4 Days Double Uganda Gorilla Trekking Bwindi
Incredible 4 Days Double Uganda Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Itinerary Overview: Best 4 Days Double Gorilla Trekking Bwindi
4 Days Double Gorilla Trekking Bwindi isn’t only a short Uganda gorilla trekking safari but double (2 times) Gorilla tracking experience. With this 4 Days Gorilla safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park you trek 2 different Gorilla families in two days.
This means the 4 Days Bwindi double Uganda Gorilla safari is an opportunity to spend more time with the Gorillas and see more from Gorilla interactions since you trek 2 different Gorilla families. Tour starts and ends in Kampala and can start any time of the year.
Bwindi forest has half of the world’s remaining Mountain Gorillas and a great destination to have a Gorilla safari. The hike in Bwindi is one that is challenging and offers a good amount of time walking in the jungle during the trek.
Note: Bwindi Gorilla trekking is either in Buhoma, Ruhija, Nkuringo or Rushaga sector depending on availability of the Gorilla permit at time of booking. Accommodation is also dependent on desired facilities or sector with available permits.
But wait, let me tell you something:
- Safari starts with pick up and ends with drop off in Kampala
- Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable 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
Points to consider before booking this trip
- 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
Safari Highlights: 4 Days Uganda Double Gorilla Trekking Bwindi
- Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with a stop at the equator
- Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park
- Day 3: Second Gorilla trek in Bwindi
- Day 4: Return from Bwindi by a 4×4 safari vehicle to Kampala
What’s the real story?:
Detailed Itinerary of the 4 Days Double Gorilla Trekking Bwindi
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with a stop at the equator
Early morning, your safari guide from Kabira Gorilla safaris will pick you up for a transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The transfer is by a 4×4 safari vehicle.
Just about 80km from Kampala, you will stop at the equator line for photography. You then continue with the drive to south western 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 in Bwindi Forest National Park
Early morning, 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 briefing from the park rangers.
During 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 1 hour is spent in the presence of the Mountain Gorillas watching the family and taking pictures.
After 60 minutes 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: Second Gorilla trek in Bwindi
On the 3rd day of your trip, you go for the second Gorilla trekking experience. You still have to attend the briefing session and get allocated to trek a different Gorilla family. The experience will probably be different from the previous one.
After the trek you are driven back to your desired accommodation facility where you relax from.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4: Return from Bwindi by a 4×4 safari vehicle to Kampala
On the last day of your 4 Days Uganda Gorilla safari to 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 4 Days Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch
End of the 4 Days Double Uganda Gorilla Trekking Bwindi
- 2 Uganda Gorilla trekking permits
- 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
Safari Route: 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Bwindi
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