3 Days Gorilla Tracking Adventure Uganda
Visit Mountain Gorillas also called the “gentle giants” and have an insight into the Batwa/Pygmies culture in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. You will spend time with the Gorillas, take photos, have a guided lazy walk to the local community and visit hospitals, schools and souvenir craft shops.
- Day 1: Drive to Bwindi
- Day 2: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- Day 3: Departure
Day 1: Entebbe > Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Meet Jewel Safaris representative at the airport or hotel if already in Uganda, have briefing on your safari and start for South Western Uganda via Kampala. You will have stops at places of interest including the equator for photography and stretching. Lunch in Mbarara and proceed to the lodge
Later, take a lazy community walk and visit local hospitals, schools and craft shops.
Meals and Overnight accommodation at Bwindi lodge or similar
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi. Takes between 3 – 9 hrs . Following early morning breakfast, transfer to the park headquarters for briefing on the Gorilla adventure. Grab your walking stick, drinking water and enter the forest sanctuary in search for Mountain Gorillas. You will be guided by knowledgeable rangers who share detailed information on Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and primate life. Meet the gentle giants and watch them as they interact, take photos and later return to the lodge. No doubt, an hour spent with the Gorillas is an unforgettable experience. Look out for other animals and forest birds including African green pigeon, African harrier hawk, Cinnamon-chested bee-eater, Crowned hornbill and Giant kingfisher
Later, visit the Batwa community and have a unique cultural experience. The Batwa are hunter gatherers who used to live inside Bwindi Forest until park authorities forced them out. You will be told ancient stories and get an insight into their culture and tradition. Return to the lodge
Meals and overnight accommodation at Bwindi Lodge or Similar
Day 3: Bwindi > Kampala. After breakfast, drive to Kampala. Lunch enroute and proceed to the airport arriving in time for your next international flight
Accommodation is booked in accordance with your preferences and depending on your budget and availability.
- Gorilla permit
- Pick-up and drop-off in Kampala/ Entebbe
- Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Services of an English speaking driver-guide
- All park entrance fees
- Bottled water (2 bottles per day)
- Meals and Accommodation
- Activities not listed in the itinerary
- Travel insurance
- Visa fees