

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