Uganda to Rwanda: Gorilla Treks & Safari Drives

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-4882
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Kampala, Uganda
  • Ends Kigali, Rwanda
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Admire a family of mountain gorillas in their natural habitat.
  • Trek to see chimpanzees in Uganda.
  • Keep your eyes peeled for the plentiful elephant and hippo populations in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Starting in Kampala and ending in Kigali, the tour "Uganda To Rwanda: Gorilla Treks & Safari Drives" is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 8 days. You will be traveling through Kibale Forest National Park, Kigali and Kampala in Rwanda and Uganda. "Uganda To Rwanda: Gorilla Treks & Safari Drives" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

There’s a wealth of adventure to be had in both Uganda and Rwanda, especially now that tourists are beginning to rediscover this region. We keep this trip small and intimate to create a deep connection with this captivating land. Of course, there’ll be trekking to spot chimps and gorillas, and wildlife drives through Queen Elizabeth National Park to see elephants and hippos, but we’ll also visit the genocide museum for a closer look at the recent history of the region. Trust us: Uganda and Rwanda will stay in your memory for a very long time.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Kampala
  • Day 2: Kampala/Fort Portal
  • Day 3: Kibale National Park
  • Day 4: Kibale NP/Queen Elizabeth NP
  • Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 6: Queen Elizabeth NP/Bwindi Impenetrable NP
  • Day 7: Gorilla Trekking
  • Day 8: Bwindi/Kigali
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Standard hotel (1 nt), simple furnished tents/rooms (6 nts).
Meals
  • 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
    Note: Allow USD150-195 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private van, walking.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) /driver throughout, experienced gorilla trackers, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment: Nyamirambo Women's Centre, Local Lunch, Kigali
  • Guest farm stay near Kibale National Park
  • Chimpanzee trek
  • Bigodi community lunch
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park wildlife safari drives
  • Guided gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Visit to Kigali Genocide Museum
  • All national park fees and trekking permits
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Kampala and from Kigali are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Uganda to Rwanda: Gorilla Treks & Safari Drives tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Uganda to Rwanda: Gorilla Treks & Safari Drives tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 26 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 26 July 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Uganda to Rwanda: Gorilla Treks & Safari Drives tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Uganda to Rwanda: Gorilla Treks & Safari Drives tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : Classic All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
  • 3. Merchandising : Jane Goodall Collection A selection of wildlife-focused tours endorsed by world renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall. As a proud partner of the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada, G Adventures is thrilled to share that a portion of every adventure booked will help support their mission to protect wildlife and work with local communities to become their partners in conservation.
  • 4. Service Level : Standard Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 5. Physical Grading : 4 - Demanding Some high-altitude hikes or more strenuous activities, but accessible to most healthy travellers.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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