2 Days Gorilla Trek Uganda

2 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Uganda (From Kigali) Rwanda

2 Days Gorilla trekking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest from Kigali Rwanda

Safari Overview: 2 Days Gorilla trekking Safari Uganda from Kigali

2 Days Gorilla trekking safari Uganda from Kigali is a Gorilla trekking tour in Uganda starting and ending in Rwanda’s Kigali for 2 days.

This two-day Gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda starts in Kigali city and still ends in Kigali. Pick up will be at Kigali, then transfer to Bwindi for Gorilla trekking and return to Kigali. 

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Gorilla trekking tour in Bwindi forest National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the top Gorilla trekking destination in Uganda hosting almost half of the world’s remaining population of Mountain Gorillas found only in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

About 19 Mountain Gorilla families are habituated in Bwindi Forest National Park and open to trekking by eligible tourists each day.

Mountain Gorilla families of the Bwindi family are allocated in 4 sectors of the parks.

A specific sector is allocated for trekking is allocated to trekkers at the time of booking. 

Trekking gorillas in Uganda rather than Rwanda saves a traveler about US$ 800 off their Gorilla trekking permit since the price for a Rwanda Gorilla tour permit is US$ 1500.

2 Days Gorilla Trek Uganda From Kigali to Bwindi Forest is private and available all year round. 2 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda Included in the package is the Gorilla Permit cost, transportation, guide fees, meals and accommodation.

This trip is very convenient for travelers who wouldn’t love to have the drive from Kampala to Bwindi which is almost twice as that from Kigali to Bwindi.

Quick Tour Details

Number of People: Tailored
Number of Days: 2 Days
Start/End: Kigali, Rwanda
Availability: All year throughout
Activities: Mountain Gorilla trekking
Destinations: Bwindi Forest Impenetrable National Park
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Contents

Safari by day Highlight: 2 Days Gorilla trek Uganda from Kigali

Day #1: Start your 2 days gorilla trek safari in Uganda with a transfer from Kigali, Rwanda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda.

Day #2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest lasting about 2-6 hours then return to Kigali marking the end of your 2 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda from Kigali.

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Safari by day Itinerary: 2 Days Gorilla trekking Uganda from Kigali Rwanda

Day #1: Start your 2 Days Gorilla safari in Uganda with a transfer from Kigali, Rwanda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda.

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Gorilla trekking tour in Bwindi Forest National Park

Depending on your time of arrival or convenience in the morning, your Uganda safari driver guide will be at your place of residence, hotel or lodge in Kigali for transfer using a safari vehicle to Uganda. 

The drive takes you past a very beautiful scenery of the Virunga ranges for about 4-5 hours. Arriving in the afternoon to a booked accommodation facility in the sector allocated for trekking, you check in, relax, have dinner and spend the night here.

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Buhoma Lodge/chameleon Hill Lodge, Midrange: Buhoma Haven Lodge/Gorilla Mist Lodge, Budget: Buhoma Community camp/Gorilla Valley Lodge

Day #2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest lasting about 2-6 hours then return to Kigali marking the end of your 2 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda from Kigali.

Following an early breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters for briefing on the rules and regulations for Uganda Gorilla trekking safaris.

During briefing, a total of 8 tourists are allocated a single gorilla family depending on their hiking ability.

The trek starts with each group being accompanied by a park ranger; the activity can take about 2-6 hours depending on where the gorillas spent their previous night.

Upon seeing the gorillas, a maximum of 1 hour is allocated in the presence of these gentle giants for photography and amazing gorilla safari experiences.

After the trek, you return to the park headquarters where you receive a Uganda gorilla trekking certificate. Your driver guide then ensures a safe transfer back to Kigali.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Dinner

End of the 2 Days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda from Kigali.

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Safari inclusions

Safari Exclusions

  • International flights & Visas
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Any changes to the itinerary
  • Laundry

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Important Information while on a this Ugandan Safari Tour

1. Where is Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Located?

Wondering which district Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is found/Located? The park covers parts of the districts of Kanungu, Kabale and Kisoro.

2. How to Get to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park can be accessed either by road or by air from different destinations. Learn More about How to Bwindi Forest National Park

3. What is the Best time to visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park?

Knowing the Best time to Go to Bwindi Forest is key in making your Gorilla Safari Uganda memorable. The best time to visit Bwindi or to go Gorilla trekking in Uganda is during the dry season months when the rains are less.

This is during the months of December – February and June – August. During this time the roads are less slippery and therefore the park is very accessible. However, note that there is no such a time when the park is closed therefore gorilla trekking is done all year round. You can book your trip just depending on your schedule.

The best time for bird watching in Bwindi forest is during the months of March to September in the dry season. From November to April is the best time to spot migratory birds in the park. However, during the best time to visit Bwindi, it’s a peak season and therefore all bookings and payments should be done early to avoid missing out on permits or accommodation. Learn More about Bwindi Forest National Park

4. Accommodation/Safari Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Lodges and hotels in Bwindi National Park offer accommodation to all kinds of travelers in all of the 4 sectors of the park. Accommodation ranges from Luxury, Mid-rage to Budget depending on the travelers choice and budget constraints. Here are just a handful of the lodges that you can choose to stay in while at Bwindi;. Learn More about Lodges in Bwindi Forest

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