3 Day Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari - Uganda Holidays
On this Uganda Gorilla amazing tour you will visit the famed Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the Western part of Uganda for close encounters with the Gorillas. Arriving at Entebbe international airport, our Safari guide will pick you from there and transfer up to your hotel of residence either in Entebbe or Kampala city. It’s better to spend an overnight in Kampala such that early in the morning you can continue straight to Bwindi.
Day 1: From Kampala - to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Very early in the morning after breakfast at the hotel, you will check out and meet your guide in parking, embark the Safari vehicle and the journey to Bwindi starts via Kampala- Masaka- Mbarara highway. Stop over is included at the equator for brief explanation about it, take photos, have a cup of coffee and snacks, after continue with the journey to Bwindi. Another stop over is in Mbarara to have your lunch and later proceed to the Park where you will arrive in the evening. Check in at the lodge.
Accommodation Options include:
Budget: Ruhija Gorilla friends’ camp/Rushaga Gorilla Camp
Midrange: Gorilla Mist Camp/Silver back lodge
Luxury: Mahogany springs/Chameleon Hill/Buhoma lodge
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking Experience - Bwindi Forest.
After morning breakfast, your guide will drive you up to the park offices for the short briefing which is often conducted before the trekking journey. Briefing is meant to highlight trekkers on what to do and not to do while in the Jungle. Travelers are divided into groups of eight and each group assigned to the Gorilla family.
After all that, the journey to the Jungle starts and after locating the Gorillas, you are allowed to stay in their presence for only one hour while seeing them playing, feeding, laughing and more. You are advised to come along with packed food and water for drinking while in the Jungles. After one hour period, travelers start the journey back to the pack offices or lodge of stay for relaxation. Later in the afternoon you can visit the Batwa people in their communities.
Day 3: Visit Lake Bunyonyi- Drive to Kampala
Next day you will check out and visit the nearby lake Bunyonyi for breathtaking boat rides. After that experience, you start the jaw dropping journey through rolling hills back to Kampala. Stopover in Mbarara for lunch and later continue to Kampala for your return flight or night stay.
- Gorilla permits.
- Transport using 4x4 Safari Jeep.
- English speaking Driver guide.
- Drinking water
- Tipping Fees.
- International flights