Gorilla Trekking Uganda From Kigali In Rwanda
Gorilla trekking Uganda from Kigali in Rwanda can also be referred to as Kigali to Bwindi gorilla tracking safari and tour and this will not only save you money but time as well. Driving time from Kigali to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is 4 hours to 30 minutes through Cyanika border or Katuna border
Rushaga and Nkuringo sectors of Bwindi impenetrable forest and Mgahinga gorilla national park are situated just a few kilometers from the border of Uganda and Rwanda. The estimated location of these gorilla national parks to this border has made gorilla trekking in Uganda from Kigali easier.
Tourists can fly in Kigali international airport in Rwanda and travel by road to Uganda with 4 hours for gorilla trekking. You can save on money and driving time by trekking mountain gorillas.
The main reason why many tourists fly to Rwanda and trek gorillas in Uganda is because Rwanda gorilla permit are expensive with one costing $1500 per person per trek compared to those of Uganda which cost only $700 per person per trek. Budget travelers find it favorable booking Kigali to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park gorilla trekking safaris.
Tourists who do not want to travel for 8-11 hours from Entebbe international airport or Kampala to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park or Mgahinga gorilla park and cannot afford domestic flights to and from Entebbe international airport to these respective national parks can fly to Kigali international airport and drive to Uganda for gorilla trekking as it takes 4-5 hours’ drive.
Mountain gorilla trekking permits cost $700 for foreign residents, $600 foreign residents and shs250,000 East African citizens in Uganda, $1500 in Rwanda and $450 in high season or $200 in low season in DR Congo. Uganda is the only country that offers gorilla habituation at the moment and this can only be done in the Rushaga sector of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.
A gorilla habituation permit costs $1500 per person per trek and these are equal to the price of Rwanda gorilla trekking permits. all tourists planning to book gorilla trekking from Kigali to Bwindi must book their gorilla permits in advance of 3-4 months through a trusted tour operator or Uganda Wildlife Authority.
All mountain gorilla trekking parks ae located in the same climatic zone so the best time to trek these apes is always the best. The best time is during the dry season of June to September and December to February. During these months the roads are accessible and the trails are in good conditions.
Best time to book Gorilla Trekking Uganda From Kigali In Rwanda
Yes, it’s important to note that all the gorilla safaris from Kigali to Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park must be booked in advance, this means that you should be able to book the trip at least 3 to 4 months in advance. As we said that gorilla permits are core for everyone interested in taking a budget gorilla holiday from Kigali to Uganda and one should book the gorilla trekking permit 3 to four months before the actual safari dates in order not to miss out on this great adventure. Usually, during the low season that happens in April, May, and November, there is no competition and you are free to buy the gorillas permits however during the dry season referred to as the peak season in June, July, August, and September, December, January and February where the gorilla trekking permits are sold very quickly and thus a call for booking of the budget gorilla safari from Kigali to Bwindi in Advance.
How to book Gorilla Trekking Uganda From Kigali In Rwanda
With Africa Adventure Vacations, booking a gorilla trio from Kigali Rwanda to Bwindi impenetrable forest National park is very candidly, just reach to us on our website at Africa adventurevacations.com and email us stating clearly when you want to do take a budget gorilla trip from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National park Uganda and how many people are you in this trip. For us, we will then check the availability of the permits of all the sectors of Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park and once we have found the availability then we reserve them on your behalf. Once permits are reserved, and here will send you a notification requesting to start making payments for the permit since without a gorilla permit, then you cannot get involved in any gorilla-related activity in Bwindi Forest from Kigali. Our methods of payment include bank transfers, cash at our officers, and credit card payment, and the moment you pay for the permit, then we shall organize well your Ugandan gorilla holiday from Kigali Rwanda to the gorilla trekking sector where the permit has been booked from. Remember that each gorilla trekking region of Bwindi has got its accommodation facility and in case you book gorillas in Rushaga then you will stay at lodges such as crater bay cottage, Broadbill Forest Camp, or Bakiga Lodge among others. Suppose we book for you the permit for Rushaga or Nkuringo gorilla trekking sectors then we as well book for your accommodation at Rushaga gorilla havens lodge and Buhoma Community rest camp for visitors with gorilla permits for Buhoma.
Where to stay during Gorilla Trekking Uganda From Kigali In Rwanda
Accommodation facilities in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park range from budget, midrange, and upmarket accommodation facilities. The budget accommodation facilities include Buhoma Community Rest Camp, Buhoma Camp Lodge, Trekkers Tavern Cottages, Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge, Ride 4 a woman, Buhoma Community Rest Camp, and visitors can pay around 90-100 dollars a night per person. Midrange accommodation facilities in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park include Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge, Buhoma Havens Lodge among others and here visitors can have rooms ranging from100-200 dollars per night per person for those interested in luxury options, they can go for Engagi Lodge, Four Gorillas Lodge, Bwindi Lodge, Buhoma Lodge, Gorilla Sanctuary Camp, Mahogany Springs and several others where visitors can pay a price ranging from 200-400 dollars per night per person.