Meet the Batwa pygmies, go mountain gorilla trekking twice, see where the youngest king on the planet lived, and visit crater lakes in Uganda. Explore a primeval forest so thick and lush that it’s called ‘Bwindi’ (impenetrable). Come join us on a mountain gorilla trekking expedition in Uganda, and let’s enjoy the splendour of the local wildlife and fauna together!

Day 1: Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Our driver guide will pick you up from the airport and transfer you on a 3-hour car journey via the Gatuna Border to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Proceed to Buhoma for your lunch, followed by a Batwa (Pygmies) community walk in the evening. Enjoy dinner and spend the night at your lodge.

Activity: 3-hour Bwindi Transfer

Accommodation: Mahogany Springs Lodge / Gorilla Forest Camp

Meal Plan: Full board: Dinner, Lunch, Bed & breakfast.

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Uganda

Wake up very early in the morning for your breakfast. Afterwards, you will proceed to the National Park headquarters to meet your guides for the day. After completing the necessary formalities at the park, we will embark on an unforgettable mountain gorilla tracking expedition. Once you spot them, you will be able to spend an hour watching your long-lost cousin in his natural habitat. Return to your hotel for lunch, dinner and overnight.

Activity: Gorilla trekking

Accommodation: Mahogany Springs Lodge / Gorilla Forest Camp

Meal Plan: Full board: Dinner, Lunch, Bed & breakfast.

Day 3: Bwindi – Kibale Forest

After your breakfast, you will transfer to Kibale Forest National Park, where you will be able to visit to the palace of the youngest king in the world the (Tooro Palace) for a cultural and historical break. Depending on the time, we leave Bwindi, and we can either enjoy the packed lunch we carried with us or a fresh one served in the town of Fort Portal. We then proceed to visiting the crater lakes, after which we head to your hotel for the night before yet another exciting activity of Chimpanzee tracking.

Activity: Kibale and culture visit

Accommodation: Crater Safari Lodge / Primates Lodge – Kibale / Ndali Lodge / Kyaninga Lodge

Meal Plan: Full board: Dinner, Lunch, Bed & breakfast.

Day 4: Chimp Trekking and Nature Walk

At 6:30 am, take your breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters for briefing by the park ranger. At 8:30am you will transfer to the starting point of the tracking trail. It usually takes a minimum of 3 hours to track the chimps in the forest. After the chimp trek, return to the lodge for a hot lunch, as you prepare to go for an evening nature walk in the Bigodi wetland. Expect to see some primates, including different monkey species, and a plethora of birds like the great blue turaco. Later, return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Duration: 3 hours

Activity: Chimps Treking and Nature walk

Accommodation: Crater Safari Lodge / Primates Lodge Kibale / Ndali Lodge / Kyaninga Lodge

Meal Plan: Fullboard: Dinner, Lunch, Bed & breakfast.

Day 5: Departure

Enjoy your breakfast and transfer to Kigali Airport in Rwanda through the spectacular and picturesque hills of Kigezi, dubbed ‘the Switzerland of Africa’. This is a 4 to 5-hour drive, depending on the time spent at the Katuna border post clearing customs and immigration.