Take a 3 day gorilla safari in Bwindi impenetrable forest to visit the gorillas; you will spend about an hour close to the gorillas go about their life, take photos – gorilla trekking is the most productive wildlife experience in Africa. Bwindi national park is home to over half of the remaining endangered mountain gorillas, the trip starts and ends in Kampala.
- Day 01: Transfer to Bwindi.
- Day 02: Gorilla tracking and community walk
- Day 3: Transfer to Kampala. End safari!
Detailed Trip Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi.
In the morning, you will drive southwestwards to Bwindi National park, with stopover in Mbarara town for lunch. Continue the scenic drive to Kabale town, also known as the “Switzerland of Africa”. Later proceed to Bwindi impenetrable national park. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp(Luxury)/ Silverback Lodge(Mid range)/Buhoma community bandas(Budget).
Day 2: Gorilla tracking and community walk.
In the morning, assemble at the park headquarters for briefing from the park rangers about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas. Proceed for the memorable adventure in the forest, an activity that may take 2-6 hours depending on the movement of the animals. Meet and stay with the animals for a maximum of one hour, then descend to the park headquarters and then to your Lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the evening, you may go for community walk in the nearby Batwa community, where you will be entertained and given tales of their unique culture. Dinner and overnight at your hotel (Day 1).
Day 3: Transfer to Kampala.
In the morning after your breakfast, you will set off your journey back to Kampala with stopovers for photography and lunch reaching late in the afternoon, and you will be transferred to your hotel for dinner and overnight or to the airport for your departure flight.
End of safari
Where to Stay
Gorilla Forest Camp
The Gorilla Forest Camp is a permanent luxury tented camp situated in the misty rainforests in the heart of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Because of this exclusive location, the Gorilla Forest Camp is known as the ideal base for Gorilla tracking, viewing and birding within in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.