3 Days Gorilla Safari Adventure

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Safari Overview

This 3 days Uganda Gorilla Safari Adventure in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park will bring you face to face with the massive giants of Bwindi – the mountain gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in the south western part of Uganda covering an area of 321 km2 and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The forest lies at an altitude between 1160 m -2607 m above sea level and is famous for being home to over 450 mountain gorillas.

Besides the Gorillas, you will also have an opportunity to see other primates such as the red-tailed monkeys, chimpanzees, baboons, black and white colobus monkeys among others. This forest is also home to 120 mammals, 51 reptiles, 310 butterfly species, 27 species of frogs, geckos, chameleons, 163 tree species, 104 fern species, 1000 flowering plants, as well as over 350 species of birds such as the hornbills and the Turacos!

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

You will be picked up by our guide from the airport/your hotel in Entebbe/Kampala/Kigali after an early morning breakfast at 07:00hrs. You will be briefed about the whole safari before you travel to Bwindi Impenetrable which is found in the southwestern part of Uganda. Along the way there is a local drum and craft making community so you will have a visit here.

Accommodation Options; Mahogany springs/Chameleon Hill/Silver back lodge/Buhoma lodge(Luxury), Gorilla Mist Camp/Bakiga Lodge/Ichumbi Gorilla Safari Lodge(Midrange), Ruhija Gorilla friends camp/Rushaga Gorilla Camp(Budget)

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest Park

After an early morning breakfast, drive to the park headquarters where you will be briefed by the park rangers about what to do and not to do while in the park, also you will be divided in group of 8. After continue and start off gorilla trekking these gentle giants as directed by the rangers.

This is a memorable and an amazing experience watching the Mountain gorillas feed, play around and also do their day to day activities. This activity can take 2 hours or even up to 8 hours since its dependent on the location and movement of the gorillas. Also expect to walk long distances in muddy and steep conditions- this will require you to have a walking stick. On meeting the gorillas you will spend one hour with them as you take photos.

Later, return back to the lodge and in the evening you may choose to relax at the lodge or visit the Batwa community which will expose you to their culture basing on how they live, dance, and also hearing stories concerning their culture which will leave you amazed. Have dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options; Mahogany springs/Chameleon Hill/Silver back lodge/Buhoma lodge(Luxury), Gorilla Mist Camp/Bakiga Lodge/Ichumbi Gorilla Safari Lodge(Midrange), Ruhija Gorilla friends camp/Rushaga Gorilla Camp(Budget)

Day 3: Transfer Back to Entebbe/Kampala

On day three of this 3 days Uganda gorillas safari, you will have a leisurely morning breakfast at the lodge, you will then embark on your return journey from this amazing gorilla trekking safari. You will drive through Mbarara and on a lucky day you may have a chance to see zebras and impalas through Lake Mburo national park back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport to catch your flight back home.

Included in the tour

  • Ground transport
  • Bottled water
  • Full board accommodation for two nights
  • Service of an English-speaking driver guide
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
  • Bottled water in the vehicle during the safari tour
  • Safari Nature walks and experiment at the Equator.

Exclusive of the tour

  • International Airfares
  • Health & Medical insurance
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Visas (currently US$ 50 per person all nationalities except US and Irish nationals are required to pay US$ 100 per person)
  • Items of a personal nature such as drinks, telephone, postage etc.

    Gorilla Safari Highlights & Activities

    Activities to do while on this safari holiday include but not limited to:-

    1. Zebras and antelopes spotting at Lake Mburo National Park.
    2. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
    3. Batwa people and cultural experiences
    4. Canoeing on the Lake Bunyonyi.
    5. Much more wild experiences

    Start/End: Kampala
    Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights

    $800 /per person

    Contact Us

    Address: P.O.Box 32147, Kampala, Uganda.
    Kamanya Road, Kyobe Zone, Lungujja

    Tel: +256 (0) 704 935635
    WhatsApp: 0704 935635
    Email: info@sunset-adventures.com