For those wishing to take advantage of Uganda’s more affordable gorilla trekking permits while still flying in and out of Kigali, this three-day itinerary is the perfect fit.
You’ll travel to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southern Uganda for an unforgettable gorilla trekking experience.
After breakfast, you will go on a game drive in the park, exploring the best of what eastern Rwanda has to offer. You will take some final pictures of the various animals and enjoy the views before exiting the park for lunch. You will then transfer back to Kigali. Your overnight will be at a hotel.
Early morning breakfast is followed by a drive to Nyungwe forest. On the way visit Nyanza King’s Palace, the National Museum of Butare, and Nyanza which was the headquarters of the ancient Rwanda Kingdom before the arrival of the Europeans. The compound has the modern palace constructed by King Mutara in 1934. It is tastefully decorated with traditional mats and utensils.
After breakfast, you will enter the Nyungwe forest to track the Nyungwe colobus monkey. A walk into the forest with our knowledgeable guides well versed in botany, ornithology, and interspecies relationships will be a whole new learning experience for you. You will return to the Hotel for lunch and Drive back to Kigali.
Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost. You will be dropped off at the airport (or hotel).