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3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Via Rwanda

3 days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking expedition beginning in the bustling cityscape of Kigali, Rwanda, and traversing through the breathtaking landscapes to reach the awe-inspiring Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda.

This meticulously curated journey blends the thrill of gorilla trekking with cultural immersion, promising an enriching tapestry of experiences that will linger in your memory for years to come.

From the vibrant streets of Kigali to the tranquil depths of Bwindi’s ancient forest, every moment is an opportunity for discovery, connection, and awe-inspiring encounters with some of the world’s most remarkable wildlife.

Brief itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Bwindi

Day 3: Gorilla tracking

Day 4: Return and depature

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Bwindi impenetrable national park

Meet your guide early in the morning at the agreed pickup point and drive to Uganda.

Embark on an unforgettable journey from the vibrant streets of Kigali, Rwanda, to the pristine wilderness of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. This scenic drive promises an immersive experience, offering glimpses into the diverse landscapes and cultures that define East Africa. As you leave behind the bustling cityscape of Kigali, prepare to be captivated by the ever-changing vistas that unfold before you. From rolling hills adorned with terraced fields to quaint villages bustling with life, each turn of the road presents a new tableau of natural beauty and cultural richness. Our knowledgeable guides will accompany you every step of the way, providing insights into the history, traditions, and wildlife that call this region home.

Arriving in the evening, you will check in your hotel for a relaxation, dinner and a preparation for your morning gorilla tracking

DAY 2: Gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi 

Wake up early in the morning, sip a cup of coffee, gear up and drive to the park offices for a general briefing about the gorilla trekking adventure.

After completing the briefing, you’ll embark on the once in a lifetime experience of tracking the endangered mountain gorillas.
There is no guarantee how long or difficult your tracking experience will be as it depends on where the family of gorillas is and on weather conditions, It can take anywhere from two up to six hours of trekking through the mountain forest at relatively high altitudes. Fitness is definitely recommended for those wishing to undertake the excursion.
One of the most memorable experiences you’re likely to ever have, you’ll be allowed an hour of close contact with the gorillas once you’ve found them.

You’ll be privileged enough to come within mere meters of a family of these rare and beautiful animals, observing their family dynamics and getting to learn a bit about each gorilla’s distinct personality in serene silence.
After your hike is complete, you’ll have an option to visit the local Batwa community to learn more about traditional Ugandan culture.

Gorilla family in Bwindi impenetrable national park
Gorilla family in Bwindi Impenetrable national park

DAY 3: Return to Kigali and departure

As you bid farewell to the majestic mountain gorillas and lush greenery of Bwindi, prepare for a voyage that promises to unveil the rich tapestry of East Africa’s beauty and diversity. From rolling hills adorned with tea plantations to bustling villages brimming with life, each mile brings new wonders to behold. Our expert guides will ensure that every moment is infused with insight and enchantment, offering glimpses into the history, culture, and natural splendor that define this captivating region. So sit back, relax, and let the journey from Bwindi to Kigali be a testament to the boundless magic of Africa.

Later, you will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight back to Kenya or direct home.