2 Days Gorilla safari in Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from Kigali – A perfect minibreak gorilla holiday that allows you to trek gorillas in Uganda from Rwanda

Overview of the 2 Days Gorilla safari in Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from Kigali

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The 16 Days Uganda The 2 Days Gorilla Safari in Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from Kigali is a perfect minibreak gorilla holiday that allows the Rwanda Safari undertakers to undertake the mountain gorilla exploration in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the single habitat in the world that has the largest count of mountain gorillas. It boasts of a minimum of 400 mountain gorillas which is close to a half of the global mountain gorilla population that stands at 880. The remaining are in the Virunga massif shared by three protected areas of Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, Virunga National Park in Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. The safari begins and ends in Kigali Rwanda and allows one to select from the different lodge categories including Upmarket / Luxury Chameleon Hill Lodge, Midrange / Standard Gorilla Mist Camp and Budget / Basic Broadbill Forest Camp. Other lodges exist for your choice.in the Equator Snow is one of the extensive Uganda safari packages that allow you to explore the areas along the Equator in detail. Uganda is one of the gifted countries in the world that are crossed by the world’s main latitude – the Equator which partly influences her climate and vegetation. The safari starts and ends at Entebbe International Airport taking you to impressive Uganda safari destinations of Jinja to encounter the source of the Nile and white water rafting, Fort Portal area to encounter the Mpanga tea estate cycling, visiting Amabere Caves, hike the fort portal crater lake field, chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park and Bigodi wetland walk, Mount Rwenzori region to hike the famous Mountains of the moon for two days involving sleeping on the mountain, Ruboni community craft village and Rwenzori art foundation, the Queen Elizabeth National Park for impressive wild game viewing like lions including tree climbing lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes and water bucks, Kazinga channel with sights of aquatics of Nile crocodiles and Hippos, Semliki National Park to encounter the hot springs, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for volcano climbing, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for mountain gorilla trekking, Lake Mburo National Park for impressive wild game encounter including sights of Rothschild giraffes, Buffaloes, Burchell’s Zebra, Topis, Impala among others not forgetting the cultural tour to the Banyankole community.

2 Days Gorilla safari in Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from Kigali Detailed Safari Highlights

Day 1 of the 2 days Gorilla safari in Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from Kigali: Transfer from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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After breakfast, you embark on the transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park driving through impressive countryside landscapes of Rwanda with rolling hills that have formed the background of its naming as the land of a thousand hills. You are welcomed by the Virunga massif a chain of eight mountains that stretch from the Democratic Republic of Congo through Rwanda to Uganda including; Mount Nyamulagira, Nyiragongo, Mikeno, Karisimbi, Bisoke, Sabyinyo, Gahinga and Muhabura. You cross to Uganda and enjoy the other magical views of the Kigezi Highlands as you connect to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Chameleon Hill Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Gorilla Mist Camp, Budget / Basic: Broadbill Forest Camp, Wild Camping

Day 2 of the 2 days Gorilla safari in Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from Kigali: Do gorilla trekking and transfer back to Kigali



You gather at the respective park headquarters after breakfast to catch up with the gorilla family allocation and briefing that commences at 8am. You are already dedicated to the gorilla trekking encounter this with your sun screen, the rain jacket, the insect repellant, sufficient water, the lunch box among other recommended items. You embark on the hike in the impenetrable forest in search of gorillas in the mist. You follow the set trails in the company of armed rangers and where the jungle necessitates simple clearance, the rangers have machete to sort it. You enjoy the hike through impressive steep slopes, deep valleys, crossing the streams, the views of the lush flora since Bwindi is one of the largest Afro montane forests in Africa not forgetting counts of birds that have earned the rank of the number one birding spot in Africa by the African bird club. You eventually come across the critically endangered mountain gorillas as they forage, the baby gorillas playing, the silverback demonstrating its might and the entire group distributed across the home range gathering as much they can to fill their gigantic berries. You have one full hour of direct encounter with them after which you retreat from the encounter that may last 2 – 8 hours depending on the day’s gorilla movement and then you transfer back to Kigali arriving in the evening to mark the end of the safari.

End of the 2 Days Gorilla safari in Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from Kigali

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda


Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda. Read More

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda


One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply. Read More

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda


We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations

More lodging options in Kibale

primate lodge -kibale

Primate Lodge is an Upmarket / Luxury accommodation within the boundaries of Kibale National Park at the same place with Kanyanchu Tourism Center.

More lodging options in Queen Elizabeth

hippo-hill-lodge- queen elizabeth np

The Hippo Safari Lodge overlooks Kabazimu and Kitako Islands surrounded by amazing views of Lake Katwe, Lake Edward and Munyanyange each presenting a unique offer of its own

More lodging options in Queen Elizabeth

Pumba Safari Cottages- uganda safaris

Pumba Safari Cottages is positioned in Kyambura on the eastern boundary of Queen Elizabeth National Park overlooking the rolling savannah, the rift valley and the Rwenzori Mountains


  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)


    • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
    • Laundry Services
    • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
    • International Flights (Arranged on request)
    • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
    • Visas
    • Optional Activity fees
    • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
    • Airport Transfer unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)
    • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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