This 3 Days Gorilla Tour takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to nearly half of the world’s remaining population of the mountain gorillas. This is one of the best trips to take while in Uganda. Gorilla Tracking is a once in a lifetime experience, the main highlight of most visitors to Uganda.
- Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest
- Forest Walk
- Community Walk
Day 1: Road Trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After your early breakfast meet and great with your guide, start drive to south western Uganda. First stop will be at the equator for photos and the famous water experiment to prove that you are standing in the middle of the earth. Lunch break will be in Mbarara town and after you will continue with your journey to Bwindi forest, dinner and overnight loge in the forest.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking
After breakfast you will drive for a few minutes to the park offices for registration and briefing, here you will be divided into groups each consisting of 8 people only and this is the limited number allowed for each gorilla family per day. Gorilla tracking is a once in a life time experience getting closer to these primates and looking them in the eyes is the best moment ever, the walk through this thick forest is just beautiful with lots of birds, lots of monkeys and different tree species, gorilla tracking takes between 2 to 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas as they feed on a given day.
You will carry a lunch box and drinking water, depending on the time you come back we can have a community walk or visit the pigmy village. Dinner and overnight lodge in the forest..
Day 3: Drive Back to Kampala
After breakfast we start the drive back to Kampala or Entebbe airport, lunch on the way and a stop at the craft shops for some gifts.