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 Gorilla trekking experience and see the giant mountain Gorillas. This 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Safari takes you to Bwindi impenetrable National park ; which is still a home to half of the world’s population of the endangered mountain gorillas. However, the trek through the impenetrable forest is guided by park rangers and guides. So you will come face-to-face with these amazing peaceful giants; and also spend an hour observing them.
3 Days Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Safari detailed Itinerary;
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park
Our driver will meet you at your residence in the morning; and then brief you about the 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Safari . Then you will drive southwest to Bwindi forest. Twende Expeditions has the best Gorilla trekking tours.
You will also stop at the equator 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
Today will be the highlight of our 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Safari. After breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters; and also be briefed 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 movements of the gorillas also determines the duration of your search.
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 from $1,233 (minimum of 2 persons)
- 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
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park