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5 Days RWANDA – UGANDA Golden monkeys and mountain gorillas safaris - 5 Days

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5 Days RWANDA – UGANDA Golden monkeys and mountain gorillas safaris

This 5 days golden monkeys and mountain gorillas safari takes you in a transboundary trip starting from Rwanda to Uganda.
In this package, you will visit a group of unique apes which is undeniably one of the most thrilling and most sought-after adventures that you should include in your next safari holiday. Spending few hours on a face to face encounter with these dramatic creatures is such a magical experience that comes once in a lifetime! Visitor encounters with these Great Apes entirely involves exploring their general behavior and lifestyles (feeding, mating, nesting, body gestures and others) while they are in their natural habitat. This is among the rarest experience for one visiting Africa

Day 1
Arrival in Kigali – Rwanda

Airport pickup followed by a tour of Kigali city and the surrounding areas. Right after, transfer to Ruhengeri. Overnight and Dinner – Five volcanoes Boutique Hotel.

Day 2
Golden Monkey in Volcano National Park

After an early breakfast proceed to Volcano National park for Golden monkey, the time to spend in the jungle is not specific, it can be as short as 30’ to several hours depending on the speed movement for monkeys. Later in the afternoon proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Dinner and overnight at the Marafiki safari Lodge.

Day 3
Uganda Gorilla tracking

After breakfast, tracking the gorillas through the unique vegetation, this can take several hours of challenging walking in wet and muddy conditions. To see gorilla at the end of it, certainly makes the trekking worthwhile. Meals and overnight at your lodge.

Day 4
Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo national Park via the second largest city in Uganda “Mbarara City” having scenic views of the Kabale hills. Mburo the smallest park in Uganda, however one of the interesting parks with zebras, buffalos, giraffes, hippos, impalas, etc. and a great park for bird watchers. Meals and overnight at Arcadia Cottages, Lake Mburo Lodge.

Day 5
Drive to Kampala or Kigali for drop off

After morning breakfast, transfer back to Kigali or Entebbe international airport for drop-off.


  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Gorilla Tracking Permit
  • Meals (Lunch – Dinner rand breakfast)
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission in the parks


  • Rwanda and Uganda Visa
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, etc.)
  • Tips


Is Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park safe for visits?

This a question asked by those wanting to visit the park for Gorilla Trekking and here you will find our no-spin answers based on current conditions in the Park and the surrounding area, latest Uganda Wildlife Authority updates along with Security conditions from the Uganda Police and Military. This goes along with our clients recent on the ground experiences plus our firsthand insights that are based on over 5 years of safe and secure Gorilla Safaris that are taking place in Bwindi Forest National Park in Uganda. No matter what you may read online, in newspapers, travel brochures or hear from some travel agent in London, New York or Sydney and they will not tell you Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is home to half of the remaining Mountain Gorillas in the World. In the park and beyond, you find safe and secure lodges to fit various price ranges, but all have 24/7 Lodge Security, supplemented by elite rapid response Military Teams, Police, plus Tourism Police. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a natural Fort Knox where both Gorillas and Visitors are safe and secure. Preventive Measures are taken at every level whether you are Birder, HIker or Gorilla Trekker or Biker. Whether you are inside the Park, or on a Cultural Village Walk or the Batwa Experience your personal Safety and Security is of concern to everyone.

8. Do I need special medication to travel to East Africa

The only mandatory preventative measure is a yellow fever vaccination. This needs to be done no earlier than six months and no later than ten days before your arrival in the region.

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