3 Days Gorilla trekking Safari Bwindi Uganda

3 Days Gorilla trekking safari Bwindi Uganda

Safari Overview: 3 Days Gorilla trekking safari Bwindi Uganda

Your 3 Days Gorilla trekking safari Bwindi Uganda is a gorilla tracking safari in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The gorilla safari Uganda most probably starts and ends in Kampala – Uganda’s capital or Entebbe international Airport if its an early arrival and late departure. 

Bwindi gorilla trekking safari

Gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi Forest National Park

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 600 USD per person per trek (valid till July 2020).

This 3 days gorilla safari Bwindi is private and available all year round. Included in the package is the gorilla permit cost, transportation, guide fees, meals and accommodation. The trip will also include a stop at the equator line for photography.

Contents of 3 Days Gorilla trekking safari Bwindi Uganda

Safari by day Highlight: 3 Days Gorilla trekking tour Bwindi Uganda

Day 1: Transfer early morning from Kampala to the equator line for photography. Continue to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest lasting 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 gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi.

Safari by day Itinerary: 3 Days Gorilla trekking Safari Bwindi 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 centre line.

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 trekking in Bwindi Forest lasting about 2-6 hours with a maximum of 1 hour in the presence of the gorillas.

Following an early breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters for briefing on the rules and regulations for Uganda gorilla safaris. During 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 taking 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: 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 days 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 enroute arriving in the evening.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch 

End of the 3 days gorilla trekking tour Bwindi Uganda

Safari inclusions

  • 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

Safari Exclusions

  • International flights & Visas
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Any changes to the itinerary 
  • Laundry

Safari Rates :

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