This 2 Day Gorilla Tracking Uganda is meant for those people interested in tracking Mountain Gorillas. The trip offers an ideal for those that have limited time but want to spend some time with the endangered mountain gorillas in the jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The trip starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda.
- Kigali City Tour
- Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Day 1: Pick up from Kigali City or International Airport and Transfer to Bwindi National Park
Safari Vacations and travel services Driver Guide will be picked from Kigali International Airport or any Hotel in Kigali to start your safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. This journey is very scenic and will take you through a country of a thousand hills Rwanda to the Pearl of Africa Uganda. You cross over the border to Uganda at Katuna or Chanika borders and make a stop at Kabale or Kisoro town before proceeding to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for overnight.
Accommodation: Trekkers Tavern Lodge, Rushaga Bwindi Gorilla Havens Lodge.
Meals: Lunch and Dinner
Drive time: 4-5 hours
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi and transfer back to Kigali for your flight or at your hotel.
This morning after your breakfast and with your packed lunch, you will drive to the National park offices for a briefing about the dos and the don’ts while on your Gorilla tracking. After that, you will be transferred to the starting point of your Gorilla walk. Please note that Gorilla family allocation depends on your interests, fitness, and age though there is no guarantee as these Gorillas keep moving and changing locations as you walk to them.
Please inform your guide of your interests and he will try to request for the Gorilla family of your choice before you start the trek into the Bwindi forest. Gorilla trekking can be strenuous and a certain level of fitness is required. Gorilla trekking can take from 30 minutes to three-quarters of the day so one needs to prepare for both. Your guide will try to provide information about trees, spices of birds and other wildlife in the forest until you reach a given family of Gorillas.
You will be allowed only one hour of photography and observing mountain gorillas as they go on with their daily day activities and then trek back to the National Park offices to pick your certificates. You will then drive back to Kigali Rwanda through Katuna or Chanika boarders for your overnight in Kigali town or your International departure flight. Please ensure that you book flights that depart late from Kigali International Airport if you intend to fly back after your two days Bwindi Gorilla safari through Kigali.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch.
Drive time: 4-5hours
End of 2 Day Uganda Gorilla Tracking From Kigali: Drop off at the airport for a late-night International flight or Hotel in Kigali.
- Airport transfers
- Transport in a 4×4 Safari Vehicle
- Fuel for the round trip
- Services of an English speaking driver guide
- All park entry fees
- Drinking water in the vehicle
- East African Visa fees of USD100.00 per person.
- All expenses of person nature such as drinks and tips
- 00 Gorilla Permit for Bwindi National Park per person per trek
Single room Supplement is USD 45.00 per person willing to stay alone in a single room.