This 2 Days Classic Gorilla safari takes you to the unpopular but most interesting destination for gorilla trekking Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, sits high in the clouds and it is one of the most scenic places in Africa. There is only one gorilla family was habituated gorilla family in 2012 and it has been stable , 100 % guarantee of meeting the mountain gorillas , the family is called Nyakegezi composed of 9 individuals thus 3 silverbacks 2 adult females , 2 black backs and 2 infants.This trip starts and ends in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda.
DETAILED GORILLA SAFARI PLAN
Day 1: Travel to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Pickup from your hotel or Airport in Kigali, Rwanda. If pickup is within the morning hours, take a Kigali City Tour – Visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site, Caplaki and the Local Market. After lunch in Kigali, hit the road to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, part of the Virunga Forest that is home the mountain gorillas in Uganda.After crossing to Uganda via cyinka head for the evening canoe ride on lake mutanda and a brief canoe ride . Check in at Bwindi Jungle Lodge
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking Experience
After early breakfast, the guide will drive you to the Mgahinga National Park offices. With packed lunch get ready for the briefing about the ‘Dos’ and ‘Don’ts’ while with the endangered mountain gorillas. Led by a local guide, enter into the montane forest and start your search for the endangred mountain gorillas. Gorilla tracking can take 2-8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. Tracking involves walking up steep and densely forested hills before finally coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation. You will stay with these giant apes for 1 hour for observation and photography. After the gorilla trek, return to the park office for your certificate. Embark on a return trip to Kigali.
End of the Gorilla Tour