There are no better places to trek in search of gorillas than Uganda and Rwanda.
This holiday includes stays in the best areas in both countries to see these primates in their natural environment. Our holidays are led by expert guides who know and love these magnificent animals and will share their exceptional insights with you.
Gorilla Trekking in Uganda and Rwanda
- Trek through Bwinde National Park to get up close with magnificent Gorillas
- Visit Volcanoes National Park
- Explore Kigali, Rwanda’s modern capital
Kibali National Park 3 nights | Bwindi National Park 2 nights | Volcanoes National Park 3 nights | Kigali 2 nights
Days 1 and 2: London to Nairobi to Entebbe to Kasese (Uganda)
Fly overnight from London to Entebbe via Nairobi. Then catch your short flight from Entebbe to Kasese airstrip.
Days 2 to 4: Kibale National Park (Uganda) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Well known for its chimpanzee trekking this is a great place to start your trip. You will also most likely see other primates on your treks as well, as Kibale is home to thirteen primate species and one of the best places in Africa for primate tracking.
Day 5: Kibale National Park to Bwindi National Park (Uganda)
Transfer from Kibale to Bwindi National Park.
Days 5 and 6: Bwindi National Park | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Your next two days are spent in Bwindi National Park in the south west of Uganda. The dense foliage of these mist-shrouded slopes provides a safe haven for an estimated three hundred gorillas, half of the total number still alive in the world.
Day 7: Bwindi National Park to Volcanoes National Park (Rwanda)
Transfer to Rwanda and the Volcanoes National Park.
Days 7 to 9: Volcanoes National Park | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda borders Bwindi National Park in Uganda. So for three more days you will have more chances to observe huge gorillas that can grow to three times the size of a man.
Day 10: Volcanoes National Park to Kigali
Transfer by road to Kigali.
Days 10 and 11: Kigali | Meals: Breakfast
Your final two nights are spent in Kigali, Rwanda’s modern capital. It is a friendly city with much to explore including museums and the moving Kigali Genocide Memorial.
Day 12: Kigali to Nairobi to London
Today you fly back to London via Nairobi.
Day 13: London
Arrive back in London.
All of our holidays are individually tailored to suit your needs and timescale. As a guide, this 13 day suggested holiday will cost from £2,995 per person including international flights from UK, based on two sharing.