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1-Day Gorilla Trek in Bwindi from Kigali


A 1-day gorilla trek in Bwindi from Kigali is a special gorilla tour package designed suiting within the interest of visitors with a tight schedule/business tour yet also need to meet the gentle giants in the wild. This Uganda safari trip begins and ends in Kigali, and you will be crossing either the Katuna border to Kabale or Chanika border to Kisoro. 

Gorilla trekking is a life-changing primate adventure, and visiting Bwindi Impenetrable National Park on this 1-day Uganda tour is a lifetime opportunity to make your long-time dream come true. You will visit a single habituated gorilla group in Bwindi and the park has 4 regions where gorilla trekking always starts; Ruhija, Buhoma, Rushaga, and Nkuringo sectors. 

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is officially recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to over 459 mountain gorillas, 350 bird species, and many reptiles, flora, etc. 

Detailed Itinerary

Kigali-Bwindi for gorilla trekking & return 

Being a short gorilla tour, you will be expected to set off early from Kigali with a packed breakfast to be enjoyed en route to Bwindi. Clear at Chanika/Katuna border early, and cross to Bwindi National Park for briefing about gorilla trekking rules. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is found in Southwestern Uganda, and you will meet the park official to assign you a gorilla group to visit. 


Each of the park’s habituated gorilla families is visited by a maximum of 8 guests each day. Your trek to see these gentle giants takes from 2-6 hours or less depending on your speed, the location of the gorillas, and the nature of the habitat. Once you come across the mountain gorilla family never return without capturing their pictures, and later, return to meet your driver guide. Before you set off, a gorilla trekking certificate will be given to you and then you proceed with your journey to Kigali which marks the end of 1-day gorilla trekking Bwindi from Kigali.

End of tour 

Tour inclusions 

  • Gorilla permit 

  • Travel using our classic 4x4 tourist car

  • Park entry fees

  • An English-speaking driver/guide services for 1-day gorilla tour 

  • Bottled water 

Tour exclusions 

  • Visas 

  • Air tickets/passport

  • Optional activities 

  • Beverages/alcoholic drinks

  • Souvenirs 

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