3 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour

Tour Overview:

This 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park-one of the most spectacular national parks in Africa situated in the south western part of Uganda. According to IUCN, Mountain gorillas are one of the most critically endangered species and only 880 mountain gorillas are remaining in the whole world and none of them is in captivity. Among the total number, 400 of these stunning apes are housed in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda while the rest dwell in the famous Volcanoes national park in Rwanda. Thus, spending time to undertake a 3 Day Bwindi gorilla safari does not only offer you adventure experiences but it also contributes to the conservation of these world endangered species. The 3 days Gorilla tour which will start and end in Kampala will offer you an ultimate gorilla trekking experience which will stay in your mind for the rest of your life time on planet earth.

Tour Highlights:

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National.

Day 2: Do gorilla trekking & an evening Cultural encounter with the Batwa Communities.

Day 3: Transfer from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Kampala/Entebbe & Departure.

Description:

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National.

On the first day, 0ur English speaking driver guide will pick you up from your Kampala place of stay and embark on drive to south-Western Uganda through Masaka-Mbarara High way to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Have a stopover for marvelous water experiment and photographic opportunity at the Uganda Equator Crossing Kayabwe and then proceed to Igongo Cultural Centre for Lunch. Thereafter, travel through the rolling winding hills and terraced landscapes of western region and head to the National Park. On arrival to the national park, the driver guide will take you direct to your pre-booked lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Chameleon Hill Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Gorilla Mist Camp (Midrange/Standard) or Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget/Basic).

Day 2: Do gorilla trekking & an evening Cultural encounter with the Batwa Communities.

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Early morning after hearty breakfast, you will report to the Park headquarters for registration and join other trekkers in a briefing about the etiquettes of Gorilla Trekking at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. After briefing, UWA experienced ranger guide will lead you to the trail heads to entre in the ancient, thick dark Bwindi impenetrable forest to start searching for the unique species of the mountain gorillas inhabited in the hilly forested areas of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The trek may take you between 2-8 hours to encounter face to face with the mountain gorillas and once up close, you will be allowed to spend one magical hour with these stunning apes. During this time you can decide to sit down listen to gorilla crumble, study how these apes go about their daily activities and you can take as many photos as possible. Retire back to the starting point after the one hour and proceed to your lodge for a late lunch and relaxation. Thereafter, embark on an evening community walk to visit the native Batwa community and have a cultural encounter. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Chameleons Hill Lodge (Luxury/Upmarket), Gorilla Mist Camp (Mid-Range/Standard), Broad Bill Forest Camp (Budget/Basic).

Day 3: Transfer from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Kampala/Entebbe& departure.

After an early morning breakfast, you will embark on drive back to Kampala Entebbe International Airport for your flight back home. You will pass through Mbarara town having your lunch stopover at Igongo Cultural Centre and then proceed to Mpabire where you will have view of the traditional drums made by the local drummers and also enjoy drumming session. Thereafter, drive to Kampala and on arrival, the driver guide will drive you back to your lodge or Entebbe international Airport for your onward flight back home.

End of Safari