3 Days Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safari

Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari, Silverback Mountain Gorilla

Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari

Duration: 3 Days

Starting from: USD$1,480

  • Rates are per person and based on 2 people sharing 1 room
  • Excluding international flights (from/to your home country)

A life changing gorilla trekking experience in the jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

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Best time to go
June to August and December to February (Drier trails make for easy mountain gorilla tracking)

High Season
June to September (Gorilla permits need to be booked long in advance at any time of the year)

The tour starts and ends in Kampala. You will do the Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park in Uganda.

“No one who looks into the eyes of a Gorilla, gentle and vulnerable, can remain unchanged.”
~ George Schaller

Before you get to the Gorilla Trekking misty jungles, your journey will take you across central Uganda through the tropical landscape with a lot of green, a bit of savannah to the Virunga highlands of the south west in Kigezi dubbed the “Switzerland of East Africa”

Things to consider:

  • Mid-range tour – Accommodated tour
  • Group Tour – The tour is run for more than 2 people at a go
  • Can depart any day? – This tour can depart any day
  • Can be customised? – This tour can be customized
  • Minimun require age – Suitable for ages16 and older

Tour Summary (See full day-by-day for more details)

  • You’ll go to Uganda uganda safaris
  • This tour starts and ends in Kampala (Uganda) – Getting there & away
  • You’ll visit Kamapala (city), Mbarara (City), Kisoro (town), Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Activities: gorilla tracking
  • Getting around: 4×4 Safari Landcruiser / Minivan
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for extra cost

Day 1
700AM; Drive to Bwindi from Kampala, making stops at the equator for photos and then in Mbarara at Igongo cultural center for lunch. Proceed to Bwindi where you’ll arrive this evening to check in at your lodge for dinner and overnight. Lodge options are; Travellers Rest Inn Kisoro/Silverback Lodge/Gorilla Rest Camp (Meal plan is L/D)

Day 2
700AM; Your gorilla trek starts with a briefing from the park authorities before your walk into the thick tropical forest to find a family of mountain gorillas. There’s usually many people trekking at a time so you are allocated to trek a particular gorilla family. The gorilla hike is usually from 2 hours to 8 hours depending on the location of the family. You will return to your lodge for a well deserved rest and hot showers and relax into the evening. (Meal plan is B/L/D)

Day 3
800AM; Depart Bwindi and drive to Kampala. End of safari. (Meal plan is B/L)

Accommodation Options:

Buhoma Community Rest Camp – budget

The Haven Lodge – mid range,

Mahogany Springs – up market

Meal plan: Breakfast – lunch – dinner

Included in the price

  • Ground transport
  • An English speaking driver/guide
  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • Accommodation for 2nights
  • Meals as indicated against each day.
  • Park entry fees
  • 2litres of bottled water daily while in the vehicle

Excluded:

  • Entry visas and flights
  • Items of personal nature/tips/laundry
  • Personal insurance
  • Sodas/alcohol/ teas and extra water
  • Extra meals and activities
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