SCHEDULED GORILLA TREK – RWANDA/UGANDA

Uganda Safari Offer
Duration : 4 days
Group Size : Min 2
From : $ 895 pp

You will enjoy an experience of your lifetime while on this gorilla safari. You will visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where you will come face to face with the gentle giants of the forest while on your gorilla trekking safari in Uganda.

This Uganda safari starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda. The nearest gorilla trekking sectors of Bwindi coming from Rwanda are Rushaga in the southern sector and Ruhija in the Central. We shall be doing our gorilla trek in the Rushaga Sector of Bwindi

Based on 2 persons sharing in 1 double/Twin Room

USD 895 per person

*Single Supplement: $230 per person

 EXTRA FEE:

  • Gorilla permit: USD 450 each per person – Low season (April, May & November)
  • Gorilla permit: USD 600 each per person – Rest of the Year

SCHEDULED SAFARI DATES

Tour Allotment Date from Date to
Gorillas None 2018-01-04 2018-01-07
Gorillas None 2018-01-11 2018-01-14
Gorillas None 2018-01-18 2018-01-21
Gorillas None 2018-02-01 2018-02-04
Gorillas None 2018-02-08 2018-02-11
Gorillas None 2018-02-15 2018-02-18
Gorillas None 2018-02-22 2018-02-25
Gorillas None 2018-03-08 2018-03-11
Gorillas None 2018-03-22 2018-03-25
Gorillas None 2018-03-22 2018-03-25
Gorillas None 2018-04-05 2018-04-08
Gorillas None 2018-04-12 2018-04-15
Gorillas None 2018-05-10 2018-05-13
Gorillas None 2018-05-17 2018-05-20
Gorillas None 2018-05-31 2018-06-03
Gorillas None 2018-06-07 2018-06-10
Gorillas None 2018-06-14 2018-06-17
Gorillas None 2018-06-21 2018-06-24
Gorillas None 2018-06-28 2018-07-01
Gorillas None 2018-07-05 2018-07-08
Gorillas None 2018-07-12 2018-07-15
Gorillas None 2018-07-19 2018-07-22
Gorillas None 2018-08-02 2018-08-05
Gorillas None 2018-08-09 2018-08-12
Gorillas None 2018-08-16 2018-08-19
Gorillas None 2018-08-23 2018-08-26
Gorillas None 2018-08-30 2018-09-02
Gorillas None 2018-09-06 2018-09-09
Gorillas None 2018-09-13 2018-09-16
Gorillas None 2018-09-20 2018-09-23
Gorillas None 2018-09-27 2018-09-30
Gorillas None 2018-10-04 2018-10-07
Gorillas None 2018-10-11 2018-10-14
Gorillas None 2018-10-18 2018-10-21
Gorillas None 2018-10-25 2018-10-28
Gorillas None 2018-11-01 2018-11-04
Gorillas None 2018-11-08 2018-11-11
Gorillas None 2018-11-15 2018-11-18
Gorillas None 2018-11-29 2018-12-02
Gorillas None 2018-12-06 2018-12-09
Gorillas None 2018-12-13 2018-12-16
Gorillas None 2018-12-20 2018-12-23

 

Day 1: Arrival: On arrival, the allocated English speaking safari guide will pick you up and transfer to your hotel in Kigali for an overnight at your hotel in Kigali.

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Kigali Marriot Hotel

Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast

Day 2: Kigali city tour & transfer to Bwindi National Park: You have an early breakfast and the safari guide will transfer you to Kigali town for a city tour.  Visit the Genocide Memorial center in Gisozi. This memorial stands on sacred ground where a quarter of a million people lie buried. There is a visitor centre for students and those wishing to understand the events leading up to the events of 1994. After your Kigali city tour, you will transfer to the Uganda/Rwanda border where you will enter Uganda and head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Later, check in at the accommodation unit for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Chameleon Hill Lodge or Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Gorilla tracking: After your breakfast, you will be transferred to the gorilla tracking information office for a pre-gorilla tracking briefing by the park warden and rangers at 8am. After briefing, the rangers will then lead you into the forest to track these gentle giants (Mountain gorillas). The thrill of spending time observing the gorillas as they interact with each other is a pleasing and unforgettable one, you are allowed an hour witnessing the interaction of these close relatives of ours. You are advised to carry with you a packed lunch for, the time spent tracking the gorillas would not be known to you but varies from 3 to 8 hours.

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Chameleon Hill Lodge or Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Time Scale: Unpredictable

 Day 4: Bwindi- Kigali. After an early breakfast, you will cross over to the Rwanda side again heading to Kigali International airport for your departure flight back home. This will mark the end of your gorilla safari in Uganda

 Meal Plan: Breakfast

 

 

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This rate includes:  Bed and breakfast at Marriot Kigali, Full board accommodation at Chameleon Hill Lodge/ Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge, Services of a full time English speaking safari guide, 4×4 Vehicle, water in the car and Genocide Memorial,

The safari package excludes: Gorilla permits ($600 per person), visa fees and international flight fares, meals on day 4.

EXTRA NIGHT IN KIGALI- IF NEEDED

In case you are not able to fly out on the 4th day of our itinerary as scheduled, the cost of an extra night in Kigali at the end with transfer to the airport the next day, find the Marriot rates as below;

 

* Double/Twin Room: $250 per room, per night – BB

* Single Room: $220 per room per night – BB

* Airport Transfer: $40 – per Car (One way)