3 Days Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi via Kigali

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Rwanda

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Do you want to see the mountain gorillas , but you don't have much time? Fly into Kigali! We pick you up from Kigali and drive you in only 4 hours to Bwindi Forest in Uganda. We offer ground transfers and comfortable accommodation to make this an unforgettable and hassle-free experience. For those looking to save time, get an excellent view over the Virunga Mountains, and commune with the gorillas, this is the perfect tour. • Transfers from and to Kigali • Comfortable lodge • Travel with a guide to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park • Opportunities to see gorillas and other animals in the wild • All lodging, meals, and transportation included
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to your Lodge Our representative will pick you from Kigali. From Kigali Airport we will transfer you in about 4.5 hours to the Lodge. You'll sleep in one of their nice self-contained safari cottages. From here you will depart tomorrow for the gorilla tracking! Note 2: We advise you to arrange an East-Africa visa in advance. This is $100 pp and will allow you to multiple enter both Uganda and Rwanda Journey Time: 4.5 hours Accommodation: Gorilla Valley Lodge Meal Plan: Dinner. Day 2: Gorilla Tracking Today is the big day; prepare yourself for an encounter with one of Bwindi’s gentle giants: the rare Mountain Gorilla. For most people this is the absolute highlight of their tour in Uganda.  The time taken to track the gorillas can be as few as 2 hours to as many as 7 hours. Once the gorillas have been located, your group will be allowed a maximum of one hour with them. Coming face-to-face with a mountain gorilla is a truly humbling and emotional experience. This is a fantastic and privileged opportunity to get up close and personal with Uganda’s very own ‘Gorillas in the Mist’. Journey Time: 1 hour each way Accommodation: Gorilla Valley Lodge Meal Plan: Breakfast, packed lunch, dinner. Day 3: Return to Kigali After breakfast (inclusive) you drive back to Kigali Airport making sure you check in 3 hours before departure time. Journey Time: 4.5 hours Accommodation: Not included Meal Plan: Breakfast

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Gorilla trekking permit USD 600 per person.
  • Activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Phone calls and bar bills.
  • Personal/travel insurance.
  • All activities stated as “Optional” Air fare.
  • All other Services of a personal nature.
  • Driver guide’s gratuity.
  • All kinds of drinks except water.

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to your Lodge Our representative will pick you from Kigali. From Kigali Airport we will transfer you in about 4.5 hours to the Lodge. You'll sleep in one of their nice self-contained safari cottages. From here you will depart tomorrow for the gorilla tracking! Note 2: We advise you to arrange an East-Africa visa in advance. This is $100 pp and will allow you to multiple enter both Uganda and Rwanda Journey Time: 4.5 hours Accommodation: Gorilla Valley Lodge Meal Plan: Dinner.
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking Today is the big day; prepare yourself for an encounter with one of Bwindi’s gentle giants: the rare Mountain Gorilla. For most people this is the absolute highlight of their tour in Uganda.  The time taken to track the gorillas can be as few as 2 hours to as many as 7 hours. Once the gorillas have been located, your group will be allowed a maximum of one hour with them. Coming face-to-face with a mountain gorilla is a truly humbling and emotional experience. This is a fantastic and privileged opportunity to get up close and personal with Uganda’s very own ‘Gorillas in the Mist’. Journey Time: 1 hour each way Accommodation: Gorilla Valley Lodge Meal Plan: Breakfast, packed lunch, dinner.
Day 3: Return to Kigali After breakfast (inclusive) you drive back to Kigali Airport making sure you check in 3 hours before departure time. Journey Time: 4.5 hours Accommodation: Not included Meal Plan: Breakfast
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