3-Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking from Kigali Rwanda

Life changing experience.


Looking for a short trip to see gorillas in Uganda. This 3-day Uganda gorilla trekking tour from Bwindi is a short one that takes you to meet the endangered mountain gorillas, a Kigali city tour, and a relaxing Lake Bunyonyi boat ride experience.

It’s one of the short Uganda gorilla safaris that you should book for an awesome experience.

Safari Highlights

  • Arrival in Kigali
  • visit the Genocide Memorial Center
  • Thrilling Uganda Gorilla trekking safari
  • Chill and relax with breathtaking views of Lake Bunyonyi
  • Transfer back to Kigali City

Trip Summary

Day destinationHours  Kilometers
1Kigali City & transfer to Bwindi NP4-5h165km
2Ultimate gorilla trekking & lake Bunyonyi Relaxation3-4h40
3A rewarding boat ride &Transfer back to Kigali4-5 165Km

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali City tour and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Depending on where you will be located either a hotel or airport on the first day of your 3- days Rwanda gorilla safari, a company representative, guide/driver 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 which you will proceed to Bwindi impenetrable National Park in Rushaga and check in at your accommodation for an overnight stay.

Budget: Rafiki safari Lodge/Bwindi forest lodge
Mid-range: Gorilla Valley Lodge/Bwindi View Lodge
Luxury: Gorilla Mist Lodge/ Buhoma Lodge

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

Majestic mountain gorilla

This is a special day dedicated to the impressive mountain gorillas. Undertaking the gorilla trekking experience in the impenetrable forest of Bwindi is such a lifetime endeavor that will create lasting memories.

You gather at the respective park headquarters for briefing at 8 am where you are also allocated the respective gorilla families to track. The encounter takes 2 – 8 hours depending on the gorilla movements and one hour is availed to you to have a direct touch with the gorillas.

Retreat from the activity and head back to your lodge, freshen up, and then transfer to Lake Bunyonyi driving through the fascinating Kigezi Highlands where locals apply terracing methods to cultivate their slopes deriving impressive scenic landscape.

Lake -Bunyonyi

Lake -Bunyonyi


Budget: Lake Bunyonyi eco-resort lodge

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 stay and some activities in 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. Thank you for choosing Friendly Gorillas Safaris.

End of the safari. Thanks for choosing Friendly Gorillas Safaris

Prices / included services.

Pricing for 3 Days Gorilla trekking Tour from Kigali
Persons1 Person2-3 Persons4-5 Persons6 Persons and more
Budget$1580$ 14401300$1260
Midrange$2340$ 2260$ 2130$ 1980
Luxury$ 3680$ 3480$ 3380$ 3190

Included in this safari

  • Ground transport per private 4WD safari vehicle
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Airport transfer
  • Gorilla permit
  • Accommodation as 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 mentioned in the program.
  • VAT for hotels and lodges outside Kampala


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