2 days Uganda gorilla tour will start and end in Kigali, trekking mountain gorillas in the neighborhood Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. The park is Ideal for budget gorilla tours since the gorilla permit is at 600 us per person and thus arriving through Kigali is a short drive of about 4 hours compared to a long stretch from Kampala to Bwindi for 9 hours.
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi forest national park
Pick up from the airport or hotel by our company safari guide and go through a short briefing of the 2-day gorilla tour, later transfer to Bwindi crossing kabale katuna border or Kisoro-cyanika border. You will drive through the undulating rolling hills of kigezi highlands up to Bwindi forest national park, if time allows you will visit the local community or evening walk around the park. Check in the lodge for refreshment and prepare for the big day. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla mist camp/ Bakiga lodge/ Agandi lodge
Day 2: Gorilla tracking experience
Early morning, rise up and have a quick breakfast, your driver guide will drive you to the park center for pre-tracking preparation and briefing, youare then allocated groups of 8 individuals and distributed among the gorilla families with in that sector of tracking. You will be advised to hire a porter to carry your luggage if you so wish or feel like you need a hand during the strenuous hike. The park rangers will lead the trek which has no time frame depending on the movement of the gorillas. Remember to also keep maximum silence while trekking in order to watch out for other forest habitants like birds.
Finally, when you meet the allocated gorilla family, relax and utilize the time given for observing, taking photographs, videos as well interact with the park guides asking all the information you would like to know about the particular gorilla family.After, trek back to the starting and you will be awarded a certificate of participation for the wonderful cause of gorilla tracking. Connect back with your safari guide and transfer back to Kigali
End of trip