With this 2 days Uganda Gorilla Tour you will see the amazing mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Join us for a 2-day tour to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, where you can meet these gentle giants and also learn more about their lives. Bwindi is home to half of the world’s mountain gorillas, and you will have a chance to trek one of the 20 habituated families that live there.
This tour starts and ends in Kigali, Rwanda, which is closer to Bwindi than Kampala, Uganda. You will enjoy a scenic drive through the beautiful landscapes of Rwanda and Uganda, passing by the Virunga volcanoes, the rolling hills, and the green villages. You will also have an opportunity to experience the local culture and interact with the friendly people.
You will arrive at Kigali International Airport, where our driver guide will welcome you and take you to Bwindi Forest National Park. The drive will take about 4 hours, and you will cross the border at Cyanika in Kisoro district. You will check in at Agandi Uganda Eco-lodges, a lovely place with a view over the forest, the hills, and the volcanoes. You will have some time to relax and enjoy the surroundings. If you wish, you can also visit a nearby village and learn about the culture and the traditions of the people.
You will wake up early and have a delicious breakfast. Then, you will go to the park headquarters in Rushaga, where you will have a briefing about the gorilla trekking. You will join a group of 8 people and be assigned a gorilla family to visit. You will then start your hike into the jungle, following the guides and the trackers. The hike can be short or long, depending on where the gorillas are. When you find them, you will have an hour to observe them, take photos, and videos and admire their beauty and behavior. This will be an unforgettable experience that you will cherish forever. After the hour, you will hike back to the lodge, have a refreshment, and then drive back to Kigali for your flight.
In conclusion, the 2-day Uganda Gorilla Tour with Safari Vacations and Travel Services offers a unique and unforgettable experience to witness the majestic mountain gorillas in their natural habitat at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The journey, starting and ending in Kigali, Rwanda, provides not only a scenic drive through the beautiful landscapes of Rwanda and Uganda but also an opportunity to engage with local culture.
The comprehensive tour package includes gorilla permits, an English-speaking driver guide, comfortable transportation, accommodation with meals, bottled water, and necessary taxes and fees. However, participants should be aware that flight tickets, alcoholic drinks, tips, and other personal expenses are not covered. The detailed itinerary outlines a journey from Kigali to Bwindi Forest, offering a chance to relax, explore nearby villages, and learn about local traditions. The highlight of the tour is the gorilla trekking experience on the second day, providing a close encounter with these gentle giants and creating memories that will last a lifetime.