Want to trek mountain gorillas from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda with arrival and departure from Kigali in Rwanda? This Bwindi gorilla trekking tour sees you arrive from Kigali, transfer to Bwindi for an experience with gorillas and return to Kigali for departure. The gorilla trekking Uganda price is way lower than for Rwanda hence, the demand for this package.
The 3 days Uganda gorilla trekking from Kigali lets you arrive in Kigali, transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (a 4 hours drive) for mountain gorilla trekking and transfer back to Kigali in Rwanda for departure. Please see the detailed program for this tour below.
Bwindi Gorilla Trekking from Kigali Details
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Bwindi
Depending on your actual location on this first day of your 3 days Uganda gorilla trekking from Kigali safari, which could be the airport or any hotel within Kigali, a driver-guide from our Rwanda tours and travel company will pick you up and transfer you to a hotel of your preferred budget nearer to the park.
During the drive from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, you have a chance of carrying our a city tour by visiting places like the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Genocide to get some history on Rwanda’s culture and history until you finally arrive at the hotel. You will then enjoy the atmosphere close to the home of the endangered species. You will be provided dinner by the hotel.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Day at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Early morning after your breakfast at the hotel and lunch is packed; you will be met by our driver-guide again who will take you to the park headquarters for the brief before you start off the trek. This brief is done at 7 am at the headquarters. The Bwindi gorilla trek can take from 2 hours to almost half a day until the gorillas are finally met.
When you finally encounter the gorillas, you are allowed one hour to admire these creatures but at a distance of 6 meters. After finishing the trek, you will then have lunch and transferred back to your hotel as the night before. In the evening you may do an optional village excursion, visiting the community to wind up the second day of this 3 days Uganda gorilla trekking from Kigali safari.
Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali
After taking breakfast at your hotel on this third day of your 3 days Uganda gorilla trekking from Kigali safari, you will check out and meet your driver who will transfer you back to Kigali. You will have a brief city tour of Kigali, visit the Genocide Memorial grounds, Kyamata cultural center, and some art and craft shops if this wasn’t possible on the day of arrival. You will then have lunch and after dropped off at the airport or preferred location in Kigali by your guide.