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    $1300 p/p in USD
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Kawira Safaris

  • Rwanda
  • Uganda


Rwanda, Uganda,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard


Tour Overview

An amazing experience as you struggle through the dense Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to be rewarded with magnificent sightings of Uganda’s mountain gorillas. Sit with these gentle giants and observe their interactions in an emotional experience mere meters away as you marvel at their size and remind yourself where you are. Explore the forest and visit the Batwa Tribe for a cultural experience and catch a glimpse into the lives of these fascinating people before leaving the forest behind with privileged memories of your time in the African wilderness.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Cultural Safari, Gorilla Safari, Guided Safari, Primate Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Bwindi Impenetrable NP
  • Wildlife:
    Mountain Gorilla
  • Activities:
    Trekking, Village Visit
  • Getting around:
    Transfer Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Kigali

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 1,300 per person

Price stated is for the budget option, enquire for higher-end accommodation options

What's Included

  • Private 4×4 safari transfer vehicle
  • Professional English speaking guide/driver
  • Accommodation & meals as per your itinerary
  • One gorilla trekking permit per person
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Park & guide fees

What's Excluded

  • Flights & visas
  • Medical & travel insurance
  • Personal expenses & tips


  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Kawira Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Kawira Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

An airport or hotel pick up and a short briefing before leaving Kigali, heading towards Uganda and the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Cross the border and continue to your lodge where you will relax for the remainder of the day surrounded by the beautiful sounds of the forest.

Overnight: Broadbill Forest Camp (budget) | Gorilla Mist Lodge (mid-range) |  Silverback Lodge (luxury)
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch & dinner

After an early breakfast, you will proceed to the national park’s headquarters for a briefing before making your way into the forest. Trekking may take a while depending on where the gorillas are but when you find them you will spend up to an hour observing these gentle giants during a very emotional and moving experience. Watch them interact and take photographs before making your way back to your lodge.

Overnight: Broadbill Forest Camp (budget) | Gorilla Mist Lodge (mid-range) |  Silverback Lodge (luxury)
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch & dinner

Wake up and enjoy a leisurely breakfast before heading out to meet the Batwa Tribe that live in the area and hunt and gather in the forest to survive as they have for generations. The Batwa people have been marginalized by most of Uganda’s other ethnic groups and as a result rarely leave the forest. Experience some of their culture with a traditional song and dance demonstration and enjoy seeing the pride it sparks in them. Return to your lodge to freshen up and have lunch before returning to Kigali for your flight.

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