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3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour
Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is one of the only four national parks that are homes to the endangered mountain gorillas. More than 400 gorillas call Bwindi a home that is almost 50% of the world’s total population of mountain gorillas dwelling here.
This trip allows you trek the gorillas in their natural habitats to have a real close encounter with these mighty apes as well as a cultural retreat with the Batwa pygmies of the forest. Gorilla trekking starts very early in the morning at 8am with a simple briefing at the park headquarters form the local ranger guide. Then set off for the park headquarters with your packed lunch. At the station, be divided into groups of eight trekkers, a maximum number of trekkers allowed to visit a gorilla family per day.
- Gorilla trekking permit
- Batwa community tour
- Guide fees
- Vehicle fees
- Drinking water
- Accommodation and all meals
- Flight tickets
- Any activity / service mentioned as optional
- Personal/medical insurance
- Personal expenses
- extra accommodation before or after the trip
- Visited Places:
- Uganda Equator
- Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- Mbarara town
Day 1: Travel to Bwindi impenetrable national park.
The trip starts in Kampala with a pick up from the hotel you slept. Our knowledgeable driver guide takes you through the whole trip and then start travelling to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. Travelling from Kampala to Bwindi roughly takes nine hours, of a comfortable ride enjoying the beautiful scenery.
Have a stopover at the Uganda equator for pictures and the water experiment. Another stop will be in Mbarara town for lunch. From here proceed straight to the park, arriving in the evening for dinner and overnight.
Rushaga Gorilla Haven's Lodge
Day 2: Gorilla trekking and Batwa community visit.
Gorilla trekking starts very early in the morning at 8am with a simple briefing at the park headquarters form the local ranger guide. Then set off for the park headquarters with your packed lunch. At the station, be divided into groups of eight trekkers, a maximum number of trekkers allowed to visit a gorilla family per day.
Gorilla trekking takes about 1 to 6 hours of trekking into the impenetrable forest, depending on the movements of the apes or the sped of the trekkers. You will spend one magical hour in the presence of the apes, watching them carry on their daily lives as you learn about them.
In the evening after lunch and some relaxation, visit the Batwa community. This is a community for the forest pygmies who were the first inhabitants of the impenetrable forest before they were resettled outside the park. You will enjoy traditional performances as you get real up close with the local people. Return to the lodge in the evening to prepare for departure the following day.
Rushaga Gorilla Haven's Lodge
Day 3: Departure to Kampala.
Have breakfast, check out of the lodge and start driving to Kampala. That will be the end of the three days trip in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. The journey gives you more spectacular views of the Kigezi highlands and lush vegetation along the way.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much time does the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour take?
3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour duration is 3 days, 8 hours, 45 minutes.Book 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour now just with Booking Deposit on TripsPoint
How many days in advance I must book 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour?
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