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East Africa Gorilla Trekking Safari to Uganda & Rwanda

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Rwanda, Uganda

Places Visited

Kigali, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Virunga Mountains (Volcanoes National Park)

Suggested Duration

8 Days

Exquisite and evocative, East Africa's mountain gorilla troops always dance to their own beat. Each is different, and showcase contrasts in size, social structure, behavior, and emotion. On this luxury gorilla trekking safari, you will visit three distinctive troops in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park. With luxurious accommodation perched high above the canopy, this is an immersive 7-night itinerary full of gorilla subtleties and complexities.

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Trip Highlights

  • Visit three contrasting gorilla troops from three trekking trailheads in Uganda and Rwanda to intimately admire the differences in behavior and social structure
  • Explore Rwanda's Virunga Mountains and visit one of its ten habituated gorilla troops and choose between the troops that inhabit the upper slopes or those closer to the trailhead
  • Savor the exclusivity of gorilla trekking from the Nkuringo trailhead in Uganda's Bwindi National Park, where only eight daily visitors can set off into the forest
  • Compare behaviors as you visit a second gorilla troop in Uganda, this time in the Rushaga area of the park
  • Surround yourself with endangered golden monkeys in Volcanoes National Park
  • Spend time in a local Rwandan community and explore the scenic delights of the region, including Lake Kivu and the terraced hills of remote Uganda
  • Stay in the region's most luxurious lodges

Starting Price

$11,955 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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