2 Days Bwindi from Kigali

2 Days Bwindi from Kigali


Probably you are longing to track the endangered mountain gorillas of Bwindi impenetrable national park in Uganda. Having heard that gorilla trekking is one of Africa’s most exclusive tourism activity, you are now longing for one too.

Well, the two days Bwindi gorilla trekking safari from Kigali got you sorted. This short trip saves you from the long nine hour journey from Kampala to Bwindi, so instead the trip starts from Kigali which is easier.


Day 1: Travel to Bwindi impenetrable national park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and travel back to Kigali


Day 1: Travel to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park

Upon arrival at Kigali international airport, or after breakfast from the hotel where you spent the previous night, the driver guide picks you and start the journey to Bwindi impenetrable national park. The journey goes through the breathtaking countryside landscape of Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills. Cross to Uganda through the Cyanika border post, giving you spectacular views of the Virunga ranges. At the lodge, just check in, have dinner and overnight as you prepare for the next big day.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and travel back to Kigali

Today requires you to wake up very early for a heavy breakfast and set to the park headquarters for a simple briefing from the local park ranger. He takes you through the dos and don’ts while trekking the gorillas. You will be divided into groups of eight trekkers to visit a single gorilla family per day.

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park takes you to the impenetrable forest on foot, hiking to different elevations, vegetation zones and terrains just in search of the big apes in the forest. Spend only one hour in the presence of the gorillas as you take pictures and learn about their amazing behavior. After an hour, slope back to the headquarters for a Certificate of participation that shows that you are among the few lucky people who have trekked the mighty gorillas in the forest.

Return to the lodge for lunch and then prepare for departure to Kigali town. Arrival will be in the evening to either the lodge where the guide picked you from or to the airport for your flight back home.