3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour


Looking for a short adventure to encounter the incredible mountain gorillas in Uganda. This 3-days Uganda gorilla trekking tour in Bwindi is a remarkable one that takes you to meet the endangered mountain gorillas, a Kigali city tour, and a relaxing Lake Bunyonyi boat ride experience.

Wandering on foot path in the captivating jungle forest in the Bwindi National Park “home of the mountain gorillas” is a very exhilarating moment gives vistas of the awe-inspiring primates roaming freely in their natural habitat with unique flora and fauna, a life changing experience.
The safari is one of the short Uganda gorilla safaris that offers an unforgetable African safari experience

You can also book this 3 days Uganda gorilla tour from Kigali if you are simply extending your trip from Rwanda.

3 Days

Min Pax: 2

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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park


Gorilla Trekking

Safari summary.

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali International Airport and undertake a city tour then transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Day 2: Do Gorilla trekking and then transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.

Day 3: A rewarding boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi & transfer to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary.

Day 1: Kigali City tour & Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Depending on where you will be located either a hotel or airport on the first day of your 2 days Rwanda gorilla safari, the driver guide will pick you up and do a city tour around Kigali where you will visit the Genocide Memorial Center, craft shops, and many other more places.

Then after, you will proceed to Volcanoes National Park in Musanze and check in at your accommodation for an overnight stay.


Budget: Rushaga Gorilla Havens

Mid-range: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Luxury: Gorilla Mist Lodge

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Uganda and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After having an early morning breakfast, you will transfer to park headquarter at Buhoma for a briefing about the world’s last remaining mountain gorilla trekking from the park warden and rangers. A long with your trekking gear, drinking water and packed lunch, you will embark on the captivating gorilla trek in the jungle forests of the Bwindi National Park which may take 1- 7 hours searching for awesome primates depending on their movement.

On encountering the giant primates, you will have a rewarding and exciting one magical hour to learn and watch the charming gorillas as they interact, play, mate, feed, build nests and grooming each other. Meeting the closest relatives of human beings is an adrenaline-pumping activity that offers a once-in-lifetime experience while on your African wild safari.

Undertaking the gorilla trekking experience in the impenetrable forest of Bwindi is such a lifetime endeavor that will create lasting memories.

Retreat from the activity and head back to your lodge, freshen up, and then transfer to Lake Bunyonyi driving through the fascinating  green rolling Kigezi Highlands covered by terraces on the slopes deriving impressive scenic landscapes.


Luxury: Bird Nest Cottages

Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort

Day 3: Transfer to Kigali

After an exciting experience with gorillas in the wild, you will have a relaxing and refreshment stay activity such as canoeing, Ziplining and sundowners, on Lake Bunyonyi before embarking on your journey to Kigali where you will be transferred to the Airport or destination of your choice in Kigali.

You have an optional Kigali city tour depending on your flight time. This marks the end of your 3 days Uganda gorilla trek from Kigali Rwanda.

End of the Safari

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  • Ground transport per private 4WD safari vehicle
    English-speaking driver/guide
    Airport transfer
    Gorilla permit
    Accommodation is mentioned in the itinerary.
    Meals as described in the itinerary.
    Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle.
    Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks
    Activities and excursions are mentioned in the program.
    VAT for hotels and lodges outside Kampala


  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc
    Personal Insurance
    Visas and international air tickets
    Any other items which are not included in the itinerary.

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  • Safari Departs on any date
    Unbeatable prices
    Authentic safari experience
    Tailor-made safari packages
    Accommodation and meals inclusive
    Professional guides
    Life-changing travel experiences

Best time to go.

The best wildlife viewing months in Uganda are during the Dry seasons from June to August and December to February.

Primate walks in the forest are a big part of any safari in Rwanda. The habitat of rainforests is, by default, very wet, and one can’t avoid rain completely.

Uganda Gorilla Permit costs

Uganda gorilla permits cost $700 and Rwanda gorilla permits cost $1500. These have to be acquired months before your trip to be assured of viewing the mountain gorillas.

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