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3-day Uganda mountain gorilla trekking safari starts in Kampala and ends at Entebbe international airport in Uganda. It involves meeting eye to-eye with the magical mountain gorillas

Bwindi and Volcanoes Safari combined

Bwindi and Volcanoes Safari combined: These are primeval parks located in Uganda and Rwanda respectively offering the most fascinating wildlife experiences

Bwindi and Volcanoes Safari combined

Bwindi and Volcanoes Safari combined: Volcanoes National Park is one of Rwanda’s four national parks; it was designated a national park in 1925 and is the African continent’s oldest. It was created as a national park to protect mountain gorillas from poachers. Rwanda’s Volcano National Park is also known as “Parc National des Volcans” in French and “Pariki Y’igihugu Y’Ibirunga” in Kinyarwanda. This key national park is located in northwest Rwanda and borders Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. The company’s headquarters are in Kinigi, Ruhengeri District, Rwanda.

Bwindi and Volcanoes Safari combined

Rwanda Volcanoes National Park covers 160 square kilometers and is bordered by five of the eight Virunga Mountains volcanoes: Bisoke, Karisimbi, Muhabura, Gahinga, and Sabinyo. Mountain gorillas and golden monkeys are found in the national park. It is also home to 13 Virunga Reserve endemic species, 16 Rwenzori Mountains endemic species, and over 178 bird species. Forest elephants, buffalo, hyenas, black colobus monkeys, velvet monkeys, and other primates are among the other species. The late American primatologist and wildlife advocate Diane Fossey utilized Rwanda Volcanoes National Area as a research site in 1967, focusing her studies on mountain gorillas in the park. She began conducting scientific studies on the park’s mountain gorilla population in 1966. She was murdered and buried near the Karisoke Park Research Center in the cemetery. Visitors to the national park can hike through the park to observe Fossey’s burial and the research center.

The park provides a variety of activities such as gorilla trekking, golden monkey trekking, hiking in Mount Karisimbi and Mount Bisoke, seeing Dian Fossey’s burial, exploring Musanze Caves, and learning about Ibiwaku Village’s culture.

Accommodation at Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park: Bisate Lodge, Virunga Lodge, Sabinyo Silverback Lodge, Mountain Gorilla View, Le Bamboo Gorilla Lodge, and Kinigi Guest House are among the housing options available in Volcanoes National Park. . For all visitors to the national park, these lodging options provide budget, mid-range, and luxury accommodations. They also have free Wi-Fi, gourmet restaurants and dining rooms, well-stocked bars and lounges, free parking, spa treatments, gym rooms, and breathtaking views of Lakes Burera, Ruhondo, and Kivu.

Accessing Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park.

The Rwanda Volcanoes National Park is accessible by automobile from Gisenyi or Kigali. All tours to the park begin at Kigali International Airport. Then it’s a two-hour trip to Kinigi, the national park headquarters. Because of its proximity to Kigali, it is ideal for gorilla trekking and short excursions to Rwanda. If you wish to go to the mountain gorillas but have a limited budget, you can combine Volcanoes safari in Rwanda with Bwindi National Park in Uganda. Gorilla trekking permits in Volcanoes National Park can cost up to $1,500, but gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park, Uganda, costs around $600 per person.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Information: The 321-square-kilometer Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in Kanungu District in southern Uganda. It was designated as a national park in 1991 and is currently managed by the Uganda Wildlife Authority. The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, one of Uganda’s most biologically varied rainforests, includes the national park. Bwindi National Park has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. UNESCO classified Bwindi National Park as a World Heritage Site in 1994 because it is home to half of the world’s surviving mountain gorillas. The national park is extremely rich in biodiversity, with over 350 species of birds, 120 species of animals, approximately 220 species of insects, and over 1,000 kinds of plants, including 163 types of trees and 104 species of ferns. Activities in Uganda’s Bwindi National Park

Visitors to Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park can participate in a range of hiking activities, including guided nature walks, community walks, and bird watching, in addition to gorilla trekking. Seeing mountain gorillas is the highlight of the trip.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Accommodation; Bwindi National Park provides lodging at Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Safari Lodge near Rushaga, Gorilla Resort, Buhoma Community Rest Camp, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp, Buhoma Lodge, Nkuringo Gorilla Camp, Ruhija Gorilla Mist Camp, and Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge, with several benefits for those staying more than one night.

Accessing Bwindi National Park in Uganda from Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda to

Bwindi National Park is accessible by land from Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. It is accessible from Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park via the Kabale-Kisoro road, which takes about 3.5 hours by automobile. It is easy to get to Buhoma, where the park headquarters are located, from here.

An East African visa (USD 100 charge) is recommended if traveling from Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda are the top gorilla trekking destinations in Africa, with Bwindi catering to budget guests and Volcanoes National Park catering to luxury travelers. Regardless of the national park, you visit to see the mountain gorillas in Bwindi and Volcanoes Safari combined, you will have the most unforgettable and exciting gorilla trekking experience of your life.

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