2 Days Gorilla trek Uganda

2 Days Gorilla trekking Safari Uganda from Kigali

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 tracking safaris 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. 

gorilla trekking - Bwind forest National Park

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.

This 2 Days Bwindi Gorilla safari is private and available all year round. 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.

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Safari by day Highlight: 2 Days Gorilla trek Uganda

Day 1: Start your 2 days gorilla 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.

Safari by day Itinerary: 2 Days Gorilla trek 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.

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.

Safari inclusions

Safari Exclusions

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

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