1 Day Gorilla Trekking from Kisoro (short gorilla tour)

1 Day Gorilla Trekking from Kisoro, 1 Day Short Gorilla Tour to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park targets travelers with limited time for trekking. Bwindi Impenetrable is home to half of the reaming mountain Gorilla in the world, the park’s breathtaking green/ dense forest gave the park a title of Africa’s true jungle and the endangered mountain gorillas made the lodge to be recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park hosts 12 habituated gorilla families and each group is allocated 8 persons to trek it.

Mountain gorillas are man’s closest cousin and carry 95% human DNA, gorilla trekking should be added on One’s bucket list because it awakens one’s love for wildlife and nature. Visiting mountain gorillas in their natural home sounds like a life-threatening activity though it is totally safe and rewarding. Its normal to anticipate future pleasure of meeting the gorilla after reading through the itinerary.

1 Day Gorilla Trekking from Kisoro

Detailed Itinerary of 1 Day Gorilla Trekking from Kisoro

On your  1 Day Gorilla Trekking from Kisoro, You will wake up earlier than usual for breakfast, after meet up with your guide driver and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with you packed lunch. On reaching the park you will be briefed about the dos and don’ts of while in the forest and what to expect. You will be divided in groups of 8 persons and allocated a gorilla family then commence with your search. The search will take from 2-8 hours depending on where the gorillas hosted their previous night and on your trekking speed, trekking requires on to be reasonably fit and mentally prepared because the search may become tiring or go on for more than expected hours. Porters are available at the park headquarter for hire to carry your luggage, trekking sticks will be provided to you at the HQ. On meeting these endangered species, you will be allocated a full hour to spend with these endangered species in their natural home, you will witness them play, eat, breast feed and take care of their young ones and take as many photos as you wish with non-flashlight cameras. After an hour of watching gorillas, you will hike back to the pack headquarters and be rewarded a gorilla trekking certificate to justify your contribution to in conserving these endangered species. Meet with you guide driver and transfer back to Kisoro.

End of 1 Day Gorilla Trekking from Kisoro

What to pack on a 1 Day Gorilla Trekking from Kisoro

  • Long sleeved shirt and a trouser
  • Gorilla trekking boots
  • Non-flashlight camera
  • RainCoat
  • Caps
  • Rain-proof pants


  • Bottled water
  • On Board Transportation
  • Lunch


  • Personal expenses like drinks, snacks, swimming, doing laundry
  • Air ticket
  • Visas
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