3 Day Uganda gorilla trekking safari

3 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari is an ultimate Uganda safari offering an encounter with the critically endangered mountain gorillas living in thick forests of Bwindi impenetrable national park found in the Southwestern part of Uganda. In the park there are approximately 500 mountain gorillas which are the largest and half of the world’s population of mountain gorillas.

In Bwindi impenetrable national park there are a total of 10 habituated mountain gorilla groups which are available for trekking, these gorillas underwent habituation process which made more friendly and comfortable with human presence.

3 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari starts from Kampala the capital of Uganda and ends in the same place.

HIGHLIGHTS OF 3 DAY’S UGANDA GORILLA TREKKING SAFARI

  • Day 1: pickup and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
  • Day 2: gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park
  • Day 3: departure

DETAILED ITINERARY OF 3 DAY’S UGANDA GORILLA TREKKING SAFARI

DAY 1:  pick up and transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park

After breakfast at your hotel in Kampala, you will meet your safari driver and at exactly 08:00 am you will set off on a drive heading to south western Uganda, you will have a stopover at the equator monument for amazing pictures. Then proceed west driving through the rolling verdant hills enjoying the beautiful scenery of terraced farmlands and the long horned cattle, you will have lunch in Mbarara and proceed to the park. Arrive in the park in evening, check into your lodge for dinner and stay overnight.

Accommodation options

  • Gorilla Forest Camp
  • Bwindi Lodge
  • Engagi Lodge

DAY 2: gorilla trekking  

After early morning breakfast, you will head to the park’s headquarters for a briefing session conducted by ranger guides, you will be taken through the rules and regulations to follow on mountain gorilla trekking experience and while in the presence of the gorillas. You will be grouped into groups of 8 and then be assigned a gorilla group to trek, together with your packed lunch you will trek into the forests of Bwindi looking for mountain gorillas. This activity takes approximately 6-8 hours of hiking through the hilly terrain of the park which can be physically demanding, when you find the gorillas you are to stay in their presence for only 1 hour of watching them play on tree branches, grooming each other and have an opportunity to take amazing pictures as long as your flashlight is off. After the mind blowing activity you will head back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options

  • Gorilla Forest Camp
  • Bwindi Lodge
  • Engagi Lodge

DAY 3: Transfer to Kampala

Have early morning breakfast, checkout of your lodge and drive back to Kampala, on your way you will have lunch and when you arrive in Kampala you will be dropped off either at your hotel or any preferred location.

Tour inclusions

  • Gorilla Permits
  • Bottled Water
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Boat Rides
  • Cultural Tours
  • All Activities Mentioned

Tour exclusions

  • International flight fare
  • Entry Visas
  • Laundry services
  • Tips
  • Alcoholic Drinks