4 Day Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari

Kigali City Tour

4 Day Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari

Tour Overview

Experience the delights of Rwanda and Uganda with our 4-Day safari package combining Golden Monkey trekking in Rwanda (Volcanoes park) and Gorilla trekking in Uganda (Bwindi Impenetrable Forest).

Starting and ending in Rwanda (Kigali) you cross the border to Uganda to trek the Gorillas before returning to Kigali on the last day.

Your accommodation in Uganda is a unique mountain lodge set at over 7,000ftm above sea-level offering world-class views.  What better place to embark on the wildlife encounter of a lifetime!

Trip Highlights

  • Kigali city tour & optional visit to genocide memorial exhibition
  • Golden Monkey trekking in Rwanda
  • Tree planting in Rwanda or guided community walking tour
  • Guided community walk in Bwindi with scenic viewpoint overlooking all 6 volcanoes
  • Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Transfers with private English-speaking guide in a 4×4 Landcruiser with bottled water in vehicle
  • Optional guided canoe excursion on Lake Mutanda at extra cost.
  • Quality accommodation each offering the best views in each country and tried and tested by us.
  • All meals included & packed lunches for trekking and departure day.

Value: We negotiate the best rates with our partners in Africa, ensuring that we remain super competitive with our pricing, whilst adding value to your trip. You will not pay more by booking your trip with us as a package compared to booking each element individually.

No hidden costs & no charge for payments by credit card


On arrival into Kigali, our Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari will start off with a city tour including a visit to the genocide memorial & exhibition.

Transfer 2.5hrs to the Volcanoes National Park.

Stay for one night at MOUNTAIN GORILLA VIEW HOTEL.

In the afternoon you be able to plant a tree through the Red Rocks community group which is assisting with the re-forestation project in Rwanda.  This can be swapped for a guided village walk if you prefer.

Note: Arrival into Kigali should be by 3pm latest.  Late arrivals may not have time for community visits or city tours.  We can assist with overnight arrangements as required  at additional cost.


In the morning you will be transferred to the trekking HQ where you join a walking group to trek the Golden Monkeys.

After the trek, return to the lodge for lunch (included) before transferring across the border into the Bwindi National Park where you stay for two nights at RUSHAGA GORILLA HAVENS LODGE staying in a private cottage which has a view of the mountains from the terrace.


Enjoy the wildlife encounter of a lifetime as you trek the majestic Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.    The Rushaga sector is home to the highest number of Gorilla families including the largest ‘Nshongi family’ which has over 15 individuals.  We include a special surprise  gift for all clients on the trek as a memento to take home and remember your experience.

In the afternoon you will be taken on a guided walking tour of the community with a scenic view point where all 6 volcanoes can be seen at one time.   This is truly one of the best views in Africa!



At your leisure you will be transferred back to Kigali (5 hour drive).  As way of wrapping up our exciting uganda rwanda gorilla safari adventure professionally, we will drop you off at the airport or a city hotel and will include a packed lunch for your journey.

Flight departing after 2:00pm is required.

Those with late evening flight departures may wish to include a stop at Lake Mutanda where a guided canoe excursion offers outstanding views of the lakes from the dug-out canoes as you explore the smaller islands or search for otters in the lake.   Pre-booking is required.  We can also arrange city tours or hotel rooms  in Kigali at additional cost for those with time to pass before flights.

From: USD $2,565 per person – based on 2 sharing in low season 2019 at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.
Low season: (MARCH / APRIL / MAY / OCT & NOV)

(Private cottages at Nkuringo Lodge)

Please contact us for a quote for other dates or for solo traveler rates.

Accommodation level:  Mid-range

Price Includes

Private transfers in 4×4 Landcruisers, city tour in Kigali & entrance fees to genocide memorial, community project visit and tree planting, accommodation, all meals as listed, 1x Golden Monkey permit & 1x Gorilla trekking permit per person, park fees, VAT and medical evacuation cover.

Price Excludes

International flights, visas, travel insurance, drinks, laundry service, massage treatments, tipping, porter hire & optional activities in Bwindi.

Mountain Gorilla View LodgeVolcanoes National Park1 nightFB
Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotelalternate
Rushaga Gorilla Havens  LodgeBwindi Impenetrable Forest2 nightsFB
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