Gorilla Trekking Uganda from Kigali Rwanda


Gorilla Trekking in Uganda from Kigali Rwanda is now easy. You can fly into Kigali and trek gorillas in Uganda covering shorter driving distances. Gorilla Trekking in Uganda from Kigali saves time and money as it is doable in 1, 2 or 3 days. Whereas once you go through Entebbe Airport or come from Kampala to Bwindi, its a day-long drive. From Kigali, the southern sectors of Bwindi and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are easily accessible.


3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour

Secure a gorilla permit and enjoy 3 days of a gorilla safari to Bwindi Forest. Do Kigali city tour, gorilla trekking and nature experience.

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2 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour from Rwanda

This trip takes you to Bwindi Forest for gorilla trekking. Day 1 of the tour involves Kigali city tour & Bwindi transfer and day 2 is for trekking and return.

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1 Day Gorilla Trip to Uganda from Kigali

A 1 day gorilla trip is among Uganda day trips but starting from Kigali to Bwindi forest, trek gorillas, have lunch and return to Rwanda.

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3 Days Gorilla Habituation

Fly into Kigali, transfer to Uganda to enjoy a Gorilla Habituation Experience in Bwindi forest. Pay $1500 for a habituation permit & spend 4 hours with the gorillas.

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Kigali to Bwindi Gorilla Trekking! Why its good for you ?

One may ask, why fly into Kigali and do gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest or Mgahinga National Park? The answer is simple, it saves a lot of money and time. A gorilla permit in Rwanda is at $ 1500 and the same permit in Uganda is at $ 600 only. The difference between the two price rates is $ 900 and its what you save.

Driving from Kigali to Bwindi Forest is very that it can take between 3-4 house depending on the region of the park one is to trek gorillas. While drive from Kampala to Bwindi take almost a full day. In this case, time is saved and there is always value in saving time and money.

The distance from Kigali to Bwindi National Park is 115 kilometres. The distance may increase or reduce slightly based on the exact location from where to track gorillas. While the distance from Kampala to Bwindi forest is 357 km and covered between 9-10 hours including an en route lunch stop.

Given the facts above, we always recommend to our clients to go through Rwanda and save money and time. When you come from Kigali to Bwindi in Uganda, you can do a gorilla trekking adventure and add on other activities in and around the two gorilla national parks. There are several nature walk tours, Community visits, hiking excursions around the Bwindi and Mgahinga. On the saved time and money, you may as well visit the magnificent Lake Bunyonyi and Lake Mutanda for boat cruises, relaxation and nature walks around.