3 Days Bwindi Gorillas from Kigali

3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking from Kigali

This 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking from Kigali takes you to trek Uganda’s mountain gorillas in Bwindi Forest in the shortest time possible. Travelers fly into Kigali-Rwanda and cross to Uganda for gorilla trekking and then back to Kigali.

The driving time from Kigali to Bwindi is roughly 4-5 hours via Cyanika border in Kisoro district.

Detailed Itinerary.

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali – Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After arriving at Kigali airport, you will be welcomed by a driver guide from our company. Embark on a 5 hours’ drive through Kigali city and cross to Uganda via Cyanika border in Kisoro.

The drive through Rwanda’s rolling hills, trading center and local communities make the whole experience more enjoyable. Dinner and overnight stay at a safari lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking & community tour

Getup very early, have a hot cup of coffee and with your packed lunch transfer to the respective park headquarters for briefing and registration. You will be divided into groups of eight each given a gorilla family to visit. At 8:00am, start off the hike uphill to meet the allocated gorilla group.

Trekking in Bwindi Forest is undeniably strenuous lasting for between 2 to over 8 hours depending on the location of gorillas and their speed of movements.  Spend an hour with gorillas, take pictures, capture love videos and enjoy this lifetime adventure.

In the evening, you may visit batwa community villages to learn and experience Batwa’s traditional forest life. Overnight at your lodge.

Day 3: Drive back to Kigali

Have a relaxed morning, take breakfast and drive back to Kigali to catch-up with your connecting flight.

End of 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking from Kigali