This is a 3 Day gorilla safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park, home to nearly half of the remaining total population of the mountain gorillas in the wild. Bwindi is located in South Western Uganda, and its is one of the most popular parks for gorilla trekking in the world.
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi is an attractive and a memorable experience. Today Bwindi has 10 habituated gorilla groups that are tracked by tourists. 3 of the these are in the area of Buhoma and one at Nkuringo. Gorilla tracking in Bwindi is Uganda’s most desired tourism activity. You had better book in advance to confirm that permits for your requested dates are present.
Day 1: Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Meet and greet early in the morning. Depart from Kampala by road and head south west to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park passing via Masaka. Have a stop over at the Equator for an informative talk and photos, and continue to Mbarara where you will stop for lunch.
You drive through Savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns. You then ascend into the Kigezi highlands, then head higher to where you can see the triangular peaks of the Virunga volcanoes before dropping into a valley, to Bwindi Impenetrable national Park. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Resort/Buhoma community Bandas.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Tour
After an early breakfast, report to the ranger station for registration and briefing by one of the ranger guides; this is the top activity on your 3 day gorilla safari Uganda. Enter the gorilla sanctuary for tracking, pushing your way through the undergrowth and parting thick creepers. The time taken and the terrain vary with the movement of these great giants. If you have the afternoon free, you may decide to take a guided walk on the Munyanga River trail, which is an ideal short walk or take a guided village walk to see how Ugandan live. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Resort / Buhoma community Bandas.
Day 3: Bwindi to Kampala
After a morning breakfast, sadly return to Kampala with great memories of and moments spent with the fascinating mountain Gorillas. You will have a stopover in Mbarara for lunch. Drop-off to your respective accommodation in Kampala or transfer to the Airport to catch your flight.
End of the Trip