4 Day Uganda Safari From Kigali

Overview

This 4 day Bwindi gorilla safari from Kigali is meant for those who have enough time and would like to explore bwindi impenetrable National Park and or Mgahinga. In these four days, one can book two gorilla treks which can be done in different regions or with different gorilla families in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Alternatively one can book one gorilla trek and one gorilla habituation experience to spend up to four hours with mountain gorillas in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This 4 day Bwindi gorilla safari from Kigali also allows time for other activities like forest walks, community walks and birding.

Summary of 4 Day Bwindi Gorilla safari from Kigali

  • 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: Second optional Gorilla trek or Gorilla habituation experience or forest walk in Bwindi
  • Day 04: Drive back to Kigali International Airport for your flight out

Highlights

  • You’ll go to Uganda through Kigali Rwanda
  • This tour starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda
  • You’ll visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Activities: gorilla tracking/Gorilla habituation experience
  • Getting around: open-sided 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

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 4 Day Uganda Safari From Kigali

With our 4 day Bwindi gorilla safari from Kigali, you will be picked from Kigali International Airport/Any Hotel in Kigali to start your 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

Lodging: Ruhija gorilla camp
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinne


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: Broad Bill Forest Camp/Haven Lodge Rushaga

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


DAY 3: Second optional Gorilla trek/ Gorilla habituation experience or Forest Walk

This day, you may choose to go for a second optional gorilla trek 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.


DAY 4: After breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali Airport for your international Flight home.

End of your 4 Day Uganda Safari From Kigali

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