3 Days Mountain Gorilla Encounter Uganda
Day 1: Pick up from the hotel and Transfer to Bwindi National Park
After breakfast at your hotel, our company driver/guide will pick you and embark on a 9 hours journey towards the south of Uganda to Bwindi national park. There will be several stops to enjoy the scenery and have lunch. You will relax and interact with people around the hotel while in Bwindi.
Dinner and overnight at Ichumbi |Gorilla lodge (midrange), The Engangi Lodge (Luxury) and Gorilla closeup lodge (Budget)
Day2:Trekking with Uganda Gorillas–Batwa Pygmies visit
You are advised to wake up early and have breakfast because briefing for gorilla trekking in Bwindi begins at 7:00am. The briefing is carried out by the park Rangers and Warden, who share information about the forest, the gorilla families in the particular sectors, what to expect and how to conduct yourself while with the gorillas. Gorilla groups in Bwindi will be allocated based on your overall fitness and age.
Gorilla tracking will expose you to the thick tropical forest with opportunities to see smaller primates, birds, butterflies, rare plants, waterfalls, streams, rivers, valleys and large mammals. Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi can take between 30 minutes to 5 hours depending on which gorilla group you are assigned and their location on the day of your trek. Each gorilla family offers a different experience. Some gorilla families may have more babies or silverbacks hence offering a more interesting experience. Watch as the family members feed, groom, rest and play. After this experience, you will be led back to the starting point where you’ll receive your certificate of participation. The company Guide/Driver will take you back to the hotel for lunch.
You’ll set off to visit the local Batwa community after lunch. These were the original inhabitants of Bwindi Forest, You will be amazed by their culture, traditional dances, songs and their history. After this exciting experience, the driver will transfer you back to the hotel for dinner and overnight at Ichumbi Gorilla lodge (midrange), The Engangi Lodge (Luxury) and Gorilla closeup lodge (Budget).
Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala for departure
After breakfast, you will set off back to Kampala either to the hotel or to Entebbe airport to catch your departure flight.
End of Tour of the 3 days Uganda gorilla trekking.
This package covers: -
• 4x4 vehicle with fuel
• Full time driver/ Guide
• All meals and accommodation
• Gorilla permits
• Permission to Batwa cultural visit
The package excludes: -
• Travel insurance
• Covid 19 certificates
• Gratitude to individuals
• Cost of Assorted drinks like wine and beers
• Any extra activities outside the ones mentioned
• International flight charges