6-Day Mountain Climbing, Gorillas and Chimpanzees Safari


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This tour will let you do Sabinyo volcano hike, go for the most sought after mammal (The Mountain Gorillas) chimpanzees and big game safari in Queen Elizabeth National park. This tour starts and ends in Kigali. You will be assured of seeing other big game such Lions, elephants, African cape Buffalo among others.


  • Specialized bilingual guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance fees
  • Box lunch water, banana apple and chocolate
  • Gorilla Permit
  • Chimpanze Permit
  • Mountain Hiking/Climbing Fees
  • Departure Taxes
  • International Flights
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Alcoholic Beverages

Tour Plan

Day 01 Pick up from Kigali and transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

This day starts with your driver guide picking you up from Kigali international airport and embarking on an exciting road drive to the extreme south western Uganda. A stopover for lunch will be made en route. The dense rainforests of Bwindi and Mgahinga, famous for their gorilla population, are one of the most fertile and rich in the world, being homes to a variety of primates, animals, insects and exotic birds. On arrival, check in at the lodge for relaxation, Dinner and overnight.

Overnight: Travellers Rest Hotel

Day 02 Sabinyo Volcano trekking/hiking and transfer to Bwindi

After breakfast at 8:00am the hiking adventure begins. Your tour guide will transfer you to the starting point. You will need to have hiking gears and also a good level of fitness. The mountain Sabinyo adventure is one of the most memorable activities in Mgahinga. The top of this Volcano has a spectacular crater lake. It is simply a 6 – hours hike including the 2 hours descending down to the starting point. Have lunch and continue with the journey to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.

Overnight: Gorilla Mist camp

Day 03 Gorilla trekking and transfer to Ishasha sector

After breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters for briefing by park ranger guides, depart with picnic lunch boxes to start Gorilla trekking – the activity can last up to 4 hours trek or more to find the Mountain Gorillas as you hike up and down the slopes with dense mist covered vegetation. Hence you will have packed lunch for this activity. This active quest will eventually bring you to the face of one of the most sought after creatures-the mountain Gorillas. Upon reaching them, you will have a full hour with them while observing and learning their behavior as you take photos. You will later transfer the Ishasha sector in the Southern part of Queen Elizabeth national park, arriving in the evening. You may do an evening game drive in the Ishasha sector if time allows.

Overnight: Topi Lodge Ishasha

Day 04 Morning game drive in Ishasha and afternoon boat cruise at Kazinga channel

After having an early morning breakfast at the lodge, your driver will drive you to the Ishasha sector. You will embark on the game drive that will give you a chance to see tree climbing lions. You will be amazed to see them resting on the branches of fig trees during afternoon hours. In the afternoon hours you will drive to Mweya for a launch cruise along Kazinga channel. You will appreciate the high scores of Elephants, Hippos, Buffalos and crocodiles. A number of bird species will also be seen along including the Great Pelicans.

Overnight: Pumba Safari Cottages

Day 05 Chimpanzee trekking in Kalinzu and transfer to Kabale

Have an early morning breakfast and head to Kalinzu Forest for Chimpanzee tracking to meet man’s closet cousins in the wild. You will be amazed to see these primates as they play, swing on tree branches, fight for food etc. Kalinzu central forest’s jungle life is a breathtaking one especially for botanists, bird lovers and primate lovers! On this expedition, a list of potential forest edge animals can be encountered such as Vervet Monkeys, black and white Colobus monkeys and butterflies. You will transfer to Kabale for an overnight and dinner.

Overnight: Cephas’s Inn-Kabale Town

Day 06 Transfer back to Kigali with a stopover at Genocide Memorial Museum

After having breakfast or lunch depending on your scheduled flight times, jump a border crossing journey to Rwanda and later transfer to Kigali international airport to readily catch your flight back home as you say farewell to the African wilderness. You may possibly visit the Genocide memorial Museum in Kigali.

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