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12 days Uganda, Rwanda & DR Congo

This gorilla tour that covers Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Pearl of Africa Uganda is the ultimate safari tour for the intrepid traveler wishing to go on safari to East Africa.  Arrive at Kigali airport and track the chimps in Nyungwe Forest Rwanda. After the Nyungwe Chimpanzee trek, subject to the security situation in DRC Congo, we proceed across the Rwanda DRC Congo border town of Bukavu South Kivu and onward to Kahuzi Biega National park to track the lesser known Eastern Lowland Gorillas.

This adventure gorilla tour then takes from Bukavu to Goma by boat to Virunga National Park for the adrenalin pumping hike of Nyiragongo volcano. The following day we cross back into Rwanda via Gisenyi and onward to Volcanoes National Park. The following morning we trek the golden monkeys and later cross the border into Uganda via the Cyanika border crossing and to Bwindi. The safari adventure continues with a trek of the Bwindi mountain gorillas.

 At the end of it all we drive through the Switzerland of Africa-South West Uganda on our way back to Kigali for your departure back home after a thrilling few days trekking the lowland and mountain gorillas, the Nyiragongo volcano hike, the golden monkeys of Volcanoes National Park and so much more. This tour is an unforgettable experience to experience the best of what Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo have to offer to the adventure seeking visitors.


Condensed safari Itinerary:

Day 1:  Arrival at Kigali airport, transfer to Golf Hills Residence for overnight.

Day 2:  Transfer to Nyungwe forest for chimp tracking.o/n Gisakura Guest House/Nyungwe Tophill View Hotel

Day 3:  AM Chimpanzee tracking tracking

Day 4:  Transfer to Bukavu in Democratic Republic of Congo.

Day 5:  Trek the Eastern Lowland Gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National Park.

Day 6:  Transfer by boat on Lake Kivu to Virunga National Park o/n Goma.

Day 7:  Nyiragongo Volcano Hike and transfer to Volcanoes National Park o/n Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/Muhabura Hotel.

Day 8:  Golden Monkey tracking in Volcanoes National Park.

Day 9:  Transfer to Uganda’s Bwindi National Park. o/n Lake Mutanda.

Day 10: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Uganda.

Day 11: Boat/Canoe ride on Lake Mutanda and transfer to Kigali.

Day 12: Kigali city tour and transfer to Airport for departure flight.


Safari Rates:

2 pax, each US$5,790 sharing a double room

3pax each US$5,450 sharing a double + single room

4pax each US$4,950 sharing a double room.

Safari package price includes:


Transport in a fueled Land Cruiser 4x4 throughout the tour.

Airport transfers at Kigali Airport.

Professional English speaking driver guide for the safari.

Mid-range accommodations in Rwanda, DR Congo and Uganda.

Meals as advised in booking confirmation note

Park entrance fees in Kahuzi Biega, Virunga, Volcanoes and Bwindi National Parks.

All activities as advised in itinerary

1 Rwanda golden monkey permit Rwanda per person. (US$100)

1 chimpanzee permit Rwanda per person (value: US$ 90)

1 Low land Gorilla permit Congo per person (value: US$ 400)

1 Nyiragongo volcano climb permit per person (value: US$ 300)

1 Mountain Gorilla permit Bwindi Uganda per person (value: US$ 600).

Safari price excludes:

Any unforeseen price increases from park authorities

International flights;

Entry visa for Rwanda, DR Congo and Uganda.

Visa service for DR Congo (US$ 120)

All drinks;

Personal (medical/travel) insurance;

Tips and gratuities to your driver/guide, hotel staff, etc;

All activities that are not mentioned in the itinerary.

All expenses of a personal nature. Telephone calls, laundry, alcoholic drinks etc.

Rwanda Enquiries Contact

Gorillas Vacations
Tel: +256-392.897.704
Mob: +256-782-014-207
Uganda Office: Suite 3, Pioneer House
Plot 28 Jinja Road
Kampala, East Africa

Uganda Enquiries Contact

Gorillas Vacations
Tel: +256-392.897.704
Mob: +256-782-014-207
Uganda Office: Suite 3, Pioneer House
Plot 28 Jinja Road
Kampala, East Africa

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