3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking is the most popular safari in Uganda. The 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in western Uganda in Kisoro District. This gives you chance to trek one of the 20 habituated mountain gorilla families. Besides the Gorillas, you will also have an opportunity to see other primates such as the red-tailed monkeys, blue monkeys, chimpanzees, baboons, black and white colobus monkeys among others. 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking starts in Kampala/ Entebbe and ends in Kampala/ Entebbe
Day 1: Travel to Bwindi National Park (Travel Time +8 hours)
Depart Entebbe\Kampala for your first day of Uganda Gorilla Trekking which takes about an 8-hour drive. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is located in southwestern Uganda along with Kisoro District. The journey is quite a long drive but worth it because you get to enjoy the countryside scenery, passing through Lake Mburo National Park and you will have an en-route stopover at the Equator crossing for the photographic and simple experiments before continuing to Mbarara town for Lunch. After lunch will embark on your scenic drive to Bwindi National Park where you will spot some of the most beautiful nature images all the way to the Virunga massive. Keep your cameras near to capture that beautiful moment.
Meal Plan: Lunch and Overnight
Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge/ Trekkers Tavern Lodge/ Mahogany springs
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park
After early morning breakfast, you will drive to the Park headquarters for registration and join others for a gorilla trekking briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Uganda Gorilla trekking safari tour. Once this is done, you will trek through the thick forest with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you from half an hour to six hours. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. On your trek, you are likely to spot other primates, birds, and rare tree species. After finding the gorillas, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them before trekking back to the Park headquarter. Thereafter you will be awarded a certificate for participating in gorilla trekking and thus contributing to the conservation of mountain gorillas.
Later in the afternoon, you will take a village walk which will offer you a great chance to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The walk begins with your tour guide at Buhoma Community Rest Camp and who is resourceful about the community, the walk is worthwhile. It will amaze you how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways and is also a great way to support the local community in a direct way.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge/ Trekkers Tavern Lodge/ / Mahogany springs.
Day 3: Drive to Kampala/Entebbe Airport (Travel Time +8 hours)
After your morning breakfast, you will be driven to Kampala/Entebbe, you will have an en-route stopover at Igongo culture center to explore the culture of the Ankole region and then embark on the drive to Kampala/Entebbe Airport.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch
End of 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking
Safari packages Includes
- Airport transfers
- Safari vehicle
- An English speaking driver-guide
- Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
- All park entrance fees
- Igongo culture center
- Drinking water while in the vehicle
- Gorilla permit per person
- Ranger fees
- Community walk
Safari package excludes
International flights, Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs, and any other items of personal nature