3 DAYS GORILLA SAFARI TO BWINDI

3 Days Gorilla Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park is a short Uganda Gorilla safari that combines gorilla trekking with cultural encounters and bird watching in the same destination. This trip can be modified to fit visitor’s desires.

It can be tailored with game viewing safaris in Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth national and may be chimp tracking in Kyambura gorge. This may call for an extra day.

Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla forest

Our safari guide will pick you from your hotel in Kampala most probably in the morning hours and drive you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

The road to the park is scenic with a mixture of landscapes, grasslands and herds of the famous long horned cattle of the Ankole. You will pass through the beautiful terraced hills of Kigezi region call it the Switzerland of Africa.

A stop over will be made on the way for lunch and stretching of legs, it’s a long drive of Corse. You will arrive in Bwindi National Impenetrable Park after the volcanic Virunga Mountains in the evening hours. The park is known for the biggest number of the rare Mountain Gorillas that were once on verge of extinction.

There are also other wildlife and primates this dense green forest, which among others include; birds, colorful butterflies, blue and red tailed monkeys. It is advised to sleep early so as to gain enough energy for the early morning gorilla trekking activities.

*Accommodations:

Luxury – Gorilla Forest camp or Mahogany springs
Midrange – Silverback Lodge

Budget – Buhoma community Bandas

*Meal Plan: Full Board (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)
*Travel Time: 8-10 hrs

mountain gorillas in bwindi - 3 DAYS GORILLA SAFARI TO BWINDIDay 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Gorilla Forest

An early morning breakfast will be served before going for briefing, set off with the guides for the trekking activity in the forests of Bwindi. Gorilla trekking experince is usually strenuous, it is advisable to pack your lunch and drinking water, wear hiking shoes, a rain jacket, a walking stick, which are usually supplied by the park rangers.

For elders and weak visitors who wish to track, porters are available at an extra cost. Tracking time is unpredictable but the maximum time is 8 hours and guests are supposed to spend 1 hour with any gorilla group they track first. Return to your lodge for a drink and relaxation.

And: If you have the energy, go for village walks, see how local people live, visit the medicine man!

*Accommodations:

Luxury – Gorilla Forest camp OR Luxury Mahogany springs

Midrange – Silverback Lodge
Budget – Buhoma community Bandas

*Meal Plan: Full Board (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)
*Trekking Time: Unpredictable

Day 3: Departure End of 3 Days Gorilla Safari To Bwindi

We will depart for Kampala after breakfast and also have lunch en route. Stopover is made at Equator and then we proceed to Kampala and then to the airport for departure.
*Meal Plan: Half Board (Breakfast & lunch)
*Travel Time:  8-10 hrs
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Quoted price includes;

  • The cost of all road transportation and Fuel
  • Full-time safari guide and his expenses
  • Accommodation and meals on the trip
  • Gorilla permit @ $ 700 per person
  • Nature walk

 

  • But it excludes; Flights, Visa fees, Items of personal nature like Laundry, bar bills, Beverages, tips and any extra expenses not included above.