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Epic Gorilla Safari At Bwindi

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  • Become a part of an exciting gorilla tracking safari
  • Standing face to face with the amazing mountain gorillas
  • Discover the beauty of Bwindi
You have always wished to track gorillas, but your budget and time have always limited you? If so, this 3 day gorilla trekking tour in Bwindi National Park is then perfect for you.

Uganda is a land of contrasts. It is best experienced in its vast forests and stunning beauty. Its wild areas are full of all kinds of animals, right from elephants and exotic birds to chimpanzees and the lugubrious gorilla. Mountain gorilla tracking is considered to be an experience of a lifetime, as you get to see them crashing about the forest canopy, chewing thoughtfully in the bamboo thicket and just having fun, oblivious to your presence. And when they do study you, its almost like staring into another person's eyes. And then, there is the Nile, twisting its way north like a shimmering ribbon, through arid semi deserts scattered about with rocky kopjes, snowcapped peaks, freshwater beaches and smiling faces.

You will spend 3 days in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The national park is located in southwestern Uganda and home to half of the endangered mountain gorillas (approximately 400 individuals) on the planet. Depending on availability of gorilla permits at the time of confirmation, you may trek gorillas in Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga or Nkuringo.
9 hours Eco lodge
Depart from your hotel in Kampala for your road transfer to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. En-route meet and interact with royal drum makers and stop at the equator for some fun photographic memories You will find that Ugandans are friendly and are so eager to meet and interact with visitors.

Continue to Mbarara for lunch before embarking on your scenic drive to Bwindi NP.
12 hours Eco lodge
After an early morning breakfast, you will drive to the park headquarters for registration and join others for a gorilla trekking briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Gorilla Trek.

Once this is done, you will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the gorillas, which can take between half an hour to three quarters of the day. The steep forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists.

On your trek, you are likely to spot other primates, birds and rare tree species. After finding gorillas, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them before trekking back to the Park headquarters.

Being with these beautiful and endangered creatures is indeed an extraordinary feeling. You will be also be awarded a certificate for participating in gorilla trekking and thus contributing to the conservation of mountain gorillas.
9 hours No Accomodation
After your breakfast, you will be driven to Entebbe for your flight out of Uganda. En-route make occasional stops to have a glimpse of Uganda’s rural life; watch herdsmen tend to their cattle, and take in the beautiful landscape as it all unfolds before you.

A visit to the drum makers is one you shouldn’t miss; so get to a sneak peek into the process of making the traditional drums while you have the chance.
what’s included
  • All Meals and accommodation as per the itinerary
  • All ground transportation in a comfortable 4×4 vehicle
  • Park entrance fees
  • Services of a full time English speaking driver/guide
  • Water while on safari
  • All airport pick-ups and drops
  • All activities at stipulated in the itinerary
  • And all government taxes/levies.
  • Gorilla permit ($600; we book for you)
what's excluded
  • Phone calls and bar bills
  • Personal insurance
  • Air fare
  • All other Services of a personal nature
  • All other Services of a personal nature
  • No accommodation on day 3 though it can be arranged at an extra cost
  • Activities not mentioned in the itinerary
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Duration 3 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Age Requirement 5 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English & german
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Kampala, Uganda
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