1 DAY UGANDA GORILLAS TOUR FROM KIGALI
0300hrs You will be picked up by your driver |guide from your hotel in Kigali and depart and after a short brief proceed onto the awaited 1 Days Gorilla adventure from Kigali, Rwanda and travel northwest to Mghahinga Nat Park for approximately 3 hrs. You have a brief stop at the border to clear with customs and then continue to the National Park headquarters at to meet your guides for the day. After completing our park formalities, we are embark on a once in a life time experience of tracking mountain gorillas. Once you spot them you are allowed to spend an hour watching your closest long lost cousin. This is perhaps one of the most breath-taking experiences on earth!!! You get so close to these awesome giant primates. You stare at each other blankly not knowing who to break the long silence first. Tracking the gorillas through the light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga is a magical experience. These massive primates are extremely rare, with less than 1000 living today. You will get within meters of the family, and be privileged to spend an hour amongst them. The trekking may be fairly strenuous; up to 3 hours or longer at a relatively high altitude. It is important to bring good hiking boots, long trousers, gloves for protection against stinging nettles, some snacks & sweets (for you, not the gorillas) as well as sufficient water as the rain forest gets hot and humid during the day. You will spend one hour with the gorillas, but it is an hour you will never forget. You shall return and stop for lunch in town. 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.
Transportation by 4WD safari van, Fuel expenses
The costs also cover the services of English speaking driver/guide
Bottled Mineral water Per day,
Park entrance fees
One gorilla permit per person
Lots of fun in the African Sun
Fuel plus all activities while on the tour as will be detailed in your itinerary.
Pairs of Sunglasses, Prescription Glasses, Sunscreen, Closed Toe Shoes, Light Weight Scarf, Binoculars, Camera, A note on cell phones: Insect Repellant, Hat, 10-Jacket or Coat
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► Guaranteed departure from Kigali with a minimum of two travelers.
► Dates and itinerary are customizable.
► This itinerary also available as a Group safari with set departure dates, limited to 6 travelers.