5 Day Experience Bwindi Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Tour

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Duration
5 days
Location
Kigali Airport/ Hotel in Kigali
Kigali
Kigali Province
Rwanda
Price Adult
$1925
Price Seniors
$1925
Price Students
$1925
Currency
USD
Tour Type
Nature Tour, Wildlife Tour, Safari, Adventure Tour, Trekking Tour, Boat Trip, Private Tour, Guided Tour
Day 1: Pickup from Kigali and transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP for an evening game drive
In and around Kigali

You will be picked from Kigali International Airport/Any Hotel in Kigali to start your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park is western Uganda.

The journey will take you through Kabale with its rolling hills, Bunyaruguru popularly known for its crater lakes. Enjoy a stunning view of the rift valley as you enter Queen Elizabeth National Park.

You will arrive at you Lodge for a short relaxation before heading to Kasenyi Plains for an evening game drive.

On your game drive, you will have an opportunity to sport several animals including antelopes, buffaloes, Elephants, and if lucky big cats like lions and leopards.

Retire to your lodge for overnight.

Drive time: Approximately 5-6 hours

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

LODGE: IRUNGU FOREST SAFARI LODGE

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trek in the Kyambura gorge And boat safari on the Kazinga channel

After early breakfast, depart to the beautiful Kyambura gorge for the chimpanzee trekking. The reserve is located on a 100m deep gorge, south of Queen Elizabeth Park and Lake Edward.

Look out for the birds residing by the river swamps and forest such as herons, kingfishers, fish eagles, and much more. Return to the lodge for lunch and then go on the afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel.

Drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

LODGE: IRUNGU FOREST SAFARI LODGE

Day 3: Search for Tree climbing lions & transfer from Queen Elizabeth NP to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After a heavy breakfast, you will depart for Bwindi impenetrable national park- a home to half of the endangered Mountain gorillas in the world.

It is a scenic drive with an en route game drive in Ishasha sector that offers an opportunity of viewing the tree climbing lions at a closer range and later continue to Bwindi with lunch en route. Arriving in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at your booked lodge.

Lodge: Buhoma Community Rest Camp

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Lodge: Buhoma Community Rest Camp

Day 4: Bwindi National Park - Gorilla trekking and Community walk

Following the morning breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters with packed lunch for a vital briefing prior to trekking the gorillas in the thick impenetrable forest.

You get to spend an hour with the gorillas after having trekked for about 2-8 hours. If you have time and still feel strong just head for an optional brief community walk to the local Batwa community.

Check out the curio shops, children’s school and also get a chance to explore more about their unique culture and many more. Dinner and overnight stay at your booked lodge.

Lodge: Buhoma Community Rest Camp

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Lodge: Buhoma Community Rest Camp

Day 5: Transfer from Bwindi to Kigali

After breakfast, transfer to Kigali, have a city tour, visit the market and later be transferred to the Airport for your flight out of Rwanda.

Travel time: 4.5 hrs

Meal plan: Breakfast
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