5 Day Uganda Gorillas and Game Safari From Kigali

3 Day Gorilla Trekking Tour Uganda

USD $1235.00 pp in a group of two

Rates are per person (pp) and based on 2 people sharing 1 room
Excluding international flights (from/to your home country)

This 5 Day Uganda gorillas and game safari from Kigali is for those interested in exploring Uganda mountain gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as well as spectacular wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Our 5 Day Uganda gorillas and game safari from Kigali gives you an option of doing one gorilla trek or one gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi. In Queen Elizabeth National Park, you will have time for game drives as well as a boat cruise on Kazinga channel that has the highest concentration of hippos in Africa and many other wild animals that flock this channel for water. If you love wildlife and gorillas, then our 5 Day Uganda gorillas and game safari from Kigali is indeed ideal for you.

Summary of 5 Day Uganda gorillas and game safari from Kigali

Day 01: Pickup from Kigali City/Airport and transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP for an evening game drive

Day 02: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

Day 03: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 04: Gorilla trekking or Gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 05: Drive back to Rwanda through Katuna/Chanika board for your outward flight.

Tour Summary

  • You’ll go to Uganda Uganda
  • This tour starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda
  • You’ll visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Activities: gorilla tracking, game drives and boat cruise on Kazinga Channel
  • Getting around: open-sided 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be arranged for extra cost

Things To Consider

  • Accommodation is Inclusive
  • Small Group Safari: Max 6 People per group
  • Tour Can Depart any day
  • Tour can be customized
  • Solo travelers can join this tour
  • Age Limit: 15 years and above

You will be picked from Kigali International Airport/Any Hotel in Kigali to start your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park is western Uganda. The journey will take you through Kabale with its rolling hills, Bunyaruguru popularly known for its crater lakes. Enjoy a stunning view of the rift valley as you enter Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will arrive at you Lodge for a short relaxation before heading to Kasenyi Plains for an evening game drive. On your game drive, you will have an opportunity to sport several animals including antelopes, buffaloes, Elephants, and if lucky big cats like lions and leopards. Retire to your lodge for overnight.

Drive time: Approximately 5-6 hours

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Lodging: Buffalo Safari Resort

Day 02: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel

This morning you will head to back to the plains of Kasenyi for a morning game drive to try to find what could have missed the previous day. Lunch will be served at the lodge and after you will head to the jetty along kazinga channel for the afternoon boat cruise. This cruise offers you chances of viewing animals like: hippos, water birds, elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles and many other wildlife which flock the channel for drinking water.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Lodging: Buffalo Safari Resort

Day 3: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After your breakfast, you will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to almost half of the world’s most endangered mountain gorillas. Trekking mountain gorillas is a once in a lifetime experience and seeing them in their natural habitat is truly rewarding. You will arrive at you lodge in time for relaxation, acclimatization and overnight.

Drive time: 5-6 hours

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Lodging: Broadbill Forest Camp/Haven Lodge Rushaga

Day 04: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast and with your packed lunch, you will walk to the park headquarters for briefing about gorilla trekking. Your guide will take you through all the dos and don’ts while with mountain gorillas and after that, you will be transferred to the starting point of your gorilla family. Please note that gorilla family allocation depends on your interests, fitness and age. Please inform your guide of your interests and he will try to request for the gorilla family of your choice before you start the trek into the forest. Gorilla trekking can be strenuous and a certain level of fitness is required.  Gorilla trekking can take from 30 minutes to three quarters of the day so one needs to prepare for both. You guide will try to provide information about trees, birds and other wildlife in the forest until you reach a given gorilla family of gorillas. You will be allowed only one hour of photography and observing mountain gorillas as they go about with their daily day activities and then trek back to the park headquarters to pick your certificates and then dinner and overnight at your Lodge.

Lodging: Broad Bill Forest Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 03: Drive to Kigali Airport

After breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali Airport for your flight out of Uganda marking the end of your 5Day Uganda gorillas and game safari from Kigali.

4x4 Safari Tour Van

Standard: 4x4 Safari Van

Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari Vans customized for game viewing and photography. Each safari van comes with a professionally trained driver guide and fuel for the whole safari. Our Safari vans have viewing hatches and each client is entitled to a window seat. Our Vans can take up to eight people.

4x4 Luxury Safari Land Cruisers

Upgrade: 4x4 Luxury Safari Landcruiser

We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. They have pop up roofs for proper game viewing and photography. They come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while IN THE VEHICLE). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as your smart phones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed of a window seat.

COST PER PERSON SHARING
Persons Date Price per person
1 Person Any date USD1850.00
2 Persons Any date USD1235.00
3 Persons Any date USD1100.00
4 Persons Any date USD950.00
5 Persons Any date USD900.00
6 Persons Any date USD900.00

Single room Supplement is USD 45.00per person willing to stay alone in a single room

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Transport in a 4×4 Safari Van
  • Fuel for the round trip
  • Game drives and boat cruise on Kazinga Channel
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • All park entry fees
  • Drinking water in the vehicle

Cost excludes

  • Uganda and Rwanda Visa fees plus all expenses of person nature such as drinks and tips
  • USD600.00 bwindi gorilla permit per person

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