Overview of the 2 days gorilla trekking safari Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda
The 2 days gorilla trekking safari Bwindi impenetrable national park is a popular short 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Bwindi impenetrable national park home to more than half of the only remaining mountain gorillas in the world. This 2 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari features beautiful sightseeing along the rolling hills of the virunga massif in the Rwanda side and gorilla trekking in Uganda. You will arrive for your gorilla safari Uganda in Kigali international airport, be driven by your driver guide to Uganda for an overnight, do gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park and be driven back to Kigali international airport for your departure flight by a 4×4 safari land cruiser. Kigali international airport in Rwanda is closer to Bwindi impenetrable national park compared to the national airport of Uganda. On this 2 days private Uganda gorilla tour, you will have the choice of what kind of accommodation you would love to stay in during your safari.
Gorilla trekking in Uganda is done in the natural habitats of the mountain gorillas which require physical strength to get to, with altitudes of about 1,190-2,600m above sea level. Anticipate to wake up early because gorilla trekking starts at 8:00am at the park headquarters after briefing and about 2-8 hours in the jungle depending on where the mountain gorillas spent the previous night. While getting into the jungle, you will go along with an armed park ranger and 7 other gorilla tour Uganda trekkers.
Highlights of the 2 days gorilla trekking safari Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda
Day 1: Your driver guide will pick you up at Kigali international airport, brief you about the safari and start the drive to Uganda. You will check in to your preferred accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park for relaxation, dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2: Wake up to an early morning breakfast at your lodging facility then be driven to the park headquarters for gorilla trekking by 8:00am. You will be in the jungle for about 2-8 hours though only 1 hour in the presence of the gentle giants.
Day by Day itinerary of the 2 days gorilla trekking safari Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda
Day 1 of your 2 days gorilla trekking safari Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda
Upon arrival, your driver guide will be waiting for you at Kigali international airport, after a warm welcome the guide will brief you and start the drive to Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable national park. Along the route, you will see very memorable scenic views of the Virunga hill slopes and the Kigezi highlands. Lunch is taken en route and dinner at your accommodation facility close to Bwindi impenetrable national park.
Accommodation options for day 1 of your 2 days gorilla trekking safari Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda
Luxury: Chameleon Hill lodge/ Clouds mountain Gorilla lodge/ Gorilla Forest camp
Mid-range: Gorilla mist camp/ Gorilla valley lodge/ Ichumbi Gorilla lodge
Budget: Bwindi backpackers lodge
Day 2 of your 2 days gorilla trekking safari Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda
Your driver will pick you up from your accommodation facility and drive you to the park headquarters for briefing before 8:00am. You get in to the forest in search of the gentle giants for 2-8 hours until you finally meet them and spend a single memorable hour watching the gentle giants at play. The gorilla family allocated for the trek depends on your level of physical fitness for the steep jungle challenge. This is one of the memorable nature walks or trek through a true tropical jungle. You will be mesmerized by the actions of these human like gentle giants and having a chance to look into their round red eyes is something you will live to remember. After this moment you will return to the park headquarters where you receive a gorilla trekking certificate and meet your driver guide ready to drive you back to Kigali international airport for your next flight.
Only three countries are privileged to have mountain gorillas in the world. In Rwanda, Volcanoes national park is the ultimate gorilla safari Rwanda destination, Virunga national park is home to mountain gorillas in Congo. Uganda has 2 national parks with mountain gorillas and Mgahinga gorilla national park is the other park alongside Bwindi impenetrable national park.
It could look like a short time to spend with the giants but the memories will stay for a lifetime because they are exceptional creatures.