3 Days Gorilla trekking Safari in Uganda
This 3 days gorilla trekking safari in Uganda leads you to Bwindi Impenetrable forest home to more than half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas. A safari to gorillas is definitely a rewarding adventure and most of the people who have done it say would do it again if they had the chance to. Your accommodation in Bwindi will depend on the sector for which your gorilla permit will have been secured.
Day 1 Travel to Bwindi forest
You wake up early for breakfast and then drive to Bwindi Forest. You will pass through the Ankole Kingdome home of the (Ankole cattle)/long horned cattle before you start seeing the terraced steep hills of the Kigezi region. On arrival you will check in your accommodation in Bwindi for dinner and overnight.
Travel time – Approx 9 hrs
Meal plan – B,L,D
Accommodation –Ruhija Rest Camp/ Broadbill Forest Camp/Bakiga Lodge
Day 2 Gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest
Immediately after having breakfast, we report at the gorilla trekking starting point for a short briefing. You then enter the Impenetrable forest with packed lunch to search for the endangered mountain gorillas. Be ready to walk for 1 to 7 hours depending on where you will find the gorillas that day.
Having encountered them, you will be given a full hour to enjoy the gorillas’ company. At this point, you can take as many photos as you want. An hour you spend with the Uganda mountain gorillas is indeed one of the best wildlife encounters one can ever have. Don’t be surprised when you get goose bumps as you look into the brown eyes of the dominant silver back, its the strongest primate on earth. You then drive back to your safari lodge to relax and un
Accommodation – Ruhija Rest Camp/Broadbill Forest Camp/Bakiga Lodge
Day 3 Transfer to Kampala
After breakfast, you will check out of your accommodation and then start the journey back to Kampala with a detour to Lake Bunyonyi. Bunyonyi is undoubtedly Uganda’s deepest and most beautiful lake, so sparing two hours to visit is worth it.
Travel time – Approx. 9 Hrs
Accommodation – Not included
Meal plan – B,L
Included in the cost are,
1 gorilla permit per person valued at usd 700 each
All park entrance fees
All meals as the itinerary states
2 Nights’ accommodation in Bwindi
4WD Safari customised vehicle
English speaking driver
Bottled drinking water
Not included in the cost are
Porter for gorilla trekking (if you need one)
Any activity marked optional in the itinerary. Drinks besides water provided in the safari car
A pair of water proof trousers and jacket.
A pair of sun glasses
A pair of binoculars
Note that weather at Bwindi is un predictable, it can rain at any time.
B,L,D stands for Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner respectively.
While on site, we accept payment in only US Dollars, GB Pound, Euro and UG Shillings.
You can remove the bits you do not want and add the ones that you want to meet your budget and interest.