Uganda Safari Packages

Kasangati, Kampala, Uganda
Mon-Sat: 07:00 - 17:00

Book a 2 day gorilla tour in Bwindi national park from Kigali with overnight in Bwindi forest offers a chance to encounter the massive mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Our 2 days Bwindi gorilla trek from Kigali is a budget-friendly primate adventure package. It entirely takes you on a captivating gorilla trekking experience and your journey begins from Kigali.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a special rainforest park located in Southwestern Uganda. The park was gazetted in 1991 and today, its boundaries extend up to This is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site and protects up to 459 mountain gorillas. It features a significant number of already habituated gorilla groups including Mubare, Kyaguriro, Oruzogo, Bitukura, Mukiza, Nkuringo, Christmas, Katwe, Mucunguzi, Bweza, Rushegura, Habinyanja, Kahungye, Busingye, and others.

The 2-day gorilla tour in Bwindi involves border crossing from Katuna or Cyanika since your journey begins from Kigali capital. This trip is not only budget-friendly but also time saving. You have 4-5 hours to drive up to the park unlike 8-9 hours’ drive if your road trip began from Kampala or Entebbe city.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali-Cyanika/Katuna-Bwindi

Day 2: Gorilla trekking, drive back to Kigali via Katuna/Cyanika

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali-Cyanika/Katuna-Bwindi

After breakfast, you will be picked up at hotel in Kigali capital of Rwanda and embark on a short city tour. With a local guide, pay a visit to the Kigali genocide site and other significant sites within the reach of Kigali capital. After, begin your 4-5 hours’ drive road trip, navigating via Katuna or Cyanika border. This trip special in the sense that you have a chance to experience the breathtaking landscapes from both Uganda and Rwanda.


  • Mahogany Springs Lodge/Buhoma Lodge (Luxury)
  • Engagi Lodge (Moderate option)
  • Buhoma Community Camp (Budget)

Day 2: Gorilla trekking, drive back to Kigali via Katuna/Cyanika

Join other visitors for morning orientation about gorilla trekking safety measures. The briefing exercise will be performed by Bwindi National Park official who also will allocate gorilla groups for you to explore. Each gorilla family is visited by maximum of 8 (eight) guests on a single day and the actual trekking begins at 8:00am.

The long day search for the rare mountain gorillas takes between 2 and 6 hours. This covers a special one-hour for you to take pictures and observe the daily behaviors of these unique apes. Get back and pick up your gorilla trekking certificate, continue to the lodge to have then check out. From Bwindi, drive back to Kigali crossing via Katuna or Cyanika border and today marks the end of 2 days Bwindi gorilla trek from Kigali.

End of tour

Safari Cost Includes

  • Park entry fees
  • Accommodation and all meals as stated in the travel plan
  • Service of an experienced English-speaking tour or safari guide or driver
  • Guiding and park ranger guide services
  • Transportation to and from Bwindi for 2 days
  • Gorilla permits (USD800)
  • Bottled drinking water

Safari Cost Excludes

  • Cigars
  • Tipping
  • Souvenirs
  • Shopping bills
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Telephone bills
  • All optional activities
  • Laundry services, etc
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