3 DAY UGANDA GORILLA TREK VIA KIGALI RWANDA (SHORTEST ROUTE)

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This one is for the Mountain Gorilla enthusiast with very limited time.

We take you straight from Kigali Rwanda directly to the Mountain Gorilla trekking region of Bwindi, Uganda as Kigali, Rwanda is the closest access point and less than half the distance than travelling from Entebbe, Uganda.

Gorilla Trek and then we overnight you on the way back.  3 day’s and you’ve experienced one of the planets greatest animal encounter experiences and some great sight seeing.

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DAY 1 - WELCOME, BRIEFING AND TRANSFERS TO BWINDI, UGANDA

We warmly greet you as your flight arrives at Kigali International Airport and introduce you to your driver/guide for your tour.  Then we take you for a nice Rwandan coffee and tour briefing before heading off on the 5 hour drive across the border to the Rushaga Sector of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Uganda.

Enroute you will get some amazing sightseeing as you discover why Rwanda is called the Land of a Thousand Hills.

Nearing the border you will see the amazing peaks of Volcanoes National Park and your halfway there.

Assisted across the border you will continue on to Bwindi and your accommodation of choice:

Ultra Luxury Luxury Premium Economy
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge Gorilla Safari Lodge Gorilla Safari Lodge Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
*Best In Class.  Subject to availability.
DAY 2 - MOUNTAIN GORILLA TREK. TRANSFER TO VOLCANOES NP, RWANDA

After breakfast your driver/guide will take you on the short transfer to the National Park headquarters for your Mountain Gorilla Trek briefing.

Here the experienced park rangers and guides will educate you on the basics of Mountain Gorilla behavior and some Gorilla language, before you head off with your group in search of these majestic creatures.

The trek can take between 2-8 hours as the Mountain Gorillas move up and down the hills of Bwindi searching for food.

Once you come upon your Mountain Gorilla family you get to spend and hour in their presence, watching them interact, play, eat and sleep.  It’s often described as one of the planets great animal encounters.

After the trek your driver/guide will transfer you back across the border to Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda.  The transfer is around 2-3 hours and his gives you a chance to rest and reminisce your incredible experience.

Overnight at your accommodation of choice:

Ultra Luxury Luxury Premium Economy
Bisate Lodge Sabinyo Safari Lodge Gorilla Mountain View Lodge The Peak Spot
*Best In Class.  Subject to availability.
DAY 3 - TRANSFER BACK TO KIGALI.

After a nice breakfast at the base of the impressive Volcanoes National Park your driver/guide will pick you up and transfer you the 2.5 hours back to Kigali.

Depending on your flight departure there may be time for a Kigali City Tour which is well worthwhile and includes the emotionally challenging, moving, educational and inspiring Kigali Genocide Memorial  The success of the post 1994 genocide reconciliation and recovery is hard to believe .

Finally we’ll get you to Kigali International Airport in time for your departing flight and we hope to see you again soon to show you more of this incredible region of Africa and beyond.

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