1-Day Gorilla Tracking Bwindi from Kigali

1-Day Gorilla Tracking Bwindi from Kigali

This 1-Day Gorilla Tracking Bwindi from Kigali Tour gives you the experience to start your safari from Kigali to Uganda and is common for visitors who would love to make short trips and can easily access gorilla trekking points in Uganda than the route via Entebbe airport. Given the increase in gorilla permit prices in Rwanda $1500, many travelers have found Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to over 480 mountain gorillas and one of the best places to visit in the world, being more affordable for gorilla trekking.

Day 1: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Gorilla Trekking and Back Home

Our 1-Day Gorilla Tracking Bwindi from Kigali Tour driver guide will pick you up from your hotel/airport and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via the Katuna border. The drive to Bwindi is interesting passing via the rolling hills of Rwanda where it earns its name “land of a thousand hills and mountains”. Your driver will drive slowly for chances to take pictures and stopovers where necessary.

  • Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park(Gorillas)
  • Best Time to Visit: June to August and December to February
  • High Season: June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)
  • Best Weather: June to July and December to February (Less rainfall)
  • Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)
  • Meals & Drinks: Lunch (Breakfast & dinner not included), Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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1-Day Gorilla Tracking Bwindi

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, nestled in southwestern Uganda, is a sanctuary of extraordinary biodiversity and one of the last refuges of the endangered mountain gorillas. Trekking through its dense forests offers a mesmerizing encounter with these majestic primates, allowing visitors to observe their intricate social dynamics and behaviours in their natural habitat. Beyond the iconic gorillas, Bwindi is home to a diverse array of flora and fauna, including over 120 mammal species, such as forest elephants and several primate species like chimpanzees and colobus monkeys. Bird enthusiasts will also delight in the park’s avian diversity, with over 350 species recorded, including numerous Albertine Rift endemics.

For those seeking adventure and immersion in nature, Bwindi offers an array of activities beyond gorilla trekking. Guided nature walks unveil the park’s rich biodiversity, with opportunities to spot elusive forest dwellers and learn about the local ecosystem from experienced guides. Cultural experiences with nearby communities provide insight into the traditions and way of life of the Batwa and Bakiga peoples, adding depth to the visitor experience. The best time to visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is during the dry seasons from June to August and December to February when trekking conditions are optimal, although gorilla sightings are possible year-round. However, it’s essential to book permits well in advance, as they are limited and in high demand, ensuring a memorable and ethically conscious encounter with these remarkable creatures.

1-Day Gorilla Tracking Bwindi from Kigali Tour Inclusions and Exclusions


  • Gorilla permits (One per person)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)


  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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