3 Days Total Mt. Gorilla safari
This 3 Days Gorilla trek safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park gives you an opportunity of tracking Gorillas in Uganda. Having 326 Gorillas, search for these great giant apes form the major tourist activity/attraction in Africa. On a daily basis more than 10 gorilla groups are usually available for tourists to trek. The Mubare group comprising of 16 gorillas with1 Silver back, this group was officially opened for tourism in 1993.The other group being the Habinyanja group which comprises of 23 gorillas with 2 silver backs and was readily opened in July 1998. The last and third group of gorillas -Rushegura comprising of 17 gorillas with 2 silver back all in the Buhoma sector.
Only 8 gorilla permits per day being sold for each Gorilla group. Advance booking- at least 3 months before your tracking date is recommended to avoid disappointments. The Uganda Gorilla tracking activity starts at 8:30 am local time and takes at least between one hour to 5 hours depending on where the Gorillas are. After this thrilling encounter with the Gorillas, you are supposed to watch them for only an hour once they have been tracked. The Gorilla Tracking trek in Bwindi is tedious in this regard tourists are therefore urged to be physically fit and carry jungle boots and rain jackets along with them because the forest is always wet Our 3 day Uganda gorilla Trek safari in Bwindi offered at discounted rates staying in self contained and clean budget accommodations.
Following morning breakfast from your Kampala hotel, embark on your Uganda gorilla safari, traverse to Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla Forest park / Mgahinga national park depending on which gorilla group you are tracking. You will make a stopover at the Equator for photography and marvelous experiments plus a visit to the many craft centers. Spend your night at Gorilla Forest Camp / Silver back lodge or Buhoma Community Rest Camp.
After your early breakfast, a game ranger will brief you at exactly 8:00 am then lead you, through the gorilla paths in the thick Bwindi Impenetrable rain forests searching for the giant mountain Gorillas. Once tracked, you shall be given an hour to View and interact with these beautiful primates plus taking photographs. Get back to your lodge for a late lunch but later take a community walk to visit the native Batwa community and have a cultural entertainment. You will have your second night at Buhoma Community Rest / Gorilla Forest Camp/ Silver back lodge.
Have breakfast early morning, after get briefed by your guide before driving back to Kampala. You will have lunch en route at Igongo Cultural Center in Mbarara plus a visit to a cultural museum. You may stop at Mpabire and have a talk with the local drum makers who will demonstrate how these drums are crafted but also have a drumming session using the very drums. Arrive in Kampala late evening which marks the end of this Uganda gorilla safari trip. Your overnight shall be at The Lodge-Lweza for your quick and jam free air port transfer at your chosen time.
N.B you may personally choose your accommodation if you desire.
- Gorilla tracking permits
- Ground transport in a comfortable 4WD safari van equipped for game viewing, photography and touring
- Full board accommodation
- Full time English speaking professional driver/guide
- All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary
- Bottled water while on safari
- Airport transfers
-Kampala hotel fees (the eve of the safari and the night after the safari)
- Laundry services
- International flights
- Items of a personal nature
-Optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary