This 3 days gorilla safari offers the most remarkable wildlife encounter with the rare Bwindi Mountain gorillas in the remote Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park in south-western Uganda. The Impenetrable forest is home to half of all the world’s remaining mountain gorilla population with 19 Gorilla groups/families and still growing. The 3 days Uganda gorilla safari and trekking in bwindi through the thick forest is an opportunity to have the rare encounter of seeing mountain gorillas in their natural habitat and a chance to view some other attractions in the park. The gorilla trek takes about 3 to 7 hours depending on where they will be located and the experience is worth it.
This gorilla trekking safari can even start from Rwanda for those who prefer having a short drive.
Bwindi impenetrable national park forest also offers a remarkably wide range of activities including, the Bwindi 350 bird species, 310 butterflies, 200 trees species, and 120 primates including, the chimpanzees in bwindi and the Black and White Columbus monkeys during gorilla watching . On arrival at the airport, our guide will pick you up to transfer you to your hotel to prepare for your 3 days Uganda gorilla safari bwindi.
Day1 Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
On day one of this 3 days Uganda gorilla safari, you will be picked and briefed by our professional guide from your hotel after your breakfast then start your amazing journey for a gorilla trekking safari bwindi with a drive from kampala towards southwestern Uganda. This Bwindi gorilla trekking safari will be a spectacle of highway sights of rural and semi-urban Uganda, with several fruit and vegetable markets along the roads, craft, and drum makers. You will also have a stopover at the Equator to take photos with an opportunity to buy some crafts and souvenirs before continuing to Mbarara town where you will have your lunch. Hereafter, proceed to Bwindi impenetrable national park with short bathroom stopovers and photo sessions of the landscape. You will arrive in the late afternoon. Check-in at the lodge in Bwindi, relax in the evening and have dinner.
Accommodations in Bwindi park
Luxury: Buhoma Lodge/ Gorilla safari lodge
Mid-range: Gorilla Mist Camp/Rushaga gorilla camp/Chameleon hill lodge
Budget: Buhoma Community Rest Camp/bwindi forest lodge/gorilla valley lodge
Day2; Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest
On day two of this 3 days Uganda gorilla safari, you will have an early morning breakfast, then will depart for the brilliant gorilla trekking bwindi forest. You will commence with a drive to the park headquarters where park rangers will brief you about the regulations for the gorilla trekking in bwindi and also you will be divided into a group of 8. With the leading of the rangers while on this 3 days gorilla tracking safari bwindi you will start gorilla trekking of these gentle giants. Before you encounter any gorillas, you are allowed to spend an hour with these magnificent mountain gorillas close up in their natural habitat. Principally hikers will love the trek in the beautiful ecosystem of the park. But overall, this will be a unique and unforgettable experience! After the gorilla trek, you will be given a certificate for succeeding a gorilla trek in Uganda/bwindi then transfer back to your lodge in bwindi for lunch, rest, dinner, and overnight stay.
Luxury: Buhoma Lodge
Midrange: Gorilla Mist Camp
Budget: Buhoma Community Rest Camp
Day3; Transfer from Bwindi to Kampala
On day three of this 3days Uganda gorillas safari, you will have a leisurely morning breakfast at the lodge, you will then embark on your return journey from this amazing gorilla trekking safari bwindi driving through Mbarara and on a lucky day you may have a chance to see zebras and impalas through Lake Mburo national park back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport to catch your flight back home. This marks the end of the tour.
Included in tour price
All tour highlights
Ground transportation an exclusive 4x4 safari Land cruiser
Services of an experienced driver / guide
Bottled water through the safari
1 Gorilla permit per person
Meals as indicated
Activities and accommodations as mentioned in the itinerary.
Package price Excludes
Airfare to and from Uganda
Visa to and from Uganda
Travel / Medical / Baggage insurance
All beverages [both alcoholic and non-alcoholic]
Any activity, meal or accommodation NOT mentioned in the itinerary