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5081
3 Days
Kampala
Bwindi NP, Lake Bunyonyi
Min Age : 16
Max People : 12

3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari

3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Overview

This 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari is a jungle safari promising to change your whole experience of African Safari,Prepare to take a picturesque country ride from Entebbe international airport, to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park where you’ll be guided into the habitat of a selected gorilla family and once found, spend a full hour among the mountain gorilla family understanding how they eat, eat, communicate and feel. This experience in non-comparable to any other travel experience, so come with a camera or friend and share the experience.

3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Detailed Itinerary

DAY 01: To Bwindi NP for your gorilla trekking 

3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari

Depart Entebbe\Kampala for your first day of your 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari. An 8-9 road transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in South western Uganda. Quite a long drive but worth it because you get to enjoy the countryside scenery, some of the most beautiful nature’s images all the way to the Virunga massive. Keep your cameras near you and our driver will definitely stop if you need him to so that you can capture that beautiful moment.

You will have an en route stopover at the Equator crossing for photographic and simple experiment before continuing to Mbarara town for Lunch. After lunch, you will embark on your scenic drive to Bwindi NP.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest

Accommodation: Ruhija gorilla friends (Budget)  or Bakiga  Lodge (Midrange)

Meals:  Lunch and dinner

Drinks: Drinking Water

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking and Lake Bunyonyi.

Today is the big day… on your Gorillas trekking &Lake Bunyonyi  tour !! Prepare yourself for an encounter with one of Bwindi’s gentle giants: the rare Mountain Gorilla. For most people this is the absolute highlight of their tour in Uganda.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a highlight for many visitors as this is where they will be visiting the home of the gentle giants. The park lies in southwestern Uganda on the edge of the Rift Valley. Uganda’s oldest and most biologically diverse rainforests lies on the mist-covered hillsides. This magnificent forest dates back over 25,000 years, even surviving the last Ice Age (most forests disappeared). Bwindi forest has an incredible diversity of flora and fauna and is the only forest in Africa which can make claim to host both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees. In fact, half the worlds’ population of gorillas live here divided over nine habituated family groups. Also 5 other primate species, 120 species of mammal, over 220 butterflies and 360 birds species call Bwindi home. This it THE place to see the critically endangered mountain gorillas up close for your very own ‘Gorillas in the Mist’ moment.

3 Days Uganda Gorilla SafariThe gorillas you will trek belong to one of nine family groups who can tolerate the presence of humans for a brief period every day. Your trek will be an exciting (for some also challenging) journey along forested (sometimes slippery) slopes, entwined vines, bushes and bamboo before you eventually reach the gentle giants. En-route, your guide will point out signs of previous gorilla activity. Think of dung, nests and chewed bamboo shoots. The time to complete the gorilla trekking can be as little as 2 hours to as much as 7 hours! Once the the family of gorillas has been located, you will be allowed a maximum of one hour observing them. Coming face-to-face with the mountain gorillas is a truly humbling and emotional experience. This is a fantastic part of your tour you will definitely remember for the rest of your life.

After gorilla trekking, you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi   for overnight stay

Journey Time1 hour
Accommodation Bunyonyi overland resort or Hawks eye
Meal PlanBreakfast, Lunch and dinner ( not included on budget )

Day 3: Transfer Entebbe Airport

This is the last day of your 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari. After breakfast  you drive  to Entebbe Airport with a possible stop over in Lake Mburo National park depending on the time.

Journey Time8 hours
Accommodation     Not included
Meal PlanBreakfast

End of your 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari

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