Have a memorable time as your book and participate in this 6 Days gorilla and golden monkey tracking Rwanda Uganda safari. This takes you to two national parks in different countries known for homing the rare primates that is the endangered mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. The gorillas are human close relatives sharing 98% of DNA whereas the golden monkeys known to be the most playful primates. Some of the golden monkeys have short tails as they are cut by tree branches while playing.

Gorillas live in groups known as families and each group is headed by a Silverback and during trekking, have a good time witnessing their behaviours and movement. Visit Volcanoes national park in Rwanda and Mgahinga National Park in Uganda with great sights, scenery and memories like on the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo, equator cross point and more.

Safari inclusions

English speaking guide

Meals and accommodation

Activities as mentioned in the program

Drinking water

4*4 safari vehicle

Gorilla permits- 800$/1500$

Safari exclusions

Visas and tips


Additional activities


Itinerary Details

Day1. Transfer from Kigali city to Volcanoes national park

Meet the driver guide and transfer to Volcanoes national park in Rwanda a renowned park for homing the remaining endangered mountain gorillas and the golden monkeys both rare species. The journey will last for 3 to 5 hours and this includes an ample time that will be spent while visiting the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Take an afternoon canoeing and watch over the different hills and birds. Arrive and check in the booked accommodation for a hot shower and dinner. meals and accommodation: Da Vinci Gorilla lodge


Day 2. Mount Bisoke Hike

Mount Bisoke is Rwanda's wonder volcano, at a height of 3711m above sea level, the dormant volcano portrays stunning art while up there. you will have an early breakfast and drive to Kinigi wildlife headquarters where you will have your briefing and be signed a ranger guide who will lead you in the days activity. Bisoke is in the line of the 8 famous volcanoes that build the Virunga massive, it's a beautiful mountain with two crater lakes one sitting on top of the summit at 400M wide and 100M deep and the other just half way to the summit. The trek takes 5-7 hours or even less depending ones pace, and its a home of a number wildlife species like buffaloes, forest elephants, dykers, lots of bird species and much more. After the trek come back to the lodge for leisure . You will an optional Ibyi'wacu cultural centre visit. Meals and Accommodation: Da Vinci gorilla Lodge

Attractions In & Around Volcanoes National Park

Day3. Golden monkey trekking and transfer to Bwindi park Uganda

Wake up and have a delicious cup of tea followed by a short drive or walk to the park offices for briefing. Golden monkeys are so interesting as your watch them play, jumping from one tree to another and more. The park guide will tell your about what to follow while in the forest such as keeping distance, not feeding wild animals, use of flash light camera, keep within the group of tourists trekked with and more. Spend an hour in their presence and this will create everlasting memories. After the experience m, head to bwindi national park in Uganda crossing the Cyanika boarder. drive through the south western contours as you check in to your next lodge. Meals and Accommodation: Ichumbi gorilla lodge

golden monkey
golden monkey

Day4. Gorilla trekking and Transfer To Ishasha sector

Gorilla trekking starts as early as possible ,enjoy a morning cup of coffee and then make a short drive to the park office for briefing. This will be the same like in Volcanoes national park where the dos and don'ts, trekking requirements and more are well told. Join other trekkers with a park guide to begin the search for these primates. The gentle giants will be in groups/family of which are as interesting as members of the family as they play, feed, search for food and more. Trekking can last for about 8 hours including an hour spent with the gorillas. After the gorilla trek, drive to the home of tree climbing lions Ishasha and this will be the end of the day. Meals and Accommodation: Enjojo Lodge

Day5. Morning Game Drive Ishasha And Afternoon Boat Cruise | Kazinga Channel

Morning game drives in Ishasha start very early in the morning, its more rewarding was the grazers are waking up and the nocturnals going back to their dens. Ishasha sector is rich in Hyenas, Leopards, tree climbing lions, topis, Uganda Kobs, elephants both forest and savanna, lots of birds like bee eaters, vultures, eagles and having a chance to spot a ,mighty shoebill in the marshy areas of the park. In the due course you driver guide will advise you on what time you will have to drive catch up with the boat ride on the Kazinga Channel, this draws you closer to nile crocodiles, buffaloes and elephants playing in the channel , birds and more cool breathe. After this adventurous day drive back to your lodge via the Kyambura game reserve and have a relaxed evening. Meals and Accommodation: Elephant Hab Lodge

Day6. Morning Game drive and Transfer To Entebbe Airport Via The Equator

Wake up very early and go for a morning game drive in the Kasenyi grounds , search for more wildlife that you may have missed in Ishasha the previous day and after drive to Entebbe airport via the equator line. Have a wonderful stopover at the equator line in Kayabwe, a point where your will enjoy hot en-route lunch, buy crafts and take memorable photos. Be dropped at an agreed point either in Entebbe or Kampala. Meals- Half Board No Accommodation NOTE: THIS MORNING GAME DRIVE CAN ALSO BE EXCHANGED WITH A WALK IN KYAMBURA GORGE THE VALLEY OF APES FOR CHIMPANZEE LOVERS.

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