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2-days gorilla tracking Bwindi safari through Kigali, a 4-hour drive inclusive of board crossing to Uganda’s side, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is located in the southwestern part of Uganda; it’s a tropical rainforest and home to over 400 mountain gorillas. The main activity done is gorilla tracking; these gentle giants (mountain gorillas) can be featured with Batwa community experience, rare bird watching, hikes, climbing, and biking that are mostly missed out on.

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2 days Gorilla tracking
Mountain Gorilla Tracking Bwindi

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Bwindi with the Batwa community walk

Take an early morning breakfast, then our driver will pick you up from the hotel or place of residence and transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. On your way to the park, you will view the beautiful scenery of Kisoro Hills. Check in to your reserved lodge to refresh up and have lunch. Visit the Batwa community to experience indigenous ways of living and vibrant songs and dance. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: lunch and dinner

Mountain Gorillas
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation Options

  • Upmarket: Buhoma Lodge or Gorilla Forest Camp
  • Mid-range: Silverback Lodge
  • Budget: Buhoma Rest Camp
  • Meal plan: Full Board (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 2: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi and transfer back to Kigali

Wake up for early morning breakfast at around 6:30 a.m., pick up your packed lunch, and transfer to the briefing point. The park ranger will group and assign each person into the 8 people (gorilla group) to be tracked. Proceed to the forest to trek with the gentle giants. After about an hour of encounters with mountain gorillas, return to the lodge for snack, and refreshments and get ready for the journey back to Kigali. Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch

What to bring – a checklist for a 2-days gorilla tracking in Bwindi Forest via Kigali

  • Comfortable trekking or hiking boots to use in the Bwindi Jungle
  • Warm clothes for the night, as this part of the country gets pretty cold.
  • Sunscreen cream and insecticide
  • long-sleeved shirts
  • Rain gear and a hat
  • Binoculars
  • A good lens camera for photos

Popular Uganda briefing points for gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Other activities that can be done in Bwindi other than gorilla tracking experience

  • Mountain biking
  • Bird watching in the loveliest rain-forest
  • Nature walking trail experience

2-days gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest includes:

  • Airport transfers Pick up and drop off at your hotel
  • One gorilla trekking permit
  • Batwa cultural entertainment
  • One night’s accommodation
  • Park ranger Fees
  • Private 4×4 Safari Vehicle
  • English-speaking driver or guide
  • En-route lunch
  • Pure bottled drinking water or soda

However, 2-days gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable excludes:

  • International flight
  • Ugandan Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Gratitude to the local porter
  • Personal Insurance
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes
  • Any other item not mentioned above.

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