3 days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari

  • Sight seeing
  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Cultural tour

Location: Bwindi Nat Park

Duration: 3 Days

ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

 

DAY

REGION

ACTIVITIES SUMMARY

1

KIGALI TO BWINDI UGANDA

·         Warm welcome and tour briefing

·         Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

2

BWINDI NAT PARK

·         Gorilla Trekking Uganda

·         Batwa Experience

3

BWINDI TO KIGALI

·         Batwa Cultural Experience

·         Kigali City tour

·         Dinner & Transfer to Kigali International Airport

 

 

This tour starts in Kigali; all because Kigali Rwanda is actually 4.5 hours closer to Bwindi, Uganda than it is from the capital of Uganda, Entebbe. It’s the perfect blend of best access, animal encounters and culture. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is home to over 1/3 of the remaining 1000 Mountain Gorillas in the world and home to some of the most special animal encounters on the planet. 

This tour is the best of both worlds and two countries in only 3 days.

Day 1:  Kigali International – Bwindi Nat Park

After the airport pick up, you’ll have a short brief an thereafter, stop in the city for a cup of coffee later proceed onto the awaited 3 Days Gorilla adventure from Kigali, Rwanda and travel northwest to Bwindi for approximately 4 hrs. You have a brief stop at the border to clear with customs and then continue to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park where you will have the overnight.

  • Driving distance: 4hrs Rwanda – Uganda via Gatuna Border
  • Activities: Road transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Park
  • Overnight: Golden Monkey Guesthouse
  • Meal Plan: Full board – Lunch, Dinner, bed & breakfast

Day 2: Gorilla tracking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable Nat Park

After an early breakfast, you will proceed to the National Park headquarters at to meet your guides for the day. Complete our park formalities, and then embark on a spectacular mountain tracking adventure. Once you spot them, you’ll spend time observing these gentle giant gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure that will leave you with long lasting memories of a truly unique experience. The trekking will be strenuous; up to six hours or longer at a relatively high altitude, you’ll enjoy taking photographs after which you will descend back to the lodge. In the afternoon, at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the lodge..

  • Activities: Gorilla Experience
  • Overnight:  Golden Monkey Guesthouse
  • Meal Plan: Full board – Lunch, Dinner, bed & breakfast

Day 3: Cultural visit – Drive back to Rwanda

Today wake up to a leisurely breakfast and prepare for yet another adventure around the park as you visit these indigenous natives the Batwa. The Batwa are Uganda’s marginalized people and are view with derision by most of the Ugandan Nationals. The Batwa have lived their lives to current generations by hunting and gathering in the forest. The visit to the Batwa invariably involves songs and a dance demonstration, and once the music begins you can’t help but notice that they project a genuine pride in themselves. You shall then return to the lodge to freshen up and have lunch. Later proceed to Kigali arriving in time to transfer to the airport for your onward flight or if time allows, go on a last minute shopping before departure.

  • Driving distance: 4.5 hrs Kigali 
  • Activities: Batwa Visit (Pygmies) 
  • Meal Plan: Halfboard – Lunch, bed & breakfast
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