3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour

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3 DAYS GORILLA TREKKING IN UGANDA

3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour, Go gorilla tracking on this special 3 Days gorilla trekking in Uganda, a uniquely crafted Uganda safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This short gorilla tour offers a lifetime opportunity for you to immerse yourself in the African jungles for you to get up close and personal with the massive and endangered mountain gorillas.

At Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, over 459 of the 1063 mountain gorillas freely roam in its lush rainforest. This park lies in Southwestern Uganda occupying 331sq.km of land area and it is remarkably a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site. It lies at an elevation range of 1160 to 2607 meters and supports 20 habituated families of mountain gorillas. This gorilla tour to see mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest will start and end in Kampala or Entebbe.

Brief Itinerary

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park for gorilla tracking tour

Gorilla trekking in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable N. Park

Depart from Bwindi Forest to Kampala/Entebbe

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park for gorilla tracking tour

A full day will be dedicated for you to travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and your day road trip begins after breakfast. Our professional driver guide will pick you up at the hotel, brief you and at 8:00 am, you start the 8-9 hours’ drive trip to Bwindi which is located in Albertine rift area in Southwestern Uganda.

Traveling to this park involves navigating along the Kampala-Masaka-Mbarara-Kabale route, one of the interesting tourist routes that also allow you to make a stopover at the Equator crossing. At Igongo Cultural Centre, en-route lunch will be enjoyed and you continue to Bwindi Impenetrable NP while enjoying the beautiful view of Kigezi hills.

Accommodation

  • Luxury: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge/Gorilla Forest Camp/Buhoma Lodge
  • Midrange: Silverback Lodge/Bwindi Engagi Lodge/Ichumbi Lodge
  • Budget: Bwindi Backpackers Lodge/Buhoma Community Camp

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable N. Park/3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour

After breakfast, expect to assemble at Bwindi Impenetrable N/Park headquarters for the morning briefing about gorilla trekking rules and regulations. During the briefing, you will also be allocated a family of habituated mountain gorillas and the actual trek starts at 8:00 am. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park has 4 regions and each has already habituated gorilla groups.

Each gorilla family will be tracked by a maximum of 8 guests today and you will be accompanied by an experienced park guide. The trek may last for 2 to 6 hours and includes one hour of a close encounter, observing how these unique apes behave and for you to also take pictures. Start trekking back to the lodge where you will be relaxing till evening when you will go to visit the Batwa community for a cultural experience, entertainment from dances, and music performances.

Accommodation

  • Luxury: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge/Gorilla Forest Camp/Buhoma Lodge
  • Midrange: Silverback Lodge/Bwindi Engagi Lodge/Ichumbi Lodge
  • Budget: Bwindi Backpackers Lodge/Buhoma Community Camp

Day 3: Depart from Bwindi Forest to Kampala/Entebbe

After an early morning breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and start your journey back to Kampala or Entebbe. The en-route journey includes a stopover at the Equator crossing and lunch then get dropped off at the hotel in Kampala/Entebbe.

End of tour

Tour price includes

  • Gorilla permit
  • Park guide/driver services
  • Park entry fees
  • Accommodation & meals
  • Ground travel to & from Bwindi in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Bottled water

Tour price excludes

  • Tips
  • Cigars
  • Laundry fees
  • Telephone bills
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Shopping costs
  • Extra safari activities outside the itinerary

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