3 Days Gorilla Trekking Tours in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
The 3 Days Gorilla trekking tours in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is among the most incredible safaris in Uganda. It is for visitors who want to take enjoy a memorable adventure in the green, thick and impenetrable jungles of one’s Uganda’s remaining natural forests. Half of the population of the world’s Mountain Gorillas happily live in Bwindi forest.
This 3 days gorilla journey begins from Kampala or Entebbe via the Uganda Equator, Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara town to Bwindi National Park. There are lots of good sightings along the way that would amaze your eyes including the Ankole cattle, terrcced hilles and the beautiful green among others. The same trip may alternatively start from Kigali to Uganda.
Highlights of the 3 days Gorilla Tracking Tour in Bwindi Forest
- Drive from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, with 2 stops at the Uganda Equator and Mbara town for lunch
- Gorilla Tracking excursion in the jungles of Bwindi National Park
- A possible nature and community walk around the park based on time and location
- Driving back to Kampala/Entebbe
Gorilla tracking in Uganda is done in the various regions of Bwindi National Park. These include Ruhija, Buhoma, Rushaga and Nkuringo plus in Mgahinga National Park. Only 8 visitor are allowed to visit each gorilla group in Bwindi. The gorilla permits in Uganda very competitive and its advisable to make a safari booking as early as possible. A gorilla permit in Uganda goes for USD 600 and we can reserve it for you upon a deposit payment.
The full Itinerary for the 3 days Gorilla Safari
Day One: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
On this day, start a 3 Days Gorilla safari to Bwindi start early 7:00am from Kampala after breakfast. With your guide, drive towards the southwestern Uganda, cross the Equator in Mpigi District, then Masaka, Lake Mburo National Park and reach Mbarara town where you will have a lunch break. Proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park via Kigezi Highlands as you catch a glimpse of the banana plantations, heads of Ankole cattle, organised gardens and beautiful hills until when you reach the gorilla habitat of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Overnight at Gorilla Safari Lodge, Gorilla Mist Camp, Mahogany Springs or Nshonji Gorilla Resort on Full Board arrangement.
Day Two: Gorilla Tracking adventure in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Have your breakfast, with your gorilla trekking permit ready in your hands, get a briefing from the tracking guides and go through the greenery and thickets of the impenetrable tropical rain forest to track the Gorillas. Finding these peaceful and the rare endangered apes is an attention-grabbing and marvellous experience. After an hour with mountain gorillas in Uganda, return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, have a guided rural community walk to the nearby areas to understand the lives, cultures, traditions and lifestyles of the Ugandans living near the gorilla habitat. A community walk is a step worth its time. Overnight at Gorilla Safaris Lodge, Gorilla Mist Camp, Mahogany Springs or Nshonji Gorilla Resort on Full Board arrangement.
Day Three: Drive Back to Kampala
Have your breakfast and commence your journey back to Kampala. Have lunch enroute in Mbarara Town and then proceed to Kampala. You may possibly make another stop at the Uganda Equator for some photo opportunities before continuing to Kampala where you will arrive in the evening. Your driver guide will transfer you to your accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe area for your overnight or you evening departure flight.
End of the 3 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
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