Day 1: Arrival Kigali–Bwindi (Travel Time +4hrs) Flight

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport (Must be on an early flight during daytime). Embark on a drive to Bwindi Uganda side. Enroute lunch at your hotel choice, proceed to Uganda Bwindi, the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. Drive by the lakes (Ruhondo and Mutera). Dinner and overnight stay at Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Mid facility) Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner.

Day 2: Bwindi gorilla trekking experience and local community visit

Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a village walk. The community Village Walk gives you a great opportunity to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It also is a great way to support the local community in a direct way.  The Walk begins with your guide at your Camp and is most informative, rewarding to the average visitor. It will amaze you how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways. Dinner and overnight stay at Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Mid facility)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Bwindi-Kigali (Travel Time +4hrs)

After an early breakfast, embark on the drive from Uganda in to Rwanda. You may choose to have an early lunch en-route in Kigali. Time permitting visit the Genocide memorial center before being transferred to Kigali Airport for your out bound flight.  End of service

Meal plan: Breakfast & Lunch

Cost of the safari Per Person Sharing in USD

Hotel Options

2 PAX

4 PAX

6 PAX

SSR

FNR

1540

1425

1315

250

EAC

820

648

595

120

SSR = Single Supplement Rate

 

The safari package includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Transportation by 4 WD safari vehicles Fuel expenses
  • Accommodation while on safari
  • The costs also cover the services of English speaking driver/guide
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on safari,
  • 1 soft drink per meal i.e. a soda or mineral water at/during lunch and dinner,
  • Park entrance fees
  • One gorilla permit per person ($600) to be paid in advance
  • Community visit
  • Fuel plus all activities while on the tour as will be detailed in your itinerary.

Excluded in the 3 day Gorilla Safari are:

Local and international flights, Accommodation in Kigali (day prior to safari departure and on return from the safari), Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.