Gorillas & Rwenzoris (12 Days)
12 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Rwenzori Climbing with rwenzori Expeditions.
12 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Rwenzori Climbing with Local Experts from Rwenzori Expeditions starts from Kampala Uganda and ends in Entebbe Uganda! Explore the two world heritage sites in Uganda on 12 Days Rwenzori Trekking tour and gorilla watching in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park .
12 days Uganda Gorilla Safari can be tailored for the group adventures and private travelers that wish to explore Uganda on an extended Safari landcruiser for comfortable drive on the African Roads with a knowledgeable English speaking guide.
Rwenzori Expeditions is here to give you a holistic gate away as you travel and experience the beautiful nature, various bird species, gorillas and a friendly environment. Look no further, enjoy your adventure to Ruwenzori Mountains & Bwindi Forest National Park.
A combined visit to the gorillas & Ruwenzori is the best expedition rewarding Uganda safari tour that can be booked with Primate Safari Experiences a local safari company that offers ultimate & unique adventure trips to Ruwenzori Mountains National Park.
Don’t miss to enjoy the tree climbing lions experiences in Queen Elizabeth National Park while connecting to Rwenzori Mountains from Bwindi for a primate Watching. Our Team is ready to help you plan an ultimate Gorillas & Rwenzoris at an affordable price.
Rwenzori Mountaineering Route:
On the 12 Days Uganda Gorilla & Rwenzori Trekking you will climb Rwenzori Mountains via the Rwenzori Central Circuit that is the oldest Route, famous for Rwenzori climb that was also used by the Abruzzi on his expedition in 1906. Dont miss the chance to Step in the foots of the Abruzzi with Rwenzori Expeditions. Many Rwenzori Climbing operators are offering the trail and its cheaper than the kilembe trail ! Expect discounted price from the leading experts in Rwenzori Mountaineering!
Trip Summary 12 Days Uganda Safari
Day 1: Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Day 2: Gorilla trekking, cultural experience & Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 3: Game Drive and afternoon Boat Cruise
Day 4: Travel to Rwenzori Mountains National park
Day 5: Nyakalengia to Nyabitaba hut(2651m)
Day 6: Nyabitaba to John Matte(3505m)
Day 7 : John Matte to Bujuku Hut (3962m)
Day 8: Bujuku to Elena Hut(4541m)
Day 9: Elena to Margherita peak to Kitandara(4023m)
Day 10: Kitandara to Guy Yeoman Hut(3505m)
Day 11: Yeoman to Nyabitaba to Nyakalengija (2651m)
Day 12: Nyakalengija to Kampala/ Entebbe International airport
Destinations to Visit on 12 Days Rwenzori , Gorillas , Wildlife Tour
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the most popular national park in Uganda as its the best destination for gorilla watching since it hosts half of the world's Mountain Gorillas . Its divided into 4 sectors which are all open or gorilla trekking with similar experiences but the terrain differs and that is Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga and Nkuringo.
Rwenzori Expeditions always recommends the ruhija sector or Buhoma sector for the ease connection to Queen Elizabeth national park which is close to Buhoma Sector of Bwindi . Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the best destination to see the gorillas in Uganda and its not located within the Virunga Mountains which are shared between Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic republic of Congo. The Cost of the gorilla permit in Bwindi is 700 $$ and its managed by Uganda Wildlife authority. Apart from Mountain Gorilla watching , its recommended for other safari activities like Nature walks, bird watching and cultural tours., please note that if we fail to get the gorilla permit for bwindi impenetrable National Park we shall secure the one for Mgahinga National Park which is the second destination for gorilla trekking in Uganda.
Note : We also offer flying gorilla trekking tours to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from Entebbe International Airport, Kajjansi Airfield as the flights land at Kihihi Airstrip for the fastest access to the Buhoma or Ruhija tracking points and Kisoro Airstrip for Nkuringo or Rushaga tracking points. Just ask the reservation to help you plan the Bwindi Gorilla Trekking tour
Queen Elizabeth National Park covers an area of over 774 sq mi (2,000 km2) between Lake Edward and Lake George, around the Kazinga Channel connecting the two and its bordering with Virunga National Park Congo. Queen Elizabeth National Park was established in 1954. and it has had a couple of name changes during its existence, although it has returned to its original colonial name, having been called the Rwenzori National Park for some time till the visit by the Queen of England. its the perfect for the game drive to see the tree climbing lions , volcanic craters, grassy plains and tropical forest. its having the largest concentration of hippos in the world!
Rwenzori Mountains National park is the famous mountaineering destination in Uganda, its the 3 highest mountain in Africa after mount Kilimanjaro and mount Kenya . Unlike the summitting of the other two , Rwenzori Mountains summit is a bite challenging and it requires extra fitness. its a world heritage site.
Rwenzori Mountains National Park is located among the Rwenzori Mountains in south-western Uganda bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo. its the key objective of ever mountaineer to rwenzori to summit to Margarita Peak at Mount Stanley at 5,109m above sea level. Rwenzori Mountains are home to six of the ten highest peaks on the continent.
12 Days Rwenzori & Gorillas Notes, Advise and Tips
Note: For group safaris to Rwenzori & Gorillas , its recommended not to exceed 16 Paxs and if they are more than ,we shall divide them into slots and one leaves a day a head of the other group. Rwenzori Expeditions is known for its ability to handle group trips to Rwenzori , Gorillas & Wildlife Watching on various Uganda Safari options.
If you decide to be picked up from Kigali Rwanda , take a note that you will have border crossing via Katuna or Cyanika depending on the Safari design and the gorilla permit section.
Uganda Visa : Your advised to book and apply for the visa in Advance as the Uganda Visa rules changed that they are no longer granted on arrival at the Airport or border but must be applied in Advance and approved.
|Entebbe or Kigali International airport
|Please arrive by 7:00 AM for a prompt departure at 8:00 AM
|Approximately 6:00 PM
- Gorilla Trekking
- Wildlife Watching
- Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel
- Rwenzori Climbing