Primates and mammals at their very best!
A wonderful taste of Africa - Gorillas and Big Game in Style
Our Rwanda, Uganda & Tanzania Gorillas, Primates, & Game itinerary offers a truly inspirational and transformative holiday experience, packed with unforgettable moments; some of Africa’s most exquisite scenery; abundant wildlife and warm, welcoming people. Spend time with the Mountain gorillas and learn about their conservation efforts, visit a Genocide Memorial site, have opportunity to partake in a Gorilla Habituation programme, and track Uganda's golden monkeys. You then fly to Tanzania's Serengeti National Park where you go in search of the great wildebeest migration and potential river crossings, and enjoy a fly camping experience... walking adventure, dinner and drinks under the stars, and sleeping out in domed tents.
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Day 1: Departure
Fly from London Heathrow (or selected other UK airports) on an indirect overnight flight to Kigali, the Rwandese capital.
Day 2: Kigali, Rwanda - Mgahinga Gorilla NP, Uganda
On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre which contains a permanent historically factual and extremely moving exhibition of the Rwandan genocide.
Finally, you check into Mt. Gahinga Lodge where you will stay for 1-Night in 1x Double Stone Banda on a Full-Board Basis.
Day 3: Mgahinga Gorilla NP - Nkuringo, Bwindi Impenetrable NP
This morning, you set off into the forest to track the golden monkeys. Here, it is hoped to spend an hour with the cheeky primates.
This afternoon, you are transferred to the scenic Nkuringo section of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and onto the wonderful Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge where you will stay for 2-Nights in 1x Double Private Garden Cottage Room on a Full-Board Basis.
Day 4: Gorilla habituation!
Today, you depart for your once in a lifetime Gorilla Habituation Experience. Once you reach the gorillas, enjoy 4hrs in the presence of this gorilla family group standing 6 meters away. After tracking, you will return to the lodge. This activity can take unto 10hrs of trekking, and it is important to note that this group of Gorillas is in the Habituation stage, and still wild.
Day 5: Nkuringo, Bwindi Impenetrable NP - Lake Mutanda
Today, you are transferred the short distance to Lake Mutanda (an approx. 1hr drive) where you check into Chameleon Hill Lodge where you will stay for 1-Night in 1x Double Chalet on a Full-Board Basis.
Day 6: Lake Mutanda - Kigali
Day 7: Kigali - Lamai Wedge, Northern Serengeti NP
On arrival, you are met and transferred to Serian’s Serengeti Mobile Lamai enjoying a private game drive en-route where you will stay for 4-Nights in 1x Double Tent on a Full-Board Basis.
Day 8 - 10: Game drives and walking safaris!
Over the next number of days, you have the opportunity to enjoy game drives, walking safaris, bush picnics, and sundowners in your very own Exclusive use of a 4WD safari vehicle & dedicated guide and spotter.
Day 11: Lamai Wedge, Northern Serengeti NP - Kilimanjaro Airport
This morning, after a final morning private game driving you return back to the camp and enjoy an early lunch before being transferred back to the Lamai Airstrip, enjoying a private game drive en-route, in time to catch your light aircraft flight to Kilimanjaro Airport.
On arrival, you move through the transfers section of the airport in time to catch your indirect overnight international flight back to London Heathrow (or selected other UK airports).
Day 12: Arrival
Arrive back into London Heathrow (or selected other UK airports) by late-morning.
Duration: 11 Nights
Location: Uganda, Africa
Price per person sharing in double or twin room accommodation includes international return flights (economy class) from London Heathrow (or selected other UK airports), intra-Africa flight from Kigali to Lamai Airstrip (via Mwanza), domestic/Internal flight from Lamai Airstrip to Kilimanjaro Airport, all transfers and transportation, services of private professional experienced English-speaking driver/guide, all excursions and activities (including 1x Uganda gorilla habituation experience per person, 1x Uganda golden monkey permit per person), national park permits/fees, all accommodation, all meals, bottled mineral water in vehicle.
£635: Single room supplement
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