This 2 Days Gorilla Safari takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, in South Western Uganda, home to almost half of the world's remaining population of the endangered mountain gorillas.
This trip starts and ends in Kigali, Rwanda.
Day 1: Kigali City Tour. Travel to Bwindi Forest.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest. Return to Kigali
Day 1: Kigali - Bwindi Forest
Our tour guide will pick you up from Kigali International Airport. If the pickup is in the morning hours, take a brief Kigali City Tour. Visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site and the local Market. Have Lunch in Kigali. Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via the Katuna Border. Upon reaching the lodge, relax and wind as you prepare to track the mountain gorillas in one of the habituated gorilla groups in Southern Bwindi. Dinner and Overnight at Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge (Luxury) / Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge (Midrange) / Gorilla Mist Camp (Budget)
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impnetrable National Park
Wake up Early in the morning. Have breakfast. The guide will drive you the gorilla trekking outpost. Get briefed by the UWA tour guides about the dos and don'ts of gorilla tracking. Led by the UWA Ranger guide, hike into the forest in search of the endangered mountain gorillas. The duration of the hike largely depends on the movement of the gorillas! To find the gorillas, It can take from a mere 30 minutes walk to 8 hours of hiking within the impenetrable forest. Upon meeting the mountain gorillas, you have up to 1 hour to take photographs and learn about these apes. After that 1 hour return to the assembly point. Embark on a return trip to Kigali.
End of the Tour
- Airport and city transfers
- Transport in a 4x4 safari vehicle in excellent condition
- An English, French, Kinyarwanda, or Swahili speaking professional driver guide
- Local guides
- Fuel costs
- Gorilla Trekking Permits
- All entrance and excursion fees
- Mineral drinking water at all time
- Drinks other than water
- International tickets
- Optional tours and activities
- Tips, laundry expenses, and the like.