2 Day Gorilla Trekking Uganda from Kigali
This 2 day gorilla trekking in Uganda from Kigali is among the most affordable ways to see gorillas in Uganda. Its all about flying into Rwanda and trek Uganda gorillas in Bwindi. As long as you have booked a gorilla permit, you are 100% assured of enjoy the lifetime gorilla trekking adventure.
Day 1: Picked from the Airport or Hotel in Kigali, transfer to Uganda
You will be picked from either Kigali International Airport or a hotel in the city. You may wish to have a brief city tour during which you would visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial and other attractions in Kigali. This would depend on the available time. After the tour, you will have lunch and then leave for Uganda going to either to Bwindi impenetrable forest or Mgahinga national park. The drive take about four hours to arrive at the lodge. Arrive in the evening, check in, refresh, have dinner and then take a sleep. Overnight stay at Chameleon Hill Lodge, Nkuringo Gorilla Camp, Gorilla Mist Camp, Gorilla Safari Lodge, or Bakiga Lodge on Full Board.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking and Drive Back to Kigali
Enjoy a delicious early morning breakfast and transfer to the park for briefing. After the briefing exercise where you are told about the gorilla tracking rules and regulations, then you start the adventure. Bwindi Gorilla trekking starts at 8:00 am with a briefing by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) staff. Make sure that you read about the gorilla tracking packing list to know what to carry and not. Ensure that you move with the rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, long-sleeved shirt, jungle boots and many more. The park guide and rangers will lead you into the jungle to see the endangered gorillas. The trekking exercise may take between 2 to 8 hours based on the gorilla movement and hiking pace. Whatever the duration, the walking is worth the effort. On seeing the gorillas, you will spend an hour with them and then leave the park. You will then drive back to Kigali in Rwanda where you arrive in the evening. You driver guide will drop you to airport in case of an evening flight or to your booked hotel. This will mark the end of a 2 Days Gorilla Trekking Adventure in Uganda.