Gorilla trekking Uganda/Bwindi from Kigali

Gorilla trekking in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a fantastic wildlife experience, and if you’re starting from Kigali, Rwanda, it’s quite accessible. Start by traveling to Kigali, Rwanda. Kigali is the nearest major international airport to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Travelling to Bwindi from Kigali takes approximately 4-5hours drive compared to the distance from Entebbe Uganda to Bwindi which takes about 9-10 hours drive. Therefore, landing in Kigali and trekking and crossing the boarder to trek gorillas in Uganda, This tour offers an exciting experience for the trekkers who are not used to taking longer distances by road compared to traveling from Kampala Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable forest. You will need to obtain gorilla trekking permits for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. These permits can be obtained through the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) or a registered tour operator. It’s recommended to book permits well in advance as they are in high demand. Uganda Gorilla trekking permits cost 700 USD while the Rwanda permits cost 1500 USD per person to be able to track the gorillas in their natural habitat. These experience best suites budget trekker who travel to Kigali and track gorillas in Uganda because Rwanda gorilla permits are expensive compared to Uganda Gorilla permits. Gorilla trekking Uganda/ Bwindi or Mgahinga gorilla national park, this tour is one of the best options which is time saving and money friendly and the tour is doable in the shortest time possible like 1,2 to 3days, its also easier to access the southern sector of Bwindi impenetrable forest via Kisoro town. Bwindi Gorilla trekking in best done with gorilla families in Rushaga and Nkuringo sectors which are located in the southern sector of Bwindi and Ruhija sector in the eastern side of the park. However, it’s a bit challenging with Buhoma sector found North of Bwindi whereby the connection from Kigali is quite far. However, Buhoma gorilla trekking is best accessible from Queen Elizabeth National Park while travelling to or from Kampala. Trekking gorillas in Uganda from Kigali is less costly compared to Rwanda gorilla trekking. Rwanda permits are expensive whereby, when tracking in Uganda, you can cost and save money for other uses. Trekking gorillas in Uganda from Kigali is time saving thus you can land in Kigali and transfer to Bwindi arriving the park headquarters in time for briefing. Track gorillas and transfer back to Kigal for your departure flight. This is the best safari tour option since it also saves on accommodation compared to transferring from Entebbe in Uganda which may require a maximum of 3 days gorilla trekking which is quite costly but still the experience is worth it. Trekking experience can vary, as the gorilla groups in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park are spread across different sectors, each offering a unique experience. Trekking gorillas in Uganda from Kigali saves on flight Ticket to Rwanda, reason being that Rwanda has its own airline therefore, you may have a good discount on some direct flights from destinations to Kigali. Some flights routes are direct with no stopovers which means that flying for lesser time is possible. When tracking gorillas in Uganda from Kigali, you have an opportunity to do Kigali city tour to see of the major attractions in the city including; the genocide memorial, The Dian Fossey grave among other iconic attractions. Note that; if you wish to do gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda from Kigali, just book your gorilla permit and air ticket in time and we shall organise for you a safari that will be enjoyable and memorable. Just contact as about gorilla trekking in Uganda from Kigali.

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