3 Days Rwanda To Uganda Gorilla Trekking Excursion

This 3 day Rwanda to Uganda gorilla trekking trip takes you to see mountain gorillas in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
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A short trip to see the Gorillas Time to Meet the Wild Gorillas

This 3 day Rwanda to Uganda gorilla trekking trip takes you to see mountain gorillas in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
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This 3 day Rwanda to Uganda gorilla trekking trip takes you to see mountain gorillas in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

What's included

Rwanda , Uganda Discover Destinations
Departure Location
Kigali, Rwanda
Return Location
Kigali, Rwanda
Tour Start Date & Time
Price includes
  • 1 Gorilla tracking permit per person
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water throughout the safari
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Ground transportation in 4WD safari car
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary
  • Park / Activity Fees
Price does not include
  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Visa fees

3 Days Rwanda To Uganda Gorilla Trekking

Quick Overview

This 3 day Rwanda to Uganda gorilla trekking trip takes you to see mountain gorillas in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

From Kigali, you will travel by road to Uganda and then head on to Bwindi for your gorilla trekking activity. Along the way, you will see the undulating landscape of Rwanda and Uganda with small towns, cultivated hills and warm smiles.

In Bwindi you will go to see gorillas and spend 1 hour with them before hiking out of the dense forest. After your encounter with the gorillas, you will be driven back to Kigali where you will have a short city tour the next day before going to the airport for your flight home.

This tour is designed to suit both solo and group travelers, and can be customized to best match your wishes.


Destinations: Kigali, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Activities: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi, Kigali City Tour

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Day 1:

Arrival, Drive from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable NP - Uganda

Today, your guide will meet you and take you from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable National park - across the border in Uganda. Your guide will pick you at your accommodation, or the airport if your incoming flight arrives in Kigali when it is early in the morning. The required drive to Bwindi in Uganda takes around 5 hours (including border crossing) and your flight can be at any time of the morning. With your guide, you will go through Rwanda's picturesque countryside to the border with Uganda, and then continue for a short period to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Today you will arrive in Kigali with a morning or afternoon flight and you will be welcomed by your safari guide. You will immediately start your journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park driving through the beautiful mountainous countryside until you cross into Uganda. You will reach your lodge in Bwindi in the evening and relax as you await seeing gorillas the next day. Accommodation

  • Budget: Gorilla valley lodge
  • Mid-range: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
Meal plan: -, Lunch, Dinner
Day 2:

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi, Drive back to Kigali

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to the park offices for a briefing about gorilla trekking. After the briefing, you will be assigned the gorilla family and experienced ranger guide to lead your gorilla tracking experience. The rangers are experienced and know the forest very well and will lead your hike to see the gorillas. Your hike goes through dense untamed rain forest, steep slopes and simple trails and it can take 2-8 hours depending on how the gorillas move around. During your gorilla trek, the rangers will share a lot of information and insights about the gorillas and the forest. You can ask any questions you have and they will answer you. Upon meeting the gorillas, you will spend 1 hour with them, watching them play, eat, groom and go about their day. You will ask more questions, get to take pictures and take in the moment of peace among the gorillas. After your time with gorillas, you will hike back to the starting point for your gorilla trekking certificate. You will return to the lodge for lunch and clean up before heading to Rwanda. The gorilla trekking takes some hours but you will be able to finish with enough time to drive back to Rwanda. Accommodation

  • Budget: Chez Lando Hotel
  • Mid-range: Inside Afrika Boutique Hotel
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3:

Kigali City Tour, Departure

After breakfast, you will have some time for a city tour of Kigali. Depending on the time of your flight, you will have time to visit places like the Kigali genocide memorial, the local market, art shops and more. Your guide will drop you back at the airport for your flight back home, and that will mark the end of your trip. Accommodation

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3 Days Rwanda To Uganda Gorilla Trekking Excursion

3 Days
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