Overview.

This 3 days gorilla safari in Bwindi impenetrable forest park – Uganda offers visitors a memorable encounter with the endangered Mountain gorillas; amidst the lush of this ancient forest. The forest birds, flora and fauna combine to give this Uganda gorilla safari tour a position in the priority place. Traversing the country side rewards you with magical scenic views of Uganda. This 3 days Uganda gorilla safari tour starts and ends in Kampala, the country’s capital.

Safari highlight:

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi.

Day 2: Gorilla tracking in the mist.

Day 3: Return to Kampala.

Description:

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi – the home of half of world’s surviving mountain gorillas.

After breakfast, take a southwestward drive for 8 – 10 hours journey to Bwindi National park. Make a stop at the equator crossing at Kayabwe for photo shooting and water tests. Have Lunch en route at Igongo cultural center 12 km before Mbarara town. Proceed with your journey to Bwindi amidst the scenic offerings of Kabale highlands- the Switzer land of Africa. Accommodation at Gorilla Forest Camp (Up market/ Luxury), Silverback Lodge (Midrange/standard) or Buhoma community bandas (Budget/ basic).

Day 2: Gorilla tracking in the mist.

Wake up early in the morning for a warm cup of coffee before you gather at the park headquarters to be briefed on how to track gorillas at 08:00 hours.  Embark on the gorilla tracking/trekking expedition in the forest of Bwindi which can stretch between 2 – 8 hours.  Have one hour encounter with them before descending down the rugged terrain of Bwindi. Do not forget to carry your packed lunch as the activity could stretch longer than expected. Return to the lodge for relaxation after which you can take a cultural walk to the adjacent Batwa / pygmy communities. Accommodation at your lodge.

Day 3: Return to Kampala.

After breakfast, embark on your return journey to Kampala. Lunch en route at Igongo cultural center. Make a stop at Mpambire drum making village to witness local craft skills. Arrive in Kampala in the evening.

End of safari

Accommodation

Gorilla forest camp

This is a permanent facility with luxury setting located within the misty Bwindi forest. It is an ideal base for gorilla tracking as a result of its good location.

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