3 Day Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Forest Uganda – Budget Gorilla Safari in Uganda
Book a 3 Days Gorilla Trekking safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a home to Gorillas in Uganda. During this Uganda tour, you will face the Mountain Gorillas, the endangered rare species whose conservation are a result of tourism. Trekking gorillas in Bwindi is among the most thrilling and amazing safari activities in Uganda.
Uganda Gorilla Safari Highlights:-
Day 1: Transefr to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Day 2. Gorilla Tracking Experience
Day 3: Drive Back to Kampala
Detailed Tour Programme
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Start your Uganda Gorilla trekking journey early enough from Kampala after having Breakfast. With the help of your tour guide, drive towards southwestern Uganda , cross the Equator in Mpigi District, then Masaka, Lyatonde via the sidelines of Lake Mburo National Park and then reach Mbarara where you will make a Lunch stop. Then after, continue to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park going through Kigezi Highlands with the sightings beautiful farmlands and good rolling hills until when you arrive at the gorilla forests of Bwindi. Check in at the lodge, have dinner and a cool overnight sltay. Overnight stay at Nshonji Gorilla Resort, Gorilla Safari Lodge or Gorilla Mist Camp on Full Board.
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
This is the long-awaited day for the Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda. Wake up early enough, take a heavy breakfast and your driver guide will transfer you to the gorilla trekking briefing point near park. Upon there, you will get a short briefing by the park ranger guides about the rules of the gorilla tracking while in the forest. You will move via the undergrowth and thick creepers of the dense forest as you search for the endangered primate species. Sitting with the peaceful apes is a fascinating and memorable experience.
You will spend a full hour with the Mountain Gorillas. This will mark the end of the amazing gorilla adventure after which you return to the lodge for lunch. Time allowing, take a guided village walk to nearby communities to experience their cultures and lifestyles. A nature walk in Bwindi Forest and what to see are all determined by the gorilla family group you would have trekked earlier in the day. Because various areas in Bwindi are endowed with different attractions besides gorillas. Overnight at Silver Back Lodge, Gorilla Safari Lodge or Chameleon Hill Lodge on Full Board basis.
Day 3: End of the Gorilla Safari in Uganda, drive Back to Kampala
Enjoy your breakfast and the leave for Kampala. You will have lunch in Mbarara and arrive in Kampala in the evening. End of the Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda.
Gorilla Safari inclusions
- A Gorilla Trekking Permits
- Accommodation in full board
- Hiking and Photographic taking
- Transport in a strong Four-Wheel drive tour vehicle
- A Professional Driver Guide (Speaking English or any prefered language)
- Lunch en route plus drinking water
Gorilla Safari Exclusions
- International flights
- Tips of appreciation to any category of service provider
- Entry Visas
- Drinks of personal nature
- Any form of extra activities not mentioned in the itinerary
What to bring for Gorilla Trekking Encounter
Having paid for your gorilla permit, you now need to prepare for the real trip. Ensure you have packed the right gorilla trekking gear for your safari. The trekking clothes are the same for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Mgahinga National Park in Uganda, Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and the Virunga in Congo. Below is a list of some of the items you should have as you come for your gorilla tour. But you can always contact Speedway Safaris for details.
– Hiking Boots.
– Garden Gloves
– Insect repellents
– Rain Jacket
– Long Sleeved Shirts/Blouse/
– Energy giving snacks
– Cameras and extra batteries
– Hat and Sun Glasses
– Pair of Binoculars
– Porters for your gorilla trekking items
Gorilla Tracking Rules and Regulations
Before you go for a tracking safari, read more about the various Gorilla Trekking Rules and Regulations plus guidelines. These are designed by wildlife authroities to ensure your safety, health and as well the life safety of the mountains gorillas.
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About Bwindi Impenetrable Impenetrable National Park
Get More information about Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, its location, access and tour activities plus accommodation facilities.
Bwindi Forest was established in 1942 and in 1992, it was named Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The park was recognized as a world Heritage site IN 1994. The word Bwindi means Impenetrable in the local Rukiga language spoken by people around. Bwindi forest covers 327 km2 of thick vegetation which justifies the term ‘Impenetrable’ on its names. The forest decorated a landscape of the sharp, puffed-up ridges plus slippery valleys and hills. The terrain of Bwindi may be hard for a trekkers, but the challenge is what makes an African tour enjoyable and memorable. The park has a huge population of Mountain Gorillas with almost half the number of the world’s numbers.
Bwindi is famous for its morning and night coldness. The coolest periods are regularly June and July, since the average temperature is roughly 70c-200c. Do not forget to carry warm garments when packing your safari gears as the forest is always cold. There are two rain seasons, the lower rains run from March to May and higher rains from September to November. It is good to note that Bwindi Rain spells last longer hours to finish. Read More about Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.