3 Day Bwindi Gorilla Tracking Safaris

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This 3 Days uganda gorilla tour  offers the best short lived safaris in uganda having the a scenic drive to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park south western uganda and trekking the gorillas.

3 Day Bwindi Gorilla Tracking Tour

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ITINERARY

Day 1:  Arrival in Entebbe, Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Guests will be met on arrival at Entebbe International Airport, or any other location of their choice in Kampala. From here the tour travels west with a stop over at Mpambire drum makers and at the Equator for some photo shots and an informative talk prior to proceeding to Mbarara for lunch. After lunch continue the drive through the virgin rolling hills of Ankole – Kigezi to the home of Mountain GorillasBwindi Forest where you will reach in the evening.Dinner and overnight at
Luxury Gorilla resort camp/ Buhoma homestead/ Kisoro Travelers Hotel /or Virunga lodge.

Day2: Gorilla trekking Tour

After break fast, your driver guide will transfer you to an information center from where you will be briefed on the “dos and donts” while in the forest. The unique insight and knowledge of the ranger guide are sure to add to your experience and understanding of the habits and behaviors of the Mountain Gorillas. As you head into the forest, it may be silent at the first encounter but as you track, you  will realize the  jungle sound as you see various forest Flora and fauna. Walk through the dense forest tracks with great anticipation. All of a sudden you will come across the Uganda Mountain Gorillas peaceful in a family with their silver backs. Later head back to the camp/ lodge for dinner and over night stay.

Day3: Departure

An early breakfast at the camp before setting off for Kampala or Entebbe International Airport with a stop over for lunch enrote.

PARK INFORMATION

 BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST

Gorilla safaris in uganda : Tracking the Silverback Gorillas and their families in Bwindi National Park is the foremost tourist attraction in Uganda, and possibly the best wildlife encounter in the world.  Here half the world’s population of Mountain Gorillas live in this most diverse rainforest ecosystem.  There are other primates here as well; Chimpanzees, Black and White Colobus Monkeys, Blue Monkeys, Grey-cheecked Mangabey and L’hoest’s Monkeys.  In addition, there are 350 bird species, 200 butterflies, 27 species of frogs, 163 species of trees and 100 species of ferns.

Bwindi has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage site; the 3,315 square meter park has 4 tracking trails, one leading to the highest peak, Rwamunyonyi at 2,607 meters in elevation. These trails, also provide access to the many other attractions of the park, such as rivers, waterfalls, swamps – all with a high level of wildlife concentration throughout.

 

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