3 Days Bwindi gorilla trekking safari from Kigali

3 Days Bwindi gorilla trekking safari from Kigali

Safari Overview: 3 Days Bwindi gorilla trekking safari from Kigali

Your 3 Days Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda is a gorilla tracking safari in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from Kigali – Rwanda’s capital. This gorilla safari to Bwindi starts and ends in Kigali city or Kigali International Airport.

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park

Gorilla trekking Safari in Bwindi Forest National Park

This 3 days Bwindi gorilla trek safari is private and available all year round. Included in the package is the gorilla permit cost, transportation, guide fees, meals and accommodation. This trip is very convenient for travelers who wouldn’t love to have the drive from Kampala to Bwindi which is almost twice as that from Kigali to Bwindi.

With this 3 days gorilla safari from Kigali tourists can save about 900 USD when they decide to trek gorillas in Uganda rather than in Rwanda. This can also be tailored in along safari in Rwanda either for wildlife or birding.

Contents of 3 Days Bwindi gorilla trekking tour from Kigali

Safari by day Highlight: 3 Days Bwindi gorilla trekking tour from Kigali

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali, Rwanda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda.

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest lasting about 2-6 hours with a maximum of 1 hour in the presence of the gorillas.

Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali city or Kigali International Airport marking end of your 3 days gorilla safari in Uganda from Rwanda

Safari by day Itinerary: 3 Days Bwindi gorilla trekking tour from Kigali

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Early morning your driver guide will be at your place of residence, hotel or lodge  in Kigali for transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The drive takes you past a very beautiful scenery of the virunga ranges for about 4-6 hours.

Arriving in the afternoon, you check in,  relax, have dinner and spend the night at a prior booked accommodation facility. 

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Buhoma Lodge/chameleon Hill Lodge, Midrange: Buhoma Haven Lodge/Gorilla Mist Lodge, Budget: Buhoma Community camp/Gorilla Valley Lodge

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest lasting about 2-6 hours with a maximum of 1 hour in the presence of the gorillas.

Following an early breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters for briefing on the rules and regulations for Uganda gorilla safaris. During briefing, a total of 8 tourists are allocated a single gorilla family depending on their hiking ability.

The trek starts with each group being accompanied by a park ranger taking about 2-6 hours depending on where the gorillas spent their previous night. Upon seeing the gorillas a maximum of 1 hour is allocated in the presence of these gentle giants for photography and amazing moments.

After the trek, you return to the park headquarters where you receive a gorilla trekking certificate. Your driver guide then ensures a safe transfer to your lodge for refreshment and relaxation. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Buhoma Lodge/chameleon Hill Lodge, Midrange: Buhoma Haven Lodge/Gorilla Mist Lodge, Budget: Buhoma Community camp/Gorilla Valley Lodge

Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali city or Kigali International Airport.

On the last day of your 3 days safari to Bwindi, you have breakfast and later on embark on the drive back to Kigali. Your Rwanda safari guide drops you off either in Kigali town or in Kigali International Airport for a way forward flight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

End of the 3 Days Bwindi gorilla trekking tour from Kigali

Safari inclusions

  • Park entrance fees and taxes
  • Uganda gorilla trekking permit
  • Accommodation & meals as indicated
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  •  A professional English speaking knowledgeable driver guide
  • Bottled drinking water on board

Safari Exclusions

  • International flights & Visas
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Any changes to the itinerary 
  • Laundry

Safari Rates :

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