Luxury Uganda Gorilla Safari From Kigali

3 Days 2 Nights From $1645, per person 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)

Overview

This Luxury 3 Day Uganda gorilla safari from Kigali is meant for those people interested in trekking mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. It’s also meant for those that would love to trek Uganda gorillas but want to drive less by flying into Kigali Instead of Entebbe International Airport. With this 3 Day Luxury Uganda Gorilla safari from Kigali, one gets to drive for only 4-5 hours from Kigali to Rushaga instead of the 8-9 hours from Entebbe International Airport to Rushaga. By tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, you will be saving USD900.00 off each permit person and spending it on your accommodation.

Summary

  • Day 01: Pickup from Kigali City/Airport and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 02: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 03: Drive to Kigali Airport for your flight out.

Tour Highlights

  • You’ll go to Uganda
  • You will be travelling in a 4×4 Land Cruiser Safari Vehicle
  • You will stay in Luxury Accommodation throughout the trip
  • This tour starts and ends in Kigali
  • You’ll visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Activities:gorilla tracking
  • Getting around: open-sided, pop-up roof 4×4 Land Cruiser vehicle
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Summary of 3 Day Uganda Gorilla safari from Kigali

Things To Consider

  • Accommodation is Inclusive
  • Private Tour
  • Tour Can Depart any day
  • Tour can be customized
  • Solo travelers allowed
  • Age Limit: 15 years and above

Detailed Itinerary

Arrival

  • You’ll be picked up from the airport (or hotel)
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost

DAY 1: Pick up from Kigali Airport/Lodge to start your 3 Day Uganda gorilla safari from Kigali

You will be picked from Kigali International Airport/Any Hotel in Kigali to start your ‘Uganda Luxury Gorilla Safari From Kigali’ journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The journey is very scenic and will take you through a country of a thousand hills to the Pearl of Africa.

You cross over to Uganda at Katuna or Chanika boarder for a stop at Kabale town (Katuna) or Kisoro (Chanika) before proceeding to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for overnight.

Drive time: Approximately 4-5 hours
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Lodging: Nkuringo mountain gorilla lodge or Rushaga Gorilla Safari Lodge.


DAY 2: 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: Nkuringo mountain gorilla lodge or Rushaga Gorilla Safari Lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


DAY 3: Drive to Kigali Airport

After breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali Airport for your flight out of Uganda marking the end of your 3 Day Uganda gorilla safari from Kigali.


COST PER PERSON SHARING

 
PersonsDatePrice per person
1 PersonAny dateUSD2270.00
2 PersonsAny dateUSD1645.00
3 PersonsAny dateUSD1430.00
4 PersonsAny dateUSD1330.00
5 PersonsAny dateUSD1270.00
6 PersonsAny dateUSD1220.00

Lodge Options

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers on first and last day,
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari Land Cruiser vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

Cost excludes

  • Gorilla permit at USD600.00 per person per trek
  • Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
  • International airfares
  • Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry

Route Map

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. We also have 4×4 Super Customs very comfortable and stable on the road. These carry up to 5 people with their luggage. We also have 4×4 RAV 4 for a group of two people

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 smartphones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed of a window seat.

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