3 Day Gorilla Tour

Included with this package

  • Accommodations and Meals mentioned
  • English-speaking Resident Driver Guide 
  • 4×4 Custom built safari vehicle and Fuel
  • Park Entrance Fees in all mentioned national parks
  • Government taxes
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Airport transfers

Overview

The 3 days Uganda Gorilla tour is an opportunity to catch-up with one of the 21 fully habituated mountain Gorilla families in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. This trip starts and ends at Kigali, which is just a few hours’ drive to Bwindi forest National Park, the home to the highest population of gorillas in the whole world.  The 3 Days Bwindi gorilla safari also entails exploring Lake Bunyonyi, the second deepest lake in Africa. Bwindi is located in the southwestern parts of Uganda and offers a range of tour activities like Gorilla habituation and tracking, cultural excursion and nature walks among others.

Itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Lake Bunyonyi

You will be picked early in the morning at Kigali Airport and embark on the journey to Lake Bunyonyi. You will enjoy the beautiful views of the Kigali city as you drive through and continue to Gatuna border crossing to Uganda in just a few hours. You will move straight to Lake Bunyonyi and check in at the Lodge. Enjoy the beautiful atmosphere relaxing by the lake side sipping on a cold beer or a hot cup of coffee. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking

After an early breakfast at the lodge, you will be picked by our guide and transfer to Bwindi National Park for Gorilla Tracking. You will meet a team of other guests and be briefed together on the Gorilla trekking exercise. You will then be divided into groups and be led into the forest in search for habituated Gorilla families. It will take you between 2-6 hours tracking the Gorillas and once you find them, you will be allowed for a whole hour with the gorillas as you learn about them. Return to the starting point later to meet your guide and drive back to your lodge at Lake Bunyonyi for lunch. Relax at the shores of the lake the entire evening as you watch the sunset. Dinner and overnight will be at the lodge.

Day 3: Return to Kigali

Breakfast is served early in the morning to allow you time to return to Kigali International airport for your final flight.

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