This 3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari to Bwindi for Gorilla trekking is the most ideal way to experience an up-close encounter with the Mountain gorilla; a unique experience that lasts a lifetime! Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park is home to half of all the world’s remaining mountain gorilla population with 12 Gorilla families and still growing. Below is an express itinerary for a typical 3 days gorilla trekking Ugandasafari.
Day 1; Arrival & Hotel Transfer.
On arrival for your 3 Days Gorilla Safari, you will be met by our company representative and your driver/guide at Entebbe Airport and transfer to your lodge in Kampala or Entebbe to unwind, dinner and overnight Stay.
Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi home of Uganda Gorillas
You will be picked up from your hotel in Kampala or at the airport on arrival and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park located in the western part of Uganda with approximately 540km from Kampala by road. Another means of transport can be by Air; you can fly from kajjansi airfield or Entebbe and land off from Kihihi or Kisoro airstrip.
Those who may want to visit Buhoma may take on the charter planes and land off from Kayonza airstrip. Dinner and overnight at at the hotel of your choice. Options include; Buhoma community rest camp for Budget travelers, Nkuringo Gorilla Camp for Mid-range and Gorilla Resort for Luxury travelers. There are many other accommodation options in the different sections of Bwindi and we will help you choose the best to fit within your budget!
Day 3: Gorilla trekking Uganda – Bwindi
Enjoy early morning breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters with your packed lunch for briefing by the ranger guides and later head into the forest for your trek. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi takes 2 to 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. These primates roam the park freely and there is no way of telling where they will be for a particular day.
On finding them, you will be allowed 1 hour to view and take photos of these gentle primates, enjoy your lunch packs and meet your driver / guide and transfer back to your lodge. The time after trekking can be spent on a village tour or lazing off at the hotel as you savour the memories of your gorilla trek in Bwindi and prepare for the next day. Dinner and overnight as above on this 3 days Gorilla safari.
Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala
You will enjoy breakfast and transfer back to Kampala with a stopover in Mbarara town for lunch. Proceed to Kampala arriving in the afternoon. Drop off at your hotel in Kampala,or Entebbe airport for your onward flight marking the end of your 3 Days gorilla safari.
Note; This short bwindi gorilla package is open and can be done at any time of the year. Gorilla permits for Bwindi Forest National Park and Mgahinga cost $600 each. We offer this Gorilla safari package on Budget, Mid-range and Luxury options so please inquire with us to get a custom quotation that fits in your budget.