3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour
Looking for a short trip to see gorillas in Uganda. This 3 days Uganda gorilla trekking tour from Bwindi is a short one that takes you to meet the endangered mountain gorillas, Kigali city tour and a relaxing Lake Bunyonyi boat ride experience
Its one of the short Uganda gorilla safaris that you should book for an awesome experience.
You can also book this 3 days Uganda gorilla tour from Kigali if you are simply extending your trip from Rwanda.
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
|Safari Type: Group / Private||Duration: 3 Days||Group size: 2-6 people||Dates: Departs any date|
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Day 1: Kigali City tour & Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National park
Depending on where you will be located either hotel or airport on the first day of your 2 days Rwanda gorilla safari, a company representative, guide / driver from our Rwanda tours and travel company 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 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
This is a special day dedicated for the impressive mountain gorillas. Undertaking the gorilla trekking experience in the impenetrable forest of Bwindi is such a life time endeavor that will create lasting memories.
You gather at the respective park headquarters for briefing in the morning at 8am 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 fascinating Kigezi Highlands where locals apply terracing method to cultivate their slopes deriving impressive scenic landscape.
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.
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- 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 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
A deposit of 40% is required when booking this safari.
The remaining balance will be charged 40 days prior to departure.
For any bookings within 40 days of departure, the full trip amount will be charged upon booking.
Why Book with us?
– Safari Departs 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 Permits costs
Uganda gorilla permits cost $600 and Rwanda gorilla permits cost $1500. These have to be acquired months before your trip to be assured of viewing the mountain gorillas. Read more about Gorilla tracking permits