Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda – 3 Days

Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda – 3 Days

Mountain Gorilla Safari at Bwindi National Park which. The Park is located in South Western Uganda. Mountain gorillas in Uganda are tracked in Bwindi on western Rift Valley edge. Bwindi Forest Park is home to over half of the world’s remaining Mountain Gorillas and gorilla tracking is the reason for one to visit Bwindi. More than 300 gorillas are staying in Bwindi in the different gorilla families. Tourist who visit Bwindi for gorilla trips are from all over the world.
Bwindi as a word ia originated from the word Darkness in Lukyig. As you continue trekking the Gorilla you will find how think and dark is the forest. Trekking takes 2-8 hour dependsin on the movement of the apes. Trekking Gorilla you must be physically fit and you have eneough energy since the gorilla tracking experience in this Impenetrable forest involves steep climbing.
Bwindi National park is a home of about 346 birds species and over 200 butterflies of different types. There are 324 tree species here, 10 of which are found nowhere else in Uganda and some are medicinal trees. This is truly a safari destination to Adventure and explore. Since the mountain gorillas in this forest are among the few remaining in the world and they are habituated. Time spent with the gorillas is limited and one must have a gorilla tracking permit to Trek gorillas at a cost of $600 each in high season and $450 in a low season that is in the month of April, May and November.

Day 1: Gorilla Tour in Bwindi National Park

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest

Day 3: Transfer to Kampala

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi National Park

This Uganda Gorilla Trekking safari will take you Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. From Kampala you will drive to the Western Uganda with your Uganda Gorilla Tour Guide. You will stop along the way for your lunch. Your guide will be at your service, ask him stop at any point for a Uganda photographic safaris. You will get at your Lodge late afternoon. Here you will have to choose your preferred type of lodging ranging from super Luxury to budget lodging and camping. Dinner and overnight at Budget Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp / Nshongi Gorilla Resort or Bwindi View Bandas Moderate Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp / Wagtail safari camp / Lake Kitandara Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Lodge / Buhomma Lodge/Silver back Lodge Super Luxury Accommodation: Mahogany Springs / Gorilla Forest camp / Clouds Lodge


Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest

An early breakfast and go for briefing at the Headquarters by Park ranger of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Your Gorilla Tour Guide will drive to park headquarter and from there Tracking mountain gorillas through this magnificent and mysterious thick Bwindi forest where there you will spot Mountain Gorillas. The fauna and flora, bird species, mammals, butterflies, primates will be most beautiful and only enhance this very special day. While Tracking Mountain gorilla, you will hike and climbing but you have the chance to meet the Gentle Giants face to face, talking to them, observing them just a few meters from your group, take some photos of mothers feeding their babies, the gorillas doing their daily routine and you are there. You will never see the mountain gorillas in any zoo, its only the Chimpanzees which are kept in the zoo like the Uganda Wildlife Education Center. Only in this small section of Africa where the remaining mountain gorillas are found and tracked in their nature environment. There will be some traditional dancing and entertainment you may even take part in the dancing as you observe the ways of the local people and how they survive and it is worth your while to take the community tour. Budget Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp / Nshongi Gorilla Resort or Bwindi View Bandas Moderate Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp / Wagtail safari camp / Lake Kitandara Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Lodge / Buhomma Lodge/Silver back Lodge Super Luxury Accommodation: Mahogany Springs / Gorilla Forest camp / Clouds Lodge


Day 3: Transfer to Kampala

This is the end of your Uganda Gorilla Safari. It is breakfast-Checkout afterwards and start your journey back to Kampala. On the way we stop at Mbarara town for lunch, then on to the Equator for picture taking and a formative talk and continue our drive to Kampala reaching in the evening. Tour Includes: Underground Transportation including fuel and English Speaking driver – guide, drinking Water in Vehicle, fees to the park, accommodations, game drives, boat cruises, and all meals. Tour excludes: Laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages and drinks, or any other purchases you might make while on safari with us.

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