4 Days Mountain Gorillas (begin Kigali)
The 4 days gorilla safari starts from Kigali airport, and takes through the various scenic geographical land forms between Rwanda and Uganda. Activities include the majestic Gorilla encounter in Uganda’s Bwindi Forest, a hike on the Mgahinga trail, community walk and cultural performances, opportunity to sight exotic wildlife and visits to Rwanda’s Genocide memorials.
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Bwindi Gorilla Trek
We will pick you up at your hotel or the airport in our comfortable 4x4 Safari Jeep, and drive towards the The 4 days gorilla safari starts from Kigali airport, and takes through the various scenic geographical land forms between Rwanda and Uganda. Activities include the majestic Gorilla encounter in Uganda’s Bwindi Forest National Park to track the Mountain Gorillas. Dinner and overnight stay at your option of lodge. Chameleon Hill Lodge/Nkuringo gorilla Camp/Ruhija Gorilla Resort/Nshongi gorilla resort. Meal plan: H/B.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Adventure in Bwindi forest
In the morning, you will take an early breakfast at the lodge, and pack for a day in the park: water, jacket, camera, and a packed lunch. Hiking boots and attire strongly recommended. We then proceed to the Bwindi Park Headquarters at 8:00 am to check-in and learn about the various gorilla families. The hike can take hours round trip, plus spending a full hour in the presence of an earth shaking silverback gorilla and its family. What an unforgettable experience! Dinner and overnight at Heritage lodge/Bunyonyi Resort/Bunyonyi overland camp ((Same or different camp as Day 1?)). Meal plan: F/B
Day 3: Bunyonyi to Mgahinga hike
After breakfast, we will drive to Mgahinga Gorilla Park for a scenic hike (2-4 hours). While on this adventure, you can expect to spot variety primates and birds, and of course scenic views of this hilly landscape. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, dinner and overnight at Kisoro Traveler Rest Hotel. Meal plan: F/B
Day 4: Transfer from Kisoro to Kigali
You will take breakfast at the hotel and then we will begin the drive back towards Kigali. We will take lunch en-route and also visit some of the Rwandan Genocide Memorial Sites where you can learn first-hand about this tragic time in Rwandan history. We will conclude this trip by taking you to the Kigali Airport or any other hotel arrangements you may have. Meal plan: H/B
The package includes:
Transport in a 4x4 Safari Jeep
English speaking Ugandan driver/guide
Accommodation in double/twin rooms
Bwindi Mountain Gorilla permit
Admittance to Genocide Memorials
International air fares, Entry visa Uganda, Personal (medical/travel) insurance, alcoholic beverages, A porter for during the gorilla tracking (someone who carries your daypack), All expenses of a personal nature (e.g. drinks. laundry, souvenirs etc.