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Gorilla Trekking In Uganda

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  • Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Enjoy gorilla trekking in a dense forest
  • See how gorillas behave in their natural habitat
Book this 3-day trip with us and get the chance to enjoy guided gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Nation Park. The national park has been so named because of the dense undergrowth as well as vines and creepers that festoon the trees, making it difficult to travel through even as the mysterious, haunting atmosphere they create is awesome.

Drive to the national park on the first day of the trip. Check into your accommodation upon arriving there late in the afternoon after which you are free for the rest of the day. Travel through the forest on the second day of the trip in search of gorillas. Upon spotting the band of gorillas that has been assigned to you, you can spend around an hour watching them before hiking back to your accommodation.

We will drive you back to Kampala after the trip is over. In case you want an accommodation upgrade, you can always write to us by clicking on the blue 'Make An Enquiry' button on the top right of the tour page. For more details, please go through the itinerary below.
3 Days hours Buhoma Community Rest Camp
Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the morning. Enjoy beautiful countryside sceneries along the way. If you want to take photos along the route, you can tell your driver to stop the vehicle.

Have lunch in Mbarara before driving to the national park. You will reach there late in the afternoon and check into your lodge. You are free for the rest of the day. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Rest Camp.
Meals
  • Lunch & Dinner
Buhoma Community Rest Camp
Wake up early in the morning and have your breakfast. Get ready to leave your accommodation before 8:00 AM. Report to the headquarters for a briefing by the rangers as well as for registration. Travel through the forest with your guide, pushing your way through the undergrowth and festooned creepers that the national park is known for.

It will take anywhere from half an hour to 6 hours to reach your assigned group. Upon reaching the assigned troops of gorillas, you will have around 1 hour to stay close to them and watch them go about with their daily routine. We strongly advise that you keep the distance of at least six metres from these big, powerful giants, the largest of which can weigh over 250kg.

Hike back to your accommodation after that and enjoy your dinner.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Enjoy your breakfast and prepare for the transfer. We will drive you to Kampala. Enjoy your lunch en route and reach your hotel in the evening.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
what’s included
  • 2 night's accommodation as per the itinerary
  • All meals as per the itinerary. Water during gorilla trekking
  • An experienced, English-speaking tour guide
  • Transport as per the itinerary
  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • National park entrance fees
what's excluded
  • International/domestic flight tickets
  • Visas to Uganda
  • Meals except those on the itinerary. Beverages and drinks
  • Expenses that are personal in nature
  • Tips
  • Accommodation upgrade (subject to availability)
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Duration 3 days
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 8 participants
Minimum Participants 6 people
Age Requirement 15 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English & ugandan
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Kampala, Uganda
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A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.

Other Practical InformationWe recommend that you carry waterproof jackets and trousers, sturdy walking shoes and rain boots, layers of light clothing, sunscreen and insect repellent with you.
CancellationFree cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.
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