The 4 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Trip in Uganda is one of the amazing shorter adventures in Uganda. The adventure allows in the limited time to trek and enjoy a gaze at the world’s only remaining endangered mountain gorillas. The trip starts in Kampala goes to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park trek the gorillas, meet some of the primitive cultures of the Batwa people. Will also enjoy a night at the cooler ambiance at Lake Bunyonyi and then return to Kampala.
It assumes you had your night in Kampala or your lodge in Entebbe city. Will start your drive in the early morning hours.
Things to do on a safari
- Gorilla trekking
- Visiting the local Batwa people
- Visiting Lake Bunyonyi
- Photography at the equator
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park/4 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Trip
Meet and greet with our driver guide at your either in Kampala or Entebbe, and board for a long day drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The drive will take about 8-9hours reaching Bwindi with lunch en-route in Mbarara city possibly can be at Igongo cultural center. Then proceed straight through the dramatic rolling landscape to Bwindi Impenetrable national park Ruhija sector.
Dinner and overnight
Midrange: Bakiga lodge (Ruhija)
Day 2: Gorilla trekking/4 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Trip
This day following your served breakfast, you have to rush to Ruhija trekking starting point reaching here before 7:30am for the briefing. Then trekkers will be grouped in 8 individuals per group assigned to an armed and then roll into impenetrable rolling landscape hiking through the inflatable thick terrain of the forest. Remember to wear long pants, jungle boots, carry at least 1 litter of drinking water and rain proof gears.
Trekking may take 30 minutes to 6 hours, walking and searching for the endangered giants. Gorilla are followed considering where they had their previous night, and meeting them, trekkers have an hour before them. Watching gorillas is one of the few mesmerizing moments in the wild, looking face to face with the silverback you realized these are really human closest relatives. After seeing the gorillas you will return to the starting point, enjoy your relaxed lunch and take a rest at your lodge.
Midrange: Bakiga lodge (Ruhija)
Day 3: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi/4 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Trip
Today following your severed breakfast, will visit the Batwa community for the cultural experiences. These are some of the indigenous people found at the outskirts of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the Batwa offer culture entertainment which earn them with the source of living. You can buy some handmade crafts as souvenirs. Then will drive to Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale with lunch en-route. Enjoy a boat ride to some of the islands on Lake Bunyonyi and later will have your evening with a panoramic view of the Lake and its scenic islands.
Dinner and overnight Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort (midrange)
Day 4: transfer back to kampala
Due to time limit, your trip is limited to four day of which the fourth day is for driving back to Kampala. Today you will embark on your drive back to Kampala with en-route at either Mbarara city or at the Equator at Kayabwe. The Kayabwe Equator break is very important to take some photographs, then proceed to Kampala. Then your driver will have to drop you at either at Entebbe International airport or to your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe. And they say bye bye!
- 4×4 safari vehicle
- All trip fuel
- All meals and soft drinks
- Park entrances
- Gorilla permits
- Boat ride
- Driver guide
- Visa and air ticket
- All hard drinks