5 days Gorilla trekking tour, relax at the Lake Bunyonyi

Gorilla trekking in Uganda

This tour in Uganda takes you gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest from Rwanda. Relax in the picturesque landscape of Lake Bunyonyi. Later, enjoy the tour of Kigali city.

5 days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking tour in Uganda from Rwanda

5 Days gorilla trekking safari Uganda from Rwanda

  • See the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda from Rwanda.
  • Tour Uganda and Rwanda
  • Visit the Bwindi forest
  • Views of the Mountains – Mgahinga, Sabinyo and Muhavura
  • Visit the city of Kigali
  • See the local people and their way of life

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali

You are warmly received at the Kanombe International airport. We transfer to the hotel for the overnight rest.

Overnight stay: Chez Lando hotel (BB) or Kigali Serena (BB)

Day 2: Kigali city tour, cross into Uganda 140km 4 hrs

Have breakfast and a morning tour of Kigali. We visit the national museum, genocide memorial and local markets. In the afternoon, we transfer across the Uganda border to southern Bwindi.

Overnight stay: Bwindi Jungle Lodge (FB) or Chameleon Lodge (FB)

Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable forest on the trails Gorilla trekking!!!

Early morning set off in the Bwindi forest. The highlight is an encounter with a family of the Gorillas!! You will have an hour with them- an experience that will last a life time. The Guides informatively explain the plants and animals of the forest. After gorilla trekking, we return to the lodge to relax. If you have the energy, we do a community walk in the afternoon (optional).

Overnight stay: Bwindi Jungle Lodge (FB) or Chameleon Lodge (FB)

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Relax this morning. It is possible to do the Golden Monkey tracking in Mgahinga national park (optional).We drive leisurely southwards from Bwindi forest through the hilly villages to lake Bunyonyi. This is deepest and most picturesque lake in Uganda. The hillsides have hanging terraced farms and homesteads. In the afternoon, relax at the lodge. You can also take a swim in the Bilharzia free lake. You can go canoeing. It is possible, to take a boat trip to surrounding communities and Islands. This includes the punishment Island. Return to the lodge to unwind with sights of the lake.

Overnight stay: Arcadia Cottages (FB) or the Bird Nest (FB)

Day 5: Return to Kigali and fly out 110 kms 4 hrs

Wake up to breakfast and leisurely transfer from Lake Bunyonyi to Kigali. Depending on your departure flight time, you may visit the twin lakes of Rubondo and Bulera. Hereafter, proceed to the airport for your departure. END.

TOTAL PRICE 2018-2019 (Medium range accommodations- Full board)
  • 2 persons: USD 1650 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
  • 4 persons: USD 1430 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
  • 6 persons: USD 1345 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
  • USD: 320 single room supplement outside the double/twin room
TOTAL PRICE 2018-2019 (High Budget accommodations- Full board)
  • 2 persons: USD 1945 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
  • 4 persons: USD 1680 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
  • 6 persons: USD 1585 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
  • USD: 355 single room supplement outside the double/twin room
The above Price includes:
  • Ground transfers
  • 4×4 custom built safari vehicle with knowledgeable driver/guide and fuel
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Accommodations with mentioned meals
  • Entrance fees to the National Parks and sites

The following activities: Gorilla tracking (Uganda), Kigali city tour, boat trip on Lake Bunyonyi

The above Price excludes:
  • All activities not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Insurances
  • Flights and visa for Uganda and Rwanda
  • All Meals and drinks not according to the accommodations
  • Tips and personal expenses such as laundry and communications