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3 days Bwindi Gorilla Safari

Bwindi
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Duration

3 Days 2 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

A Gorilla Safari that will take you to Bwindi, located amidst magnificent forests in the extreme end of Southwest Uganda, across the steep escarpments of the western rift valley. The Bwindi impenetrable forest is the only park in the world that is famous for harbouring half of the world’s endangered gorillas.

The evening Cultural performances by local communities around Buhoma is worthwhile to see or you can opt for a cultural village walk to meet and interact with the local communities. You will also enjoy some souvenir shopping at the Equator line which has a number of craft shops & restaurants

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Entebbe International Airport
  • Kampala City
  • Bwindi impenetrable forest national Park for gorilla trekking

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest

This Gorilla Safari begins and ends from Kampala or Entebbe, Our guide/driver picks you at 8:00 am from your hotel or residence. Drive to Mbarara (283km from Kampala) via Masaka. Make a first stop over at Equator crossing for snacks and photography. Lunch break is made at Regency Hotel or Agip Motel Mbarara. After lunch, drive to Kabale and proceed to Bwindi. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. The afternoon is spent on a foot safari around the local communities living around the park.
Accommodation at Bunyonyi Overland resort(Comfort), Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Standard), Silverback Lodge (Luxury)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking  in Bwindi Impenetrable.

Begin the day with breakfast ready for Gorilla Trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc. The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but its well worth the effort.
Accommodation at Bunyonyi Overland resort(Comfort), Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Standard), Silverback Lodge (Luxury)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Bwindi back to Kampala / Entebbe Airport

Today marks the end of your 3 days Gorilla Safari. We will journey back to Kampala then proceed to Entebbe airport, with lunch en-route and stopover at the Equator on Masaka road, before your evening departure, back home.
Meal plan: Breakfast & Lunch

Included/Excluded

  • Transport in a 4WD vehicle with pop-up roof.
  • All fuel for the tour
  • English speaking Ugandan driver/guide.
  • Accommodation and Meals on Full Board (Breakfast Lunch and Dinner)
  • Park-entrance fees for all National parks
  • All activities described in the itinerary
  • 1 Gorilla permit per person.
  • Drinking water throughout the safari.
  • International air fares
  • Entry visa Uganda
  • Meals that are not part of your accommodation.
  • A porter for during the gorilla tracking’s (someone who carries your daypack).
  • Personal (medical/travel) insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.
  • All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.)

Tour's Location

Bwindi
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