Uganda Gorilla Trekking safari - Gorillas Kissing in Uganda

4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking safari & Kigali City Tour

4 Days

FROM $ 1,450

ACTIVITY

Moderate

COMFORT LEVEL

Mid-Range

TRANSPORT

4x4 Land Cruiser

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4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking safari & Kigali City Tour
From: $ 1,450 p/p based on Min 2People sharing.
Duration: 4 Days and 3 Nights
Activities: Mountain Gorilla Trekking, Kigali  Tours & Batwa Community Walk

This gorilla safari takes you through the 2 countries and sets you on an epic adventure in search of the remaining mountain gorilla in the wild. Even though the mountain gorillas are left in only 3 Countries, our adventure takes us to Uganda in particular Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.

Activities involved in the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking safari & Kigali City Tour

  • Mountain gorilla trekking
  • Kigali City Tour
  • Batwa Cultural Experience

Upon arrival in Kigali (Rwanda’s Capital City), you will be picked by your safari guide and transferred to your hotel in Kigali city.

Accommodation

  • Luxury : Ubumwe Grand Hotel Kigali
  • Mid-Range : Hotel Chez Lando Kigali
  • Budget : Five to Five Hotel Kigali

Early this morning, your guide will be picked by your safari guide who will drive you across the boarder into Uganda to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park in Rushaga sector. You will drive via the Northern province of Rwanda and cross Using Cyanika Border. You will enjoy a nice view of the Virunga volcanic mountains on a clear day. You will reach earl enough for Lunch after which you will enjoy a Batwa Cultural experience. The Batwa are a pygmy group of people who once lived in the forest of Bwindi. They are free to share with you how they used to live in the forest and how they currently service now. You will be entertained with their cultural dances after return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation

  • Luxury : Four Gorilla Lodge Bwindi
  • Mid-Range : Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge Bwindi
  • Budget : Rushaga Gorilla Camp Bwindi

Early this morning your guide will drive you to the park offices in Rushaga at 7:30am to be registered among the people who will have turned up for gorilla trekking. At 8:00am a park ranger guide will come to brief you about the gorilla trekking experience as well as the Dos and the Don’t while with the mountain gorillas. While this is going on, your guide will be busy securing you a mountain gorilla family in which you will be joined by other tourists if you happen to be less than 8 people. Please note that the maximum number of guest to visit each gorilla family is 8 and Bwindi has approximately 36 gorilla families. After your briefing you will then group up and then briefed about the gorilla family you are going to visit by your ranger guide for that gorilla family after which you will then start trekking to the mountain gorillas. the gorilla trekking experience lasts between 3 hours to the whole day so remember to order for parked lunch from the lodge a day before after your dinner. On return from gorilla trekking, you will receive an appreciation certificate for having participated in the conservation of the remaining mountain gorillas in the Wild. Your safari guide who will have been waiting for you will then drive you back to the lodge for your dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation

  • Luxury : Four Gorilla Lodge Bwindi
  • Mid-Range : Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge Bwindi
  • Budget : Rushaga Gorilla Camp Bwindi

This day is reserved for your drive back to Kigali for a city tour and flight back home. Since most flight are in the evening, you will wake up early and then drive back to kigali for your city tour. Kigali is a rapid growing city within the East Africa community though it once hard a terrible past. On your city tour you will be tought about Rwanda’s past in light of the 1994 genocide. You will then visit Kigali Genocide memorial and Camp Kigali among other places. After this you will be transferred back to Kigali International Airport for your flight back home or your next destination.

End of our Gorilla Safari tour to Uganda and Kigali City Tour.

Inclusions

  • Gorilla Trekking Permit
  • All meals apart from Kigali on the fist day and lunch on the Last day
  • Fuel
  • 4×4 Toyota Landcruser
  • English speaking Safari Tour Guide
  • Accommodation as per tour itinerary and chosen tour type
  • Bottled Drinking water

Exclusions

  • Visa (You will need an East Africa Multiple Entry Visa on arrival)
  • Tips and Gratitude
  • Beverages other than water
  • International flights
  • Anything not listed else not included in the inclusions.

From: $ 1,450 P/P

WHAT YOU NEED TO PACK FOR THE GORILLA TREK

  1. 2 –3 pairs of light weight slacks/trousers – that can dry quickly (if wearing on treks)
  2. 3 short sleeved t-shirts, 1 pair of shorts and 1-2 long sleeved shirts
  3. 1 sweater or sweatshirt and strong waterproof walking boots/jacket
  4. Hat-wide brim or with a visor for sun protection
  5. Lightweight wool socks
  6. Pair of sports sandals
  7. Gloves – gardening or similar for gorilla trekking
  8. Insect repellent, flashlight, binoculars, camera and extra lenses
  9. Sunscreen glasses
  10. Extra batteries – Some safari Lodges have facilities for recharging batteries
  11. Personal toiletries,

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