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4-Day Gorilla Private Trekking Tour in Uganda with Full Board

The 4 Days Gorilla trekking Safari takes you to mgahinga gorillas national park, which is home to one of the gorillas family. Mgahinga is part of the greater Bwindi forest, noted to protect about 400 individual mountain gorillas now very famous for gorilla trekking safaris and expeditions. More activities to encounter at this park include the bird watching, nature walk safaris, and the Batwa cultural performances.

per adult from

$6,128

AUD

Duration

4 days

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Gorillas trekking permits
    • Bottled mineral water
    • Entry/Admission - Kigali Genocide Memorial
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Gahinga
    • Entry/Admission - Batwa Trail
    • Entry/Admission - Inema Art Center
    • Entry/Admission - Kimironko Market
    What's excluded :
    • Visa fees
    • Tips and gratuities

  • Day 1: ARRIVAL - KIGALI

    Stop At: Kigali, Kigali, Kigali Province
    Arrival of flight at Kigali International Airport. Meet and greet assistance. You will be handed over to a warm welcome by our representative outside customs and immigration hall and introduced to your driverguide. Transfer to Kigali Serena hotel and assisted with check in. Tour briefing will be conducted at the lobby. Dinner and overnight stay.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at the Kigali Serena Hotel.

    Day 2: KIGALI – CYANIKA (03h00) – MGAHINGA (UGANDA) – (01h00)

    Stop At: Kigali Genocide Memorial, KG 14 Ave, Kigali Rwanda
    07h30: After early breakfast at the hotel, you will check out and settle all extras. 08h00: Visit the Kigali Genocide memorial. Highlight; Perhaps the city’s best known landmark, and with good reason, is the very insightful and moving Kigali Genocide Memorial standing amid beautiful rose gardens and fountains. The memorial sets out the history leading up to the genocide in Rwanda and also explains other genocides around the world. It includes poignant displays of victims’ photographs and belongings, bringing the realities of the atrocities to life. While it might seem an unusual tourist attraction and can be upsetting, it does help to put into context how and why the genocide happened and to better appreciate just how far the country has moved on together in the intervening years. It also plays a vital role in educating Rwanda’s new and future generations about the genocide.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Mount Gahinga, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda
    10h00:Have a leisurely drive to CYANIKA BORDER (RWANDA/UGANDA). Stop for early lunch at the Muhabura restaurant.
    Continue driving. Customs and immigration procedures. Drive for another hour to Mount Mgahinga National Park in Uganda. Arrive late afternoon at the lodge. Check in and relax. Dinner and overnight stay.

    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Mt Gahinga Lodge.

    Day 3: MOUNT MGAHINGA GORILLAS NATIONAL PARK (GORILLAS TREK)

    Stop At: Mount Gahinga, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda
    After an early breakfast and briefing from the park guides, set off for the mountains gorilla tracking inside the forest with rangers and porters. You will need to carry drinking water, rain jacket and jungle boots while the rangers will provide you with a walking stick. Gorilla tracking is one of the unique activities you will enjoy while photographing and observing the gorillas. After tracking, come back to the lodge for late lunch.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Stop At: Batwa Trail, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda
    This afternoon, you will depart for the Batwa people village tour. You will get a glimpse of the daily life of the pygmies. During this tour, the Batwa demonstrate hunting techniques; gather honey, point out medicinal plants and demonstrate bamboo cups. The Batwa who are the original human inhabitants of uwa park a Forest Reserve, have now been moved out of the Forest and taken on the responsibility of guarding this forest. They will give you briefing and a demonstration of their lives including hunting, harvesting and way of life. This is followed by guided nature walk led by the Batwa as your local guides since they are the true experts of this environment. This forest reserve is a fantastic birding destination with an estimated record of 150 species of birds. Variety of flora and fauna and a few primates can be spotted during the nature walk.
    You will return to the lodge in the evening.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at the Mount Gahinga Lodge.

    Day 4: MGAHINGA / CYANIKA (01h30 drive) –KIGALI (03h00 drive) DEPART

    Stop At: Inema Art Center, KG 563 Street Kacyiru, Kigali Rwanda
    Early breakfast at the lodge and check out. Proceed to CYANIKA Border. Customs and immigration procedures then continue via Musanze to KIGALI. Arrive and have lunch at the Heaven restaurant. You will later visit the Inema arts center. Founded in 2012 by brothers and self-taught painters Emmanuel Nkuranga and Innocent Nkurunziza, Inema Arts Center spurs creativity for personal, social, and economic growth. Nkurunziza and Nkuranga started Inema to tap the untapped potential of art in Rwanda. Their objective is to use creative expression to bring the community and country alive. To provide exposure to creative people and create opportunities for Rwanda's most underserved to use creativity for a productive livelihood.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Kimironko Market, 194 St Kg, Kigali Rwanda
    East Africa is known for its buzzing, colorful, and distinctive markets, and Rwanda is no exception. Kimironko Market, located in the Kimironko neighborhood of Kigali, is the busiest market in town. Vendors here sell produce from Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, while locals from all over the city head here to stock up on fruit, vegetables, fabric, clothing, shoes, and general household necessities. This is the place to experience Rwanda at its liveliest.
    Depending on your flight departure time, you will be transferred to Kigali International Airport for your outbound flight.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Our representative will be waiting outside the customs hall with a sign bearing the clients name.Airports
    • Kigali Intl. Airport, Kigali Rwanda
    Departure Time :
    6:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Pallid Safaris Ltd

Activity ID: V-266063P9

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