2 Days Uganda gorilla trekking safari from Kigali is a short perfect gorilla safari tours taking place in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda but the trip starts from Kigali through border crossing the Chanika border which takes 4 to 5 hours drive to access the final Uganda destination , from Kigali to Bwindi National Park a great location renown as home to the half remaining mountain gorillas in the entire world and hosts over 22 habituated gorilla families which are divided into four gorilla sectors that is Buhoma ,Nkuringo ,Ruhija and Rushaga where gorilla trekking activity is done. The 2 days Gorilla trekking Bwindi from Kigali starts and ends in Kigali
Day 1: Pick up in Kigali and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
Depending on your location in Kigali on the first day of the 2 days gorilla trekking Bwindi in Uganda from Kigali, you will be welcomed by our driver guide who will brief you about the safari and then start the journey to Bwindi impenetrable national park the journey lasts 4 to 5 hours’ drive passing through Katuna border in Kabale. A long the way you will enjoy great views of rolling hills in Rwanda, terraced farmlands, beautiful scenery many others. Upon arrival in the park, you will check into the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Rushaga Gorilla Haven -Budget and Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge – Mid range
Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park
After an early breakfast on the second day of the 2 days Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Uganda from Kigali, you will carry packed lunch from the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to drive you to the park headquarters for a briefing. After the briefing you will start trekking in the jungle in search of the mountain gorillas which takes about 30 minutes to 6 hours depending on where the gorillas are located because they like to move from one place to another in search of food. During trekking you will be able to view other primate species such as l’hoest monkeys, chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, different plant species, birds many more.
When you find the mountain gorillas you will be allowed to spend an hour with them in their natural habitat which gives you a gainful opportunity to observe their habits, behaviors, watch gorillas feed, breastfeed, groom young ones, take photos and record the breathtaking moments to show people back home after the safari. After the one-hour encounter with the gentle giants hike back to the park headquarters where you will be rewarded a certificate for participating in gorilla trekking and then drive out of the park and depart to Kigali.
Upon arrival our driver guide will drop you off at Kigali international airport for your departure flight or drop off at any place of advice. End of 2 days gorilla trekking Bwindi from Kigali
- Gorilla trekking permit @ $700 pp
- Full-time English-speaking driver guide
- Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
- All meals at the lodge (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Pick up and drop off in Kigali
- 4 WD safari Van and fuel
- Bottled drinking water
- Air flight tickets and Visas
- Life insurance
- Optional activities not included on the itinerary
- Personal expenses like buying souvenirs, crafts, drinks, laundry services, hiring a porter among others.