The 1 day Uganda gorilla safari to Mgahinga / Bwindi Gorilla National Park commencing from Kigali and ending to Kigali for departure. This is a short safari if you are in Rwanda and you do not want to spend much time in Africa. This one day gorilla safari in Uganda from Kigali is ideal option for 1 day mountain gorilla adventure to the Volcanoes National Park but this is simply to allow you to save some money on the permit and higher chances of you encountering these charismatic apes in the wild. Gorilla permits in Rwanda are obtainable at $1500 and in Uganda you can track mountain gorillas at $600.
Safari highlight
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Uganda for gorilla trekking

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Uganda
Following breakfast in the morning, you will be picked by our experienced and professional driver guide from Kigali and after set off to Uganda through Cyanika border to Kisoro or Katuna border to Kabale. It will take about 2-4 hours for to arrive at the park to join the rest of tourists for the briefing on dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking by the park official. You will have breakfast while at the briefing time and at 8:00am you will set off to the forest to look out for the group of these dramatic creatures in the wild. You will be allocated one gorilla family to track in a group of eight people and it takes you about one to eight hours or more to track and only one hour is allowed for you to have a face to face encounter with the apes. After you will return to Kigali for your scheduled flight and this will mark the end of your one day gorilla tour starting from Kigali.

End of Tour

Safari quote inclusions

  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Full board accommodation
  • Park entrance fees
  • Relevant government taxes
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Transport
  • Airport transfer provided your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.

Safari exclusions

  • Airfares
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal expenses like drinks, laundry, tips, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation and any meals that is not included in the itinerary.
    Visa fees
  • End of the tour