4 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi safari Uganda See gorillas in their natural habitat.
The 4 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi safari Uganda takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park. The forest park is home to nearly 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. The trek is guided by trained park rangers and guides. The sight of these peaceful giants will amaze you as you spend an hour observing them and taking pictures.
The great Bwindi Impenetrable National Park found in the south western part of Uganda is a bio-diverse and mountainous area. It is commonly known for attracting many tourists from different parts of the world that come to see the world’s remaining mountain gorillas that feed on roots, leaves and fruits from the park’s many tree and fern species. Restricted numbers of viewing permits help protect the endangered gorilla families. The park also harbours a number mammal, bird and butterfly species.
Detailed Itinerary for the 4 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi safari Uganda
Day 1: Arrival and Hotel transfer
Upon your at Entebbe international Airport meet a Twende representative. You will be transferred to the hotel for an overnight stay at Protea hotel B.B.
Meal plan: Bed and Breakfast
Day 2: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest park
Meet the tour guide at the hotel who will brief you about the 4 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi safari Uganda. Drive southwestwards with a stopover at the equator line in Kayabwe. After a few minutes of water experiment and pictures, continue with the journey.
The drive takes 9-10 hours through the beautiful countryside with lunch en route. Arrive in the evening and check in for dinner and overnight at:
- Buhoma community rest camp – Budget
- Buhoma Haven Lodge – Mid-range
- Engagi Lodge – Luxury
Meal plan: Full board
Day 3: Gorilla trekking activity / Evening visit to the Batwa community
The trek is the highlight of the 4 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi safari Uganda. Therefore converge at the park headquarters early at 7:00 am for a pre-trekking briefing. At 8:00 am the gorilla tracking adventure will begin led in groups by park guides and rangers. Encounter these gentle giants in their natural habitat. Spend an hour taking photographs and videos as well as observing their fantastic way of life. Later return to your Lodge and take lunch and relax. In the evening visit the Batwa pygmies for a cultural experience. Dinner and overnight at
- Buhoma community rest camp-Budget
- Buhoma Haven Lodge -Mid-range
- Engagi Lodge – Luxury
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 4: Return to Entebbe.
After breakfast, check out of your lodge and then drive back to Entebbe International Airport with lunch en route. Pass by Buganda road for a shopping spree and finally transfer to the Airport to catch your flight home.
End of the 4 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi safari Uganda
- 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
- Accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe
- Any deviation from the suggested program
3 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Safari in Uganda, 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 and its a clear destination to see the gorillas.