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3 Days Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Safari

Trek to the most famous forest of Bwindi in Uganda. See Gorillas in their natural habitat. Our expert guides will be with you the whole way to ensure you have the trip of a lifetime. Contact us today via, phone, email or WhatsApp.
Day 1: Journey from Kampala to Bwindi (10-hour Drive)

Commence your adventure at 7:30 am as our dedicated guide/driver greets you at your Kampala hotel. The day unfolds as we embark on a scenic route to Mbarara, covering a distance of 283 km from Kampala, via Masaka. As the journey progresses, we make a notable stop at the Equator crossing, offering the perfect opportunity for some light refreshments and captivating photography. Following this, we invite you to explore the remarkable Igongo Cultural Village, a truly enriching experience that includes a visit to the Ankole museum. Rejuvenate with a delightful lunch break at Agip Motel Mbarara before we continue our voyage to Bwindi.

Bwindi, a paradise of lush highland rainforest, awaits you with its abundance of primates, rare birds, picturesque valleys, hilltops, and papyrus swamps. As the day draws to a close, savor a scrumptious dinner and settle in for an overnight stay. Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Adventure

Your day kicks off with a hearty breakfast in anticipation of an unforgettable gorilla trekking experience that commences at 8:00 am, accompanied by a comprehensive briefing from the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) staff. Be sure to have your rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, and sturdy jungle boots in tow. Our expert guides will lead you into the heart of the jungle to encounter the elusive mountain gorillas, a truly exhilarating wildlife encounter that ranks among the most captivating experiences on our planet. The trek may range from 2 to 6 hours, an effort that proves its worth.

In the afternoon, embark on a captivating village walk in Buhoma. This insightful excursion allows you to immerse yourself in the lives of the local communities surrounding the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It also offers a direct means of supporting these communities. Your journey begins at Buhoma Haven Lodge, guided by a knowledgeable local, offering a rewarding experience to the curious traveler. Witness the resourcefulness of the local populace and learn about their ways. Conclude your day with a delectable dinner and a restful overnight stay. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 3: Return to Kampala/Entebbe (10-hour Drive)

Post breakfast, we commence our return journey to Kampala via the Kasese-Fort Portal road, with a chance for enroute game viewing in the Queen Elizabeth National Park. If luck is on your side, you may spot elephants, antelopes, and warthogs. Enjoy the picturesque vistas of the foothills of Mt. Rwenzori as we venture through Fort Portal, pausing for a satisfying lunch. Subsequently, we continue towards Kampala/Entebbe, where you can catch your late evening flight back home. Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch. End of Service.

Package Includes:
  • Transportation by 4 WD safari van, Fuel expenses
  • Accommodation while on safari
  • The costs also cover the services of English speaking driver/guide
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on safari,
  • 1 soft drink per meal i.e. a soda or mineral water at/during lunch and dinner,
  • Park entrance fees
  • Community visit
  • Masks and Hand sanitizers
  • Ranger fees
  • One gorilla permit per person to be secured and paid in advance
  • Lots of fun in the African Sun
  • A visit to Igongo Cultural Village
  • Fuel plus all activities while on the tour as will be detailed in your itinerary.
  • Return Airport transfers
  • AMREF Emergency Evacuation Medical Insurance

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