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5 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda from Rwanda

Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and relaxing at Lake Bunyonyi

This 5 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda starts from Rwanda. However, you will see the gorillas of Bwindi forest inside Uganda. Afterwards, you will relax in the landscapes of Lake Bunyonyi. Finally, you will tour the city of Kigali before your departure.

This safari in Uganda from Rwanda offers;

5 Days gorilla trekking safari Uganda from Rwanda

  • See the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda from Rwanda.
  • Visit two countries namely; 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
On the 5 days Gorilla Trekking safari in Uganda from Rwanda

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali

When  you arrive, you are accordingly received at the Kigali International airport. Hereafter, we transfer to the hotel to relax.

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

Day 2: Kigali city tour and across into Uganda 140km 4 hrs

This morning, we have breakfast and thereafter enjoy the tour of Kigali. In addition, we visit the national museum. We also go to the genocide memorial and local market. In the afternoon, we transfer across the Uganda border to the south of Bwindi forest.

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

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

Following breakfast, we set off to the forest in order to see the gorillas. The nature walk in the mountainous jungle, is no doubt an adventurous experience. However, the highlight is when we meet a family of the gorillas!! Normally, they spend more time on the ground. We will enjoy an hour while observing them. When you stand in front of the gorillas, it is a moment that will equally last a lifetime. The forest guides do explain the plants and animals of the forest. After the gorillas, we return to the lodge to relax. Later, we can do a community tour in the afternoon. The walk that goes through the villages is an excellent way to see how people actually live (optional).

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

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Relax this morning. While we can do the golden Monkey tracking in Mgahinga national park, this is  optional. We then drive leisurely from Bwindi forest to lake Bunyonyi. This is by all means the deepest and most picturesque lake in Uganda. Surrounding the lake, the hillsides have beautifully terraced farms and homesteads. In the afternoon, we relax at the lodge insight of the lake. You can also take a swim in the Bilharzia free lake. Furthermore, you could go canoeing. It is also possible to take a boat trip to the communities that are nearby. This includes the Islands such as the punishment Island. We return to the lodge thus unwind with sights of the lake below.

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

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

To begin with, we wake up to a hearty breakfast. Thereafter, we transfer from Lake Bunyonyi back to Kigali. If there is time, you may visit the twin lakes of Rubondo and Bulera. Hereafter, proceed to the airport for your departure.

TOTAL PRICE (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

The above Price includes:

  • Exclusive ground transfers
  • 4×4  safari car with local guide and fuel
  • Sealed Bottled drinking water
  • Accommodations with the mentioned meals
  • Entrance permits for the activities and national park

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

TOTAL PRICE (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 does not include:

  • Activities outside this Itinerary
  • Flights and Insurance
  • Visas for Uganda and Rwanda, 
  •  Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Tips, personal expenses such as laundry and communications
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