• Reference code: SOAU-RN001

  • Days: 7

  • Max pax: 12

  • Availability: Nov 20 – Oct 21

  • Languages: English

  • Freesell: 30 Days

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A paradise for primates, trek through the verdant forests of Rwanda and Uganda to see gorillas and chimpanzees. Take a tour of Kigali’s museums and memorials.

  • Endangered gorillas
  • Volcanoes National Park
  • Genocide Memorial Museum
  • Kigali City tour

Day 1
Arrival at Kigali International Airport, guests will be met and assisted by a Sense of Africa Uganda representative and will be transferred to Kigali Serena for check-in.
Overnight at Kigali Serena Hotel – Breakfast.

Day 2
Today guests will enjoy a morning city tour of Kigali. The history of Rwanda dates back centuries, and Kigali has been a part of it for a hundred years. The city has seen major economic development resulting in what it is today; a vibrant African city of 1 million with wide boulevards, an international airport, world-class hotels and restaurants, crafts and curio shops, as well as a lively, cosmopolitan population.

Guests will visit the Kandt Museum, tour old Kigali and explore the craft centres. They will also be taken around the genocide memorial site, and new developments around the city.
Guests will then take a 3 hour road transfer to Tiloreza Volcanoes Ecolodge.
Overnight at Tiloreza Volcanoes Ecolodge – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.

Day 3
After an early morning breakfast, guests will be collected by their guide and transferred to the park headquarters for a briefing of their gorilla tracking experience and allocation of the trekking porters. Guests will the start their gorilla trekking adventure at the foothills of the Virunga mountains with stirring views in all directions.Upon sighting the gorillas, guests will stay with them for an hour as they go about their daily life of feeding, playing, resting and raising their young. Coming face-to-face with a giant silverback gorilla must truly be one of the greatest wildlife adventures! Late afternoon, guests will go for a walk in a local community to see the lifestyle of the Rwandan people.
Overnight at Tiloreza Volcanoes Ecolodge– Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.

Day 4
After an early breakfast, guests will be collected by their driver guide and board a immigration clearance. Clocks need to be adjusted to an hour ahead when guests cross over to Uganda. From here they be transferred to Kisoro airstrip for their schedule flight to Kasese. On arrival, the lodge driver-guide will be waiting to transfer them to Primate Lodge Kibale. The rest of the day can be spent at leisure.
Overnight at Primate Lodge Kibale– Lunch, dinner, and breakfast

Day 5
Today guests will go chimp tracking in Kibale Forest National Park. After our briefing, we embark on the chimp tracking which takes about 2-3 hours depending on where the chimps are. On the trek you can see other primates such as the grey-cheeked mangabeys along with red tailed and blue monkeys. Your expert guide will share the secrets of the forest’s flora and fauna.In the afternoon, enjoy the Bigodi cultural walk.
Overnight at Primate Lodge Kibale– Lunch, dinner, and breakfast

Day 6
You will be collected by your driver guide at 08:00 after breakfast and you will depart for Entebbe with a stop at the Equator for lunch. On arrival at Entebbe you will be transferred to Karibu Guest House.
Overnight at Karibu Guest House – Breakfast.

Day 7
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport on time for your


Accommodation: As specified
Meals: 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Activities: As specified
Transfers: Arrival and departure transfers
Guide: Qualified English speaking driver-guide
Tax: All taxes on the services quoted above
City tour and Genocide Memorial Museum
Extra lunch in Kigali as per the itinerary
Gorilla permits (quoted separately)


All international / domestic flights and taxes
Travel and personal accident insurance
Personal expenses
Excursions / activities not specified

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