This tour starts from Rwanda and proceeds to Uganda for chimpanzee, golden monkey and gorilla trekking activities. Gorillas will be tracked from Bwindi, chimpanzees from the Kyambura gorge and golden monkeys from Mgahinga gorilla park. You will also have a chance to participate in game drive and boat cruise activities from queen elizabeth national park, its important to note tis trip will end from Kigali international airport Rwanda. 

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. Kigali City Tour and Transfer To Queen Elizabeth National Park

You will be picked from either airport or your hotel of choice and leave fro a city tour around Kigali city. Areas like the genocide memorial are visited as you read the history of over 250000 lives that were put to rest during the massacre. other areas like craft markets and food markets can also be visited before you transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. The journey usually takes 4-6 hours due to border checks. Meals and Accommodation: Elephant Hab Lodge

Day2. Morning Game Drive | Afternoon Boat Cruise

Wake up early morning and have a great time exploring the beautiful plains of Queen Elizabeth national park. Search for animals like elephants, leopards, buffaloes, lions, hippos, warthogs and more. Enjoy an afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. This is an amazing experience where you spot animals and different birds like the pelicans, kingfishers, fish eagles and more. After your great day relax at the lodge at your own leisure. Meals and Accommodation: Elephant Hab Lodge

Day3. Kyambura Gorge walk | Tree Climbing Lions | Bwindi Forest

leave early morning to the valley of apes Kyambura gorge. Search for the chimpanzees fro about 2-5 hours or even less and drive to Bwindi via Ishasha sector the home of tree climbing lions. The drive is so rewarding as you may encounter lots of wildlife and amazing landscapes. You will have packed or hot lunch depending on the flexibility, this will enable you have enough time in the Ishasha sector before leaving for Bwindi gorilla forest. Meals and Accommodation: Gorilla Mist Camp

Day4. Gorilla Trekking And Transfer To Kisoro

Wake up early morning and go for gorilla trekking that is commenced by a general briefing. You are later given your gorilla family led by a ranger guide, and required to have enough drinking water and packed lunch due to the unpredicted return time. This can be between 1-7 hours depending on where the gorillas are located. upon arrival, you are given 1 good viewing hour, after your good stay with gorillas, you will trek back to your starting point and this marking the end of the excursion. drive to Kisoro via the curvaceous ridges, have have stoves for landscape viewing as you drive to your next accommodation. Meals and Accommodation: Ichumbi Ikoro Hotel Kisoro

Day5. Golden Monkey Trekking | Transfer To Lake Bunyonyi

Wake up early morning and have yourself morning breakfast before driving to mount Sabyinyo for your golden monkey tracking. You will be led a ranger guide who will advise you in the dos and don'ts while trekking, carry enough drinking water and lunch, rain jacket, good hiking shoes as they are required in thick forests of Mgahinga gorilla park. Golden monkey trekking viewing is one hour and after that you leave these skittish creatures to enjoy their privacy. Drive to lake Bunyonyi the second deepest lake in Africa after Tanganyika where you will relax from the long treks. Meals and Accommodation: Birdnest Resort

Day6. Island Tour and Transfer To Kigali Airport

Explore lake Bunyonyi islands before driving off to Kigali. lake Bunyonyi has 29 islands with different interesting traditional stories like the punishment island and much more. The cruise takes 1-2 hours as you are enjoying the beautiful landscapes of this lava damed lake. leave for Kigali airport after your lake tour, this will cost you about 4 hours and this will mark the end of the trip.

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