Hooves of Africa - Photo Safaris

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$1,485 pp (USD)

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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Kigali city tour and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest

Kigali city tour and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest

Pick up from your hotel in Kigali, have a short briefing about your safari and start your adventure with a visit to Kigali genocide memorial and later continue to cross to Uganda. We will have interesting stops with a hot lunch en route. Dinner and overnight at the edge of the forest.

Main Destination:
Kigali Genocide Memorial (Kigali, Rwanda)
Accommodation:
Rushaga Gorilla Haven's Lodge
  • Budget lodgejust outside Bwindi NP (Gorillas, Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

Day 2

Ultimate gorilla tracking in the mist

Ultimate gorilla tracking in the mist

After your early breakfast (7:00am), you will have short drive to the UWA briefing center where you will be taken through the dos and don’ts while tracking gorillas. After you have been allocated a gorilla family in a group of 8 Pax, you will be led by the armed ranger guides off the forest to search for the gorillas. When gorillas have been located, you will have one full hour viewing them as they go on with their daily lives at a distance of 7-10 meters. After gorilla tracking, we drive to lake Bunyonyi for a night on the terraces of lake Bunyonyi. Dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)
Best Time To Visit June to August and December to February
High Season June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)
Best Weather June to July and December to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi NP

Accommodation:
Bunyonyi Overland Resort
  • Budget resort located at Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Transfer to Kigali for your international flight

Transfer to Kigali for your international flight

After a relaxed morning, we will depart from lake Bunyonyi to Kigali for your international flight.

Main Destination:
Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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  • This tour is offered by Hooves of Africa - Photo Safaris, not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rates will likely change.
  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour are subject to availability.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.