An Absolutely Perfect 3 Day Gorilla Trekking Uganda Itinerary
An Absolutely Perfect 3 Day Gorilla Trekking Uganda Itinerary to Bwindi Forest National Park
Itinerary Overview: 3 Day Gorilla Trekking Uganda
The Perfect Itinerary for Your First Visit; 3 Day Gorilla Trekking Uganda Bwindi is a short memorable 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking safari to watch Mountain Gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to more than 50% of the world’s remaining Mountain Gorillas. It’s home to the highest number of habituated Mountain Gorillas ready for trekking. A magical maximum of 1 hour is spent in the presence of the Mountain Gorillas.
3 Day Uganda Gorilla trekking Safari in Bwindi National Park starts from Kampala or Entebbe or even your hotel of stay. This 3-Day Gorilla trekking in Uganda is designed for all traveler types including Luxury Gorilla tours as well as fly-in safaris. This Gorilla Trekking Safari can also be tailor-made to suit your needs, just speak to our expert team at Kabira Gorilla Safaris to Enquire how.
Note: You will trek Gorillas either in the Buhoma, Ruhija, Nkuringo, or Rushaga sectors depending on the availability of the Gorilla trekking permit at the time of booking. Accommodation is also dependent on desired facilities or sectors with available permits.
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- Safari starts with pick up and ends with drop off in Kampala/ Entebbe International Airport
- Gorilla trekking will be in Bwindi Forest National Park
- A maximum 1 hour will be spent with the Mountain Gorillas
- Transfers will be by a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Accommodation before and after trip can be arranged on request at an extra cost
What you need to know
- Accommodation is provided as included
- Pack the right Gorilla trekking clothes
- Tour can start any time of the year
- Minimum age for tour is 15 years
- Gorilla permit is included in the cost
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Detailed Itinerary: 3 Day Gorilla Trekking Uganda
Day 1: Transfer by road from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Just about 80 Km from Kampala, you will stop at the equator line for photography. You then continue with the drive to southwestern Uganda. Lunch is had at a good restaurant in Mbarara.
After lunch, the drive continues to the park with your arrival in the evening. You check in, have dinner, and spend the night at a preferred accommodation facility. It can be budget, mid-range, or luxury at one of the 4 trekking sectors booked for trekking.
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Forest
Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
Very early on this long-awaited day, you have breakfast and then head out for Gorilla trekking. It’s expected of you to be at the park headquarters by 8:00 am for a briefing from the park rangers.
During the briefing, the park rangers inform trekkers of the dos and don’ts of Gorilla trekking. At this time, you are also allocated a Gorilla family to trek. Each group is trekked by 8 people in most cases depending on the hiking ability.
You get to the very dense tropical jungle of Bwindi forest for a lifetime adventure. You spend about 2-6 hours or more trekking. However, a maximum of 1 hour is spent in the presence of the Mountain Gorillas watching the family and taking pictures.
After 60 minutes of watching the Gorillas, you then walk back to the park headquarters. Here you receive a congratulatory Gorilla trekking certificate. Your guide drives you to your accommodation facility where you relax. Overnight at previous night accommodation.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Day 3: Return from Bwindi by a 4×4 safari vehicle to Kampala
On the last day of your 3 Day Gorilla trekking Uganda in Bwindi, you have breakfast and embark on the 8-9 hours drive back to Kampala. You have lunch en route.
Arriving in the evening, your safari guide will ensure drop-off at a preferred destination or hotel. Marking the end of the 3 Days Gorilla trekking Uganda.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch
End of the 3 Day Gorilla trekking Uganda
- Uganda Gorilla trekking permit
- 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
- 4×4 Safari land cruiser for Luxury travelers
- 4×4 Safari van for Budget travelers
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