5 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari

This 5 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari takes you to Bwindi impenetrable national park for a mountain gorilla trek; as well as tracking the golden monkeys in the dense bamboo forest of Mgahinga gorilla national park. This gorilla trekking safari starts and ends in Entebbe.

5 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari

Safari highlight of the 5 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari;

  • Mountain Gorilla trek
  • Golden monkey tracking
  • Batwa pygmies trail

Day 1: Arrival

Our safari guide will meet you at the airport and then transfer you to your hotel in Entebbe for dinner and overnight at Central inn Entebbe. (B.B)

Day 2: Entebbe –  Bwindi

This morning after breakfast our safari guide will pick you from the hotel and brief you about the gorilla trekking safari and then drive you south westwards of Uganda. Have a brief stopover at the equator line for the water experiment and photographs. later proceed to Mbarara for lunch. Afterwards proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable national park as you pass through mountains and the tropical rain forests. Check into your lodge for dinner and overnight at Gorilla view lodge. (B.L.D)

Day 3: Gorilla trekking

After breakfast drive to the park briefing area for gorilla trekking guidelines; allocation of gorilla trekking groups according to the available gorilla families to be tracked. After briefing join the park ranger in search for the mountain gorillas which is sometimes a long and straineous walk. The hike takes between 2-6 hours. Therefore we recommend one to be physically fit. However on finding them, you will spend an hour observing, taking photographs and video of these amazing gentle giants. Return to the briefing area for lunch and later return to the lodge and relax the entire evening. Then dinner and overnight at Gorilla valley lodge (B.L.D)

Day 4: Golden monkey tracking – Batwa pygmies Trail

After an early morning breakfast at the lodge, you will drive to Mgahinga briefing area for guidelines about golden monkey tracking. With the guidance of the rangers, you will hike the volcanic terrain covered with dense bamboo forest in search of the golden monkeys. In the evening you will enjoy the Batwa pygmies trail. They will showcase their unique culture and also learn about the herbal medicines they use. Batwa pygmies were basically hunters and gatherers who depended on the forest for shelter, medicine and food. Also visit the Sacred Garama cave which was the spiritual and cultural site. The revenue generated from this activity directly benefits this batwa pygmies community. Then check into your lodge for dinner at Travellers rest Kisoro (B.L.D)

Day 5: Departure

After breakfast at the lodge, you will bid farewell to the land of mountain gorillas as you drive back to Entebbe. Have lunch en route and then drive to the airport in time to board your flight back home.

End of 5 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari

Price from $1,632 per person (minimum of 2 persons)

Price Includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • 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 where it is B.B
  • Drinking bottled water in the safari vehicle
  • All Park entrance fees
  • Ranger fees
  • Uganda Gorilla trekking cost(Permit) (USD $600 per permit)
  • Golden monkey Cost(permit )($50 per permit)
  • Batwa pygmies trail cost
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones.

Price Excludes: 

  • 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
  • Any deviation from the suggested program
  • Christmas supplement