Gorilla and Chimpanzee Experience

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  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Kigali, Rwanda
  • Ends Kigali, Rwanda
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Start and end in Kigali, the tour Gorilla And Chimpanzee Experience is a guided explorer tour that takes 8 days. You will be traveling through Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kigali and Kibale Forest National Park in Rwanda and Uganda. Gorilla And Chimpanzee Experience is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

Experience Rwanda and Uganda on this short adventure that introduces you to some of the countries most fascinating primates. This tour includes trekking to see mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest where you will spend one hour observing these incredible giants in the wild. Continuing onto Kibale Forest, experience tracking chimpanzees as you take in the breathtaking Ugandan scenery. Finally, enjoy a river cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park spotting the wildlife that call it home.
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5 - Excellent
“Absolutely stunning country! So safe and the people all so warm and friendly! Very diverse - cities to rain forests. I recommend!”
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5 - Excellent
“Excellent tour. Paul from Arequipo was our national guide. Superb! Amazon hot as expected. Highland breathtaking (literally) as was expected. Had no trouble with altitude sickness. Machu Pichu was beautiful highlight of tour. Colca canyon was awesome.”
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“Wonderful tour leader Maria Romani”
  • Day 1: Arrive Kigali
  • Day 2: Kabale
  • Day 3: Kabale & The Gorilla Trek
  • Day 4: Kibale Forest
  • Day 5: Kibale Forest & Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 7: Kigali
  • Day 8: Depart Kigali
  • 4 night(s) in hotels, 2 night(s) in a rondavel, 1 night(s) in lodges
  • 7 Breakfast(s), 3 Lunch(es), 1 Dinner(s)
  • Overland Truck, Private Vehicle, 4WD, Foot
  • Visit to Belgian Peacekeepers Memorial
  • Visit Kigali Genocide Museum
  • Guided Gorilla Trek (including permit)
  • Guided Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Traditional Local Lunch
  • Kazinga Channel Boat Cruise
Staff & Experts
  • Trip Leader throughout the tour
  • Visas and travel insurance
  • Spending money ampndash budget for meals snacks drinks limited souvenirs laundry tips and any extras
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Gorilla and Chimpanzee Experience tour. You can cancel the tour up to 33 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 32 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 31 December 2020, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 31 December 2020, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 32 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Gorilla and Chimpanzee Experience tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Gorilla and Chimpanzee Experience 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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour will not have larger group sizes than maximum 10 to 12 people to protect against COVID-19. Local authorities’ requirements in this regard will furthermore be followed.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this trip. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and during transport.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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