Gorilla trekking in bwindi via Kigali

Gorilla trekking in bwindi

Overview

This Gorilla trekking in bwindi, suggests that you will be picked from your Guest house in Kigali, visit the genocide memorial site and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for your Gorilla trekking activity.

Highlights

  • Visit to genocide memorial
  • Gorilla tracking
  • Birding
  • Visit the Batwa Comunity

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Today.  Great Adventures guide will pick you up from your hotel/guest house in Kigali, take you to the genocide memorial site for photography and then Drive to the southwest part of Uganda, along the way have a stops in Kabale for lunch and stretching. Proceed to Bwindi as you enjoy the views of undulating hills with terraces. Check at the lodge and overnight.
Arrive at your lodge check in relax and have dinner.

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
ACCOMMODATION (optional): Trekkers Tavern Cottages/Rushaga Bwindi Gorilla Lodge.
Drive Time; Approximately 4-5 drive hours.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking
After early morning Breakfast, you will meet your guide again and drive to the park headquarters and meet other travelers for briefing at 7:30am about the dos and don’ts when you meet the Gorillas in the forest. Meet the game ranger and start off the hike which takes 30minutes to three quarters of the day this depends on where the Mountains Gorillas are.

As you trek see different tree species, for bird lovers this will be your opportunity to spot a number of birds, have a chance to see the primates such as black and white colobus monkeys, mammals and many more. There muddy steep slopes your advised to use a walking stick, and a minimum level of fitness is required to have your trek a success.

Once you meet our close relatives, you be given one hour to be in meters with the Gorillas for photo shots as you listen to informative talk from the wardens and rangers. Have lunch in the jungle there after return to the lodge to celebrate the Gorilla experience you will be awarded with a Gorilla certificate.

Return to the lodge relax .in the evening visit the Batwa Community as they expose their culture the Batwa are the first people who lived in Bwindi Forest, be entertained with their amazing dances, poems and many more.

Note; Gorilla tracking in fairly strenuous, so a minimum level of fitness in required before you come for the hike.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Parked Lunch and Dinner
ACCOMMODATION (optional): Trekkers Tavern Cottages/Rushaga Bwindi Gorilla Lodge.

Day 3- Departure back to Kigali
Morning breakfast. Bid farewell to the lodge, with great memories of the giant mountain Gorilla. Transfer back to Kigali for your international Flight out.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch;
Drive Time; Approximately 4-5 drive hours.

End of tour

Includes/ Excludes

Includes

  • Transportation in a 4×4 Vehicle customized for safari.
  • Meal plan as per the above itinerary.
  • Services of an English speaking driver Guide.
  • Accommodation as mentioned above,
  • Fuel for the entire trip.
  • Drinking water in the Vehicle.
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day.

Excludes

  • Gorilla permit of USD600.00 per person per trek.
  • International Airfares
  • East African Visa of USD100.00 per person
  • Expenses of person nature like Alcoholic drinks and wines.
  • Tips and gratitude
  • Porters

Accommodation

Budget Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp or Wagtail Eco-safari camp.
Luxury Accommodation: Silver back lodge, Buhoma lodge or Lake Kitandara Tented camp

ACTIVITIES
Gorilla Trekking / Bird Watching / Photography / Scenic Drive / Nature Discovery / Outdoor Adventures / Safari

THEMES
Scenic Road Drive / Thick Jungle Forests/ Mountains / World Heritage Site / The Wild

FEATURES
Mountain Gorillas, Jungles, Monkeys

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From US $1150
per person (sharing)

  • Single room supplement $85 for a person willing to stay alone in a single room.
  • Price excludes Gorilla permit of $600.00 per person per trek.

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