UGANDA GORILLA TRACKING & WILDLIFE VIEWING SAFARI FROM KIGALI

 Kigali, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

From $1,800 Per Person

Uganda Gorilla Tracking and Wildlife Viewing Safari from Kigali for 5 Days

Overview

This 5 day Uganda gorilla tracking tour and wildlife viewing starting from Kigali Rwanda, gives a chance to trek Uganda mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and also a game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park with a boat ride on Kazinga Chanel connecting lake Gorge and Lake Edward. This safari can start and end in Kigali Rwanda or Entebbe Uganda

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Track Mountain Gorillas in the Forest
  • Visit Uganda Equator

Trip Inclusions

  • Safari Vehicle Transportation
  • An expert English-speaking driver/guide
  • All Accommodation and meals
  • One gorilla permit
  • All park entrance fees
  • Activities as specified in the itinerary

Excludes

  • International flights
  • Visas and personal travel insurance
  • All drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

DETAILED ITINERARY for 5 Days Uganda Gorilla Tracking and Wildlife Viewing from Kigali

Day 1

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Driver from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

After breakfast, we drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in southwestern Uganda. Bwindi is best known for its mountain gorilla tracking, primate presence, and spectacular bird population, En route photographic opportunities along the way. Border crossing via Katuna or Cyanika then continues to Kabale or Kisoro for lunch and after driver to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Moderate Lodge: Broadbill Forest Camp
Mid-range Lodge: Bakiga Lodge
Luxury Lodge: Mahogany Springs Lodge- Buhoma


Day 2

Gorilla Trekking Uganda Rwanda-rushaga gorilla habituation experience

Gorilla tracking day in Bwindi forest

After breakfast, your driver/guide will take you to the park headquarters for the briefing before you set off at 8:00 am for the treks to search for the humble giants. You will go with a packed lunch because it’s hard to determine how long the gorilla trek will take you to meet these great apes. However, the time range is between 30 minutes to 6 hours depending on the movement of the giant primates. The tracking is tedious, it entails walking along steep hilly tracks however encountering these great relatives of man erases all the poor memories/ hardships you went through in trying to find them. After the gorilla tracking go back to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Moderate Lodge: Broadbill Forest Camp
Mid-range Lodge: Bakiga Lodge
Luxury Lodge: Mahogany Springs Lodge- Buhoma


Day 3

Gorilla Trekking Uganda Rwanda-rushaga gorilla habituation experience

Transfer from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park

In the morning you will embark on the journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The drive will take you through the Ishasha sector arriving at Queen Elizabeth National Park in the afternoon. You will have a game drive en route where you might spot a game along the way as you transfer to the park headquarters. Watch out for tree-climbing lions in the Ishasha sector. After we will drive to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Budget Lode: Irungu Safari Lodge
Mid-range Lodge: Bush Lodge
Luxury Lodge: Mweya Safari Lodge


Day 4

Gorilla Trekking Uganda Rwanda safari in volcano national park

Explore Queen Elizabeth National Park-morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

After an early morning warm-up tea or coffee, you will go for a morning game drive along Kasenyi tracks in search of animals like lions, cape buffalos, elephants, warthogs, waterbucks, spotted hyenas, mongoose, kobs and, if you are lucky, the leopard is often spotted. Over 606 bird species have been recorded in this park most notably along the Kazinga channel.
at around 9 to 10 am, you return to the lodge for a full breakfast, relax, and prepare for yet another exciting activity in the afternoon. After lunch, you will enjoy a unique two-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel connecting Lake Gorge and Lake Edward. This launch cruise gives you a great opportunity for photography, and animal and bird watching at close range. Dinner and overnight at.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Budget Lode: Irungu Safari Lodge
Mid-range Lodge: Bush Lodge
Luxury Lodge: Mweya Safari Lodge


Day 5

Transfer from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Kigali Airport in Rwanda

Wake up have a cup of coffee or a glass of water/ juice then proceed for an early morning game drive. This game drive will take you through the Kasenyi track and the Queens’ mile in the park and will reward you with animals like Lions, elephants, hyenas, Giant forest hogs, Bush bucks, Warthogs, Hyenas, civets, aardvarks, Leopards, and many more. After the game drive you will drive back to your accommodation for late breakfast and then later on drive back to Kigali Rwanda to reach in the evening.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch.


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