The Great Apes of Uganda and Rwanda – Nat Geo Expeditions
Set off on a once-in-a-lifetime journey into the lush hills of Uganda and Rwanda to encounter chimpanzees and mountain gorillas in the wild. Observe chimpanzees with a primatologist, and track gorillas in the forests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Volcanoes National Park. Stay in stunning lodges, from a lakeside bungalow at the foot of the Rwenzori Mountains to a hilltop eco-lodge with spectacular views of Rwanda’s volcanoes.
Learn about some of the unforgettable experiences and activities offered on your National Geographic Expedition.
About Expedition Overview
The National Geographic Difference
Over the past 133 years, we've sent our scientists, storytellers, and adventurers across continents and into remote cultures, down to the oceans' depths and up the highest mountains in an effort to better understand our planet.
About The National Geographic Difference
What can you expect when you travel on a Signature Land Expedition?
Our Signature Land Expeditions are premium, fully planned itineraries that provide an enriching, in-depth look at the history, culture, and natural heritage of a destination.
About What can you expect when you travel on a Signature Land Expedition?
National Geographic Expeditions
- Land Tour
- Wildlife & Nature
11 Days / 10 Nights
* The required Reservation Point value for National Geographic Expeditions trips is subject to change, and does change from year to year.
Reservation Points shown are per person based on double or single occupancy.
One Reservation Point is equivalent to one allotted Vacation Point. Reservation Points have no other relationship with, or comparison to, Vacation Points and are established for convenience of reference only. General terms and conditions of this program are in the "Membership Extras Acknowledgment and Disclosure Statement." Please review them carefully before booking any of these options. Program terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.
Airfare to and from destination is not included and travel time necessary to reach a given destination is not included in calculating trip lengths. Certain trips may begin early on the first day of the itinerary and may end late on the last day. Members should contact Member Services for additional information, including trip components and dates, details about overnight accommodations that may be required before and after itinerary dates, gratuities, additional surcharges, etc.
Age minimums may apply and vary based on itinerary.
Members will need to separately acknowledge and agree to National Geographic Expeditions trip terms and conditions, waivers, and releases.
All reservations are subject to availability and trips are subject to cancellation.
National Geographic Expeditions reservations must be made prior to the last 4 months of your Use Year for trips during that Use Year.
A non-refundable $95 transaction fee applies per confirmed National Geographic Expeditions reservation. If payment is not received at the time of confirmation, Disney Vacation Club reserves the right to cancel the reservation.
Please refer to the Disney Vacation Club points charts for eligible National Geographic Expeditions itineraries.
For important booking window guidelines, please see the "How to Book National Geographic Expeditions" page located under the "Plan Vacation" tab.
How to Cancel or Modify a Reservation
For important cancellation guidelines, please see the "Cancellation and Modification Guidelines" page located under the "Plan Vacation" tab.
Important Information about Membership Extras:
Membership Extras, such as vacation options in the Disney and Concierge Collections, certain discounts, offers, and special events are incidental benefits. These incidental benefits are subject to change or termination without notice, may require the payment of a fee and cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions. Disney and Concierge Collection options are not available for ownership interests not purchased directly from Disney Vacation Development, Inc. after March 21, 2011 and, effective April 4, 2016, Members who have not purchased an ownership interest directly from Disney Vacation Development, Inc. will not have access to Membership Extras. Effective June 3, 2021, to obtain a Disney Vacation Club Membership Card, Members must accumulate a total of at least 150 Vacation Points purchased directly from Disney Vacation Development, Inc.