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Gorilla trekking in Bwindi from Kigali

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi from Kigali

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi from Kigali

Are you interested in booking a gorilla trekking in Bwindi from Kigali? Trekking mountain gorillas in Bwindi from Kigali is one of the best safaris to plan. The safari starts in Kigali goes to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and ends in Kigali. The journey from Kigali to Bwindi starts from Kigali city where travelers are driven to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park using Katuna border in Kabale or Cyanika border in Kisoro. The journey from Kigali to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park takes 3 to 4 hours of enjoying beautiful roadside views.

Trekking mountain gorillas of Bwindi from Kigali saves the long-distance of 9-10 hours from Entebbe to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. The safari also helps to save money because gorilla trekking permits of volcanoes national park in Rwanda are $1500 and those of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park are $700.

Trekking mountain gorillas in Bwindi from Kigali gives you an opportunity to trek semi habituated mountain gorillas in Nkuringo and Rushaga sectors of Bwindi for 4 hours. Mountain gorilla habituation in the world is only carried out in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park where travelers get to train mountain gorillas to be used to human presence.

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi from Kigali

Trekking mountain gorillas in Bwindi start early in the morning with a briefing from the park wardens here you learn about the rules and regulations of the trekking activity. After the briefing, the grouping will be done and each of the groups will be allocated a gorilla family to trek. Armed ranger guides lead the trek through different trekking trails where trekkers get an opportunity of meeting different park primates, mammals, and birds.

The trekking activity in Bwindi starts early in the morning and takes 2-7 hours depending on the location of the mountain gorillas and the speed of the trekkers. When the mountain gorillas are located, armed ranger guides will give trekkers 1 hour to be around these apes, watch them do daily activities, take photos, and learn about their behaviors.

Spend one hour with Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi

Spend one hour with Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi

How much is gorilla trekking in Bwindi from Kigali?

Gorilla trekking permit price for people from Kigali is the same as the price of any traveler from any part of the world. Uganda Wildlife Authority sells gorilla trekking permits for Bwindi at a fee of $700 for foreign non-residents, $600 for foreign residents, and shs250,000 East African citizens. The gorilla trekking permits are sold on a first come first serve basis and so you are advised to buy your permits in advance to avoid last-minute bookings.

How to book mountain gorilla permits for Bwindi from Kigali?

Travelers in Kigali wanting to trek mountain gorillas in Bwindi can book gorilla permits direct from Uganda Wildlife Authority or a local tour operator at the same price. Africa adventure vacations is one of the local tour operators in Uganda that can help in booking gorilla trekking permits for Bwindi from Kigali.

If you have decided to use Africa Adventure Vacations to book gorilla permits for Bwindi when you are in Kigali, you will send us an email containing the dates of the month and year you want to travel, and using these dates, we shall check for availability of the trekking permits with Uganda wildlife authority. Once the permits are available, you will receive an email showing banking details and when you send the money, we shall book permits for you.

When to trek mountain gorillas in Bwindi from Kigali?

Trekking mountain gorillas in Bwindi from Kigali can be done at any time of the year however there are certain months that are better than the rest. The drier months are the best to have a gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi from Kigali and they happen from June to September and December to February. They are characterized by little or no rainfall, the roads leading to Bwindi from Kigali are passable, the vegetation in the park is thin giving clear views of the park animals and the trekking trails are dry.

Travelers from Kigali can still visit Bwindi impenetrable forest national park in the rainy season of March to May and October to November to enjoy huge discounts on accommodation facilities. During the rainy months however, there is too much rainfall that makes the roads leading to Bwindi from Kigali impassable, the trekking trails in the park are muddy and slippery and the vegetation is tall with unclear views of the gorillas.

Dine at Silverback Lodge in Buhoma

Dine at Silverback Lodge in Buhoma

Accommodation on a gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi from Kigali

Accommodation in Buhoma sector: Buhoma Lodge, Engagi Lodge, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp, Bwindi Forest Lodge, Mahogany Springs Lodge, Bwindi View Bandas, Ride 4 women Guest House, Silverback Lodge, Buhoma Rest Camp, Haven Lodge, and Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge.

Accommodation in Rushaga sector: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge, Four Gorillas Lodge, Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge, Rushaga Gorilla Camp, Bwindi Jungle Lodge, Gorilla Valley Lodge, Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge, Nsongi Camp, Rushaga Gorilla Haven Lodge, Rushaga Gorilla Resort, and Wagtail Eco Safari Lodge.

Accommodation in Nkuringo sector: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge, Gorilla Heights Lodge, Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge, Bwindi Backpackers Lodge, Mutanda Eco Community Centre, Nshongi Camp, Crested Crane Bwindi Hotel, Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge, and Virunga Campsite

Accommodation in Ruhija sector: Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge, Ruhija Community Rest Camp, Bakiga Lodge, Gorilla Mist Camp, Broadbill Forest Camp, Agandi Lodge, Gift of Nature Lodge, Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort, Chameleon Hill Lodge, Cuckoo Land Tented Lodge, Ecomarvels Gorilla Lodge, and Trekkers Tavern.

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