Ultimate 3 Day Gorilla Trekking Uganda (A Bwindi Gorilla Safari)
Safari Overview: 3 Day Gorilla Trekking Uganda
This ultimate 3 Day Gorilla Trekking Uganda is a true gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi National Park. The Affordable 3 Day gorilla trekking in Uganda starts from Kampala or Entebbe. 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari to Bwindi National Park most probably starts and ends in Kampala, Entebbe, or Kigali if it’s early arrival or late departure. Bwindi Forest is host to almost half of the remaining Mountain Gorillas in the world with more than 400 living in the park. 19 Gorilla families have been habituated and can be tracked during a gorilla trekking safari in Uganda at 700 USD per person per trek.
Exploring Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
This 3 Day Gorilla Trekking Bwindi is private and available all year round. 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari Included in the package are the gorilla permit cost, transportation, guide fees, meals, and accommodation. The 3 Days Gorilla trek Uganda trip will also include a stop at the equator line for photography. 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari is a Gorilla Trekking Safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest a host to Mountain Gorillas.
3 Day Gorilla Trekking Uganda, Bwindi 19 Gorilla families have been habituated and can be tracked during a Gorilla trekking in Uganda at 600 USD per person per trek (valid till July 2020). Now a gorilla trekking permit is 700 USD per person per trek.
What we’ll cover in this Itinerary
Quick Tour Details
Number of People: Tailored
Number of Days: 3 Days
Start/End: Entebbe Airport, Uganda
Availability: All year throughout
Activities: Mountain Gorilla trekking
Destinations: Bwindi Forest Impenetrable National Park
Price: Request a Quote for this Trip
Safari by day Highlight: 3 Day Gorilla Trekking Uganda
- Day #1: Transfer early morning from Kampala to the equator line for photography. Continue to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
- Day #2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest lasts about 2-6 hours with a maximum of 1 hour in the presence of the gorillas.
- Day #3: Transfer back to Kampala marking the end of your 3 Days of Gorilla Trekking to Bwindi Forest.
Safari by day Itinerary: 3 Days Gorilla trekking Uganda
Day 1: Transfer early morning from Kampala to the equator line for photography. Continue to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Early morning your driver-guide will be at your place of residence, hotel, or lodge in Kampala for transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. After a drive time of about 2 hours, you make the first stop at the equator line for photography and a few geographical experiences on the world’s center. You continue with the drive towards western Uganda having lunch en route and arriving in the evening. On arrival, you check in, relax, have dinner and spend the night at a prior booked accommodation facility.
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Buhoma Lodge/chameleon Hill Lodge, Midrange: Buhoma Haven Lodge/Gorilla Mist Lodge, Budget: Buhoma Community camp/Gorilla Valley Lodge
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Forest lasts about 2-6 hours with a maximum of 1 hour in the presence of the gorillas.
Bwindi Gorilla Trek Uganda
Following an early breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters for a briefing on the rules and regulations for Uganda gorilla safaris. During the briefing, a total of 8 tourists are allocated a single gorilla family depending on their hiking ability. The trek starts with each group being accompanied by a park ranger talking for about 2-6 hours depending on where the gorillas spent their previous night.
Upon seeing the gorillas a maximum of 1 hour is allocated in the presence of these gentle giants for photography and amazing moments. After the trek, you return to the park headquarters where you receive a gorilla trekking certificate. Your driver-guide then ensures a safe transfer to your lodge for refreshment and relaxation.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Four gorilllas Lodge, Buhoma Lodge/chameleon Hill Lodge, Midrange: Buhoma Haven Lodge/Gorilla Mist Lodge, Budget: Buhoma Community camp/Gorilla Valley Lodge
Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala
On the last day of your 3 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari to Bwindi, have breakfast and get back to the road for a drive back to Kampala. The drive takes you past very scenic areas from the Kigezi highlands to the plains of Buganda. Lunch is taken en route to arriving in the evening.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch
End of the 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda
- Park entrance fees and taxes
- Activity fees as indicated
- Accommodation & meals as indicated
- 4×4 safari vehicle
- A professional English speaking knowledgeable driver guide
- Bottled drinking water on board
- International flights & Visas
- Any changes to the itinerary
Your Safari Route – 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda
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Where is Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Located?
Wondering which district Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is found/Located in? The park covers parts of the districts of Kanungu, Kabale, and Kisoro.
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest
How to Get to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park can be accessed either by road or by air from different destinations. Learn More about How Bwindi Forest National Park
What is the Best time to visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest?
Knowing the Best Time to Go to Bwindi Forest is key to making your Gorilla Safari Uganda memorable. The best time to visit Bwindi or to go Gorilla trekking in Uganda is during the dry season months when the rains are less.
This is during the months of December – February, and June – August. During this time the roads are less slippery and therefore the park is very accessible. However, note that there is no such time when the park is closed therefore gorilla trekking is done all year round. You can book your trip just depending on your schedule.
The best time for bird watching in the Bwindi forest is during the months of March to September in the dry season. From November to April is the best time to spot migratory birds in the park. However, the best time to visit Bwindi, it’s the peak season and therefore all bookings and payments should be done early to avoid missing out on permits or accommodation.
Learn More about Bwindi Forest National Park
Accommodation/Safari Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Lodges and hotels in Bwindi National Park offer accommodation to all kinds of travelers in all 4 sectors of the park. Accommodation ranges from Luxury, Mid-rage to Budget depending on the traveler’s choice and budget constraints. Here are just a handful of the lodges that you can choose to stay in while at Bwindi; Learn More about Lodges in Bwindi Forest
Why Book with Kabira Safaris
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- We are Passionate about Conservation
- Our Planning Process is Easy
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A 10% percentage of your safari precedes goes to supporting the local communities (orphans, schools & homes)