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DRGNG - Rwanda & Uganda Gorilla Discovery

Your guide puts up his hand and motions for you to crouch down and a silverback gorilla settles down to eat nearby. The experience is just one breathtaking moment of an unforgettable nine-day expedition to the forests of Rwanda and Uganda to track gorillas, golden monkeys, and other wildlife. As you witness primates in their element, tap into your own wild side.

Inclusions

National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Nyamirambo Women's Centre, Community Walk, Kigali National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Mountain Gorilla Conservation Experience, Volcanoes National Park National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Gorilla Lecture, Volcanoes National Park G Adventures for Good: Nyamirambo Women's Centre, Local Lunch, Kigali G Adventures for Good: AidChild Equation Cafe & Gallery, Kayabwe
Arrival transfer
All national park entrance fees
Genocide memorial entrance
Guided mountain gorilla trek with permits
Golden monkey trek with permits
Guided chimpanzee trek with permits
Local village walk
Safari drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Wildlife boat cruise in Kazinga Channel
Visit to the Equator
Drum workshop
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
9
Price From
AUD $6,255
Start Location
Kigali, Rwanda
End Location
Entebbe, Rwanda
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
Discovery, Small Group
Physical Rating
Moderate to Challenging
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
25 Aug 201802 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
27 Aug 201804 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
01 Sep 201809 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
08 Sep 201816 Sep 20182AUD $7,359
15 Sep 201823 Sep 20182AUD $7,359
22 Sep 201830 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
29 Sep 201807 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
13 Oct 201821 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
27 Oct 201804 Nov 20182AUD $7,359
10 Nov 201818 Nov 20182AUD $6,255
01 Dec 201809 Dec 20183AUD $8,069
15 Dec 201823 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
22 Dec 201830 Dec 20181AUD $8,069
29 Dec 201806 Jan 20191AUD $8,069
05 Jan 201913 Jan 20191AUD $7,719
07 Jan 201915 Jan 20194AUD $7,719
12 Jan 201920 Jan 20191AUD $7,719
14 Jan 201922 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
19 Jan 201927 Jan 20193AUD $7,719
26 Jan 201903 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
02 Feb 201910 Feb 20194AUD $7,359
09 Feb 201917 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
16 Feb 201924 Feb 20191AUD $7,359
23 Feb 201903 Mar 20192AUD $7,359
02 Mar 201910 Mar 20192AUD $7,359
06 Apr 201914 Apr 20196AUD $7,359
20 Apr 201928 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
27 Apr 201905 May 20196AUD $7,359
11 May 201919 May 20196AUD $7,359
18 May 201926 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
25 May 201902 Jun 20196AUD $7,359
01 Jun 201909 Jun 20196AUD $8,069
08 Jun 201916 Jun 20191AUD $8,069
15 Jun 201923 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
22 Jun 201930 Jun 20192AUD $8,069
29 Jun 201907 Jul 20196AUD $8,069
06 Jul 201914 Jul 20192AUD $8,069
08 Jul 201916 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
13 Jul 201921 Jul 20195AUD $8,069
20 Jul 201928 Jul 20196AUD $8,069
22 Jul 201930 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
27 Jul 201904 Aug 20196AUD $8,069
29 Jul 201906 Aug 20196AUD $8,069
03 Aug 201911 Aug 20196AUD $8,069
10 Aug 201918 Aug 20196AUD $8,069
12 Aug 201920 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
17 Aug 201925 Aug 20196AUD $8,069
24 Aug 201901 Sep 20196AUD $8,069
26 Aug 201903 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
02 Sep 201910 Sep 20196AUD $7,359
07 Sep 201915 Sep 20191AUD $7,359
14 Sep 201922 Sep 20196AUD $7,359
21 Sep 201929 Sep 20196AUD $7,359
28 Sep 201906 Oct 20195AUD $7,359
05 Oct 201913 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
12 Oct 201920 Oct 20196AUD $7,359
19 Oct 201927 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
26 Oct 201903 Nov 20196AUD $7,359
09 Nov 201917 Nov 20196AUD $7,359
16 Nov 201924 Nov 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
30 Nov 201908 Dec 20196AUD $7,359
07 Dec 201915 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
14 Dec 201922 Dec 20196AUD $8,069
21 Dec 201929 Dec 20196AUD $8,069
23 Dec 201931 Dec 20196AUD $8,069
28 Dec 201905 Jan 20206AUD $8,069
04 Jan 202012 Jan 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
06 Jan 202014 Jan 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
11 Jan 202019 Jan 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
18 Jan 202026 Jan 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
25 Jan 202002 Feb 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
01 Feb 202009 Feb 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
08 Feb 202016 Feb 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
15 Feb 202023 Feb 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
22 Feb 202001 Mar 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
29 Feb 202008 Mar 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
14 Mar 202022 Mar 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
04 Apr 202012 Apr 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
09 May 202017 May 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
06 Jun 202014 Jun 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
13 Jun 202021 Jun 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
20 Jun 202028 Jun 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
27 Jun 202005 Jul 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
29 Jun 202007 Jul 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
04 Jul 202012 Jul 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
06 Jul 202014 Jul 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
11 Jul 202019 Jul 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
13 Jul 202021 Jul 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
18 Jul 202026 Jul 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
20 Jul 202028 Jul 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
25 Jul 202002 Aug 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
27 Jul 202004 Aug 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
01 Aug 202009 Aug 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
03 Aug 202011 Aug 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
08 Aug 202016 Aug 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
10 Aug 202018 Aug 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
15 Aug 202023 Aug 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
22 Aug 202030 Aug 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
24 Aug 202001 Sep 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
05 Sep 202013 Sep 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
07 Sep 202015 Sep 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
12 Sep 202020 Sep 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
19 Sep 202027 Sep 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
21 Sep 202029 Sep 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
26 Sep 202004 Oct 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
03 Oct 202011 Oct 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
10 Oct 202018 Oct 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
17 Oct 202025 Oct 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
24 Oct 202001 Nov 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
31 Oct 202008 Nov 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
07 Nov 202015 Nov 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
21 Nov 202029 Nov 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
28 Nov 202006 Dec 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
05 Dec 202013 Dec 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
12 Dec 202020 Dec 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
19 Dec 202027 Dec 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
21 Dec 202029 Dec 2020Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
26 Dec 202003 Jan 2021Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
28 Dec 202005 Jan 2021Fully BookedAUD $6,255 
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Kigali
Arrive at any time and transfer to the hotel.
Day 2 - Kigali/Volcanoes National Park
Visit the Genocide Memorial and learn about the somber history of Rwanda. Later, embark on a community walk in the Nyamirambo Township and enjoy a local lunch at the G Adventures-supported Nyamirambo Women's Centre. Travel to northern Rwanda in the afternoon to the lodge, located just outside the national park. The lodge provides stunning volcano views.
Day 3 - Volcanoes National Park
Enjoy a trek into the national park with a ranger/guide to view a unique and endangered species the golden monkey. Watch these playful and lively creatures in their natural habitat. After, visit the Karisoke Research Center, which was founded by Dr. Dian Fossey in 1967. Meet with a resident researcher and enjoy a tour to learn about their ongoing work in the protection of mountain gorillas. In the evening, expand your understanding of gorillas through an in-depth lecture from one of the head wardens of Volcans National Park.
Day 4 - Volcanoes National Park
Depart early and transfer to the national park to meet the park ranger/guide for orientation. Embark on a gorilla trek, which can vary in length and difficulty, depending on the location of the gorilla family that's being visited. Spend an hour observing these beautiful and endangered creatures. After, return to the lodge for lunch then visit a local village to catch a glimpse of daily rural life.
Day 5 - Volcanoes National Park/Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast, cross into Uganda, arriving at the Queen Elizabeth National Park area in the late afternoon.
Day 6 - Queen Elizabeth National Park
Explore the lush Kalinzu Forest Reserve with a ranger on a trek in search of chimpanzees who call this protected area home. This afternoon drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a wildlife drive with possible sightings of buffalo, elephants, giant forest hogs, hyenas, leopards, lions, and warthogs.
Day 7 - Queen Elizabeth National Park
Embark on a morning wildlife safari drive for more wildlife viewing inside the park. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel to view birds, hippos, and, with a bit of luck, elephants or big cats.
Day 8 - Queen Elizabeth National Park/Entebbe
After breakfast, head to Entebbe with a stop at the Equator for lunch at the G Adventures supported AidChild Equation Cafe & Gallery, and a visit to a royal drum maker's workshop.
Day 9 - Entebbe
Depart at any time.