3 Days Uganda Mountain Gorilla trekking from Kigali
1000$ per person
This 3 days Uganda Mountain Gorilla trekking beginning from Kigali city or national airport to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park in Uganda is a marvelous safari that will make you to cross borders with one East African visa. It will begin and end at Kigali city or Kigali international airport. Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is found in the southwestern Uganda and is the best national park in Africa and the world at large for the best mountain gorilla tracking experience and it is believed that more than 50% of the mountain gorilla population in the world is found in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. This 3 Days Uganda Gorilla trekking from Kigali will let you encounter other primate species besides mountain gorillas such as baboons, chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, many other mammals, bird species including and many other wildlife species.
Day 1: Kigali International Airport / Kigali city – Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park.
On this day, safari driver guide from Africa Adventure Vacations will pick you from Kigali airport or from your hotel in Kigali city to start your journey to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park which is around 4-5 hours’ drive. On your arrival in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park check in at your reserved lodge to relax, dinner and an overnight.
Accommodation options; Buhoma gorilla lodge (Luxury), Silverback lodge (Mid-range), Gorilla mist camp (Budget)
Meal plan; Lunch / Dinner
Day 2: Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park – Mountain gorilla trekking – Drive to Lake Bunyonyi Gorilla
Wake up very early in the morning to be served your heavy breakfast and later meet your driver guide for a transfer to the park office for briefings about how to behave during your forest walk in search for the mountain gorillas then set off for your fascinating forest hike. During your mountain gorilla trekking walk, you may encounter other wildlife species, such as birds, reptiles, other mammals and many more and your guide will be able to provide information about everything that you will come across. Meeting mountain gorillas in their natural habitat, watching and moving with them for a full hour is the most adventurous wildlife experience that should never be missed out while in Africa. After enjoying an hour with mountain gorillas, return to the park offices to pick your award (tracking completion certificate), enjoy your lunch and other refreshments then drive to Lake Bunyonyi to relax while canoeing and bird watching. Dinner and an overnight
Accommodation option; Bunyonyi safari resort (Budget),Arcadia lodge (mid-range),Bird nest resort (Luxury)
Meal Plan; Breakfast/ Lunch /Dinner
Day 3: Lake Bunyonyi – Morning boat riding – Return to Kigali City or Airport
Have your morning breakfast and go for your morning incredible boat riding on Lake Bunyonyi. Boat riding is one of the most interesting things to do at Lake Bunyonyi and it will take you to explore several islands on this lake. Each island has its own interesting story about its formation and the people leaving on it therefore, it is worth a visiting and you will be overwhelmed by the story of Akampene island which was used as Punishment Island where girls found pregnant before married would be taken and left to die as a lesion to others not do the same. After your boat riding safari on Lake Bunyonyi, return to your lodge to pick your bags and embark on your return drive to Kigali city or airport to meet your return flight and this will be the end of your trip.
Meal plan; Breakfast / Lunch
The 3 Days Uganda Mountain Gorilla trekking from Kigali includes;
- 1 mountain gorilla tracking permit per person
- 3 days transport in a tour vehicle safari van/Land cruiser (Air-conditioned full time, 4WD and Wi-Fi)
- Accommodation on full board meal plan (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner) for 2 nights (Extra nights can be arranged on request)
- Professional English speaking driver guide (others languages on request and at extra fee $100 USD per day)
- A visit and canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi
- En-route stop at the Equator
- All en-route meals
- Mineral water throughout your tour
- Return airport transfers
The 3 Days Uganda Mountain Gorilla trekking from Kigali excludes;
- Personal travel insurance
- Personal travel visa
- Personal travel air ticket
- Others personal requirements that are not included on the list of inclusions