Budget gorilla trekking Uganda: 3 day Bwindi National Park safari

Budget gorilla trekking Uganda that doesn't reduce the experience. Trek into the jungle and meet mountain gorillas during this 3 day Bwindi National Park safari

3 days
$1,196 to 1,426

The major highlight of Budget gorilla trekking Uganda is the 3 day Bwindi National Park safari. The 3-day gorilla trek takes you to the forests of Bwindi Impenetrable National park in southwestern Uganda to encounter the mountain gorillas in their habitat. The tour is an adventure of a lifetime that no one can afford to miss.

The pickup and drop off location in Kigali, Rwanda since Kigali is closer to Bwindi National Park in Uganda (4hrs drive) compared to Kampala/Entebbe, which is 8-9hrs drive away from Bwindi. However, if interested in getting picked up in Kampala or Entebbe, we can make that arrangement.

Price Includes

  • Transport in a 4x4 vehicle
  • Meals and budget accommodation for two nights in Uganda
  • Drinking water when in the safari vehicle
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Gorilla trekking permits

Price Excludes

  1. Visas and travel insurance
  2. Any other costs of personal nature
  3. Pick up at Kigali airport if arrival is before the trip starts

What to expect

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Bwindi National Park for the start of this budget gorilla trekking Uganda. Our representative will pick you up in Kigali and drive to Bwindi National Park. The drive to Uganda will go through Rwanda's northern town of Ruhengeri. You will then cross over into Uganda via Cyanika or Katuna border post.

The trip continues through the nearby Kisoro or Kabale town and finally to Bwindi national park. The journey from Kigali to Bwindi National Park will take approximately 4-5 hrs. Arriving at Bwindi national park early afternoon will allow you to do optional activities such as hiking, visiting the Batwa community, coffee-making experience, etc.

Day 2: The main event of this 3 day Bwindi National Park safari. You will head to the Bwindi National Park gate immediately after breakfast to get a briefing about the budget gorilla trekking Uganda. The national park guide will conduct the presentation that covers the basics of what to expect during the gorilla trek.

The national guide will assign the gorilla trekking group during the pre-trekking briefing. Other visitors will likely join you. The gorilla trek can take from few to many hours, depending on how far the gorillas are inside the forest.

Day 3: Transfer from Bwindi National Park to Kigali, Rwanda. This is the final day of the 3 day Bwindi National Park safari. The day will start with breakfast and afterward, drive from Kisoro/Bwindi to Kigali. The drive takes about 4-5 hours, but it's an enjoyable ride. We will also stop at the Uganda Rwanda border to clear with immigration and proceed to Kigali.


Budget gorilla trekking Uganda: 3 day Bwindi National Park safari: From $1,196 to $1,426 for 3 days

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