Uganda & Rwanda "King Of The Jungle"

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Trip Details

Trip Details

May 13-20 / 2024

8 Days, 7 Nights

13 Members

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9 Experiences

Unique Activities & Experiences

$11,950 USD

Per Person (based on double occupancy)

"King Of The Jungle"

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, beginning at Mount Gahinga Lodge in Uganda, where the mist-covered Virunga Mountains conceal the elusive silverback gorillas. Set against the lush backdrop, your journey involves trekking through dense forests, guided by experienced trackers, to witness these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. The encounter is a poignant experience, as you observe the gorillas’ social dynamics and the sheer beauty of their mountainous surroundings. Mount Gahinga Lodge, with its eco-friendly design and panoramic views, provides a comfortable haven, blending seamlessly with the untamed landscapes and preparing you for the next leg of your conservation odyssey.

Transitioning to the stunning landscapes of Rwanda, you arrive at Virunga Lodge, perched above twin lakes, where the focus remains on the iconic silverback gorillas of Volcanoes National Park. Embark on an immersive trek through lush surroundings and bamboo forests, guided by knowledgeable locals who provide insight into the powerful presence and intricate social interactions of these remarkable creatures. The eco-luxury of Virunga Lodge complements these majestic encounters, offering panoramic vistas of volcanic peaks and serene lakes.

This dual-country adventure not only reveals the richness of Africa’s biodiversity but also contributes to vital conservation efforts dedicated to protecting these endangered silverback gorillas and their delicate habitats.

What's Included

Experience a hassle-free journey where every aspect is seamlessly bundled for a carefree and comprehensive travel experience.

All Accommodations

We will to spend 2 nights at the Kigali Marriott Hotel, followed by a transfer to two luxurious 5-star lodges. We'll stay at Mount Gahinga Lodge in Uganda for 3 nights and conclude our adventure with a 2-night stay at Virunga Lodge in Rwanda.

Batwa Village Visit

Explore a Batwa village near the lodge in Uganda, immersing yourself in their rich cultural heritage and traditions, fostering a meaningful connection with the local community.

All Meals

All meals will be provided for you. The majority of our dining experiences will take place in the exquisite restaurants located within our lodges, and the remaining meals will be enjoyed at quality local restaurants.

Fun Group Atmosphere

Infused with laughter and camaraderie, our group atmosphere exudes a contagious sense of fun, making every moment a memorable and enjoyable experience.

All Transfers

All transfers will be provided, including to and from the airport on your arrival and departure. During the adventure, our entire group will be privately transferred in well-maintained and comfortable vehicles.

App Itinerary

Two weeks prior to the adventure, you will receive a link to download the full adventure itinerary, detailing everything you will need to know for the trip. Available for iOS and Android.

All Experiences

All trekking permits, park entry fees and professional guides are included in the package. We have partnered with the very best service providers in Uganda & Rwanda ensuring a private group experience for our Members on all treks.

Pre-Trip Video Chats

We will have 2 group Zoom calls with all Members on the adventure. The first call will be held shortly after the trip is sold out, and the second call will be one week prior to the trip start date, to review logistics and answer any final questions.

VIP Meet & Greet

Experience a streamlined and exclusive airport service, where a committed representative assists you with obtaining your Visa and expediting the customs process, elevating your travel experience with added convenience and luxury.

Safety

Your safety is our primary concern. We understand the concern with traveling to these remote areas, but we have partnered with the very best service providers in the region to ensure that your travel experience is not only enriching but also comfortable and secure.

All Accommodations

We will to spend 2 nights at the Kigali Marriott Hotel, followed by a transfer to two luxurious 5-star lodges. We'll stay at Mount Gahinga Lodge in Uganda for 3 nights and conclude our adventure with a 2-night stay at Virunga Lodge in Rwanda.

All Meals

All meals will be provided for you. The majority of our dining experiences will take place in the exquisite restaurants located within our lodges, and the remaining meals will be enjoyed at quality local restaurants.

All Transfers

All transfers will be provided, including to and from the airport on your arrival and departure. During the adventure, our entire group will be privately transferred in well-maintained and comfortable vehicles.

All Experiences

All trekking permits, park entry fees and professional guides are included in the package. We have partnered with the very best service providers in Uganda & Rwanda ensuring a private group experience for our Members on all treks.

VIP Meet & Greet

Experience a streamlined and exclusive airport service, where a committed representative assists you with obtaining your Visa and expediting the customs process, elevating your travel experience with added convenience and luxury.

Batwa Village Visit

Explore a Batwa village near the lodge in Uganda, immersing yourself in their rich cultural heritage and traditions, fostering a meaningful connection with the local community.

Fun Group Atmosphere

Infused with laughter and camaraderie, our group atmosphere exudes a contagious sense of fun, making every moment a memorable and enjoyable experience.

App Itinerary

Two weeks prior to the adventure, you will receive a link to download the full adventure itinerary, detailing everything you will need to know for the trip. Available for iOS and Android.

Pre-Trip Video Chats

We will have 2 group Zoom calls with all Members on the adventure. The first call will be held shortly after the trip is sold out, and the second call will be one week prior to the trip start date, to review logistics and answer any final questions.

Safety

Your safety is our primary concern. We understand the concern with traveling to these remote areas, but we have partnered with the very best service providers in the region to ensure that your travel experience is not only enriching but also comfortable and secure.

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Meet Our Team

Guiding and overseeing this expedition will be a team of dedicated World Playground staff members, including the Founder and CEO, Brooks Laich. With a passion for creating exceptional travel experiences, Brooks brings his vision and leadership to ensure the journey is both enriching and memorable. Assisting in the seamless operation of the trip is Jeff Shafar, the Chief of Operations, who brings a wealth of expertise in logistics and coordination, as well as photography. Capturing the essence of the adventure through stunning visuals is Kyle Vandever, our talented Videographer, who skillfully crafts moments into lasting memories. Together, this dynamic team is committed to delivering a remarkable and well-coordinated expedition for all participants.

“Embark on a journey through the verdant landscapes of Uganda and Rwanda, where the experience of trekking alongside silverback gorillas is a captivating encounter with nature, unveiling the unspoken allure of these majestic creatures.”

–  Brooks Laich

Meet Our Team

Guiding and overseeing this expedition will be a team of dedicated World Playground staff members, including the Founder and CEO, Brooks Laich. With a passion for creating exceptional travel experiences, Brooks brings his vision and leadership to ensure the journey is both enriching and memorable. Assisting in the seamless operation of the trip is Jeff Shafar, the Chief of Operations, who brings a wealth of expertise in logistics and coordination, as well as photography. Capturing the essence of the adventure through stunning visuals is Kyle Vandever, our talented Videographer, who skillfully crafts moments into lasting memories. Together, this dynamic team is committed to delivering a remarkable and well-coordinated expedition for all participants.

“Embark on a journey through the verdant landscapes of Uganda and Rwanda, where the experience of trekking alongside silverback gorillas is a captivating encounter with nature, unveiling the unspoken allure of these majestic creatures.”

– Brooks Laich

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