Fly to Rwanda Track Gorillas in Uganda Gorilla Trekking Information, Flying into Kigali Rwanda and cross the border into Uganda have now become very popular for may tourist and other visitors who to trek gorillas at a competitive price and more affordable price to different categories of people, currently gorilla trekking permit price of Rwanda does not favor budget travelers and mid-range travelers, at the moment many think that Rwanda gorilla permit price caters for more of high end and luxury travelers, because only a few people can afford to pay $1500 to trek gorillas in Rwanda while Uganda gorilla permit still cost $700, gorilla trekking in Rwanda is done in Volcanoes National Park.
Uganda has two national parks where you can track gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Nation Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, both national parks are located in south western Uganda in the Kisoro area which borders Rwanda so you only 3 and half hour’s drive from Kanombe International Airport in Kigali to reach Kisoro District where you will spend a night and trek gorillas the following and return to Rwanda in the afternoon after trekking.
Flying to Rwanda and track gorillas in Uganda is the best option if you compare the drive time from Kampala or Entebbe Airport in Uganda, you will spend about 8 to 9 hours to get to Bwindi, but if you fly to Kigali Rwanda you only drive for 3 and half hours and you are in bwindi, this makes lots of sense and that’s why we are advising out to fly to Rwanda and save over five hours on the road.
Fly to Rwanda Track Gorillas in Uganda Gorilla Trekking Information, Fling to Rwanda and see gorillas in Uganda dose not cost anything extra, as you plane for you gorilla trekking tour just apply for East African Tourist Visa which allows you a sing entry to both, in other words one visa to access Uganda and Rwanda at no extra cost, this type of visa costs you only $100 and it can be applied on online from the Immigration website of Uganda or Rwanda.
The main reason why we advice our clients to fly into Rwanda and go gorilla trekking in Uganda is that if you choose to trek gorillas in Rwanda you pay $1500 per trek per person and once you find gorillas you are only allowed to one hour with them, but if you choose to see gorilla in Uganda you pay $700 per trek per person, this means that you are saving $900 per person which you can top up and extend your tour and do other activities in Uganda like chimpanzee trekking, golden monkey trekking, wildlife game viewing, boat ride on the Kazing Channel and many other attractions in Uganda.