3 Day Bwindi gorilla habituation experience through Kigali
This 3 Day Bwindi gorilla habituation experience through Kigali is meant for those people interested in trekking mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park but are coming in from Rwanda. It’s also for those individuals that are interested in spending more time with mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Our 3 day bwindi gorilla habituation experience through Kigali gives you up to 4 hours with mountain gorillas in one day. Take advantage of the four hour gorilla habituation experience in the southern part of Bwindi (Rushaga and Nkuringo) and also reduce on the drive time to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park by getting to Bwindi through Kigali Rwanda.
Summary of 3 Day Bwindi gorilla habituation experience through Kigali
Day 01: Pickup from Kigali City/Airport and also transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
2: Four hour gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Rushaga/Nkuringo)
3: Drive to Kigali Airport for your flight out.
- You’ll go to Uganda through Rwanda/Kigali
- This tour starts and ends in Kigali (Rwnda)
- You’ll visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Activities: 4 Hour gorilla habituation experience
- Getting around: open-sided 4×4 vehicle & also pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
- A transfer from and also back to the airport (or hotel)
- Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be at an extra cost
Things To Consider
Accommodation is Inclusive
Small Group Safari: Max 4 People per group
New normal safari guidelines of social distancing, sanitizing,
Tour Can Depart any day
Tour can be custom
Solo travelers can also join this tour
Age Limit: 15 years and above
You’ll transfer from the airport (or hotel)
Accommodation before the tour departs can be at an extra cost
DAY 1: Pick up from Kigali Airport/Lodge to start your 3 day Bwindi gorilla habituation experience through Kigali
You will transfer from Kigali International Airport/Any Hotel in Kigali to start your journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The journey is very scenic and will take you through a country of a thousand hills to the Pearl of Africa. You cross over to Uganda at Katuna or Chanika boarder for a stop at Kabale town (Katuna) or also Kisoro (Chanika) before proceeding to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for overnight.
Drive time: Approximately 4-5 hours
Meal Plan: Lunch and also Dinner
Lodging:Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge.
DAY 2: Gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
You will wake up early in the morning and head to the park headquarters to join other clients for briefing about dos and don’ts while with mountain gorillas on your habituation experience. After briefing, you will also start your trek into the forest guided by researchers and guides.
During your trek, you may encounter several birds, other animals and primates in the forest and once you have found the gorillas you will spend four hours with them and return back to the Lodge for overnight. You will have an opportunity to listen and observe researchers doing their work of habituating gorillas. If possible you will participate by collecting samples, naming of group members, making calls and also so much more.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Packed Lunch and Dinner
Overnight Lodge:Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge.
DAY 3: Drive to Kigali Airport
After breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali Airport for your flight out of Uganda marking the end of your 3 Day Bwindi gorilla habituation experience through Kigali.
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