4 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trek

Overview:

4-day Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trek is an exhilarating journey that takes you through the lush landscapes of both countries, providing an unforgettable encounter with the magnificent mountain gorillas. This adventure-filled trip offers a unique opportunity to witness these gentle creatures in their natural habitat while exploring the diverse beauty of Rwanda and Uganda. From luxury to budget options, there are accommodation choices available to suit different preferences and budgets, ensuring a comfortable stay throughout the journey.

Tour Description:

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali, Rwanda

Your journey begins as you arrive in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be warmly greeted by your guide who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. Take some time to rest and acclimatize to the local surroundings before embarking on your gorilla trekking adventure.

Day 2: Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

After an early breakfast, you will drive to Volcanoes National Park, home to the majestic mountain gorillas. The drive takes approximately 2-3 hours, offering stunning views of Rwanda’s rolling hills and rural landscapes along the way. Once you reach the park, you will receive a briefing from the park rangers and join a small group for your gorilla trek. The trek itself can vary in duration, ranging from 2 to 6 hours, depending on the gorilla family’s location. Upon encountering these incredible creatures, you will have a precious hour to observe and photograph them, creating lifelong memories.

Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

After breakfast, you will cross the border into Uganda and head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The drive from Volcanoes National Park to Bwindi takes approximately 5-6 hours, offering picturesque scenery and a glimpse into the local cultures of both countries. Once you arrive at your lodge in Bwindi, you can relax and prepare for the next day’s gorilla trek.

Day 4: Gorilla Trek in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

Today marks the highlight of your journey as you embark on another gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to nearly half of the world’s remaining mountain gorilla population. Similar to the previous day, the trek duration can vary depending on the gorilla family’s location. The encounter with these gentle giants amidst the dense forest is an awe-inspiring experience that will leave you in awe. After spending precious moments with the gorillas, you will bid them farewell and begin your journey back to Kigali, where you will be transferred to the airport for your departure.

Accommodation Options:

  1. Luxury:

    • Volcanoes Virunga Lodge (Rwanda)
    • Bwindi Lodge (Uganda)
  2. Mid-range:

    • Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel (Rwanda)
    • Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge (Uganda)
  3. Budget:

    • Garden Place Hotel (Rwanda)
    • Bwindi Backpackers Lodge (Uganda)

These accommodation options cater to different budgets while ensuring a comfortable and pleasant stay throughout your trip. Each property offers a unique experience, ranging from luxurious amenities to more affordable, yet cozy, options.

In summary, the 4 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trek offers a captivating adventure through the stunning landscapes of both countries. The journey includes encounters with the rare and magnificent mountain gorillas, providing an up-close and personal experience with these incredible creatures. With accommodation options ranging from luxury to budget, you can choose the level of comfort that suits your preferences. This unforgettable trip promises to create cherished memories as youexplore the natural wonders of Rwanda and Uganda and witness the beauty of the gorillas in their natural habitat.