This 3 days Rwanda – Uganda gorilla trekking safari takes you to Bwindi Gorilla Forest well known for Gorilla trekking in Uganda. Drive through the unwinding hills in rural areas into the home of endangered mountain gorillas. Your safari begins from Kigali urban settings into the village setting of Bwindi impenetrable, this tropical rainforest is a habitat to variety of primate species.
From this forest you will track Gorillas while from the other trails you can go for bird watching, nature walk characterized by a number of birds including Blue Turaco, Black casques hornbills, Black and White Hornbills, Woodland Kingfishers, Flycatchers. Time permitting take on a community visit is also much amazing to explore the lifestyle of the indigenous people and Kigali Memorial genocide ground where over 25000 Rwandese were buried.
Detailed itinerary for 3 days Rwanda & Uganda gorilla trekking tour
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Bwindi (Travel Time +5 hrs)
You will be picked by our guide or company representative from airport upon arrival or your hotel of residence, then proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Southwestern Uganda. En-route view of the beautiful scenery, terraced farming to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park home to half of the endangered mountain gorilla. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge or Mahogany springs (Luxury lodge), Engagi lodge/Silverback Lodge (Mid-range lodge), Buhoma Community Bandas (Economy lodge). Meal plan: Half-Board.
Day 2: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Forest National Park
Early morning cup of coffee, then prepare for the briefing from the Uganda wildlife officials and thereafter enter the jungle to search the shy mountain gorillas and enjoy their lifestyle in their real home. After meeting the gorillas, you can sit around these great apes for a whole hour gazing into their big round eyes. On a gorilla safari, a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as walking shoes, packed food and mineral water, insect repellent, sunscreen and hut. The gorilla tracking experience takes half or whole day depending on the movement of these primates.
After this gorilla tracking experience in Uganda, you will have informative memorable experience in life. In the afternoon ready for a village foot safari to explore the indigenous local life with a taste of the traditional performance. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge or Mahogany springs (Luxury lodge), or Engagi lodge/Silverback Lodge (Mid-range lodge), or Buhoma Community Bandas (Economy lodge). Meal plan: Full-Board.
Day 3: Transfer from Bwindi to Kigali (Travel Time +5hrs)
Early morning breakfast and short sightseeing experience for photography. Thereafter embark to our safari vehicle and drive back to Kigali. You will later have lunch in Kigali and later head to visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial ground where over 25000 Rwandese were buried and later be transferred to the airport / hotel. End of service!
3 days Rwanda & Uganda gorilla trekking includes.
- Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- Gorilla permits, one per person to be paid in advance.
- Driver guide allowances
- En-route lunches
- Kigali Genocide Memorial ground
- Community foot safari
- Ranger fees
- Services of English-speaking driver/guide
- 1 liter bottle of mineral water per day per person during safari
3 days Rwanda & Uganda gorilla trekking excludes.
- tips to local guides
- porter fee while trekking
- personal insurance
- personal shopping bills and cigars