UGANDA DOUBLE GORILLA AND WILDLIFE SAFARIS FROM KIGALI

 Kigali, Bwindi Impenetrable, Kibale Forest, Mgahinga, Queen Elizabeth N.P

From $2285 Per Person

8 Days Uganda Double Gorilla and Wildlife Safari from Kigali

Tour Overview

We offer gorilla safaris in Uganda from Kigali Rwanda, Uganda’s destination is well known as the Primate capital which is more easily accessed from Kigali International Airport, flying into Kigali and going for Uganda gorilla safari means that you will be saving money and time because gorilla permits are more affordable in Uganda, for example, Rwanda gorilla permit cost $1500 while in Uganda it cost only $700, this means that if you trek gorillas in Uganda instead of Rwanda you will be saving $800 on each permit

On this 8-day Uganda double gorilla trek and wildlife safari starting From Kigali Rwanda you get a chance to see mountain gorillas in Bwindi Forest, golden monkeys in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest “the primate capital of the world

If interested we also offer special experiences of both gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Forest, golden monkey habituation experience in Mgahinga, and Chimpanzee habituation experience in Kibale Forest, if interested let us know we will organize all your Uganda gorilla tours and habituation experience adventures starting from Kigali

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic drive around Uganda
  • Track Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Forest
  • Chimp Trek in Kibale Forest
  • Game drive
  • Bigodi Swamp Walk
  • Visit Uganda Equator

Trip Inclusions

  • Safari Vehicle Transportation
  • An expert English-speaking driver/guide
  • All Accommodation and meals
  • One gorilla permit
  • Chimpanzee Tracking permits
  • 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

Day 1

rwanda gorillas

Arrival, Kigali City tour and transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

On your arrival, you will be welcomed by our guide/driver who will gladly take you for a Kigali city tour and you will be mesmerized by the natural beauty of Rwanda the land of thousands of hills. It’s such a clean city with hospitable people who will be warmly happy to receive you. The first spot that tourists visit when on a city tour in Rwanda is the genocide memorial museum; it has information about how this war started. You continue visiting the national museum and other attractive sites in the city (Kigali City tour is optional). After driving off to Volcanoes National Park.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (FB)
Mid-range Lodge:  La Bambou Gorilla Lodge
Luxury Lodge: Ingagi Park View Lodge


Day 2

Golden Monkey Tracking Volcanoes National Park Rwanda Gorilla permits

Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes National Park

Have breakfast, you will proceed for golden monkey tracking, this is another existing moment. Before meeting the golden monkeys, you will see other primates, fauna, and flora. Finally, get face to face with the beautiful golden monkeys. You will see them play as they jump from one branch of the tree to the other; all this will be amazing and memorable for your African safari.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (FB)
Luxury Lodge: Chameleon Hill Lodge
Mid-range Lodge: Mutanda Resort Lodge or Travellers Hotel Kisoro


Day 3

Rwanda increased gorilla permit Price to 1500USD

Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Forest of Uganda

After breakfast, pick up your packed lunch and drive to park headquarters for a briefing about the dos and don’ts during your gorilla tracking at 8:00 am. You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your park ranger guides to find the gorillas, which can take you half an hour to three-quarters of the day. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. It is an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered creatures.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (FB)
Luxury Lodge: Chameleon Hill Lodge
Mid-range Lodge: Mutanda Resort Hotel or Travellers Hotel Kisoro


Day 4

Gorilla Trekking safaris in Uganda Rwanda

Second Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest

On this day, following the same procedure as on the first gorilla tracking adventure, you will follow a different gorilla group, different from the one tracked on the previous day. On return from the tracking, drive to Lake Bunyonyi, one of the world’s freshwater lakes, free of Bilharzia, where you will have dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (FB)
Luxury Lodge: Acadia Cottage Lodge Lake Bunyonyi
Mid-range Lodge: Bird Nest Lodge or Bunyonyi Overland Lodge


Day 5

wildlife in Kazinga Channel

Lake Bunyonyi to Queen Elizabeth Nation Park

After breakfast, embark on the journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The drive will take you through a green banana and tea plantation in Bushenyi, you will have a game drive en route before heading to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (FB)
Luxury Lodge: Mweya Safari Lodge
Mid-range Lodge: Buffalo Safari Lodge or Bush Lodge


Day 6

chimpanzees trek in Uganda-kibale forest national park

From Queen Elizabeth National Park- Kibale Forest National Park

Morning game drive which will take you through different parts of  Queen Elizabeth National Park and in the afternoon you will go for a boat ride on the Kazinga channel that connects lakes Edward and George. This launch cruise will reward you with games like hippos, elephants, buffaloes, and birds at the shores, thereafter we transfer you to Kibale Forest National Park.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (FB)
Luxury Lodge: Primate Safari Lodge
Mid-range: Chimpanzee Forest Lodge


Day 7

chimpanzees trek in Uganda-kibale forest national park

Morning chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi swamp walk in the afternoon

After breakfast, head to Kibale Forest to view the primates. Chimpanzee tracking activity begins at 8.00 am with a briefing of the rule for trekking the chimps after which you set off to search for them in the forest. This exercise can take half a day and along the way, you will see other primates such as Grey cheeked Mangabeys, Phoestes, Red-Colobus, and the Blue-tailed and Red-tailed monkeys swinging in the braches of this thick forest. The park ranger guide will give you informative briefings on the lifestyles of the primates you will be coming across and on the plants as well as on the insects and butterflies in this forest to ensure that the tracking is not only enjoyable but informative as well. Return to the lodge for lunch after going for an afternoon Bigodi swamp community walk.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (FB)
Luxury Lodge: Primate Safari Lodge
Mid-range: Chimpanzee Forest Lodge


Day 8

End of 8 Days Uganda Double Gorilla and Wildlife Safari from Kigali Rwanda

After morning breakfast, you will drive back to Entebbe Airport or Kigali International Airport for your flight out late in the evening.


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