Uganda hiking safaris and gorilla trekking safari in Kisoro region, Uganda has many other tourist activities that can be done after gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park, climbing and hiking safari is one of the most popular activities that one can do after gorilla safari, others include golden monkey tracking, bird viewing, Virunga volcanoes mountain range hiking, community village walks, forest walk which can be combined with like mount Sabinyo hike, mount Muhabura hiking, and mount Gahinga volcano hiking, all this can be easily done after or before mountain gorilla trekking while you’re in this region of Kisoro.
All above activities can as well be done as a day activity from Rwanda, from Kigali the capital city of Rwanda to reach Kisoro town it’s only 3 and half hours drive including border crossing marking easy for anyone in Rwanda to cross over to Uganda and go for cheaper gorilla tracking safari because Rwanda gorilla tracking permit is more expensive than Uganda.
Flying to Rwanda and trek mountain gorillas in Uganda will mean saving time and money, for example in Rwanda gorilla permit costs $1500 per person while in Uganda permit costs only $600 per person this will mean if you trek gorillas in Uganda you save $900 on each permit.
flying into Kigali Rwanda and trek gorillas in Uganda you will also save 5 hours dive because if you fly Entebbe International Airport you spend 9 to 10 hours to reach Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, while if you fly to Rwanda Kigali International Airport you spend only 3 to 4 hours to reach Bwindi Forest and Mgahinga for Uganda hiking safaris and gorilla trekking safari in Kisoro region.
Kisoro Tours Uganda recommends fly to Kigali Rwanda and trek gorillas in Uganda so that you can save money and time to do other activities, flying to Kigali Rwanda and go for the gorilla safari in Uganda is the best option and it makes sense you compare gorilla permit prices differences in both countries and driving time between Kigali airport in Rwanda and Entebbe airport in Uganda.
I also must say that Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are easily accessed via Kigali Rwanda instead of Entebbe Uganda, the problem is that this information is not anywhere on the government websites of both countries but what I can assure you is that us as Kisoro Tours Uganda we advise our clients to start their gorilla safari from Kigali more especially those short trip like 3 days safari in Uganda, flying into Kigali and trek gorillas in Uganda have become more popular option-way of saving money and time on your gorilla safari.
Anyone interested in Uganda hiking safaris and gorilla trekking safari in Kisoro region needs at list a minimum of 3 days as you have to cross over to Kisoro, day one go for hiking safari, day two go gorilla trekking and day three return back to Kigali, contact our consultant, our safaris are tailor-made, just let us know what you have in the mind we will work it out for you