Luxury Uganda Gorillas and Game Safari From Kigali

5 Days 4 Nights From $3290, 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)

Bitukura Gorilla Family - 3 Day Gorilla Habituation Experience Road TourOverview

This Luxury 5 Day Uganda gorillas and game safari from Kigali is for those interested in exploring more of Uganda mountain gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as well as spectacular wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Our Luxury 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 private 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 luxury 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.

Highlights

  • 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 Land cruiser 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
  • 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: Pickup from Kigali City/Airport and transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP for an evening game drive

With this 5 day Luxury Gorilla and Game safari 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: Katara Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge


DAY 2: Morning game drive and afternoon private 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: Katara Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge


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, acclimatisation and overnight.

Drive time: 5-6 hours

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Lodging: Buhoma Lodge or Mahogany Springs.


DAY 4: 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: Buhoma Lodge or Mahogany Springs.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


DAY 5: Drive to Kigali Airport

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


COST PER PERSON SHARING

COST PER PERSON SHARING
PersonsDatePrice per person
1 PersonAny dateUSD4335.00
2 PersonsAny dateUSD3290.00
3 PersonsAny dateUSD2940.00
4 PersonsAny dateUSD2760.00
5 PersonsAny dateUSD2660.00
6 PersonsAny dateUSD2560.00

Lodge Options

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Transport in a 4×4 Safari Land cruiser
  • Fuel for the round trip
  • Game drives and Private 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

Safari Vans

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

Safari land cruiser

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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