3 Days Uganda Gorilla tour

Overview of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla tour

This 3 day Uganda gorilla tour commences and ends in Kigali – Rwanda. It is an amazing encounter of the magical scenery of Rwanda hills before approaching to have a challenging and yet memorable gorilla tracking encounter in Bwindi – Uganda.

Safari Highlights of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla tour

  • Day 1 of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla tour: Drive from Kigali city – Rwanda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park –Uganda.
  • Day 2 of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla tour: Do Gorilla tracking
  • Day 3 of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla tour: Drive back to Kigali city.

Detailed itinerary of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla tour

Day 1 of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla tour: Drive from Kigali city – Rwanda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park –Uganda.

You will be picked by our driver guide from your place of domicile in Kigali city after breakfast to start on your 225 km approximately 5 – 6 hours’ drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Ruhija area). You will have Lunch en route and you will enjoy great sights along the way including the Virunga volcanoes and the Kigezi Highlands. Arrive in Bwindi in the evening for relaxation and overnight.

Accommodation: Ruhija Gorilla safari lodge (Luxury/upmarket) or Gorilla Mist Camp (midrange/standard) or Ruhija Community Rest Camp (Budget/basic).

Day 2 of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla tour: Do Gorilla tracking

After an early breakfast, gather at the UWA park headquarters at Ruhija to be briefed about the conduct of gorilla tracking activity. This starts at 08:00am after which you will embark on a search for gorillas in the mist of Bwindi. The trekking experience can take 2 – 8 hours depending on gorilla movements. Carry with you packed lunch since the activity could be longer. You have one hour to interact with gorillas, ask questions to the tour guide and taking photos after which you will retire at your lodge to recap the memories of this day’s great experience.

Accommodation: Spend a night at your previous lodge.

Day 3 of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla tour: Drive back to Kigali city.

After breakfast, embark on your return transfer to Kigali city to mark the end of your safari.

End of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla tour

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda


One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply. Read More

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda


Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda. Read More

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda


We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge: This accommodation facility extends value for money and the magnificent sights of the Volcanoes national park. It is positioned on the lower gradients of Sabyinyo Mountain. Gorilla view lodge contains 30 private stone cottages with modern furnishing and décor. With a fire place and en suite facilities, the lodge is worth of stay while at Gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda.

La Palme Hotel: With 48 fully furnished rooms with 4 big elegantly designed suites, La Palme Hotel counts among the cozy and ultimate safari accommodations within the environs of Volcanoes national park. Rooms have Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, 24 hour room service, telephone and double beds.

Nyungwe Forest Lodge: The lodge is found on the edge of Nyungwe forest and it has 24 luxury rooms the 2 being suites providing tourists with comfortable sleeps while on their safaris in Rwanda. The lodge has a swimming pool, lounge, bar, fire place, en suite facilities, restaurant, laundry services, internet access, Air conditioner and so many other services provided to Rwanda safari tourists.

Muhabura Guest House: Muhabura hotel is a budget accommodation found opposite musanze headquarters near the bank of Kigali. This exposes you to a comfortable life while you stay away your home. There are 30 rooms with single, double and Twin. The rooms are self-contained, with warm and cold showers, satellite TV, laundry services, balcony, garden and so many others.

La Palme Hotel: This is among the best deluxe hotel in Rwanda where tourists always feel comfortable to stay while o their Rwanda safaris. This hotel has 48 well designed rooms with 4 large suites. The rooms have screens, good services, internet access, Double bed, telephone and are self-contained.

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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