Day by day trip details

Today you will arrive at Kigali international Airport. Upon arrival, you will be met by a GoExplore representative who will welcome you and transfer you to your accommodation for an overnight. 

Overnight: Heaven Boutique Hotel

After breakfast, you will drive to Bwindi impenetrable Forest National Park crossing the border of Rwanda and Uganda. The Forest is home to the endangered Mountain Gorillas usually refered to as Gentle Giants. Once you have settled in, you will have a boat ride on Lake Mulehe or visit the Batwa community of you go for the high end option. You will have enough rest as you prepare for the next day’s activity.

Overnight: Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge

After breakfast with your packed lunch, your guide will drive you to the park headquarters for briefing about the do’s and don’ts during your gorilla trekking. Your gorilla family tracking will start immediately after the briefing. This is a memorable and an amazing experience watching the Mountain gorillas feed, play around and also do their day to day activities. This activity can take 2 hours or even up to 8 hours since its dependent on the location and movement of the gorillas. Also expect to walk long distances in muddy and steep conditions- this will require you to have a walking stick. On meeting the gorillas, you will spend one hour with them as you take photos. Later, trek back to the park headquarters to pick your certificates and return back to the lodge.  

Overnight: Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge

After breakfast, you will be transferred to back to Kigali. Upon arrival and time allowing, you will go for a city tour of Kigali where you will visit the Genocide museum. Thereafter proceed to the airport for your departure flight. 

Urakoze! Thank you for choosing GoExplore Safaris to be your African Guide and we hope to take you on more East African Journeys.

Prices & Dates

All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy or single occupancy unless otherwise noted, are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. Optional activities are at an additional cost. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.

  • All relevant Government taxes
  • Park fees
  • Park fees
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Ground transportation
  • Gorilla permits
  • Gorilla permits
  • Water in the vehicle for all overland sectors
  • Services of a qualified English-Speaking Driver Guide
  • Services of a qualified English-Speaking Driver Guide
  • Meals as showed in the itinerary
  • Accommodation as showed in the itinerary
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight Ticket Fare
  • Visa Fees
  • Tips while on the safari
  • Others not mentioned in the safari Itinerary

A deposit of 40% is required when booking this safari. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.