3 Days, 2 Days, A Tour to the Gorillas

Trip Highlights:

This is a three day safari that takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in South Western Uganda near Ugandan border with Rwanda. This is the home to the endangered mountain gorillas and gives an opportunity to track the gorillas and watch them at close range in their natural habitat.

Day 1: Kampala City – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

You will have an early breakfast before departing for Bwindi National Park. This is a 9 hours drive. You will have a brief stop over at the equator where you will experience some experiments explaining the differences between the South and the North hemisphere. Thereafter, proceed onwards driving on the Ankole plains having sights of the Ankole cows with very long horns. Proceed to the Kigezi highlands with breathtaking views of the hills and valleys. You will have lunch in a hotel enroute arriving in Bwindi in the evening. You will check in at your camp, bandas or lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

Bwindi is a world heritage site being the home to the endangered mountain gorillas and being home to almost half of the world population of the gorillas. It is located in the Southwestern part of Uganda. It is mainly a rain forest on the steep slopes of the Albertine Rift Valley. It is also home to more than 90 mammal species including 11 primates of which the white colobus mountain with its long white tail is prominent. The major activity here is gorilla tracking, forest walks, bird watching and monkey viewing.

 ElephantsDay 2: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Full Day)

Have an early breakfast and set off through the thick forest with your guide to track the gorillas. The weather is usually wet and therefore you are advised to bring jungle boots and rain coats. You will also marvel at the different and unique species of vegetation in the forests. You will have time to view the gorillas once you have tracked them, their behavior in their natural habitat will amaze you. Return to the camp having achieved one of the most envied activities in East Africa. You will have parked lunch in the wild while dinner and overnight will be at your camp, lodge or Banda.

Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Kampala City

Enjoy your breakfast at your camp, lodge or Banda after which you depart for Kampala. You will have a brief stop over at the Mpambire drum makers where you can buy souvenirs before proceeding to Kampala. You will have parked lunch en route. You will arrive in Kampala in the evening. You will then be dropped at the hotel of your choice in Kampala City.

End of Safari


Cost per adult: Per Person sharing

Package Includes:

– All park entrance fees

– Full board accommodation while on this safari

– Service of an English speaking driver/guide

– Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing

– Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver

– Game drives as per the Itinerary

– Government taxes

-Personal Insurance

Package Excludes:

-Gorilla tracking permit

– Extras at the camps i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.

– International flight fees

– Departure tax

– Tips to porters and drivers