3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking safari
Top Destinations/Parks to Visit:
- Bwindi Forest National ParkThe Impenetrable Forest of Mountain Gorillas
- Entebbe International AirportFor your flight departure & arrival plans
Activities to do on this Safari:
- Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi
- Bird watching
3 Days Uganda Gorilla trekking safari
The 3 days Uganda Gorilla trekking Safari takes you to the jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National in search of the mountain gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in southwestern Uganda on the edge of the Rift Valley. The “impenetrable forest” is home to nearly more than half of the remaining mountain gorillas in the world and it is one of the best places to go gorilla trekking in Africa. There are other activities that can be done besides seeing the mountain gorillas in Uganda, that include nature walks, forest walks, bird watching, and local community tours.
Day 01: Travel from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Day 02: Mountain Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest.
Day 03: Return to Kampala.
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi Forest
You wil depart from Kampala early in the morning at 7:00 am and head towards southwestern Uganda. You will have a brief stop at the Equator while en route which allows you to get time for photographs and refreshments as well as a visit to the craft shops right at the equator.
While on your journey, you will see the long horned Ankole cattle in Mbarara, the rolling hills, terraced landscapes and the beautiful panorama of Kabale. We have a lunch break en route in Mbarara town and be able to visit Igongo cultural center and experience the Ankole culture. Continue to Bwindi Impenetrable park and arrive late evening. Overnight at Gorilla Resort or Buhoma Community bandas ( HB)
Day 2: Trekking Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi NP
You will wake up early morning to go for briefing at the park headquarters then depart with picnic lunch boxes for a 30 minutes to 8 hours trek in search for the Mountain gorillas in the forest. This strenuous trek will eventually bring you to the face of one of the most sought after creatures – the mountain gorillas.
Upon encountering these awesome primates, you will be allowed to spend an hour to interact with them as you observe and learn their behavior; take photos and return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Bwindi Gorilla Forest – Kampala
After breakfast, transfer to Kampala arriving in the evening at the hotel of your choice or onward transfer to Entebbe for your departure flight.
END OF 3 DAYS UGANDA GORILLA TREKKING SAFARI
- A Gorilla permit (at US$600 each)
- Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Lunch and bottled drinking water
- A professional English speaking tour driver/guide
- Park entry fees and Guiding
- Ground transport and Flights to Kabale or Kisoro but can be arranged on request
- Accommodation but can be arranged on request
- Personal expenses such as beverages and tips given to staff
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- Local Flight from Entebbe to Kihihi – Western Uganda
- Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- Nature Treks & Jungle Safari
Best Time to Visit
The best wildlife viewing months in Uganda and Rwanda are during the Dry seasons from June to August and December to February. Primate walks in the forest are a big part of any safari in Rwanda. The habitat of rainforests is, by default, very wet, and one can’t avoid rain completely.
How to Obtain Tourist Entry Visa
The most easier way of getting a visa to Uganda is by purchasing it at the entry point, Entebbe Airport or any border station. This is very possible for tourists. All you need to do is pay USD 50, fill in the application form with passport dates and information. The visa fee of USD 50 usually runs for 90 days.