3 Day Uganda Rwanda gorilla trekking safari
This 3 Day Gorilla safari will enable you tour two Countries that’s Uganda and Rwanda, if you wish you can as well track Gorillas in both countries, but you will basically visit Lake Ruhondo and Bulera in Rwanda plus some cultural tour and then track gorilla gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Uganda.
- Volcanoes national park
- Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park
- Gorilla Trekking Activity
- Big Savanna Game
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Full Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park – Iby’wachu cultural village
On arrival at the airport your will be met by your safari guide who will drive you straight to the Volcanoes National Park, some 116km from the Kigali city centre. You will traverse the lush country side dotted with undulating hills that have qualified Rwanda as a land of a thousand hills and arrive in Ruhengeri where you will spend the night. You will have lunch and after a short relaxation visit either the Iby’wachu cultural village for a detailed account of the Kinyarwanda culture dating from the pre-colonial era or go for nature walk to the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera for a scenic view. Dinner and overnight at Muhabura Hotel.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking & crossing to Uganda
You will have an early breakfast and assemble at the Kinigi Park Headquarters at 08:00am for briefing by the park rangers about the conduct of gorilla trekking activity. You will set off following the set trails to the lush volcanic forest full of birds, abundant flora, fauna including golden monkeys, elusive elephants and buffaloes and scenic sights of the volcanic peaks seen through the forest gaps. The trek involves great hiking through the varying terrain which makes it an attraction in its self. You will spend one hour with the Gorillas after which you will have a picnic lunch and later drive through the Virunga Volcanoes into Uganda. You will spend the night at Wild Olive Lodge.
Day 3: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi and transfer to Kigali
You will have an early breakfast and be driven to the Park Headquarters for a briefing about what to do and not do while on a Gorilla trek. After the briefing, you will set for the trekking in very thick vegetation. Trekking gorillas in Bwindi- Uganda is quite challenging as it involves moving over rugged terrain of steep slopes and valleys. The jungle is very lively with rich forest sounds. The trek ranges between 2 – 8 hours and you have one hour to stay with the Gorillas once sited. In the afternoon you will drive to Kigali to catch your departure flight.
Any and all tours can be combined or modified to fit your particular needs. Please tell us your specific requirements using the enquiry page.
Prices are subject to change based upon accommodation availability, your tour alterations and other parameters until time of full and final confirmation.
QUICK TOUR DETAILS
- Car hires services and Fuel
- Driver’s allowances
- Park fees
- Gorilla Permit
- Vehicle entry
- Lunch en-routes
- Alcoholic drinks / spirits
- Personal Insurance