2 Days Uganda Gorilla trekking : 2 Days Gorilla Tour in Uganda takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable forest for an amazing time observing wild mountain gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in the south-western part of Uganda along the edge of the great Albertine rift. Bwindi forest is thought to be a remnant of a vast forest that once covered most of Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bwindi forest is blessed with incredible biodiversity. The park has 160 tree species, 100 of ferns and countless butterflies.
This 2 Days Uganda gorilla tour starting from Kigali is designed for visitors who prefer to use the shorter route to Bwindi from Kigali Rwanda instead of the 9 hours journey from Entebbe international airport in Uganda. The journey begins from Kigali in Rwanda to Bwindi impenetrable national park though the Katuna border then to the beautiful Kigezi highlands in Uganda and finally to any of the four sectors of Bwindi forest depending on your booking with your tour operator.
Day 1: Pick-up in Kigali – Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking experience – drive back to Kigali
Day 1: Pick-up in Kigali and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park.
Depending on your location in Kigali, you will be picked up by our company representative/guide who will then transfer to Bwindi national park. The park is located in the south western part of the country, it’s a 4-5 hours’ drive with en route lunch. On arrival to the park, you will proceed and check in your lodge for relaxation. Dinner and overnight stay at Ichumbi Gorilla lodge for mid-range option/Rushaga Haven Lodge for budget option
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking experience – Driver back to Kigali
Have breakfast and transfer you to park offices for briefing about Mountain Gorilla trekking by a local guide. The time taken is usually between 2-8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. Meeting the gorillas unexpectedly is one of the most captivating lifetime experiences. You will have a chance to observe and take pictures at very close range. You will observe adults feeding and groaning among themselves. After an hour with the long-awaited gorillas, your guide and rangers will lead you back to the starting point where your driver will readily be waiting for you.
Have lunch then proceed to cross back to Rwanda. The driver will drop you off to a location you will advise marking the end of 2 days gorilla safari.