3 Days Luxury Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali (Flying)
This 3 Days Luxury Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Itinerary Overview: Luxury Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali
3 Days Luxury Double Gorilla trekking Safari Bwindi from Kigali is a very luxurious itinerary tailored to be very comfortable yet Expensive. This is one of the Short Gorilla tours from Kigali to Uganda with a double (two times) Gorilla Trekking Experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park on the second and third day.
3 Days Luxury Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali includes transfer by Luxury 4×4 land cruiser as well as accommodation in the Luxury/up-market lodges. Gorilla safari starts and ends at Kigali International Airport. On arrival at the airport, the allocated driver guide will be there for the pick-up and then later ensure the transfer to Uganda.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is found in southwestern Uganda a few Kilometers from the border with Rwanda. It is about 180 Km from Kigali International Airport with about 4 hours’ drive which are less than the almost 9 hours from Entebbe International Airport to Bwindi Forest National Park.
Available all through the year, this 3 Days Luxury Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali with arrival and departure in Kigali International Airport is convenient for tourists who can’t bare long road drives. All inclusions on this trip make it very comfortable and luxurious.
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- Safari starts and ends at Kigali International Airport
- Double Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda
- A maximum 1 hour will be spent with the mountain gorillas each time
- Road transfers by a luxury 4×4 land cruiser safari vehicle
- Accommodation before and after trip in Kigali can be arranged on request at an extra cost
What you need to know
- Accommodation is provided in luxury hotels of interest
- Tour is available all year round
- Minimum age for tour is 15 years
- 2 Gorilla permits included in the cost (US$ 1400)
Itinerary Highlights: Luxury Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali
- Day #1: Arrival, pick up and transfer from Kigali International Airport to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Day #2: First Mountain Gorilla trekking Experience in Bwindi forest
- Day #3: Second Gorilla trekking and return drive to Kigali International Airport for departure flight.
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Detailed Itinerary: Luxury Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali
Day #1: Arrival, pick up and transfer from Kigali International Airport to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
On arrival at Kigali International Airport, your driver guide will be there for pick up. After meeting, you will board the safari vehicle for the drive to Uganda. On the drive that takes about 4 hours you cross the Rwanda-Uganda border and enjoy the scenic backdrop of the undulating hills covered in lush greenery. On arrival at the booked hotel/lodge, you check in, have dinner and rest through the night.
Accommodation will be allocated depending on the allocated sector for trekking in the park.
Meal Plan: Dinner
Day #2: First Mountain Gorilla trekking Experience in Bwindi forest
On the second day, be ready to wake up early in the morning for breakfast and then be driven to the park headquarters for Gorilla trekking. It’s expected of you to be at the park headquarters by 8:00 am for briefing from the park rangers.
During briefing, the park rangers inform trekkers of the dos and don’ts of Gorilla trekking. At this time, you are also allocated a Gorilla family to trek. Each group is trekked by 8 people in most cases depending on the hiking ability of an individual.
You get to the very dense tropical jungle of Bwindi forest for a lifetime adventure. Spend about 2-6 hours or more trekking/hiking/walking. However, a maximum 1 hour is spent in the presence of the Mountain Gorillas as individuals watch the family go about its daily life and take pictures.
After 1 hour (60 minutes) of watching the gorillas, you then walk back to the park headquarters. Here you receive a congratulatory Gorilla trekking certificate. Following the event, you drive to a hotel for late lunch and spend the evening at leisure.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day #3: Second Gorilla trekking and return drive to Kigali International Airport for departure flight
On the last day of your safari, you will go for a second Gorilla trekking experience in the Bwindi forest. This time you will be allocated a different Gorilla family from the one you did trek the previous day. This will help you compare and understand the lifestyle of different Gorilla families.
After the trek, your driver-guide will pick you up from the park headquarters for a return drive to Kigali. You have lunch enroute then cross the border back to Rwanda for drop off at Kigali International Airport.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch
End of the 3 Days Luxury Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali
- English speaking driver guide
- Entry fees and taxes including Gorilla permits
- Safari van
- Water on board
- Luxury Accommodation
- Any purchases of personal kind
- Any changes to the itinerary
- International flights and visas
- 4×4 safari land cruiser for luxury travelers
- 4×4 safari van for budget travelers
Safari Route: Luxury Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali
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