gorilla trekking tour Uganda

3 Days Gorilla Trekking Tour Uganda from Kigali.

The 3 Days Gorilla trekking tour Uganda will start and end in Kigali Rwanda taking you for gorilla trek in the famous Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Bwindi forest is well known as a home to a half of the world’s remaining Mountain gorilla population and other primates . You will track and meet the gorillas in the jungle, afterwards crossover to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda which is a good spot for you will meet the Golden Monkeys in the bamboo on the foot of the volcanoes.

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit the famous Mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda
  • Track and Meet the Golden monkey in Volcanoes National Park.
  • Meet and Interact with local people in the area as you learn about their culture.

Trip Detail:

Day 1: Kigali City tour & Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable National Park Uganda, en route visit to Lake Bunyonyi (Approx. 4 Hours)
In the morning, you will be picked up by the tour guide/ driver from your Hotel in Kigali or from Airport. You will then go for city tour to Visit Kigali Genocide memorial Centre, Nyamata Church, Caplaki craft market and other local markets. After lunch, set off for a scenic drive to Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will arrive in Bwindi forest early evening in good time to have your dinner and overnight stay. LAKE MULEHE SAFARI LODGE/ BAKIGA LODGE

Day 2: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi NP & Transfer to Volcanoes National park in Rwanda.
Take your breakfast and head to the park office headquarters together with your packed lunch, drinking water. You will attend the briefing about Do’s and Don’ts of gorillas tracking in the impenetrable forest and get allocated to the gorilla family to visit. After the briefing, start your gorilla trekking adventure which may take takes 4-6 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. You will be allowed to spend a maximum of one hour with the gorillas once you find them. Later on return from gorilla trekking, the tour driver/guide will transfer you through Cyanika border, to Rwanda’s Volcanoes National park. You will reach early evening and proceed to check in to your Lodge for dinner and overnight stay at FIVE VOLCANOES BOUTIQUE HOTEL/ DAVINCI LODGE/ HOTEL MUHABURA

Day 3: Golden Monkey tracking and Transfer to Kigali.
On this day after your breakfast, you will report to the Park headquarters ready for your golden Monkey tracking tour. Golden Monkeys are one of the endangered monkey specie which is typically found in this region but habituated to human presence. You will be briefed before you head out with your lead guide to track them. Once you finish trekking and depending on your departure schedule, you will visit the cultural village of Ibyi wacu (gorilla guardian village) for cultural experience with local people. Here you will meet and interact with local Rwandan men and women who will welcome you with traditional dances and drummer. Then on return, embark on your scenic journey to Kigali which takes approximately 3 hrs drive, as you mark the end of your tour. You will be transferred to Kigali International Airport or at your Hotel, Guest House as you mark the end of your tour.

End of 3 days gorilla trekking Tour:

This price of the above itinerary includes the following;

  • Airport transfers
  • Ground Transport in a 4WD Comfortable vehicle with fuel
  • Gorilla tracking permit the cost in Uganda
  • Golden Monkey tracking in Volcanoes national park Rwanda
  • Service of an experienced English-speaking guide/ driver for the duration of the tour
  • Full board Accommodation for 2 nights 3 days
  • Government taxes
  • Drinking water while on the tour

However the cost of 3 days gorilla trekking tour excludes;

  • Visa fees for Uganda & Rwanda
  • Domestic and International flights
  • Additional accommodation the night before and at the end of the trip
  • All optional activities
  • Tips and other personal expenses of ones nature like alcohol, gifts
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