gorilla trekking in uganda

3 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari

 

(will track gorillas of Bwindi with less driving as compared driving from Kampala).

Day 1

 Kigali Rwanda – Kisoro/ Kabale/ Ruhija.

You will be picked from Hotel in Kigali and set off to track gorillas in of Bwindi National Park the home of Mountain Gorillas in Uganda . It is estimated half of the world’s surviving population of mountain gorillas –400 live within these boundaries shared by Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. Drive from Kigali and continue to Bwindi    National game park via Kisoro for Dinner and over night stay at Kisoro or Nkuringo Or Ruhija

Budget: Ruhija community Rest Camp: Bwindi Back Packers: Nkuringo campsite tents: Virunga Hotel: Nkuringo safari centre

Middle: Nkuringo camp site: Wagtail Eco lodge: Shongi Gorilla Resort : Gorilla Valley lodge: Gift of Nature Lodge

Up market: Traveler’s Rest Camp: Gorilla Safari lodge. Gorilla Mist Camp.

Luxury: Gorilla Forest Camp: Buhoma Lodge: Clouds Lodge:Gahinga: Volcanoes Bwindi Safari Lodge

Day 2:  Gorilla Tracking Bwindi

Morning after breakfast with packed lunch, you will be escorted to the starting point for briefing by your guide. You will be allocated guides to track gorillas with, and then will be off to begin your adventure. A briefing from your local guides and then it’s off! The time taken and the terrain varies (1- 8 hours) this depends on the movement of these gentle giants. The thrill of meeting face to face takes away the pain of some times long and arduous trek. Each encounter is different and has its own rewards, but you are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in delightfully playful manner.

After tracking, you will walk back to your lodge for overnight stay FB.

You will need to carry long pants like jean type, sturdy shoes to help you hiking steep and slippery slopes, long sleeved shirts and blouses to protect your bodies

Day 3: Bwindi -Kisoro -. Kigali Genocide  

In the morning after breakfast you will be driven back to Kigali, visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial site, The Centre is built on a site where over 250,000 people are buried. These graves are a clear reminder of the cost of ignorance. The Centre is a permanent memorial to those who fell victim to the genocide and serves as a place for people to grieve those they lost. After this you will be driven to the airport to check in as you wait for your flight End of Safari

 Please note the safari cost includes:

  • meals and accommodation
  • full time safari driver/guides,
  • Park entry fees and all activities while on safari and all the applicable Government Taxes.
  • 4×4 wheel drive vehicle with gas
  • Airport transfers.
  • 2 Gorilla permits .( one in Uganda and another in Rwanda­)
  • entry visa into Uganda from Rwanda
  • Other border crossing fees

Excluded are:

  • Drinks, your bar bills, phone calls, accommodation in Kampala for the 2 nights, personal insurance and any other services of a personal nature like souvenirs tips and laundry etc.

Tipping: Is done at ones description depending on ones satisfaction

 

 

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