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3 Days Gorilla Trekking – Bwindi Tour

3 Days Gorilla Trekking – Bwindi Tour Safari is an exciting Uganda gorilla Safari that takes your sight to dozens of Bwindi Impenetrable forest Gorillas. Absolutely  as you stand eye to eye with these magnificent habituated gorillas in the tropics of Africa. In the moist and densely compacted with canopy tree structures that form an all-night darkness. More so patching to clothes that make you feel the jungle is never a place to be for human life.  But only for these Bwindi Gorillas on your Gorilla trekking Safari.

This 3 Days Gorilla Trekking package is full of enticing features. More so, one of the oldest national parks in Uganda which dates over 25,000 years ago. Explore Uganda Gorilla habitats with over 400 mountain Gorillas and 150 mammals including primates. For example baboon, chimpanzee, the white colobus monkeys, elephants, antelopes, among others. Bwindi impenetrable national park is the best destination to stand in awe and see a mountain Gorilla eye to eye. In addition, I’ts located in the southwest of Uganda at the edge of a rift valley. It’s one of the oldest national parks in Uganda which dates over 25,000 years ago. The word Bwindi is derived from a Runyatara language meaning Impenetrable.

The Bwindi Forest

This forest is mist covered and most biologically diverse rain forest. Again it’s a habitat which protects over 400 mountain Gorillas and 150 mammals including primates like baboon, chimpanzee, the white colobus monkeys, elephants, antelopes, among others. The forest, hosts over 250 bird species, 350 plant species, 200 species of butterflies, 100 species of ferns, chameleons including 23 Albertine rift endemics.

Interestingly, in our 3 Days Gorilla Trekking, you can also have an opportunity to discover the local Bakiga and the Batwa culture. In fact they are believed to be the first people to live in the forest. Participate in the cultural dance performances. More so, listen to their stories about the way of life in the life way back then. Bwindi forest is also a dynamic centre for Bird-watching Safaris.  Birding Uganda Safari is also done concurrently with Bwindi Gorilla trekking tour

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable forest

Accommodation Options: Bwindi Impenetrable forest lodges, Gorilla Safari Lodge – Nkuringo section, Buhoma Community Rest Camp – Buhoma section, Nkuringo Gorilla Camp – Nkuringo Section, Silverback lodge – Buhoma section

Meals: Lunch & Dinner (Breakfast Not Included)

Drinks: Drinking Water

Well, the main activity in Bwindi is Gorilla tracking

A Gorilla permit is booked in advance before your day of tracking Gorillas. As you absolutely enjoy other activities like bird watching, Batwa trail, the forest trails, that can lead to falls trail, river trail, and swamps trail.

3 Days Gorilla Trekking Highlights

Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable forest

Gorilla tracking Bwindi impanetrable Forest

Retreat back to Kampala city/Entebbe Airport/Area of pickup

 

 

Itinerary of our 3 Days Gorilla Trekking, where can you see Gorillas?

The 3 days Gorilla trekking tour Uganda Africa equips you about the mountain gorilla facts. For example mountain gorilla diet, their habituation, how they locomote, admnister leadership in families, lay their nests and many more.  As well enjoying the Bwindi Expeditions, not forgetting the stunning Mountainous nature full of life as you trek through the drizzling rain droplets. Again get patched with the Bwindi humidity. The Culture encounters around Bwindi with their un ending cultural games for you to watch and feel the harmony behind the local traditions/Villages in Africa.

3 days Bwindi Gorilla Tracking package is full of enticing features. Have you ever thought of plucking a leaf on your forest trek in one of the oldest national parks in Uganda? dating over 25,000 years ago. The authentic nature of Bwindi is a tranquility of floating memories. Remember that Bwindi, still feeds the first man to live in the forest. Explore Uganda Gorilla habitats with over 400 mountain Gorillas and 150 mammals including primates like baboon, chimpanzee, the white colobus monkeys, elephants, antelopes, among others.

Itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable forest (start your 3 Days Gorilla Trekking)

Wake up very early in the morning at 6am. Have a heavy breakfast. Then, our driver/guide briefs you about the whole trip to Bwindi forest. After, Drive to southwest to cover up the 9 hour drive this early morning. Besides the morning early drive enables us not to encounter with the traffic jam in Kampala City. More so, enabling us to reach on time to catch up with the Bwindi activities.

In addition, have your first stop over at the Equator where you have a chance to take pictures. And again have an amazing scenery of the imaginary line. For example the north and South Pole at path way of the sun in Africa. Moreover there is a craft shop around the equator where you may buy a souvenir. And lastly proceed to Mbarara as you path through the cultivated lands.

Ankole long Horned cattle

See the Ankole long horned cattle’s grazing as you proceed to the western region.  Further you will have a stopover in Mbarara for lunch at Agip motel (optional). After that, proceed to Bwindi forest, go through Kabale the land of hills and the Rugged roads, enjoy the beautiful scenery and continue driving as you will arrive at Bwindi. Later, check in at your Lodge ,refresh and enjoy your dinner.

Accommodation option: (Buhoma community lodge, Gorilla safari Lodge, Bwindi lodge, Nkuringo Gorilla camp, Gorilla forest camp, Bwindi view rest camp)

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Impenetrable forest

wake up early morning for a heavy breakfast and prepare yourself. Our driver/guide will drive you to the park headquarters at 7am. further, get briefed about the whole tracking and proceed to the park on foot with the an armed game ranger and the guide.

Remember to exercise a day before your Gorilla trekking Uganda safari because the forest is quite challenging with steep slopes. More so, it needs more energy to go through in search for the Gorillas. Later, we shall go through the forest as you view different tree species, plants, you might spot out some bird species, the white colobus monkeys and elephants. During your Tracking, finding the Gorillas will depend on how faster you are and where the Gorillas last feed the previous day. When we find them, your only allowed to have 1 hour with the wild apes see how they feed, groom their members and experience their day to day activities.

This is an amazing experience you will never forget in the wilderness at a stand of 7meters away from the Gorillas, Take videos and photographs but you’re not allowed to use flash cameras or make noise during the trekking. Here then, spend 1 hour in the wildness and enjoy your packed lunch in case the trekking takes long and you are late to have lunch at the lodge.

Experience the Batwa trail

Finally, head back to the pack headquarters for a Gorilla ceremony, and as usual, be awarded a certificate of participating Gorilla Trekking in Uganda Africa. Later, Go back to your lodge/Hotel, refresh and prepare for other activities at the park. We shall later go for the Batwa trail, the first people to who lived in the rock caves of the forest. And then, have a community walk as you enjoy the experience of the local people. Visit the traditional doctor in the area and head back for dinner at the lodge after your joyful day full of memories that are un forgettable in the wild.

Accommodation option: (Buhoma community lodge, Gorilla safari Lodge, Bwindi lodge, Nkuringo Gorilla camp, Gorilla forest camp, Bwindi view rest camp)

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 3: Retreat back to Kampala City/ Entebbe Airport/ Area of Pickup

Wake up early morning for heavy breakfast and prepare for your journey back to Kampala before 6pm. Have lunch in Mbarara at Agip motel and a stopover at igongo culture centre, our guide will give you full information about the culture. And also you might admire and buy yourself a souvenir at the centre and continue your journey to Kampala back to your hotel or airport for departure.

Accommodation Options: Non

Meal Plan: Half Board

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Inclusions & Exclusions
Price Includes

4×4 Land-cruiser car with fuel
English speaking driver guide
Gorilla permit
Bottled drinking water
Shared Accommodation based on B, L, D

Price Excludes

Visa Fees
Tips and gratuities of different nature
Extra activities
Soft drinks or Alcoholic drinks
International and domestic air flights
Insurance

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