Are you in Kabale and want to trek gorillas in Bwindi? Book a 1-Day gorilla trek to Bwindi from Kabale with Africa Adventure Safaris. The trip starts in Kabale to Buhoma sector north of Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. The 1 Day Uganda gorilla tour offers short time travelers a chance to meet and ontret with the endangered mountain gorillas in the jungle. Shared between Kabale, Kanungu and Rubanda districts, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park is home to the highest population of mountain gorillas in the whole world. The forest park is divided into four sectors namely Buhoma in the north, Ruhija in the east, Nkuringo and Rushaga sectors in the southern region. Uganda Wildlife Authority has habituated 17 gorilla families to ease gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park. These gorilla groups include Mubare, Rushegura, Habinyanja, Nkuringo, Katwe, Christmas, Bweza, Oruzogo, Mukiza, Kutu, Muyambi, Bitukura, Kyaguliro, Nshongi, Busingye, Musinguzi and Rwigi. The high number of gorilla families guarantee availability of gorilla permits which give many travelers a chance to trek these endangered primates. You require a valid gorilla permit to be able to trek gorillas in Uganda. Each Uganda gorilla permit costs $700 for foreign non residents, $600 for foreign residents and UGX 250,000 for East African citizens. In addition to gorillas, Bwindi forest shelters other wild animals such as chimpanzees, African buffaloes, Forest Elephants and Colobus monkeys among others. The park is also home to over 350 bird species 14 of which are not found anywhere else in the whole country. If you are a birder, expect to see some notable birds in Bwindi such as African Green Pigeon, African Harrier Hawk, Cinammon Chested bee eater, Crowned Hornbill, Giant Kingfisher, African Broadbill, Ruwenzori Apalis, Black faced warbler, Mountain masked apalis and Black billed turaco among others. Bird watching, nature walking and community tours to Bwatwa and Bakiga pygmies are a not if you have extended time in Bwindi Forest National Park.
In the early morning after your breakfast, our driver-guide will pick you up from your hotel in Kabale and drive to Buhoma in the northern park of Bwindi. The drive time is roughly 2 hours to join a pre gorilla trekking briefing. In your group of eight, you will be assigned a gorilla family to trek. Hiking to see mountain gorillas starts at 8:00 am lasting for as short as 30 minutes or even a full day depending on where gorillas will be located that day. On meeting gorillas, you will spend an hour in the company, have fun and embrace their human-like social behaviors. Hike back, meet your driver-guide and transfer back to Kabale for an overnight stay.
Full-time English speaking guide
Transport from Kabale to Bwindi and back
Gorilla trekking permit
Bottled drinking water
Your nights in Kabale
Other personal expenses
End of the tour
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