Uganda gorilla trekking via Kigali in Rwanda: Yes, trekking gorilla in Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable forest national park or in Mgahinga gorilla national park from Kigali Rwanda is now possible and it is the easiest way of accessing Bwindi forest and Mgahinga for gorilla trekking safaris. Kisoro tours Uganda advise its client to fly to Kigali international airport in Rwanda and cross to Uganda via the Cyanika border post in Kisoro or via the Katuna border post in Kabale.
Flying into Kigali Rwanda and trek mountain gorillas in Uganda saves on the long drive from Entebbe international airport or from Kampala to Bwindi impenetrable forest, this drive takes about 9 to 10 hours which is almost a full day while from Kigali to Bwindi takes only 3 to 4 hours, this has made Kigali Rwanda popular for most tourists coming to Uganda for gorilla trekking tours because of easy access from Kigali airport.
Another reason to why many tourists prefer trekking gorillas in Uganda instead of Rwanda is simply because Rwanda gorilla permit costs $1500 per person which has diverted most tourists attention to go neighboring Uganda where gorilla permits cost only $700 per person and more so it just 3 to 4 hours’ drive from Kigali airport to Bwindi forest in Uganda which a good thing for those traveling on the low budget can now easily go for Uganda gorilla trekking via Kigali in Rwanda.
When you arrive at Kigali international airport our tour guide/driver will be waiting for you to transfer you to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, it is not news anymore for most tourists coming to Uganda for gorilla trekking, fly into Kigali international airport in Rwanda, and crossover to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park in Uganda a home to more than half of endangered mountain gorillas population in the whole world. Both Bwindi impenetrable forest national and Mgahinga gorilla national park became very popular after Rwanda had doubled its gorilla permit price from $750 per person to $1500 person which became very expensive for most of the travelers making tour operators pointing at Uganda offering short gorilla safaris via Kigali in Rwanda.
Mountain gorilla trekking safari in Uganda via Kigali in Rwanda is a saving opportunity for most tourists especially budget travelers find Uganda more affordable where a permit is twice less the cost of a permit in Rwanda at $1500 which means that if you trek gorilla in Uganda instead of Rwanda you will be saving $800 on each gorilla permit.
In fact, if you have $1500 Kisoro tours Uganda can offer you a complete 2 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari via Kigali which includes one-night accommodation, one gorilla permit per person, airport transfer to and from Kigali all meals for 2 days, transport in the 4×4 tourist vehicle from Kigali to Bwindi forest and back and drinking water while trekking. This is much cheaper than just paying $1500 for one gorilla permit in Rwanda excludes all above, if interested contact us, this tour needs a minimum of 2 people in the group. Accommodation and transport. The low-cost Uganda gorilla trekking via Kigali in Rwanda, therefore, has made Uganda popular mostly for budget travelers who have been discouraged from the most expensive Rwanda gorilla permit.
With our Uganda gorilla trekking via Kigali in Rwanda, we recommend to all our clients to use an East African tourist visa which allows multiple entries to both Uganda and Rwanda without any need of applying for another visa in any of the two countries, tourists with East African tourists visa allowed to travel freely between Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda using one sing east African visa is valid for 3 months (90 days) and East African tourist visa costs $100 so actual you can now easily combined east African tour that takes you to Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda using one sing visa. East African tourist visa can be applied online but Kisoro tours Uganda recommends that you get it on the arrival at the airport either in Uganda, Rwanda, or in Kenya because it is easier than using an online system which sometimes doesn’t work well.
Uganda is the only place where tourists are given the opportunity to participate in the gorilla habituation process in the Rushaga sector of Bwindi forest, Uganda gorilla habituation permit costs $1500 per person, with habituation tourists are allowed to spend up to four hours interaction with endangered mountain gorillas of Uganda in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. While you are on this activity you will be guided by professional researchers and well-experienced park rangers who visits a gorilla family that is undergoing habituation every day and also it is only 4 tourists are allowed to participant in habituation every day which means only 4 habituation permits are available daily
Uganda gorilla trekking via Kigali is cheaper and more affordable compared to trekking in Rwanda, you will also save on driving time from Kigali Airport to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park which is only 4 hours’ which is far better than flying up to Entebbe airport from where it will take you 9-10 hours driving to reach Bwindi forest.