Uganda mountain gorilla trekking tour to Bwindi impenetrable national park

4 Days Uganda gorilla trekking tour to Bwindi impenetrable national park

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This 4 days mountain gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi impenetrable forest national will allow you encounter the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitats and relaxing at Lake Bunyonyi which is the deepest Lake in Uganda.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is situated in the southwestern part of Uganda with an area of 321 km2 and it is a recognized World Heritage site by UNESCO. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park is a home to half of the world’s remaining population of the endangered mountain gorillas with over 450 mountain gorillas.

Yo will have an early morning breakfast in the misty Bwindi forest and later head to the park headquarters for a short briefing from the park rangers. During this meeting, your will be informed on the rules and regulations, dos and dont’s involved during mountain gorilla trekking. After your briefing you will be assigned to a mountain gorilla family to track; start your trail to go and see a particular allocated mountain gorilla family. Gorilla trekking lasts for a minimum of two to eight hours depending on the location of these giant primates.

After encountering Uganda gorillas, you will spend an hour with them to take photos and videos and well as seeing them how they live in a misty jungle!! Trek back to your starting point to pick your gorilla trekking certificate and later drive back to your lodge for lunch and other planned activities as per your itinerary

Best time to visit Bwindi  impenetrable forest national park and lake Bunyonyi for 4 Days Uganda gorilla trekking tour is during the Dry season that runs from January to February and from June to September is considered the best time to visit with the peak safari time in Uganda being from June to September, while Migratory species arrive in August to December, and March to May offering the best birding time

  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Trekking
  • Activity Level Tough
    6/8
4 Days Uganda gorilla trekking tour to Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Safaris Highlights

Day 1: Pick up from Entebbe international airport – Drive to your reserved hotel in Kampala / Entebbe

Day 2; Kampala / Entebbe – Drive to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park – Community walk

Day 3; Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park – Mountain gorilla trekking – Drive to Lake Bunyonyi

Day 3; Lake Bunyonyi – Return to Entebbe international airport

 

Safari Package Inclusions and Exclusions at a Glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • 1 Mountain Gorilla permit per person
  • Accommodation for 3 nights
  • Full board meal plan (Breakfast / Lunch/ Dinner)
  • Transport for 4 days in a 4WD, air-conditioned safari vehicle (Land cruiser/ Safari Van)
  • English speaking driver guide for 4 days
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Canoeing fees on Lake Bunyonyi
  • A visit to Kayabwe Equator Landmark
  • Return airport transfers
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Entry visa
  • International and domestic flights
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Tips and gifts, Souvenirs
  • Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
  1. Day 1 Pick up from Entebbe international airport – Drive to your reserved hotel in Kampala / Entebbe

    On your arrival at Entebbe international airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our company representative and then drive you to your reserved hotel in Kampala or Entebbe to check in, be briefed about your tour. Dinner and an overnight. However, if time allows go for Kampala city tour to explore the Uganda’s capital city. Kampala capital city is referred to as a city on 7 hills and one of the best cities in Africa to visit due to its number of best sights to visit such as the Twekobe Kabaka’s palace and Amin torture chambers, Kabaka’s lake, Uganda National Museum, The Kasubi tombs, Namugongo Martyrs shrines, Bahai temple, Old Kampala mosque, Namirembe cathedral and many local vendor’s markets. Dinner and an overnight

    Accommodation Options;
    Via Via Guest House (Budget/Standard)
    Fairway Hotel and Spa (Mid-range)
    Skyz Hotel Naguru by Marriott (Luxury)

    Meal Plan; Lunch &Dinner

  2. Day 2 Kampala / Entebbe – Drive to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park – Community walk

    After having your fantastic breakfast, meet your driver guide at the reception to start your drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park that is found in the southwestern Uganda the best places for mountain gorilla tourism experience in Uganda and Africa at large. Bwind Impenetrable forest national park is proud to be a home to the biggest population of the world’s available Mountain gorillas. Before reaching Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park, you will have a stopover at Kayabwe Equator landmark to watch water experiment which shows the movement of forces on both northern and southern hemispheres, take some memorial photos and then proceed with your drive through Ankole region with their long horned local cattle, have another stop in Mbarara city to have lunch. Thereafter, drive to the park to check in at your reserved lodge to relax, dinner and an overnight. If time allows, go for a community walk to meet people around the park.

    Accommodation options;
    Ride 4 a woman lodge (Budget/Standard),
    Bakiga Lodge (Mid-range),
    Mahogany springs (Luxury)

    Meal plan; Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

  3. Day 3 Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park – Mountain gorilla trekking – Drive to Lake Bunyonyi

    On this day, after having breakfast leave the lodge with packed lunch and drive to the park information center for briefing at 7:30am which includes to be given the rules and guidelines for to follow during mountain gorilla trekking. Thereafter, start your adventurous forest walk to search for mountain gorillas in their natural habitat, you will be guided by an experienced and knowledgeable UWA guide and armed ranger who will give much information about everything that you will meeting during your forest walk such as other primates, butterflies, many bird species and other mammals. The time take to meet mountain gorillas is not known because is determined by the movements and location of the mountain gorilla family that you are tracking.  Once you meet mountain gorillas, you will have a maximum of 1 hour to stay with them, take memorial photos and ask questions to your guide and after return to the starting point to pick your tracking certificate, have lunch and then embark on your drive to Lake Bunyonyi to spend your evening canoeing and bird watching. Lake Bunyonyi is one of the most beautiful places and a nice relaxing point after mountain gorilla trekking. Dinner and an overnight.

    Accommodation Options;
    Bunyonyi Rock Resort (Budget/Standard),
    Arcadia Lodge Bunyonyi (Mid-range),
    Birdnest Resort (Luxury)

    Meal Plan; Breakfast /Lunch /Dinner

  4. Day 4 Lake Bunyonyi – Return to Entebbe international airport

    Enjoy your breakfast and checkout from the lodge then start your drive back to Entebbe international airport to meet your return flight with great memories of Mountain gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi plus the magic powers of Equator.

    Meal Plan; Breakfast / Lunch

gorilla in Bwindi impenetrable national park
gorilla tour to Bwindi impenetrable national park
gorilla trekking tour to Bwindi impenetrable national park
gorilla Bwindi impenetrable national park
Accommodation options

Day 1 Accommodation Options;
Via Via Guest House (Budget/Standard)
Fairway Hotel and Spa (Mid-range)
Skyz Hotel Naguru by Marriott (Luxury)
Meal Plan; Lunch &Dinner

Day 2 Accommodation options;
Ride 4 a woman lodge (Budget/Standard),
Bakiga Lodge (Mid-range),
Mahogany springs (Luxury)
Meal plan; Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day3 Accommodation Options;
Bunyonyi Rock Resort (Budget/Standard),
Arcadia Lodge Bunyonyi (Mid-range),
Birdnest Resort (Luxury)

Meal Plan; Breakfast /Lunch /Dinner

 

 

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price
  • 1 Mountain Gorilla permit per person
  • Accommodation for 3 nights
  • Full board meal plan (Breakfast / Lunch/ Dinner)
  • Transport for 4 days in a 4WD, air-conditioned safari vehicle (Land cruiser/ Safari Van)
  • English speaking driver guide for 4 days
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Canoeing fees on Lake Bunyonyi
  • A visit to Kayabwe Equator Landmark
  • Return airport transfers
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Entry visa
  • International and domestic flights
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Tips and gifts, Souvenirs
  • Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary.