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5 Days Bwindi Gorillas and Karisimbi Hike

Want to trek gorillas in Uganda and climax with a Nyiragongo hike after? This 5 Days Bwindi Gorillas and Karisimbi Hike expedition highlights a mountain gorilla tracking activity in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and a mountaineering experience on Mount Karisimbi.

5 Days Bwindi Gorillas and Karisimbi Hike

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

This day you transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is south-western Uganda – The home of Uganda gorillas. The drive is about 8 – 9 hours by road. You will stop at the equator for photography moments and have your lunch in Mbarara District. After lunch, you will proceed with your drive to Bwindi arriving late in the afternoon. Overnight at: Mahogany Springs Lodge for Luxury, Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge for moderate and Buhoma Community Rest Camp for budget.

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking

This day you bond with gorillas in the forests of Bwindi. The activity lasts for 2 – 8 hours inclusive of a 1 hour close encounter with these primates. You have to be at the park headquarters by 7:30am for briefing before making your final journey into the jungles to meet the gorillas. When you locate the gorillas, you will get to take photos and watch them play in their natural habitats. Overnight at: Mahogany Springs Lodge for Luxury, Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge for moderate and Buhoma Community Rest Camp for budget.

Day 3: Kigali City tour and transfer to Volcanoes National Park

This day you will have a brief Kigali City Tour, have your lunch at the majestic Hotel Rwanda and transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Musanze after. Overnight at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge for luxury, Le bambou Gorilla Lodge for moderate and Kinigi Guest House for budget.

Day 4: Climb Mount Karisimbi

On the fourth day of your safari, you climb Mount Karisimbi. You will take a total of six hours to climb this mountain via the Bisoke trail till the altitude of 3700m above sea level. You will camp mid way for an overnight and wait to climax your hike the following day..

Day 5: Climax your hike and descend after

Rise to an early morning breakfast and climax your hike to the summit. At the summit, the views are breathetaking and you will get clear sights of Mount Nyiragongo and Nyamulagira. You will then descend off the mountain, have late lunch in Kinigi and get transferred to Kigali after for drop off at your preferred accommodation facility or departure.

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