The 6 Days Gorillas, Monkeys & Bishoke Climb s for adventure lovers starts and ends in Kigali and we cross over to uganda for gorilla tracking either in Bwindi impenetrable forest or mgahinga national park this gives you a chance to experience 2 different cultures in Rwanda and Uganda , golden monkeys tracking, hiking Bisoke volcano
DETAILED GORILLA SAFARI AFRICA PLAN
Day 1:Arrival and transfer to Kinigi
Airport transfer with private vehicle and Gorillas, Monkeys & Bishoke Climb Safari guide. Transfer to Volcanoes National Park with private vehicle and driver. Your guide will take you on a tour of the new and vibrant capital city of Kigali. The new prosperity features a number of thriving markets and features the mountain terrain famous in Rwanda.
A sober contrast to its recent history. For survivors and others whose families were murdered in Rwanda´s genocide 1994, the Memorial sites and centres are places of dignified remembrance for loved ones lost. It is also a place of reflection and learning for the wider community, both in Rwanda and internationally.
Ranging in altitude from 2400km to 4,507 the Volcanoes National Park (French: Parc National des Volcans) is dominated by the setting of volcanoes after which it is named. Best known to the outside world as the place where for almost 20yrs the American primatologist Dian Fossey under took her pioneering studies of mountain gorilla behaviour.
Day hikes to see the gorilla families can be strenuous on tracks climbing through the forest, and time is very limited once contact is made with the gorilla families. It is a rare and memorable experience to visit with these giant cousins of man.
The Gorillas, Monkeys & Bishoke Climb Safari accommodation is ideally positioned for those who want to watch animals in their habitat, specifically the endangered Rwanda Mountain Gorillas that still roam these areas. Share in the cuisine of Rwanda, which is served with the hospitality for which we all return to African countries. Take walks, learn more about the gorillas, and absorb the gorgeous surrounding landscape. Dinner and overnight at La Palme Hotel or Volcanoes Gorilla Lodge or lebombou gorilla lodge
.Day 2:Hike mt Bisoke and visit Crater Lake on the top
Leave the hotel very early in the morning after breakfast at 0630 hours to meet with your Gorillas, Monkeys & Bishoke Climb Safari guide then drive to the park entrance where you will start your hike, hiking mountain Visoke/Bisoke takes 1-2hrs up and 1hr down depending on your fitness.
Back to your hotel for lunch after, drive back to Kigali dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3:Golden Monkeys tracking in Parc National des Volcans
In the morning after breakfast, you will set off to the forest to track the rare Golden monkeys. You will encounter other primate species as vervet monkeys, baboons, and a variety of bird species and butterflies. The Gorillas, Monkeys & Bishoke Climb Safari guide will be ready to answer your questions about fauna and flora.
Day 4: Transfer to Uganda / Dugout canoe ride on lake mutanda
A relaxed morning recovering while having breakfast , then visit the musanze market optional also is going for the musanze caves have lunch proceed to the border then head to kisoro for the canoe ride in mutanda , nature walk as well then head to the hotel for dinner and over night
Day 5:Gorilla trekking in uganda
Have breakfast and go to uwa park headquarters for briefing after that set off in the forest for Gorilla trekking. A thrilling trek through the refined foothills of the Virungas provides inspiring views in all directions. Then, suddenly, the trail enters the national park, engrossing trekkers in the strange closeness of the rainforest, alive with the calls of colorful birds and chattering of the rare golden monkey, and besieged with fresh spoor of the mountains’ elusive populations of buffalo and elephant.
Through gaps in the forest canopy, the marvelous peaks are sighted, easily easy to get to and among the uppermost in Africa, indicating an ascent.
Gorilla trekking is quite strenuous but a worthwhile on encounter of these gentle giants. The enthusiasm of your coming across with these apes will wipe away your intricacy of the strenuous trek. Spend time watching gorillas, watch the adults feeding their young ones, brushing and resting as the youngsters play from vines in a pleasurably playful display
Day 6:KIGALI – DEPARTURE
Drive to Kigali. Visit of town and its highlights. Transfer to the airport
End of the Gorillas, Monkeys & Bishoke Climb Safari