1 Day Bwindi gorilla trek from Kigali – Short Uganda Gorilla Tours
Go Gorilla trekking in Uganda regardless of your schedule only on 1 day Bwindi gorilla trek from Kigali. This day gorilla excursion starts and ends in Kigali, involving border crossing from either Chanika border to Kisoro or Katuna to Kabale then to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Southwestern Uganda.
Detailed itinerary of 1 day Bwindi gorilla trek from Kigali
The 1 day Bwindi gorilla trek from Kigali starts with a Pick up by your safari guide very early in the morning without violating the curfew time. Head to Bwindi about 3-4 hours via Katuna or Chanika border in 4WD van or land cruiser.
Arrive at Bwindi park offices for briefing on the set gorilla trekking etiquette and also to be assigned to a gorilla family. Since it isn’t easy to predict a gorilla trek, please don’t forget to carry some snacks, bottled water as this adventure may take 2-6 hours.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is nestled in Southwestern Uganda and shelters estimated population of about 459 mountain gorillas. It also supports 20 habituated gorilla groups and these can be trekked from Ruhija, Nkuringo, Rushaga or Buhoma region starting at 8:00am with park guide.
You will return to the park offices after a magical encounter with mountain gorillas for an hour. Get your gorilla trekking certificate and later, transfer to Kigali.
End of the 1 day Bwindi gorilla trek from Kigali safari
This gorilla safari from Kigali Includes;
- Gorilla permit @ at $700
- Land Cruiser/Van for a road trip
- Lunch & bottled water
- Professional English-speaking guide services
- Park entrance fees
The 1 day Bwindi gorilla trek from Kigali trip excludes;
- Expenses on telephone
That will mark the end of our 1 day Bwindi gorilla trek from Kigali
The Map Showing Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
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3 Days Bwindi gorilla gorilla habituation
The 3 days Bwindi gorilla habituation offers you a rare opportunity to immerse yourself into the jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Instead of the usual 1 hour, you will have a sum of 4 hours face-to-face with mountain gorillas in the wild.
4 days Bwindi gorillas & Lake Mburo safari
The 4 days Bwindi gorillas & Lake Mburo safari is an amazing short tour package crafted to expose you to Uganda’s rare mountain gorillas and savanna wildlife. Visit the jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for gorilla trekking and Lake Mburo National Park savannas for game viewing.
Gorilla Families in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
While on this 1 day Bwindi gorilla trek from Kigali, there are various gorilla families or groups in Bwindi which are well habituated and ready for tracking. Do you want to go on a short Uganda gorilla holiday? ensure that you visit at least one gorilla family.
Book this one day Bwindi gorilla trek safari and you will see these gentle apes in their natural habitats. Read more about gorilla families in Bwindi
Cost of Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park
What is the cost of gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park? The cost of gorilla tracking in Bwindi varies depending on different factors. By putting into consideration those factors, it becomes easier to ascertain or establish the cost of the tracking.
Factors to consider while determining the cost (1 day Bwindi gorilla trek from Kigali cost) are; cost of gorilla permits, type of accommodation, number of people on the safari, tour company used and the time of the year. Read more
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Facts about Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi
Mountain gorillas unique sub-species of the Eastern gorilla thrive only in Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of the Congo (D.R.C). Mountain gorillas are slightly lighter than the Eastern Lowland gorillas. They live in forests at altitudinal range of 2500-4500m and prefer montane areas.
A total of not more than 1063 of mountain gorillas are still left on earth and only possible to see while you are on gorilla safari in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo.
Gorilla trekking to see mountain gorillas is only possible in the 4 National Parks- Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park- Southwestern Uganda; Volcanoes National Park Ruhengeri- Rwanda and the Virunga National Park of Congo. Read More
Top Lodges in Bwindi National Park ( Accommodation)
D o you plan to go gorilla trekking in Bwindi Park Uganda? The you need to know which accommodation to consider. Know the best places to stay while on a gorilla tour to this park. Below are the top lodges in Bwindi;
Budget accommodation in Bwindi National Park
Trekkers Tavern Cottages, Buhoma community rest camp, Ruhija gorilla friends resort, Nshongi camp, Broadbill forest camp, Bwindi guest house, Wagtail Eco safari lodge and more.
Mid-Range Accommodation in Bwindi
Buhoma Community Haven lodge, Ruhija gorilla safari lodge, Ichumbi lodge, Bwindi Engagi lodge, Bakiga lodge, Gorilla mist camp, Gorilla Valley lodge and more.
Luxury Accommodation in Bwindi National Park
Clouds mountain gorilla lodge, sanctuary gorilla forest camp, Volcanoes safari lodge, Buhoma lodge, Silverback lodge, Mutanda Lake resort and many more