4 Days Uganda Gorilla Adventure from Kigali

Western Uganda is the most endowed region in the Ugandan Tourism industry, with most of the parks lying within the Great East African Rift Valley. This safari takes you to the major hotspot for Primate Adventure in the region; Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, the Apes capital! Gorilla Trekking adventure and experience the Batwa a marginalized tribe living on the suburbs of the forest, all this in addition to a city tour of the Kigali City.

Mountain Gorilla Silverback in Uganda - Gorilla tour

Safari Highlights

  • Arrival in Kigali Rwanda, meet and greet
  • Kigali City Tour
  • Genocide Memorial
  • Bwindi Gorilla Trekking
  • Community experiences

Day 1, Arrival at Kigali Airport

Arrive Kigali International Airport, you meet and greet with our representative who will then transfer you to the hotel for an overnight.

Approx. Distance : 10kms, 20minutes’ Drive

Meals: None

Accommodation.      

  • Heaven Boutique Hotel  – Comfort
  • Hotel Des Mille Collines – Medium
  • Kigali Serena Hotel   – Luxury

Day 2, Kigali to Bwindi Gorilla Park

Morning breakfast and a city tour of Kigali with a visit to the Genocide memorial, later transfer to the Cyanika border finalize with immigration and border crossing processes then continue the drive to Bwindi Gorilla Park. Check in at the Lodge and relax anticipating the gorilla trekking experience the next morning.

Approx. Distance: 170kms, 4hours’ Drive

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation:

Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge  – Comfort

Four Gorillas Lodge – Medium

Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge-Suite – Luxury

Day 3, Gorilla Trekking

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in southwestern Uganda edge at the edge of the great east African Rift Valley. It is a home to over 400 species of mountain gorillas about half of the world’s population. Many of these are habituated in families that are daily visited by tourists. The forest is also a home to over 350 species of birds and 400 flora species.

Gorilla trekking starts at 8am after a briefing at the park headquarters, you will trek through the dense steep forest searching for the gorillas depending on where they were seen making nests the previous evening. The trekking can last 2-7 hours depending on how soon you find the gorillas; this is influenced by the location they stayed overnight. Trekking can be a tasking adventure, but coming to a facial close-up with these close relatives to human is a reward worthy to earn

Approx. Distance.     None

Meals. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation.

Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge – Comfort

Four Gorillas Lodge  – Medium

Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge-Suite  – Luxury

Day 4, Bwindi Gorilla Park to Kigali and departure

Morning visit to the Batwa pygmies for a cultural community experience. The Batwa are an incredible tribe, they live on the outskirts of the Bwindi Impenetrable forest after they were burned from living in the forest for conservation purposes. Transfer to back to Kigali arriving at the airport in time to check-in for your departure flight.

pprox. Distance. 170kms, 4hours’ Drive

Meals. Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation. Departure

Inclusions

  • Accommodation at lodges and hotels motioned in the itinerary or equivalent based on availability at the time of booking.
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary,
  • Transfers in a 4×4 Safari Vehicle with services of an experienced English speaking Driver guide
  • 1x Gorilla trekking Bwindi per person (USD 700)
  • Park entrance fees
  • Kigali City Tour
  • Batwa experience
  • 1 liter of mineral drinking water per person per day in the vehicle,
  • All applicable government taxes.
  • Park entrance fees
  • 1 liter of mineral drinking water per person per day in the vehicle.

Exclusions

  • Meals in Entebbe on the arrival day
  • Drinks
  • Visas (preferably East African Tourist Visa $100)
  • International Air ticket
  • Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Laundry
  • Personal Expenditures and any other services not mentioned in the itinerary.

Starting from USD 1,770 per person

Comfort

  • Heaven Boutique Hotel
  • Ichumbi gorilla Lodge 

Medium

  • Des Mille Collines Hotel
    Four Gorillas Lodge 

Luxury

  • Des Mille Collines Hotel
  • Nkuringo Gorillas Lodge – Forest Suite

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