Day 1 : Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
On arrival into Kigali enjoy a privately guided city tour with optional visit to the genocide memorial. Longer city tours are available and we would be happy to discuss and plan your city sightseeing to suit your interests.
Your private driver guide will transfer you around 5 hrs to Bwindi National Park, crossing the border into Uganda where you stay for two nights.
Overnight: NKURINGO BWINDI GORILLA LODGE. (Private cottage room with balcony & mountain view).
On arrival at the lodge (time permitting), you will be taken on a guided walk through the community to a scenic viewpoint where you can see all six volcanoes on a clear day.
Please note we recommend departure from Kigali early morning in order to allow sufficient time to transfer to the lodge and enjoy the views therefore it may be necessary to overnight in Kigali first depending on your flight arrival time.
Private transfers, city tour, bottled water in vehicle, community walking tour, accommodation and all meals at lodge.
International flight, visas, lunch if taken in Kigali, drinks, massage treatments, laundry service, tipping and any additional activities.
Day 2 : Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Enjoy the wildlife encounter of a lifetime as you trek the majestic Mountain Gorillas. Treks vary in duration and difficulty and our design team would be happy to discuss appropriate options to suit your requirements.
Optional afternoon activities may be discussed with the lodge but the local school is adjacent to the lodge and welcomes visitors, as do the BATWA (pygmies) community. Both of which can be arranged through the lodge.
Overnight at NKURINGO BWINDI GORILLA LODGE.
Accommodation, all meals, packed lunch for trekking, 1 x Gorilla trekking permit per person, park fees for gorilla trekking only and shared transfers.
Tipping for the trek, porter hire fee, drinks and any additional activities not listed.
Day 3 : End of Itinerary
At your leisure you will be transferred back to Kigali (5 hour drive). A packed lunch is included for your journey. We will drop off at the airport or a city hotel. (Flight departing after 2:00pm is required).
Those with a late flight departure or an overnight in Kigali city may wish to stop on the way back at Lake Mutanda and enjoy a canoe excursion perhaps looking for the resident brown otters in the lake (recommended).
Breakfast, private transfers and bottled water.
Optional canoe trip or hike / lunch, evening meal, International flights or onward arrangements in Kigali and any other services not listed.