Four-Day Gorillas Safari via Kigali (Rwanda)

The place to stay: Gorilla Safari Lodge

This 4 Days Safari Starts and ends in Kigali International Airport, it grants chance for an ultimate Gorilla tracking experience in Bwindi Forest where you get up close to the world’s remaining mountain gorillas. Leave the African jungle with lasting memories as you take a journey of adventure and discovery on a Community walknear the lodge surroundings.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Kigali

Meet and greet at Kigali International Airport where your Uganda Adventure Safari starts by our representative who will warmly welcome you and facilitate seamless arrival formalities. Your will then be transferred to your hotel where you will be briefed about your adventure safari.

Depending on the time of arrival you are advised to have money Changed on this day and time allowing you may go for city tour with the help of our driver/guide, visit the shopping Malls around town and craft villages to get items which you may need while in upcountry. You may visit the Genocide Museum at a supplement of $35 per person or visit, the coffee shops, local markets.

Day 2 - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Early morning after breakfast, your guide will brief you about the journey and later transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park which is Located in southwestern Uganda, the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is said to be Africa’s oldest rainforest. It is world-renowned for its excellent gorilla-sighting opportunities. The rugged landscape features dense jungle, cascading waterfalls, sparkling mountain streams, deep valleys and steep ridges. This untouched forest has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its breathtaking natural beauty and unique ecological significance. Aside from the amazing gorilla interactions, there are other drawcards such as a network of forest walks, over 340 species of bird to spot and a variety of butterflies. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the spectacular Virunga Volcanoes.

You will arrive at the lodge in time for lunch.

Day 3 - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After an early breakfast depart to the starting point for briefing about your gorilla trekking adventure, after which you will be led by experienced gorilla trackers on the slopes of the volcanoes. You will start from the site where the gorillas were encountered the day before and from here the gorilla tracking begins.

Although the hike can be physically demanding, the anticipation of the exciting experience ahead is amazing, and the beauty of the gorilla forest and its inhabitants are fascinating. One of Africa’s major highlights is when you encounter these amazing apes. It is a humbling experience to stand just meters from man’s distant cousins as they eat rest, play and bond with their young ones.

Follow the mountain gorillas as they range freely in the impenetrable forest, and discover their gorgeous natural habitual and the many species they share it with. You are allowed an hour with the gorillas before finally sloping down back to your lodge. If your trek was relatively short, you may opt for optional activities.

Don’t forget to carry your rain gear, packed lunch, plenty of water, gloves, hat, and water proof bag for protection of your camera in case of rain

You may opt for Gorilla Habituation on supplement of $900 per person – here you will be sure of meeting and spending enough time with the Gorillas.

Day 4 - End of Itinerary

After breakfast , you will be transferred to Kigali International Airport to catch your flight to your next destination .

Time allowing, you would do the Golden monkeys trekking in Mgahinga National Park at a supplement of $100 per person before transferring to Kigali.

In Kigali,time allowing, you may visit coffee/craft shop or last minute shopping before being transferred to the airport

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