3 days: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Tour

gorilla trekking bwindi impenetrable forest

About the Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Tour

This is a 3 day Journey to the south-western part of Uganda to enjoy gorilla trekking at the famous Bwindi impenetrable forest. This gorilla safari also takes you through some of the best stunning places in Uganda as seen from our highlights and so much more. 

3 days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Highlights:

  • Kampala city
  • Equator line – masaka
  • Kabale town
  • Bwindi Impenetrable forest
  • Batwa People

Day-to-Day Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala city to Bwindi forest.

Your driver will pick you up from your accommodation or place or residence then Set off early morning to the south western part of Uganda. On the way, you will get a chance to stop over at the Equator line in mpigi for a few photos and some coffee. Later continue the Journey via masaka mbarara road. You will pass through the beautiful town of Mbarara, also known as the land of milk & honey, or you could choose to stop here for lunch. Alternatively continue to Kabale town and have lunch from there. From Kabale, the distance to Bwindi is nearer and you will check in to your lodge in the evening to rest for the night. Dinner will be served at your lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Experience in Bwindi forest park

The most memorable day of your journey to Uganda could be this thrilling experience with the mountain gorillas. Getting so close to these gentle giants is so overwhelming and is a lifetime safari experience. The trekking experience will start early morning at 8:00 am but you will transfer from your lodge to the park office for briefing at around 7:00 am. Make sure you will have the right gear and clothing for this kind of experience. From here you will be required to have your gorilla trekking permit which will allow you to a full day trekking. In groups of 8 people, accompanied by a guide, you will trek through the Jungles of the Impenetrable forest to track one of the habituated gorilla groups. Bwindi has several places where the trekking is possible and these include Nkuringo, Ruhija, rushaga and Buhoma. Once you are close to the gorillas, take as many pictures to take back home. A few rules like no flash photophraphy or no starring direct in the gorillas eyes. After this experience which normally takes between 2 to 7 hours, you will receive a gorilla tracking certificate from UWA, then later retire back to your lodge.

Day 3: Bwindi back to Kampala

After the healthy breakfast in the morning. Prepare for the journey back to Kampala. You will get to see stunning views of the Kigezi hills – the most beautiful part of Uganda. In the evening, reach Kampala and your guide will transfer to your accommodation. If you have an evening flight, you will be transferred to Entebbe Airport.

End of Itinerary

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