3 Days Bwindi Double Mountain Gorilla Trekking safari from Kigali
1000$ per person
The 3 days Bwindi impenetrable forest national park double mountain gorilla trekking through Kigali is intended for persons wishing do mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park but starting from Rwanda. This is also nice for people who wants to meet mountain gorillas two times and with this proposal, you will be able to meet two different mountain gorilla families and spending more time with mountain gorillas on different days and you will drive less by flying into Kigali Instead of Entebbe International Airport.
Day 1; Pickup from Kigali City/Airport – Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
On this day, a safari driver guide will pick you from Kigali international airport/your hotel in Kigali city to drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park the home to the biggest population of mountain gorillas in the world. This drive will take you through the most scenic and hilly part of Uganda with an en-route stop at Kabale town (Katuna) or Kisoro (Chanika) depending on the crossing border that you will use before continuing to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for overnight. Later, go and check in at your booked lodge for dinner and an overnight.
Accommodation option; Rushaga gorilla lodge (Luxury), Rushaga gorilla camp (Mid-range), Rushaga Gorilla Havens (Budget)
Meal plan; Lunch/ Dinner
DAY 2: Bwindi Impenetrable national park –Mountain Gorilla trekking
After breakfast and with your packed lunch, you will transfer to the park information center for the pre-tracking briefing about how to behave during mountain gorilla trekking. Your UWA ranger guide will take you through the dos and don’ts when you mountain gorillas and thereafter, you will start your long time waited for mountain gorilla tracking walkthrough the forest. Please note that gorilla family allocation is influenced by your interests and level of fitness and age. Therefore, you will need to inform your guide in advance to select for you the gorilla family that is shooting choice before you start the actual tracking. Looking for the mountain Gorillas might take from 30 minutes to three quarters of the day so you have to be prepared for both. Your guide will be able to provide information about anything that you will encounter your gorilla tracking because this park has a variety of different wildlife species such as birds, big and small mammals, butterflies and many more once you encounter your allocated gorilla family of gorillas, you will have a maximum of one full hour of photographing, observing and following their movements as they carry out their route activities such as playing, feeding and grooming their babies then after your full hour is done, return to the park information center to pick your certificates, Enjoy your lunch and then transfer to another sector of the park for your second tracking experience. Dinner and an overnight
Accommodation Option; Volcanoes safari Lodge (Luxury), Gorilla Mist camp (Mid-range), Ruhija community rest camp (Budget)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
DAY 3: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national – Second morning mountain gorilla tracking – Return to Kigali Airport or Hotel
After breakfast and with your packed lunch, go to the park information center for another briefing session regarding mountain gorilla tracking and later start your day activity where you will meet another mountain gorilla’s family in their natural habitat enjoying and hunting for food. You will experience difference in behaviors of each family. After meeting the gorillas for another full hour, return to the park information center to relax, pick your second certificate and enjoy your lunch plus other refreshment and then embark on your drive back to Kigali international airport to meet your return flight or at hotel in Kigali city for an extra night and this will be the end of your double mountain gorilla tracking safari in Uganda.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch