3 Days Gorilla Tracking

Start Date: 2022-10-28 End Date: 2022-10-30 Group: Max: 8, Min: 4
Overview

The 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari takes you to the gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where almost a half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas are currently thriving. With over 400 mountain gorillas distributed in four different regions of Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga and Nkuringo, passing through steep hill sides, narrow valleys and bamboo shoots, etc.

Day 1: Drive to Lake Bunyonyi 

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking:

Day 3: Return to Kampala via Equator

Day 1: Drive to Bwindi forest
Your driver will pick you up from the lodge, or place of stay within Kampala. You will then drive to lake bunyonyi in the south-western part of Uganda .passing through a memorable part of the country referred to as “the Switzerland of Africa”, Due to its physical appearance with hilly landscape, covered with cultivated terraces by the “bakiga people”, tropical rain forests and lakes (mostly craters) which is good for viewing. You will stop at a local restaurant on the way. After your lunch you will then continue with your journey, and you will reach late in the afternoon spending you night at the booked lodge

Driving time: 8 hours

Accommodations
Budget:
Crater bay cottages  
Meal plan: Bed breakfast

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking:
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest favors both mountain gorillas and some chimpanzees one of the only forests in Africa which possess these creatures. It also hosts five other species of primate, 100 mammals, around 78 butterflies and 360 bird species.

In the early morning after your breakfast, your driver will transfer you to the starting point of your tracking group or UWA headquarters to be briefed at (7.45am or 8.30am), then you will start the tracking. The gorillas that you track are very friendly to people, though still there are same groups which are shy, sharp and stubborn as human beings. Your experienced ranger will help you to spot out their presence. You will be going through the bush, as are push your way through the undergrowth, parting thick creepers, to track the gorillas

Once you find the gorillas, you will spend with them up to one hour which is given time, before going back to your lodge.

Note:  (This trek can take from half an hour to 5 hours depending on the area you track and group– a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes). Have your Dinner and overnight at:

Accommodations
Budget:
Crater bay cottages  
Meal plan: - Bed & breakfast

Day 3: Return to Kampala via Equator
In the morning after taking breakfast, you will then drive back to Kampala having a stopover at the Equator take photos shoots and buying souvenirs. You will be then taken to your guesthouse, lodge or hotel of your choice in Kampala or Entebbe and also, we can drop you to the airport to catch your flight back to your home country.

Driving time: 7 to 8 hours

Accommodation for tonight is not included in the program. If you want us to book an extra night/day room for refreshment in Kampala or Entebbe, please you can inform us in advance so that you can even have a little leisure time and relax around Entebbe or Kampala.

OF THE SAFARI

The package includes:

  • Ground transportation by 4WD Tour van
  • 2 nights’ accommodation per program
  • Meals (Bed & Breakfast) as itinerary
  • English speaking Driver/Guide
  • All Fuel
  • Water in safari car
  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • Rangers fees

The package excludes any cost of personal nature like:

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Souvenirs
  • Personal drinks and cigarettes
  • International Air ticket and related costs
  • Personal Insurance covers
  • Meals out of booked accommodations and program
  • Optional activities 
  • Phone calls

Transport Means:

We use the Min-van with 4wd. they seat 1 to the maximum of 8 persons travelling. They are well customized with a each window at the seat, comfortable seats.

Crater Bay cottages

The shared twin Cottages are all En-Suite. They all have bedside tables and some have table and chairs.

Rooming: Twin rooms, 2 people sharing each.

Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast 

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