This primate safari allows you to track the mountain gorillas in two locations: Parc National des Volcans in Rwanda and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. In addition to these prime activities the interaction with the ancient Batwa traditions in Mount Gahinga offers a full adventure.

Highlights Include:

  • Gorilla Tracking in Parc National des Volcans (Rwanda), Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (Uganda) and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (Uganda)
  • Golden Monkey Tracking in Parc National des Volcans or Mgahinga National Park (Uganda)
  • Dian Fossey’s Grave
  • Hike any of three Volcanoes
  • Batwa Heritage Experience
  • Batwa Dance Performance

Day 1
• Arrive in Kigali, Rwanda
• Travel to Virunga Lodge with your expert safari guide
• Intore Dance Performance
O/N: Virunga Lodge (L,D)

Day 2
• Gorilla Tracking in Parc National des Volcans
• Visit the Mwiko Primary School
O/N: Virunga Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 3 Options
• Gorilla Tracking in Parc National des Volcans
• Golden Monkey Tracking in Parc National des Volcans
• Visit Dian Fossey’s Grave
• Hike a Volcano
• Local village and lake walks
• Visit the Mwiko Primary School
O/N: Virunga Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 4
• Travel to Mount Gahinga
• Cross the Border into Uganda
• Batwa Dance Performance
O/N: Mount Gahinga Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 5 Options
• Batwa Heritage Experience
• Batwa Vocational Centre
• Complimentary Massage
• Golden Monkey Tracking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
• Gorilla Tracking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
O/N: Mount Gahinga Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 6
• Travel to Bwindi Lodge
• Self-Guided River Walk
O/N: Bwindi Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 7 Options
• Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
• Orphanage Dance Performance
O/N: Bwindi Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 8 
• Travel to Kigali
• Cross the border to Rwanda
• Visit the Genocide Memorial if there is time
Bwindi Lodge (B)

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Virunga Lodge – 3 Nights
The magnificent Virunga Lodge is perched high on a ridge and has stunning views of the Virunga Volcanoes and the twin lakes Bulera and Ruhonda. The premier luxury destination for tracking the endangered mountain gorillas.

 

Mount Gahinga Lodge – 2 Nights
Nestled in the foothills of the Virunga Volcanoes, Mount Gahinga Lodge is an exclusive lodge that has the impressive backdrop of three of the volcanoes themselves. Its rustic charm creates an absorbing atmosphere of tranquility and history.

 

Bwindi Lodge – 2 Nights
Overlooking the primeval Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Bwindi Lodge offers a truly unique jungle experience. Separated by nothing more than an idyllic stream, the gorillas themselves are frequent visitors to the finest lodge in Bwindi!

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View Dates and Prices: 2014 - 2015 - 2016


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2014

Scheduled Departure **

Package

High Season

Low Season

Per person sharing a twin room
$ 6,076
$ 5,469
Single room supplement
$ 657
$ 591
** Prices are based on a minimum of two people travelling on a private safari.Prices are quoted in US$. For £ sterling and Euro payments the dollar will be converted at the prevailing exchange rate at the time of payment.Prices are valid until 31 December 2014.

2014

Private Departure **

Package

High Season

Low Season

Per person sharing a twin room
$ 7,355
$ 5,884
Single room supplement
$ 657
$ 526
Based on 3 people travelling
$ 6,751
$ 5,401
Based on 4 people travelling
$ 6,450
$ 5,160
Based on 5 people travelling
$ 6,269
$ 5,015
** Prices are based on a minimum of two people travelling on a private safari.Prices are quoted in US$. For £ sterling and Euro payments the dollar will be converted at the prevailing exchange rate at the time of payment.Prices are valid until 31 December 2014.

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2015

Scheduled Departure **

Package

High Season

Low Season

Per person sharing a twin room
$ 6,076
$ 5,469
Single room supplement
$ 657
$ 591
** Prices are based on a minimum of two people travelling on a private safari.Prices are quoted in US$. For £ sterling and Euro payments the dollar will be converted at the prevailing exchange rate at the time of payment.Prices are valid until 31 December 2015.

2015

Private Departure **

Package

High Season

Low Season

Per person sharing a twin room
$ 7,355
$ 5,884
Single room supplement
$ 657
$ 526
Based on 3 people travelling
$ 6,751
$ 5,401
Based on 4 people travelling
$ 6,450
$ 5,160
Based on 5 people travelling
$ 6,269
$ 5,015
** Prices are based on a minimum of two people travelling on a private safari.Prices are quoted in US$. For £ sterling and Euro payments the dollar will be converted at the prevailing exchange rate at the time of payment.Prices are valid until 31 December 2015.

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