3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari

Overview

This dramatic venture will immerse you into a world of majestic gorillas and primates scampering around the lush vegetation. Bwindi Impenetrable national park is a paradise to incredible mountain gorillas. Encounter the gorillas firsthand on your trekking expedition.

With a strenuous day trekking, it would be ideal to find a better place for relaxation. That place will certainly be Lake Bunyonyi – a place of little birds. You will have a Batwa encounter after the Gorilla Trekking. Enjoy a swim in the lake before a return to Entebbe!

Let Friendly Gorillas Safaris take you on this remarkable 3-Day trip to Bwindi National Park – The ultimate gorilla experience. Surely the memory will stick…!
Fun: gorilla trekking, a swim in the lake.
Bragging Right: Close encounter with the gorillas firsthand in their natural habitat.

3 Days

Min Pax: 2

1480 PP

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Affordable

Gorilla Adventure

3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Experience

Highlights

  • Karibu Uganda
  • Transfer to Bwindi
  • Thrilling Uganda Gorilla trekking safari
  • Chill and relax with breathtaking views of Lake Bunyonyi
  • Transfer back to Kampala

Trip summary

Day destinationHours  Kilometers
1Arrival, Pick up & transfer to Bwindi NP8-9h522.2km
2Ultimate gorilla trekking & lake Bunyonyi Relaxation3-4h40
3Transfer back to Entebbe8-9522.2Km

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Bwindi

Arrival in EntebbeHopefully, your flight is scheduled for an early morning landing in Uganda. Your safari will start from Entebbe airport where you will be picked up by your Driver/Guide who will brief you about your tour and then depart for Bwindi Impenetrable national park. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a big habitat for mountain gorillas in Uganda harboring over 300 of them, more reason as to why it should be your safari destination.

The drive will take you to southwest Uganda by road, cross the Equator then to Mbarara for Lunch and through Savannah grasslands to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The scenic drive through Kigezi Highlands [commonly referred as “the Switzerland of Uganda” and banana plantations take you to the gorilla Sanctuary of Bwindi NP. You will arrive in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and will mainly do little but just check in your accommodation and relax as you prepare for the Bwindi gorilla trekking experience the next day.

Accommodation

Budget: Rafiki safari lodge/ Bwindi Forest lodge

Mid-range: Gorilla Valley lodge/ Gorilla Mist lodge

Luxury: Buhoma lodge/Mahogany springs

Day 2: Go gorilla trekking in Bwindi and then relax at Lake Bunyonyi.

This is a special day to honor the magnificent mountain gorillas. Going gorilla trekking in the impenetrable forest of Bwindi is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will leave you with lasting memories.

You meet at the respective park headquarters at 8 a.m. for a briefing, and you are also assigned gorilla families to track. The interaction lasts 2 – 8 hours, depending on the gorilla movements, and you have one hour to interact directly with the gorillas as they feed, play, groom and interact with each other as you take photos of a lifetime experience.

Retire from the operation and travel to Lake Bunyonyi through the fascinating Kigezi Highlands, where locals use the terracing method to cultivate their slopes, resulting in an impressive scenic landscape. Take a relaxing boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi while taking in the sights and sounds of the area.

Lake -Bunyonyi

Lake -Bunyonyi

Accommodation

Budget: Eco-resort lodge or similar

Luxury/ mid-range: Bird Nest lodge/ Rock Resort Lodge

Day 3: Depart Bunyonyi for Kampala or Entebbe International Airport.

You will have a leisurely breakfast before departing for Entebbe via Mbarara and stopping at Igongo Cultural Center for lunch (traditional dishes), but you will also have the option to visit the cultural museum here before continuing your journey to Kampala. You should make an en-route stopover at the Equator (if time allows) for more pictures and to browse the gift shops for mementos of your Uganda gorilla and wildlife safari.

Uganda Equator experience

Check into your Kampala hotel or take a transfer to the airport if you are flying out later that day.

End of the safari. Thanks for choosing Friendly Gorillas Safaris

Prices / included services.

Pricing for 3 Days Uganda Gorilla trekking Tour from Entebbe
Persons1 Person2-3 Persons4-5 Persons6 Persons and more
Budget$1480$ 14201300$1260
Midrange$2340$ 2260$ 2130$ 1980
Luxury$ 3680$ 3480$ 3380$ 3190

Included in this safari:

  • 4 WD Vehicle – with a pop–up roof
  • A professional Driver guide.
  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Park entrance fees
  • All ground transportation and fuel
  • Accommodation and Meals
  • All activities/services as per itinerary
  • Drinking water in the vehicle

Exclusions of the safari:

  • Visas
  • International airfares
  • Activities/services not included in the itinerary.
  • Alcoholic drinks/wines, Laundry, and any other service of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance and other activities

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