3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking From Kigali/Rwanda

Tour Overview

3 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari from Kigali takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park where you will be able to participate in gorilla trekking experience. This tour starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda with also an optional Kigali city tour to visit of the unique attractions in Kigali city.

Tour Highlights

  • Day 1: Pick up from Kigali and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking and afternoon transfer to lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 3: Lake Bunyonyi and transfer to Kigali international airport

Day by Day Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Pick Up From Kigali And Transfer To Bwindi National Park

Upon arrival at Kigali international airport, you will be met by our company representative/ drive who will pick you up and brief you about your safari to Bwindi. Thereafter, you will go on Kigali city tour to visit the craft villages, the local markets and the genocide memorial among other attractions in the city.
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and embark on the transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Uganda driving northwest of Kigali and cross in to Uganda through Katuna boarder and proceed to Bwindi Forest, check in to your booked lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation option: Rushaga gorilla haven lodge, Mahogany springs lodge
Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking & Transfer To Lake Bunyonyi

Wake up early for morning breakfast with your packed lunch, head out to the park headquarters to join others for gorilla trekking briefing about the rules and regulations to followed while trekking gorillas in the forest. After you will be divided in groups of 8 members and assigned a gorilla group you will be tracking. You will be accompanied by arranger guide well versed with trails to begin the search. The trekking may last for about 1-6 hours depending on the location of the gorillas. During the trek, you will encounter other primate species in the forest as well as several bird species and colorful butterflies. When you find the gorillas, you will be allowed one hour with them as you observe them go about their daily activities in their natural habitat.
After you will exit the forest and return to the park headquarters where you will be awarded with the certificate of participation in gorilla trekking.
Return to the lodge for refreshment and check out and drive to lake Bunyonyi arriving in the evening, check in to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation option: Bird Nest(luxury), Arcadia cottages (Mid-range), Bunyonyi Rock Resort (Budget).
Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Canoe Ride And Transfer To Kigali International Airport

Have morning breakfast and go on canoe boat ride where you will be able to visit some of the Islands that make up lake Bunyonyi. Bunyonyi has got 29 Islands each having its significate historical attachment. The guide will explain some of them to you as you cruise around the lake. You will also listen to some folk stories, also view some communities around, plantations among others. After, return and check out of the lodge and start your journey back to Kigali with enroute lunch before being dropped of at Kigali airport for your departure flight or at your preferred location.

End of tour


Tour includes

  • All mentioned activities on the itinerary
  • A professional tour guide
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Meals mentioned on the itinerary
  • Park entry fees
  • All permits
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary

Package Excludes

  • Porter fees
  • Visas
  • Air tickets
  • Optional activities
  • Tips
  • Life insurance
  • Other drinks apart from water

Getting There

The trip will start from Kigali International Airport to Bwindi National Park to Lake Bunyonyi and you will be dropped off at Kigali International Airport.


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