The 3 day long Gorilla Safari at Uganda starts up at Kampala and winds up in the same place. Have a fun with safari at the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park that is renowned for the exciting mountain gorilla tracking experience. Just imagine that you are among the 700 mountain gorillas that are left behind in the whole world and feel how special it is to be around them watching their family and lifestyle. Tracking them deep inside the forest is such an interesting trekking experience and is top ranked among the adventure world class activity. There are four gorilla families to watch and track at Bwindi and tracking them is a real challenging activity in which you don't just see gorillas but also other rare animals and birds. How good it will be to have a stop at the equator for some smiley snaps and a bit of information? You get it all here with a lot of stuffs to enjoy other than trekking.
BWINDI GORILLA SAFARI ITINERARY
Day 1: Kampala - Bwindi Gorilla ForestHead off from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park by road. Get a short informative session at the famous Equator and a photographic break, and then move on towards Mbarara for lunch. The journey will let you enjoy Uganda's lush green forest known as the Switzerland of Uganda, triangular peaks of the Virunga volcanoes of Rwanda and the Congo, animals and a lot of little surprises from Mother Nature. Then your journey will end at the valley of to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, which is the home of the mountain gorillas. Enjoy your overnight stay at the Gorilla Resort/Buhoma Community Bandas (Full Board).
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi
The day will start early with breakfast and followed by reporting at the ranger station at 8.00 am where you will be briefed about handling the thick forest and behaving inside the thick forest without disturbing the animals. The tracking may take up to 5 hours of trekking in the deep forest searching for these lovely mammals. You get to sit among them to watch them communicate with each other and see how they take care of their young ones with love and care. The best part of the group is the Silver Back- the Dominant Male of the family that you are going to track. It just feels great to be along with them deep inside the rain forest with nothing from the civilized world to hear, it's just Nature here.
If you like, you may continue your day with a guided walk on the Munyaga River trail which leads to three delightful crystal clear waterfalls, and there is a profusion of tree ferns, epithytic ferns, orchids and Bwindi's colorful array of butterflies and more of Uganda's treasure.
OR if you want to learn about the Natives of Uganda, a guided walk to the local Village in the afternoon with let you see how Ugandans live!
Enjoy your overnight stay at Gorilla Resort/Buhoma Community Bandas (Full Board)
Day 3: Bwindi Gorilla Forest - Kampala Finish your breakfast at Bwindi and we will ride back to Kampala stopping for lunch.
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Quoted price includes;
- The cost of all ground transportation and Fuel
- Full time safari guide and his associated expenses
- Gorilla Permit @$600 each
- Park entrance fees
- Accommodation and meals
- But excludes; Items of personal nature like Laundry, Beverages, Beers, Beverages and tipping of staffs at the lodge.