This 3 day Bwindi Gorilla tracking safari takes you to Bwindi Gorilla forest well known for Gorilla trekking in Uganda. Drive through the winding rural areas into the home of endangered mountain gorillas. Your safari begins from Kampala urban settings in to the village setting of Bwindi impenetrable, this tropical rainforest is a habitat to variety of primate species. From this forest you will track Gorillas as well as you can have a glance at many varieties of bird watching, nature walk characterized by a number of birds including Blue Turaco, Black casques hornbills, Black and White Hornbills, Woodland Kingfishers, and Flycatchers. And later visit the local community around.
Highlights for 3 Days gorilla tracking Bwindi with lake Bunyonyi
- Uganda Equator
- Visit the local people/ pygmies
- Lake Bunyonyi
- Village walk
- Gorilla trekking Bwindi
- Bird watching
- Nature guide walk
Detailed Itinerary for 3 day Bwindi Gorilla tracking with lake Bunyonyi
Day 1 : Kampala- Bwindi impenetrable
You will be picked by our guide or company representative from your hotel of residence at 07:00 am after having your early morning breakfast, then proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in South Western Uganda. A stop over at the Equator for an informative talk as well as some photo shooting opportunity and snacks. Then proceed to Igongo cultural centre or Mbarara town for your en-route lunch at Agip motel and then proceed through rural countryside of Uganda. En-route view of the beautiful scenery, terraced farming to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park home to half of the endangered mountain gorilla. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge or Mahogany springs (High end), Engagi lodge/Silverback Lodge (Mid-range end), Buhoma Community Bandas (Low end). Meal plan: Half-Board.
Day 2 : Gorilla tracking Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park
Early morning cup of coffee, then prepare for the briefing from the Uganda wildlife officials and thereafter enter the jungle to search the shy mountain gorillas and enjoy their life style in their real home. After meeting the gorillas, you can sit around these great apes for a whole hour gazing into their big round eyes. On a gorilla safari, a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as walking shoes, packed food and mineral water, insect repellent, sunscreen and hut.
The gorilla tracking / trekking experience takes half or whole day depending on the movement of these primates. After this gorilla tracking / trekking experience in Uganda you will have informative memorable experience in life. In the afternoon ready for a village foot safari to explore the indigenous local life with a taste of the traditional performance. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge or Mahogany springs (High end), Engagi lodge/Silverback Lodge (Mid-range end), Buhoma Community Bandas (Low end). Meal plan: Full-Board.
Day 3 : Travel back from Bwindi Impenetrable forest – Kampala
Early morning breakfast and short sightseeing experience for photography. Thereafter embark to your our safari vehicle and drive back to Kampala. You may use the Kasese Fort Portal road via Queen Elizabeth National Park for enroute game viewing if you lucky you may spot the Elephants, Antelopes and the Warthogs. A stop over at the Equator line in Kasese and lunch in Fort Portal thereafter continue to Kampala or Entebbe for your outgoing flight back home or to your next destination. End of services and Meal plan: Half-Board.
Package for 3 day Bwindi Gorilla tracking includes
- Ground transport per 4WD safari Jeep
- Services of an English-speaking driver/guide
- Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary, based on double room
- Three meals a day, apart from your stay in Kampala/Entebbe
- Drinking bottled water in the safari vehicle
- All Park entrance fees
- Gorilla permit (USD $600 per permit)
- Batwa cultural tour
- All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
Package for 3 day Bwindi Gorilla tracking Excludes
- International flight
- Visa (USD $ 50 per person)
- Meals and drinks not mentioned
- Items of personal nature
- Tips & laundry service
- All drinks apart from those served for breakfast
- First and last night’s accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe
- Any deviation from the suggested program