This 2 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari via Rwanda, takes you to Bwindi Gorilla Forest well known for Gorilla trekking in Uganda. Drive through the unwinding hills in rural areas into the home of endangered mountain gorillas. Your safari begins from Kigali urban settings into the village setting of Bwindi impenetrable, this tropical rain forest is a habitat to variety of primate species.
From this forest you will track Gorillas while from the other trails you can go for bird watching, nature walk characterized by a number of birds including Blue Turacco, Black casques horn bills, Black and White Horn bills, Woodland Kingfishers, Flycatchers. Time permitting take on a community visit is also much amazing to explore the lifestyle of the indigenous people and Kigali Memorial genocide ground where over 25000 Rwandese were buried.
Day 1: Kigali – Bwindi (Travel Time +5hrs)
You will be picked by our guide or company representative from airport upon arrival or your hotel of residence, have a city tour at the Kigali genocide memorial and then proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Southwestern Uganda. En-route view of the beautiful scenery, terraced farming to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park home to half of the endangered mountain gorilla. Diner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge or Mahogany springs (Luxury lodge), Engagi lodge/Silverback Lodge (Mid-range lodge), Buhoma Community Bandas (Economy lodge). Meal plan: Half-Board.
Day 2: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi.
Early morning cup of coffee, then prepare for the briefing from the Uganda wildlife officials and thereafter enter the jungle to search the shy mountain gorillas and enjoy their lifestyle in their real home. After meeting the gorillas, you can sit around these great apes for a whole hour gazing into their big round eyes. On a gorilla safari, a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as walking shoes, packed food and mineral water, insect repellent, sunscreen and hut.
The gorilla tracking experience takes half or whole day depending on the movement of these primates. After this gorilla tracking experience in Uganda you will have informative memorable experience in life. In the afternoon you will have lunch and transfer back to Kigali, and either be dropped at your lodge or at the airport to catch up with your evening night flight. End of service!
This 2 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari includes.
- Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- Gorilla permits, one per person to be paid in advance
- En-route lunches
- Kigali Genocide Memorial ground
- Ranger fees
- Services of English-speaking driver/guide
- 1 liter bottle of mineral water per day per person during safari
The 2 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari excludes expenses of personal nature like:
Air fare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and cigars.