The 3 days Uganda Gorilla Safari includes the jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in search for the mountain gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park lies in southwestern Uganda on the edge of the Rift Valley. The “impenetrable forest” protects nearly more than half of the remaining mountain gorillas in the world and it is one of the best places to go gorilla trekking in Africa. In addition to seeing the mountain gorillas in Uganda, clients can engage in other adventure activities that include nature walks, forest walks, bird watching, and local community tours.
Day 01: Travel from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Day 02: Mountain Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest.
Day 03: Return to Kampala.
DETAILED ITINERARY FOR BWINDI GORILLA SAFARI
Day 1: Depart Kampala to Bwindi
Depart from Kampala at 7:00 am and head towards southwestern Uganda. A brief stop at the Equator allows you time for photographs and refreshments as well as a visit to the craft shops.
The journey affords you views of the long horned Ankole cattle in Mbarara, the rolling hills, terraced landscapes and the beautiful panorama of Kabale. We have a lunch break en route in Mbarara with an option of visiting the Igongo cultural center to experience the Ankole culture. Continue to Bwindi Impenetrable park and arrive late evening. Overnight at Gorilla Resort or Buhoma Community bandas ( HB)
Day 2: Trekking Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi NP
After breakfast and briefing by park ranger guides, depart with picnic lunch boxes for a 30 minutes to 8 hours trek in search for the Mountain gorillas as you hike up and down slippery slopes with dense mist covered vegetation. This strenuous quest will eventually bring you to the face of one of the most sought after creatures – the mountain gorillas.
Upon encountering these awesome primates, a full hour will be left to you to interact with them as you observe and learn their behavior; take photos and return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Bwindi Gorilla Forest – Kampala
After breakfast, transfer to Mbarara traversing the magnificent scenery of Kabale, arriving in time for lunch at the lodge. Upon completion of the gorilla adventure, transfer back to Kampala arriving in the evening at the hotel of your choice or onward transfer to Entebbe for your departure flight.
Included in this tour package;
- Gorilla Permit
- Cultural entertainment
- Park Ranger Fees
- Relevant Government Taxes.
- Full Board Accommodation (2 nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary.
- Full-time English speaking Driver/Guide
- Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.
- Visa Fees
- Personal Insurance
- Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.