3 DAYS BWINDI GORILLA TREKKING SAFARI

$1,300

This 3 days wildlife safari tour to Queen Elizabeth National Park will give you an opportunity to spot Africa’s top mammals, beautiful forests, sprawling savannah and stunning landscapes. Queen Elizabeth national park is found in the western part of the country and was named after Queen Elizabeth II in 1954.

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3 DAYS BWINDI GORILLA TREKKING SAFARIOur 3-day Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari takes you to the misty Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, which is home to more than half the World’s population of 1004 remaining Mountain GorillasBwindi Impenetrable Forest offers a unique birding opportunity, cultural experiences, a scenic allure of stunning hills and lush vegetation inhabited by a wide variety of primates.

Bwindi Gorilla trekking is the most enchanting experience in this forest that will leave you with memories of a life time. You will visit a community of the Batwa people who used to live in the Bwindi forest before it was gazetted as a national park and be mesmerized by the stories of how they used to live in this forest as gatherers, hunters warriors and herbalists.

Safari Highlights

  • Long Drive from Entebbe to Kisoro 8-9 Hours
  • Photographic scenery of the Uganda’s countryside landscape
  • Stop-over at the Uganda Uganda Equator line for another experience
  • The Bwindi Gorilla trekking adventure through the Bwindi Impenetrable jungles
  • The Bwindi forest native community walk through the Batwa trail.

Activity Schedule

Day 1: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest NP

Day 2: Bwindi Gorilla trekking and Cultural exposure

Day 3: Travel back to Kampala

The Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari Experience

Forest so thick you can’t see the person walking less than a meter in front of you, ground as slippery as ice and at a minimum angle of 30 degrees – this is where your Bwindi gorilla trekking adventure in Uganda begins! No other wildlife encounter in Africa matches the astounding experience of spending time face-to-face with wild mountain gorillasGorilla Trekking takes place in a handful of far flung locations, adding a layer of exotic adventure to these safaris that is hard to match on any other itinerary. The fact that gorillas as a species are on the brink of extinction and treks are a highly restricted activity, encountering wild gorillas is considered a once-in-a-lifetime travel experience.

Forest so thick you can’t see the person walking less than a meter in front of you, ground as slippery as ice and at a minimum angle of 30 degrees – this is where your Bwindi gorilla trekking adventure in Uganda begins! No other wildlife encounter in Africa matches the astounding experience of spending time face-to-face with wild mountain gorillasGorilla Trekking takes place in a handful of far flung locations, adding a layer of exotic adventure to these safaris that is hard to match on any other itinerary. The fact that gorillas as a species are on the brink of extinction and treks are a highly restricted activity, encountering wild gorillas is considered a once-in-a-lifetime travel experience.

In this 3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari, you will have an experience of a life time watching at close range these majestic apes as they feed, play and relax.

Safari Itinerary

Day 1:  Road Trip from Entebbe to Kisoro, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

You will after breakfast set off for an 8-9 hour drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in the south western part of the country.

Some travelers may not be comfortable with the long countryside drive and would prefer to take a quick flight from Entebbe Airport to Kisoro airstrip which helps you preserve your energy for the Bwindi gorilla trekking experience. If that is the case, kindly contact our consultants to make that itinerary for you.

You will have a stopover at the Equator where you will have an opportunity to stand in 2 hemispheres at the same time and take some photos. You will make another stopover for lunch en-route before continuing with your journey to Bwindi arriving in the evening.

Dinner and overnight will be at the lodge of your booking.

  • Lower Budget: Buhoma community Rest camp / Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp / Travellers Rest Hotel Kisolo  / Gorilla Valley Lodge
  • Moderate: Gorilla Resort Bwindi /Gorilla Safari Lodge / Silver Back Lodge / Lake Kitandara Camp / Chameleon Hill Lodge / Lake Mutanda Resort.
  • Up market: Mahogany Springs Lodge / Buhoma Lodge / Rushanga Gorilla Satari Lodge.
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 2: The Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Activity

You will have an early breakfast and be driven to the Park Headquarters for a briefing at 7:30 am about the rules of Gorilla tracking. After the briefing, you will set off for the Gorilla trekking in the thick jungle.

The jungle is very lively with rich forest sounds. The trek ranges between 2 – 8 hours and you have one hour to stay with the Gorillas once sited. In the afternoon you can opt for a community walk among the Bwindi indigenous natives, the Batwa people who used to live in the Bwindi forest before it was gazetted as a National Park and learn about their life and culture as a forest people. You will have dinner and overnight at your previous lodge.

  • Lower Budget: Buhoma community Rest camp / Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp / Travellers Rest Hotel Kisolo  / Gorilla Valley Lodge
  • Moderate: Gorilla Resort Bwindi /Gorilla Safari Lodge / Silver Back Lodge / Lake Kitandara Camp / Chameleon Hill Lodge / Lake Mutanda Resort.
  • Up market: Mahogany Springs Lodge / Buhoma Lodge / Rushanga Gorilla Satari Lodge.
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 3: Travel back to Kampala
You will depart Bwindi after breakfast and travel back to Kampala with a stopover for lunch en-route. You will arrive in Kampala in the late afternoon.

  • Departure :Entebbe
  • Departure Time: 09;00hrs
  • Return Time : 16:00hrs

Included

  • Round Airport Transfer
  • All Meals
  • All accommodation
  • Parke Entries
  • Gorilla Permit

Not Included

  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Government Imposed Taxes
  • Personal Items like Souvenirs
  • alcoholic Beverages

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