2 Days Bwindi gorilla tour starting from Kigali crossing to southern Uganda into Bwindi forest specially for visitors who want to cut driving distance from Kampala and on tight time schedule.
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park
After breakfast at your hotel, with your tour guide, will set off for the Rwanda – Ugandan border via Cyanika. En route, visit Lake Bunyonyi for wonderful birding views and a l2 hour launch cruise.
Proceed with your journey to Bwindi Impenetrable Rainforest National Park. Take note to hike for a less strenuous group for not so physically fit to avoid walking a long distances within the water logged and muddy forest. Upon arrival, check in at your lodge and rest for tomorrow/ go out for a guided forest walk and visit the nearby towns and markets. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp / Bakiga Lodge Bakiga Lodge/ Gorilla Mist, Ruhija Forest Lodge (Luxury)
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi transfer back to Kigali for departure
Rise early, have breakfast and head to Bwindi park headquarters for briefing on mountain gorilla trekking within Bwindi forest. Here you will be provided with highlights on the trekking rules and guidelines and what to expect on your expedition. Set off for your search, this may last between 1 hour to several hours depending on the day’s movement of the apes since they are always on the move searching for food, water and even shelter. In this wilderness, watch out for other interesting wildlife and bird species. On locating them, keep at 7 meters away, avoid direct eye contact, keep silent and get your camera ready for your interaction. You see them playing, eating, teasing each other, sleeping and nurturing their young ones peacefully in your presence. After this amazing encounter, retrieve to the starting point, have lunch and hit the road back to Kigali to catch your departure flight.
End of Tour