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3 Day Rwanda to Uganda Gorilla Trek

3 Day Rwanda to Uganda Gorilla Trek| 3 days Rwanda gorilla trekking adventure

Safari highlight for 3 days Rwanda to Uganda gorilla trekking adventure organized by Mum and Dad Uganda Tours

Rwanda to Uganda Gorilla Trek , This 3 day Rwanda to Uganda gorilla tour will begin and end in Kigali Rwanda’s capital and its largest city. The safari will give you a chance to meet our closest relative gorillas which shares almost 97% of human DNA make-up. The tour will enable you to trek through the impenetrable forest of Bwindi national park.

The park will bring you in direct contact with one of the 15 habituated gorilla families that live in the park and the one hour encounter with the apes will be an exciting moment. Meeting a few of the nearly 980 last remaining mountain gorillas is truly noteworthy,

You will arrive at Kigali international airport, from here you will transfer to by rod 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 lots of birds, animals, forests among so many other likely surprises. The tour will give you a chance to enjoy Kigali city where you see many interesting things within Kigali.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrival in Kigali, Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

DAY 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi, Return to Kigali

DAY 3: City tour of Kigali and Departure

Detailed itinerary

DAY 1: Arrival in Kigali and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Upon your arrival at Kigali international airport, you will be met by Mum and Dad Uganda Tours guide who will greet and brief you at about the safari. From her he will transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park passing through the gorgeous mountainous countryside until you cross into Uganda side.

After finalizing with the border crossing requirement continue to our picturesque accommodation on the edge of the forest in the late afternoon. Bwindi is a home to over 360 mountain gorillas, nearly 350 birds’ species, 120 mammals and other insect species.

Accommodation options; Bakiga lodge (budget) Gorilla mist lodge (mid-range), Chameleon hill lodge (luxury)

Meal plan: – Lunch, Dinner

DAY 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi, Return to Kigali

3 Day Rwanda to Uganda Gorilla Trek - Mum and Dad Uganda Tours

Wake very early in the morning go gorilla trekking, however, first report to the park headquarters to receive short briefings about the dos and don’ts while with the gorilla and also gets you allocated to the gorilla family to trek that very day. After follow the ranger guide very deep into the impenetrable forest to begin the search of our cousins. The search for these majestic animals goes through the thick untamed rain-forest, where you’ll be scrambling over mossy rocks and through deep undergrowth and it can be arduous at times, but the encounter is worth the effort.

Ounce they are meet stay in a distance of about 10m away from the gorillas and only one hour is allowed with the gorillas. Watching gorillas in their natural habitat is a memory that will last a lifetime. You will receive a lot of information from the experience ranger guide about how the history and lifestyle of the Gorillas.  This one hour retire to the lodge to refresh before starting the journey back to Rwanda. Dinner and an overnight

Accommodation options: Chez Lando Hotel

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3: City tour of Kigali, Departure

Have breakfast at the lodge, and then after your guide will take you for a city tour of Kigali. Visit places like the Gisozi Genocide memorial. Here you will be fed by many informative information about what exactly sparked off this dreadful war which happened in 1994.

The memorial is a resting place of thousands killed during the genocide and a reminder of the dark past that Rwanda endured. Other places to visit on a city tour include a local market in town. Have lunch and later your guide will transfer you to Kigali Airport to meet your departure flight back home.

End of Rwanda to Uganda Gorilla Trek 3 days

The safari includes

Transportation in a 4WD safari Land Cruiser

Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary

Park entrance fees.

Gorilla trekking permit in Uganda

Ranger guide

Services on an English speaking guide

Community walk Bwindi

Border crossing fees

En-route lunches


International flights

Hire / purchase of Hiking Gear

Personal Travel insurance

Visa Fees





Any other items of personal nature.


Some notes on Gorilla tracking