4 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda See gorillas in their natural habitat.
Trek the giant species on your 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park. The forest park is home to nearly half of the world’s population of the endangered mountain gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable National park is located in SouthWestern Uganda along the Democratic Republic of Congo. After the Batwa pygmies were evicted from the forest, the park became a popular tourist destination in 1993 with Gorilla trekking as the main tourist activity. 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 Trekking Uganda
Day 1: Arrival and hotel transfer
Upon your arrival in Entebbe international Airport meet the Twende representative who will transfer you for an overnight stay at Central Inn Entebbe B.B.
Day 2: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest park
Meet the tour guide at the hotel who will brief you about the 4 Days Gorilla Trekking 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 Gorilla Valley Lodge. (BLD)
Day 3: Gorilla trekking activity / Evening visit to the Batwa community
The trek is the highlight of the 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda. With packed water and lunch drive to the park headquarters early at 7:00 am for a pre-trekking briefing. With walking sticks and porters the gorilla tracking adventure will begin at 8:00 am led in groups by armed park guides and rangers. Follow on foot behind the trained and experienced rangers as the park can only be accessed on foot. Gorillas are active from 6 am to 6 pm and most of these hours are spent eating as big quantities of food are needed to sustain their huge body.
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. The Batwa were forest people who were evicted from the forest and resettled out of the park. Enjoy their dances and songs and later Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Valley Lodge. (BLD)
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 Trekking Uganda.
- Services of an English-speaking driver/guide
- Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
- 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 the mentioned activities except for the optional ones.
- Free WI-Fi enroute
- Frees Souvenir
- Free Safari hat
- 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
NOTE: This package can be upgraded to a luxury.
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.