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2 days Uganda gorilla safari-2018 affordable gorilla safaris

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2 days Uganda gorilla safari-2018 affordable gorilla safaris

Overview of your 2 days Uganda gorilla safari

A 2 days Uganda gorilla safari offers an opportunity for gorilla trekking tour in Uganda tourists to go gorilla trekking in either Bwindi impenetrable national park or Mgahinga gorilla national park Uganda. If you need an affordable gorilla trekking safari in Uganda, then the 2 days Uganda gorilla safari is a perfect safari for you inclusive of a memorable Batwa cultural experience. Your 2 days Uganda gorilla safari starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda because it’s the closest airport to the parks compared to Entebbe international airport of Uganda.

Most notable for more than half of the only remaining mountain gorillas in the world, Bwindi impenetrable national park is the best gorilla safari destination in Africa. For tourists on their 2 days Uganda gorilla safari, a variety of species are found in this very diverse forest.  The park hosts 16 gorilla families trekked in different gorilla trekking sectors of the park known as Ruhija, Rushaga, Buhoma and Nkuringo. With all these sectors in the park, you have all chances to see mountain gorillas of Bwindi impenetrable national park in their natural habitat. This mist covered rainforest, is also home to 23 out of the 24 Albertine rift endemics, over 300 bird species, 220 butterfly species and over 1,000 species of flowering plants.

Mgahinga gorilla national park has 1 gorilla family known as Nyakagezi. The gorilla family is easy to track since it prefers a narrow home range for feeding, relaxation and nesting.

2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from Kigali

Highlights of the 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 1 of the 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: You will be driven by your safari guide from Kigali Rwanda to Bwindi impenetrable national park. During the drive, you will enjoy sightseeing of the beautiful rolling hills of the Kigezi highlands.

Day 2 of the 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: You will do gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park and return to Kigali for departure in the evening.

Details of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 2 days Uganda gorilla safari

Day 1 of the 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

2 days Uganda gorilla safari

Batwa cultural experience

Upon arrival at Kigali international airport in Rwanda your safari guide will gladly welcome you. Your guide will brief you about the 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in general. You will be driven by your driver guide to Bwindi impenetrable national park in Uganda arriving in the evening for dinner and an overnight at your prior booked hotel of interest. Depending on your time of arrival, you will enjoy a Batwa cultural experience at your hotel. Early arrival is recommendable if you don’t wish to miss this experience.

Day 2 of the 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

2 days Uganda gorilla safari

Gorilla trekking

Wake up to a hearty breakfast at your hotel before you go for gorilla trekking. Your driver guide will pick you up and drive you to the park headquarters before 8:00am which is the briefing time. Gorilla trekking tours in Uganda are done according to the sector you were allocated during the time of gorilla trekking permit booking. You will find other tourists waiting to track the gentle giants of Bwindi and grouping is done at the park headquarters with 8 people trekking a single gorilla family. The group moves at the pace of the slowest member of the group and porters will always help in case of any physical difficulties.

Only 1 memorable hour is spent gazing at the gentle giants though the time spent to find the gorillas is unpredictable. It could last about 2-8 hours. Its advisable to carry packed lunch since the time spent is unpredictable.

Second day of the 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, after gorilla trekking in the evening, you drive back to Kigali international airport for your departure flight.

End of your 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park from Kigali

Highlights of the 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Mgahinga gorilla national park

Day 1 of the 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Mgahinga gorilla national park: Your driver guide will pick you up from Kigali international airport upon arrival and drive you to Mgahinga gorilla national park. See the lush greenery of the Virunga backdrop along the way before you rest at your prior booked hotel in Kisoro town.

Day 2 of the 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Mgahinga gorilla national park: You will do mountain gorilla trekking and return to Kigali for departure in the evening.

Detailed itinerary of the 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Mgahinga gorilla national park

Day 1 of the 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Mgahinga gorilla national park

The moment you arrive for your 2 days Uganda gorilla safari, your safari driver guide will be waiting for you at the airport. Your guide will brief you about the safari and safely drive you to Kisoro town in Uganda for dinner and an overnight. The drive from Rwanda to Uganda is the best for sightseeing because of the beautiful scenery. When you arrive early, you can have a chance to have a Batwa cultural experience.

Day 2 of the 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Mgahinga gorilla national park

By the time you finish taking your breakfast, your driver guide will be waiting for you at the parking area. Your driver will drive you to the park headquarters for briefing at 8:00am. Here distribution is done and 8 people are allocated to trek a single gorilla family. The Nyakagezi gorilla family is easier to trek since it prefers a limited area range for feeding and relaxation. Gorilla trekking tour in Uganda’s Mgahinga gorilla national park takes about 2-5 hours and only 1 hour spent at the sight of the round, reddish eyed gentle giants. In the afternoon, you return to the hotel for refreshment and a meal then embark on the road trip back to Kigali international airport.

End of 2 days Uganda gorilla safari in Mgahinga gorilla national park

These are the two treasured parks of the East African region for gorilla safari tours, you can’t miss this once in a lifetime experience yet you can do it in just 2 days.

 

 

By |September 17th, 2018|Safari News|

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