This extensive program affords you the opportunity to make the most of your chimpanzee and mountain gorilla safari in Uganda and Rwanda. You visit all four Volcanoes lodges and are able to indulge in activities at each one that will promise to make your trip even more unforgettable. Highlights Include

  • Gorilla Tracking in Parc National des Volcans (Rwanda), Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (Uganda) and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park – five opportunities
  • Chimpanzee Tracking in Kyambura Gorge
  • Golden Monkey Tracking in Parc National des Volcans and Mgahinga National Park
  • Tree-Climbing Lions in Ishasha
  • Game Drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Boat Cruises on the Kazinga Channel
  • Climb any of three volcanoes
  • Wide range of forest and nature walks
  • Community Project visits run by the VSPT
  • Dian Fossey’s Grave in Parc National des Volcans

 

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
• Visit Community Projects
• 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
• Fly from Kisoro to Kihihi via scheduled flight
• 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 Options
• Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
• Visit Bwindi Community Hospital
• Visit Ride for a Woman
• Forest Walks in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
• Community walks in Buhoma
• Explore the Batwa Trail
O/N: Bwindi Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 9
• Travel to Kyambura Gorge
• Search for Tree-Climbing Lions in Ishasha
• Relax in the Pool
O/N: Kyambura Gorge Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 10
• Morning Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth
• Visit the Coffee Cooperative
• Explore the Kyambura Wetland
• Community Projects run by the VSPT
O/N: Kyambura Gorge Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 11
• Chimp Tracking in Kyambura Gorge
• Boat Cruise on the Kazinga Channel
O/N: Kyambura Gorge Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 12
• Fly back to Entebbe
Kyambura Gorge Lodge (B,L)

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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 – 3 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!

Kyambura Gorge Lodge – 3 Nights The eclectic contemporary Kyambura Gorge Lodge has been converted from an old coffee processing plant and has incredible views overlooking the Queen Elizabeth National Park, the mythical Mountains of the Moon in the far distance.

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View Dates and Prices: 2014 - 2015 - 2016


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2014

Scheduled Departure **

Package

High Season

Low Season

Scheduled Rate
$ 8,464
$ 8,464
Single Room Supplement
$ 879
$ 879
** 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

Private departure based on 2 people
$ 10,314
$ 9,282
Single Room Supplement
$ 879
$ 791
** 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

Scheduled Rate
$ 9,043
Single Room Supplement
$ 991
** 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

Private departure based on 2 people
$ 10,929
$ 9,836
Single Room Supplement
$ 991
$ 892
** 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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