Gorilla Trekking Uganda Transfer From Rwanda

Starts: Kigali – Ends: Kigali | Gorilla trekking Uganda from Kigali, Bwindi, Volcanoes, Kigali

Overview

Dreading that long drive from Entebbe to Bwindi yet want a budget gorilla tour in Uganda? The 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda from Rwanda is perfect for you. Have your flight drop you in Kigali and we’ll pick you for a 3 hour drive into Bwindi thus cutting the traditional Entebbe – Bwindi Journey into half.

The Gorilla Trekking trip will start in Kigali Rwanda taking you to Uganda’s famous Bwindi Impenetrable national Park the home to the few remaining population of mountain gorillas and bringing you back to Rwanda with the visit to Volcanoes national Park that hosts Golden monkeys and gorillas and finally ending in Kigali Rwanda’s Capital to the Airport or your preferred Hotel.

Highlights

  • Kigali City tour
  • Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park
  • Meet and Interact with local people in the area
  • Track and meet the Endangered Golden Monkeys in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

Included in the price

  • Transport in Comfortable 4WD Safari Vehicle with Fuel
  • Gorilla permits
  • Full time English speaking tour driver/guide for the duration of the tour
  • Park entry fees
  • Golden Monkey tracking fees in Volcanoes National Park
  • Full board accommodation
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Guiding fees
  • Airport transfers
  • Bottled drinking water while on the tour

Excluded in the price

  • Any domestic or International flights
  • Visa fees
  • All optional activities
  • Medical and travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to the guide/driver and hotel staffs.
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary of personal nature like laundry and beverages, souvenirs and telephone bills.

The Gorilla Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali, Transfer to Bwindi in Uganda. (Approx. 3 ½ Hours)

You will be picked off from the Airport upon arrival or your place of Resident by one of our experienced Gorilla Trekking Uganda tour guides / driver and go for Kigali city tour.

Visit Kigali Genocide memorial, Nyamata church, Caplaki craft market and other local markets. You will then have lunch and afterwards your Gorilla Trekking Uganda guide / driver will drive you to Bwindi Impenetrable national park Uganda, a home to the endangered mountain gorillas, arriving there in the evening in good time to have your dinner and overnight stay.

You’ll be staying at:

  • ICHUMBI GORILLA LODGE
  • BAKIGA LODGE
  • GORILLA MIST CAMP.

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla tracking and Community walk

Take an Early morning breakfast, head to the park office together with your packed lunch, drinking water and dressed in good Gorilla Trekking attire. You will attend the briefing about Do’s and Don’ts about gorillas tracking in the impenetrable forest.

You will get to spend one hour with the gorillas once you find them. The whole tracking takes 4 – 6 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas.

Depending on how strong you will be on return, head for a community walk to learn about culture and interaction with local people including the Batwa/ pygmies who were forest dwellers before they were evicted from forests. Later return to the lodge for your dinner and overnight stay (Day 1)

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park and Cultural visit to Gorilla guardian Village (ibyiwacu cultural Village)

In the morning after breakfast, you will drive to Cyanika border, cross over to Rwanda’s Volcanoes National park. In the afternoon after your Gorilla Trekking Uganda lunch you will go to visit Iby iwacu cultural village currently called Gorilla guardian village to learn about Rwanda culture as you meet and interact with local Rwandan men and women who will welcome you with traditional dances and drummer. Later return back to the Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

You’ll be staying at:

  • HOTEL MUHABURA
  • DAVINCI GORILLA LODGE
  • FIVE VOLCANOES BOUTIQUE HOTEL.

Day 4: Golden Monkey tracking and Transfer to Kigali.

On this day after your morning breakfast, you will report to the Park headquarters ready for your golden Monkey tracking. These endangered monkeys which are 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 the tracking, you will return back to the lodg and refresh yourself. Afterwards proceed your 2 ½ hour drive to Kigali as you mark the end of your tour.

You will be transferred to the Kigali airport if it will be your scheduled flight time or be dropped at your Hotel.

End of the Gorilla Trekking Uganda from Rwanda

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