5 Days Uganda Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali

5 Days Uganda Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali will give you the opportunity to participate in double gorilla trekking in Uganda where you will have the opportunity to know more about the endangered mountain gorillas by participating in gorilla trekking which will ensure you spend two hours with the primates as compared to one hour with them. The 5 days double gorilla trekking in Uganda from Kigali will also ensure you reach Bwindi impenetrable national park in the shortest time possible which will only take 4 hours as compared to the distance from Kampala city to Bwindi impenetrable national park which will take you 9-10 hours in the park. The Safari will ensure you have an amazing experience during your Uganda safaris because you will get to see a number of attractions like primate and bird species like Ruwenzori turaco, common moorhen Ruwenzori nightjar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing, red-faced woodland warbler, primate species like chimpanzees, Dent’s monkey, vervet monkey, black and white colobus monkey species and many more for memorable experiences in the park.

5 Days Uganda Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali

Highlights of the 5 Days Uganda Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali

  • Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Bwindi 
  • Day 2: Gorilla Trekking
  • Day 3: Community encounters/ walks
  • Day 4: Second Gorilla Tracking
  • Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali

Detailed itinerary for your safari

Day 1: Pick up and Transfer to Bwindi

  • Pick up and Transfer to Bwindi: On your first day, of your 5 days gorilla trekking in Uganda from Kigali safari, you will be picked by your guide for your safari that will pick you from a location of your choice in Kigali or Kigali international airport. You will be transferred to Bwindi impenetrable national park where you will carry out gorilla trekking. Before transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park, you will have a Kigali city tour where you will visit kimironko market the largest market in Rwanda where you will get to purchase a number of items like souvenirs, African fabrics among other items for memorable experiences during the safari. You will also visit the Kigali genocide memorial museum and after the tour, you will transfer to the home of the endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda Bwindi Impenetrable forest. You will transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
  • Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:  Ichumbi gorilla lodge

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking

  • Gorilla Trekking: On the second day of your 5 days double gorilla trekking in Uganda in Kigali after an early morning breakfast at your hotel with your packed lunch, you will transfer to the park headquarters where you will get a briefing session about gorilla trekking in Uganda, the guidelines, rules and regulations to follow for an amazing time in the park. During the activity, you will get to see a number of attractions like the bird species like Ruwenzori turaco, common moorhen Ruwenzori nightjar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing, red-faced woodland warbler, primate species like chimpanzees, Dent’s monkey, vervet monkey, black and white colobus monkey species and many more. And when you get to the habituated Uganda gorilla family, you will have amazing experiences of the primates like their grooming patterns, feeding patterns among other interesting features of the primates. You will head back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
  • Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:  Ichumbi gorilla lodge

 Day 3: Community encounters/ walks

  • Community encounters: On the third day of your 5 days double gorilla trekking in Uganda from Kigali safari, after early morning breakfast, you will be picked by your guide for you safari who will transfer you to the Batwa community where you will interact with the locals and understand how they carried out their activities before they were banned from the forest as you get to know more about their culture. You will transfer back to your hotel to rest as you get ready for your second gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park the next day. You will have lunch and refreshments and in the evening, you will have dinner and overnight stay.
  • Meal plan: breakfast lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:  Ichumbi gorilla lodge

 Day 4: Second Gorilla Tracking

  • Second Gorilla Tracking: On day 4 of your 5 days double gorilla trekking in Uganda from Kigali after an early morning breakfast at your hotel, with your packed lunch, your guide for your safari will pick you up and transfer you to Bwindi impenetrable national park where you will participate in your second gorilla trekking experience in the park. You will head to the headquarters for a briefing session before participating in the memorable activity. Once you locate the gorilla, you will spend one hour with the gorillas and get to know more about the primates in case you missed out on seeing more about the primates during the previous one hour you spent with the primates. After the activity, you will transfer back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
5 Days Uganda Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali
5 Days Uganda Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali
  •  Meal plan: breakfast lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:  Ichumbi gorilla lodge

Day 5: Return to Kigali

  • Return to Kigali: On day five of your 5 days double gorilla trekking in Uganda from Kigali after an early morning breakfast at your hotel, your guide for your safari will pick you up and transfer you back to Kigali city. You will have breakfast, check out of your hotel then meet your driver who will transfer you back to Kigali Rwanda. During your transfer to Kigali City, you will see exceptional views of the landscape in Uganda and when you get to Kigali city, you will have a Kigali city tour where you will visit the king’s palace where you will get to know more about the culture of Rwanda, you will also visit the Kigali genocide memorial museum where you will get to know the events that led to Rwanda genocide of 1994. After the Kigali city tour, you will have lunch and you will transfer to Kigali international airport or a location of your choice in Kigali and the end of your 5 days double gorilla trekking in Uganda from Kigali.

End of the 5 Days Uganda Double Gorilla Trekking from Kigali

 Trip inclusions

  • Accommodation.
  • 4×4 safari vehicle with fuel.
  • Full-time English speaking guide.
  • Gorilla permit x2
  • Bottled water on transit.

Trip exclusions

  • Visa fees.
  • Air ticket fees
  • Personal needs like airtime, laundry, tips for service providers, emails, beverages.
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