3 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda from Kigali –Uganda Gorilla Tours from Rwanda.
Uganda gorilla trekking from Kigali in Rwanda is one the several 3 days Uganda gorilla tour packages. Drive a shorter journey from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is found in South Western Uganda near Uganda-Rwanda border. To access Bwindi or Mgahinga, 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 safari. A Uganda gorilla permit is at $600 compared to Rwanda’s at $1500. In the rare scenerios that there are available permit at the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, trekking Uganda gorillas is the final 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.
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.