7 Day Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari
Mburo-Bwindi-QueenE & Kibale NP

Plan to take an 7 Day Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari if you can reserve a full week off your African business travel scheduled just for vaccation.

Opt for this Uganda tour package if wish to enjoy Mountain gorilla tracking both Uganda and the neighboring Rwanda.

The 7 day Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari will take you from a Kampala City tour to Bwindi Mountain Gorilla Park, then to Ruhengiri park in Rwanda for more gorilla tracking, and thereafter to Lake Mburo National Park Uganda for game viewing.

You will return to your Kampala Hotel on the 7th day.

In this part of the Uganda Safaris Guide we give information to help you make a detailed itinerary for your 7 day Uganda Rwanda Gorilla tracking Safari.

You may also use this information to asses the tour package offered by your Uganda tour operator to ensure that an interesting attraction has not been left out!

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You will need a gorilla permit before taking this route and therefore ensure that your Uganda tour operator has securedyou one as you might not be admitted for the gorilla tracking activity.

Day 1 -Take a Kampala City Tour

On day one of your 7 day Uganda Rwanda gorilla Safari, arrive at Entebbe international airport and transfer to your favorite Kampala Hotel.

Embark on the Kampala city tour and visit some interesting attractions including the Namugongo matyres shrine, Bahai temple, Uganda Museum, Makerere University, Kasubi tombs, Iteso cultural dance near Kasubi, Namirembe and Rubaga cathedral, Kabaka's lake, shopping centers and more... You will have dinner and over night stay at your Kampala Hotel.


You will have to book this Uganda accommodation for 1 night.

Day 2 - Drive from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla Forest

On day two of your 7 day Uganda Rwanda gorilla Safari, drive early morning towards the west from Kampala and have a stopover at the equator for photographs.

Proceed to Bwindi via Maramagambo and Ishasha sector following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain range for much of the journey.

As you drive along the road via Ishasha sector, you will be able to see animals such as the waterbucks, elephants, antelopes, buffalo and kobs along the road.

Relax around the camp.

Dine and spend the night at your best Safari lodge near Bwind Impenetrable National Park.


You will have to book this Uganda accommodation for 2 nights.

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

The third day of your 7 day Uganda Rwanda gorilla Safari is for mountain gorilla tracking in Uganda.

Make an early morning entry into the gorilla sanctuary, register with the game rangers and you're good to go for gorilla Tracking.

The rainforest is spectacular as it offers a dramatic, heavily forested and dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails.

The thrill of spending time with and observing these gentle giant gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure that you will leave to remember.

The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with each other.


Gorilla tracking can be strenuous, and you will need to carry packed lunch, drinking water, wear comfortable boots or jungle shoes suitable for steep muddy slopes, put on ear plugs if you feel uncomfortable with jungle sounds and also take a rain jacket.

You will then have your dinner and spend the night at your Bwind lodging tent for the second time.

Day 4- Cross Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda to Rwanda

On the fourth day of your 7 day Uganda Rwanda gorilla Safari after break fast, drive to Kisoro and cross the Rwandan Border to Ruhengeri.

You will have your dinner and over night stay at the mountain Gorilla Nest or Kinigi guest House.

Day 5- Go Gorilla Tracking in Parc National des Volcanoes (PNV)

On day five of your 7 day Uganda Rwanda gorilla Safari, get up early and have breakfast so that you can be on time for the briefing by the guide at Ruhengeri Park headquarters in Parc de volcanoes.

The Mountain Gorilla tracking begins at 9:00am.

The time spent trekking depends on the movement of these wonderful giants.

After the trek drive back to Uganda.

You will have your dinner and overnight at Kabale White Horse inn.

Day 6- Take a game viewing tour at Lake Mburo National Park

On day six of your 7 day Uganda Rwanda gorilla Safari, after an early breakfast, you will drive to Lake Mburo National Park and enter the Park through the Nshara Gate.

Take an afternoon game drive along the lakeshore track.

The "Kigambara Loop" will also give you a great opportunity to take a guided lakeside walk. Here you will find herds of zebra, cape buffalo and eland, and the Pribi and topi are easy to approach.

Along with the a game drive, you may also enjoy a boat trip on Lake Mburo and self-guided nature trails.

If you're a bird enthusiat, you will also enjoy more than 250 species of birds found at Lake Mburo including Papyrus Gonoleks, Brown-faced Lapwings, Carruther's Cisticolas,the extraordinary White winged Warbler and the Bare-Faced Go-away bird.

After the day's activities in the park drive to Masaka for your dinner and over night lodging.

Day 7- Return to Kampala and End your Gorilla Tour

Its day seven of your 7 day Uganda Rwanda gorilla Safari, after your early breakfast, head to Kampala and arrive early enough for your lunch.

As you drive back to Kampala, you can stop at the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers. Here you will be able to watch the ceremonial drums being crafted using methods passed down through Buganda generations.

End your 7 Day Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safari.


If you have an early morning flight, then book into your favorite Entebbe Hotel to avoid missing your flight.

However, if you have an evening flight the next day, then you can book into a kampala hotel for one night and take an airport shuttle to Entebbe Airport the following day.

So, How much does a 7 Day Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari cost?

If you feel a 7 Day Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari is the perfect tour package for you. Then find out how much this escapade will cost you...!

Since the cost for your gorilla tour package will vary greatly depending on the kind of accommodation you will choose, send us your preferences and we shall give you an estimate of how much this Uganda tour package could cost you.

Our cost estimates will cover the following aspects of your tour.

  • Cost of overlland transportation and Fuel
  • Cost of the Gorilla permit
  • Cost of a Full time safari guide and his associated expenses
  • Park entrance fees
  • Game drive fees
  • Nature walk fees
  • Accommodation and meals

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