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3 Days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking from Kigali: Buhoma Tours

Overview of the 3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking from Kigali

3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking from Kigali is a perfect Uganda tour package if you don’t want to spend long hours on the road. Driving from Kampala to Buhoma sector can take up-to 9 hours but with this Gorilla Tracking tour from Kigali, you will spend about 3-4 hours. This Gorilla safari introduces you to Buhoma sector of Bwindi National Park, a splendid rain-forest park occupying 331sq.kms of area in Southwestern Uganda.

3 Days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking from Kigali

The 3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking from Kigali includes border crossing from Rwanda to Uganda either via Katuna to Kabale or Chanika border to Kisoro then get to Bwindi. This short gorilla trip in Uganda, begins and ends in Kigali Rwanda.

Brief itinerary of the 3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking from Kigali

Day 1: Drive from Kigali to Buhoma in Bwindi-For Gorilla Trekking
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Buhoma & visit the Batwa pygmies-Bwindi
Day 3: Depart

Detailed itinerary of the 3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking from Kigali

Day 1: Drive from Kigali to Buhoma in Bwindi-For Gorilla Trekking

3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking from Kigali trip to Bwindi National Park starts immediately after your hefty breakfast. Cross to Buhoma-the Northern Gorilla Trekking region in Bwindi via Katuna/Chanika border, about 3 to 5 hours’ drive in a 4×4 Rental Car. Arrive at Buhoma to check at the lodge that was booked for your Uganda gorilla holiday.

Accommodations
Bwindi View Bandas, Buhoma Community Camp for budget
Engagi Lodge, Bwindi Jungle Lodge or Haven Lodge-Mid-range
Buhoma Lodge, Mahogany Springs Lodge-Up-market/Luxury

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Buhoma & visit the Batwa pygmies-Bwindi

Have breakfast and assemble at Buhoma for briefing on Bwindi Gorilla Trekking dos and don’ts. Be allocated a gorilla family of the 4 that exist in Buhoma and at 8:00am, you hit the trail to search for mountain gorillas. Your Gorilla Trekking experience in Buhoma is unpredictable like it is in other region but expect to spend 2-6 hours which cover 1 hour of magical encounter. Walk back from Buhoma gorilla search to have a relaxed afternoon, then go visit the Batwa pygmies at their community.

Accommodations
Bwindi View Bandas, Buhoma Community Camp for budget
Engagi Lodge or Buhoma Haven Lodge-Mid-range
Buhoma Lodge, Gorilla Forest Camp, Mahogany Springs Lodge-Up-market/Luxury

Day 3: Depart

Get up early and enjoy a leisurely breakfast, check out ready to be transferred from Buhoma area of Bwindi to Kigali capital city. In Kigali, you will have a city tour-visit several of Rwanda’s iconic historical sites like Kigali genocide centre or craft markets/shops etc. After, city expedition in Kigali, go get lunch and later, drop off at Kigali Airport (KGL) for departure or at your place of residence/hotel marking the end of the 3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking from Kigali.

End of the 3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking from Kigali

The safari includes

Gorilla permit-should be valid
Border crossing (either Katuna or Chanika).
Relevant Government taxes available.
A full-time English speaking guide.
Bottled water.
Park entrance fees.
Meals per the travel plan & 2 nights in a comfortable accommodation
Transport by a 4WD Vehicle to and from Buhoma-Bwindi

The safari excludes

Airfares.
Laundry fees
Porter fees
Optional activities
Snacks
Tips
Telephone calls
Shopping
Travel insurance.

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