One Day Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park in Uganda
The One Day gorilla Trek in Uganda starts from Kabale or Kisoro towns, both located on the edges of the Impenetrable forests of Bwindi national park, a home to over 14 habituated groups of the endangered mountain gorillas in Africa. In other words, we offer gorilla transfers, with pick up from your hotel in Kabale or Kisoro in the morning at 06:00am after breakfast, to return in the evening after the trek on the same day.
1 Day Gorilla Trek in Mgahinga National Park from Kigali – Rwanda
We also have a one day gorilla tour to Uganda from Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda to Mgahinga National Park. It is lessthan 4hrs drive. The tour leaves Kigali at 4:30am to Uganda through Cyanika boarder, arrive to Mgahinga National Park by 8am and start the trek. Mgahinga gorillas are the best, similar to those of Rwanda in Volcanoes National Park.
Detailed Itinerary for a 1 Day Gorilla tour in Uganda
Pick up from your hotel in Kisoro or Kabale at 6:00am after breakfast and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable National Park, arrive in time for a briefing at the park headquarters. Carry enough drinking water and snacks or packed lunch because the trek is quiet strenuous, and can take 1 – 7 hours depending on how these gentle giants move in their natural habitat. In this case, you are advised to hire a porters (from $10) to assist you during the trek. This is a direct creation of employment opportunities to the local community, and conservation of mountain gorillas and their habitat.
After the trek, descend to the park headquarters and hit the road back to Kabale or Kisoro or Kigali capita in Rwanda where the tour ends.
Included in the cost;
- One gorilla permit per person (US$600 each)
- Private transport in a comfortable 4×4 safari vehicle
- Services of a professional English speaking driver / tour guide
- Lunch and bottled mineral water for refreshment
- Park entry fees and guiding
- Accommodation (can be arranged on request)
- Flights and ground transport to Kabale or Kisoro (can be arranged on request)
- Personal expenses like tips for staff and beverages