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4 Days Virunga Gorilla Safari

Tour Overview

The 4-day safari to Virunga gorilla hiking will take you to Virunga National Park which is found in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Virunga national park can be accessed from Rwanda or Uganda. In Uganda, the park is accessible from Kisoro district.

Tour Highlights

Eating Mountain Gorilla
  • Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe international airport.
  • Day 2: Transfer to Virunga National Park past Kisoro.
  • Day 3: Gorilla trekking.
  • Day 4: Departure to Entebbe International Airport

Activity highlights

  • Mountain Gorilla tracking
  •  Visit the ibylwacu cultural center
  • Optional Golden monkey trekking, visit Musanze caves, Dian Fossey hike, visit the twin lakes
  • Kigali city tour

4 Days Virunga Gorilla Safari: Detailed Itinerary

 Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

Our guide will receive and welcome you from the airport; he will transport you to hotel for overnight and dinner in Kampala.

Accommodation:

  • Acacia’s hotel
  • Kampala suite

Destination:  Kampala

Day 2: Transfer to Virunga National Park past Kisoro

Morning breakfast to be taken from the hotel, you will embark on the safari and your first stopover will be at the Uganda equator for photoshoots. Proceed to Mbarara town for lunch at Agip motel, after lunch continues with the safari viewing hills covered with lush vegetation and banana plantation along the road. You will view the longhorn Ankole cows and terraced hills of Kigezi. You will spend the overnight.

Accommodation options:

  • Ihusi Hotel
  • Minkeno Lodge
  • Bukima tented Camp
  • Kisoro Tourist Hotel.

Destination: Virunga National Park

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking 

Have morning breakfast, drive to Uganda-Congo border check-in and head to Virunga national park headquarters for briefing. You should carry packed lunch and enough drinking water and then enter the jungle for adventurous trekking. You have chances of viewing other wildlife a part from gorillas. You will have one hour with the gorillas after allocating gorilla family. Overnight and dinner.

Day 4: Departure to Entebbe International Airport

Our driver will drive you back after your morning breakfast to Entebbe international airport for catch up with flight.

End of Tour

Includes & Excludes

Tour includes

Gorilla trekking permits
All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
Accommodation and meals
Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
Professional Tour Guide

Package Excludes

International Flights
Items of Personal Nature
Tips and Gratuity

Getting There

The trip will start from Entebbe International Airport to Virunga National Park and you will be dropped off at your hotel at Entebbe International Airport

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    WHY BOOK THIS TOUR

    Tour can depart on any day of the week.
    Tour can be customized
    Transportation in Landcruiser or minivan with pop up for game viewing
    Suitable for solo travelers
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    CONGO NATIONAL PARKS

    VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK

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