2 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda From Kigali (Mgahinga)

A 2 Day gorilla trekking Uganda from Kigali is a gorilla safari adventure. This 2-day gorilla trekking Uganda from Kigali to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. This is the perfect 2-Day gorilla trek safari in Uganda. Pick-up will be at Kigali International Airport, then transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for Gorilla trekking and return to Kigali for your flight back home.

2 Days gorilla trekking Uganda in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is the top gorilla trekking destination in Uganda home to 2 Mountain Gorilla families. These great apes are found only in Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. 2 Mountain Gorilla families are habituated in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and are open to trek by eligible visitors every single day. The Mountain Gorilla families of the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are Nyakagezi and Hirwa families.

Safari Highlights: 2 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari

  • Day #1: Start your 2-day gorilla trekking in Uganda with a transfer from Kigali to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda.
  • Day #2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park for 2-6 hours then return to Kigali.

Detailed Itinerary: 2 Days Gorilla Trek Safari Uganda

Day #1: Start your trip with a transfer from Kigali to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda.

Depending on your time of arrival or convenience in the morning, your safari driver guide will be at your hotel, or lodge in Kigali to transfer you to Uganda using a safari vehicle. The drive takes about 2-3 hours, passing through the very beautiful scenery of the Virunga ranges. You’ll be arriving in the afternoon at a booked accommodation facility, check-in, relax, have dinner and spend the night here.

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation Options: Luxury: Mount Gahinga Lodge. Midrange: Mutanda Island Lodge & Travellers Rest Hotel. Budget: Mount Gahinga Rest Camp & Bwindi Jungle Lodge

Day #2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

Following an early breakfast, you’ll head to the park headquarters for a briefing on the rules and regulations of Gorilla trekking in Uganda. During the briefing, a total of 8 tourists will be assigned a single gorilla family depending on their hiking ability. The trek starts with each group being led by a park ranger, the hike can take about 2 hours depending on where the gorillas spent their previous night. Upon seeing the gorillas, a maximum of 1 hour is given in the presence of these gentle giants for photography and amazing gorilla experiences.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Alternatively, this exhilarating journey can be accomplished as a breathtaking 1-day fly-in safari from the vibrant city of Kigali.

This concludes the unforgettable adventure of the 2 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda, from Kigali.

Safari Route From Kigali to Mgahinga National Park