3 Days Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Safari in Bwindi Forest Park
The 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Safari is the highlight of any Uganda safari; where you get the opportunity to have the best mountain gorilla trekking experience in the world. Twende Expeditions has the best Gorilla trekking tours. This Safari takes you to Bwindi impenetrable National park ; which is home to half of the world’s population of the endangered mountain gorillas. Though the trek through the impenetrable forest is tiresome, the experience is worth it as you enjoy diversity of flora and fauna.
The trek is guided by trained park rangers and guides whom without them, it would be difficult to trek. You will come face-to-face with these amazing peaceful giants; and spend an hour observing them and taking pictures.
3 Days Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Safari detailed Itinerary;
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable
Stop at the equator line in Kayabwe for the water experiment so as to differentiate between the northern and southern hemisphere. You will then take photos and after drive to Mbarara town; the home of the long horned Ankole cattle so as to get lunch. Then drive through the rolling hills of the beautiful country side to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park.
This impenetrable forest is also a birders’ paradise with over 350 bird species. Check in your lodge for dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Rest Camp (B.L.D)
Day 2: Gorilla trekking activity
Today will be the highlight of our 3 days gorilla tracking Bwindi Safari. After breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters for briefing by the park wardens about this experience. At 8:00 am you will set out into the forest in groups led by park guides and rangers. The duration of your search is determined by the movements of the gorillas.
Mountain gorillas are herbivores. They are active between 6:00 Am and 6:00 pm. They spend most of these hours eating, as large quantities of food are needed to sustain their huge body. However on finding them you will spend an hour taking photographs, videos; as well as observing their amazing way of life.
In the evening visit the Batwa pygmies for a cultural experience. Batwa pygmies are former forest people. These pygmies were evicted from the impenetrable forest. Then, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Rest Camp (B.L.D)
Day 3: Return to Entebbe.
This is the final day of the 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Safari. Afterwards breakfast, check out of your lodge; and then drive back to Entebbe with lunch en route. So If time allows you will go on a craft shopping spree on Buganda road; then transfer to the Airport to catch your flight back home.
End of the 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Safari
Price per person in USD is $
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- Ground transport per 4WD safari vehicle
- 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.
- 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
3 Days Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Safari spots you to the giant mountain gorillas found in the jungles of Bwindi Forest
Why go for a 3 days gorilla tracking activity in the Bwindi Impenetrable national forest park? Its because more than half of all the mountain gorillas in existence live in Uganda in Bwindi Forest National Park.