3 Days Gorilla Tour in Uganda from Kigali – Uganda Gorilla Safari to Bwindi from Rwanda.
A Uganda gorilla tour from Kigali in Rwanda is one the several 3 days Uganda gorilla tour packages. To see the Uganda’s endangered primates via Kigali, you have to fly into Rwanda and trek gorillas in Uganda. Get picked up from Kigali and drive a shorter journey from Kigali to Uganda. Mgahinga and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park are found in South Western Uganda near Uganda-Rwanda-Congo borders. To access these mountain gorilla parks, it is roughly a 4 hours’ drive from Kigali. Visiting gorillas in Uganda using Kigali as a route works well for tourists who want to cut costs of the gorilla safari. A Uganda gorilla permit is at $600 compared to Rwanda’s permit at USD 1500. In the rare scenerios that there are available permit at the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, trekking Uganda gorillas is the best resort.
Full Itinerary for a Uganda Gorilla Tours from Kigali
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Bwindi Forest in Uganda
Transfer from Kigali to Uganda by road. You will either go through Cyanika or Katuna Border post. This is a 4 hours’ drive through the hills of Rwanda and Kigezi region with scenic views of the beautiful countryside. Arrive in Bwindi for overnight at Gorilla Safari Lodge or Gorilla Mist Camp on full board.
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
In the Morning, take a good breakfast and transfer to the park management offices for briefing. You will then after start your gorilla trekking adventure in the thick green impenetrable forest. On meeting the endangered mountain gorillas, you will be with them for one full hour. Take photos as you admire them from a few feet away. After trekking, return to the lodge for another night stay. Overnight at Gorilla Safari Lodge or Gorilla Mist Camp on full board.
Day 3: Drive back to Kigali City
On this day, you will have a delicious breakfast at the lodge and then start your drive back to Kigali. This marks the end of a 3-day gorilla trekking safari in Uganda.