Low Season Uganda Gorilla And Wildlife Safari From Kigali Rwanda

Explore Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth national park

5 Day Low Season Uganda Gorilla And Wildlife Safari From Kigali Rwanda

Our 5 Day low season Uganda gorilla and Wildlife Safari from Kigali is ideal for the visitors who would like to trek Uganda gorillas and wildlife safaris to enjoy the discounts that come with the low season packages. This 5 Day low season Uganda gorilla and Wildlife Safari from Kigali will take you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park which is found in southwestern Uganda and is home to more than half of the endangered mountain gorillas found in the world. The safari will also lead you to western Uganda to explore the wild game as you will be entertained by tree-climbing lions and a variety of wildlife species that you explore during your boat cruise adventure at Kazinga Chanel. Our 5 Day low season Uganda gorilla and Wildlife Safari from Kigali starts and ends in Kigali after visiting the Uganda great parks of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park.

5 Day low season Uganda gorilla and Wildlife Safari he highlights

Day 1: Picked up from the Kigali and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park at discounted prices

Day 3 Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 4Morning game drives and Afternoon Boat cruise

Day 5Drive back to Kigali for a departing flight.

Detailed itinerary 

Basing on our expertise in the tours and travel operations in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the whole of Africa, we have come up with a customized package of Our 5 Day low season Uganda gorilla and Wildlife Safari from Kigali which is best taken in April, May, and November. Upon reading it, you can inquire from us and get more information about this wonderful Our 5 Day low season Uganda gorilla and Wildlife Safari from Kigali.

Day 1: Pick up from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

From Kigali or at any hotel where you have spent your night, meet our guide who will give you a short brief of our 5 Day low season Uganda gorilla and Wildlife Safari with a pick up from Kigali and then drive to Uganda. You have enough time, you will, you will make a short Kigali city tour, stop at the Kigali genocide museum for some of the history about the Rwanda genocide, and then proceed to the Cyanika border as you enjoy the rewards rolling hills before you cross over to Uganda. After crossing the border, you will go and make a stopover to Kisoro or Kabale for Lunch and then go and check-in at your booked Lodge

Main destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Journey time: Approximately four to five hours (5-4)

Lodging options: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge (Luxury), Rushaga Gorilla Camp (midrange), and Rushaga Haven Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

You will wake up very in the morning and have breakfast and get your packed launch and head to the park headquarters for gorilla trekking briefing, briefing is done by the ranger guides who will give you the instructions to follow while in the forest enjoying the gorilla trek. Here, you will also be allocated the gorilla family to trek and that’s why it important that you inform your guide about the interest of the gorilla family that you would like to trek such that you can be considered when allocating the gorilla families. Gorilla family allocation is done basing on your interests, physical fitness, and age, and after all this, you will be transferred or taken to the starting point for your gorilla family. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park may last between 30 minutes three hours and thus you need to prepare for this journey. You will walk majestically within the forest as you encounter different wildlife which will be identified to you by your guide until you reach the habituated gorilla family. You will spend only one hour with the habituated gorilla family as you enjoy the family while observing their activities such as feeding and learn more about these animals including what do they do and what they like. Feel free to ask your ranger guide and you will get enough explanation. After, this you will be guided back to the starting point and get a certificate and then, relaxation, dinner, and overnight at your lodge.

Point of stop:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Journey time: Approximately four to five hours (5-4)

Lodging options: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge (Luxury), Rushaga Gorilla Camp (midrange), and Rushaga Haven Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 3: Morning game drive and afternoon Kazinga Chanel boat cruise

After taking breakfast, you will start the journey to Queen Elizabeth National park which is found in western Uganda. Queen Elizabeth National park is one of the most visited national parks in Uganda with several wildlife species such as elephants, buffaloes, leopards, Nile crocodiles, and tree-climbing lions. The journey will take you approximately 6 hours and you will reach the park via Ishasha sector in the southern direction where you will have lunch and then as you drive slowly on a game drive for sightings of the tree-climbing lions and other species such as the elephants, antelopes and if you’re lucky you will be able to spot, leopards, and spotted hyenas. Then you will proceed to your lodge in the northern sector of the park for relaxation, dinner, and overnight stay.

Main Destination:  Queen Elizabeth National Park

Journey time: Approximately five to six hours (5-6)

Accommodation /lodging options: Mweya safari Lodge (Luxury), Buffalo Safari Lodge (midrange), and Pumba Cottages (Standard

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 4: Morning game drives and afternoon boat cruise at Kazinga channel

In the morning you will wake up very early and thereafter drive to Kasenyi plains for game drive safaris. The morning game drive safaris in Queen Elizabeth National Park are full of praises with the interesting sightings of the wildlife animals such as leopards, elephants, warthogs, antelopes, lions, buffaloes, and leopards. Kasenyi plains also feature the mating ground for the antelopes for the after this adventurous game drive, you will return to your lodge for relaxation and lunch as you wait for the afternoon boat cruise at the Kazinga channel where you will see the different animal species on the channel banks after strong sunshine as they are drinking or swimming in water. The channel also attracts interesting bird species such as lesser swamp-Warbler, black bee-eaters, and the pied kingfisher among others. Thereafter you will return to the lodge and relax and you prepare for the next day’s course of action.

Accommodation /lodging options: Mweya safari Lodge (Luxury), Buffalo Safari Lodge (midrange), and Pumba Cottages (Standard)

Meal plan: Breakfast &Lunch and dinner

Day 5: Transfer to Kigali airport

In the morning unhurriedly, you will wake up and have breakfast and after breakfast, you pack your belongings and drive back to Kigali International Airport to catch your departing flight and this marks the final moments of your 5 Day low season Uganda gorilla and Wildlife Safari from Kigali

What is included

  • Gorilla permits per person to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park
  • Bottled mineral water for the whole tour
  • Ground transportation using our four-wheel-drive popup safari vehicle for the whole trip
  • 2-hour boat cruise safari at Kazinga channel
  • Park entrances fees to queen Elizabeth national park
  • Free masks and Sanitizers
  • Accommodation for the 4 nights
  • Airport transfers.

What has excluded

  • Air ticket and visa fees
  • Soft sodas and alcoholic drinks
  • Laundry services
  • Personal expenses
  • Any other activity outside the itinerary

Cost of gorilla trekking permits in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Gorilla trekking is competitive tourism activity in the whole world and because of this the permits are expensive but rewarding especially after you have seen the endangered mountain gorillas. Mountain gorillas live only in Uganda, Congo, and Rwanda. Uganda s gorilla trekking permits are cheaper as compared to those of Rwanda and visitors will have to pay USD700 for the gorilla trekking permit per person per ticket. This comes with the ranger fee, park entrance fee, trackers, fee, and a certificate at the end of it. The tour also includes accommodation and transportation for the whole trip from Kigali to Uganda and then Back to Kigali.

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