Go for a 3 day gorilla trekking Uganda safari to the misty mountains. You will experience the highlight of meeting the mountain gorillas of Uganda. During your gorilla trek you will walk through the beautiful jungle and spend one unforgettable hour with the mountain gorillas. After the gorilla tracking you leave the mountains to spend the second night by the edge of Queen Elizabeth National Park’s Ishasha sector before returning to Entebbe/Kampala the next day after your 3 days Gorilla trekking in Bwindi, Uganda.
Mountain Gorilla trekking is the bucket list activity that brings many people to Uganda. These great apes are only found in the mountains of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda, to go for a trek to see them is a really exclusive experience. The gorilla groups that are being trekked have been habituated to people and only eight visitors per day are allowed to visit each group.
We are happy to adjust the 3 days Gorilla trekking tour itinerary to fit your wishes.
Day by day itinerary for our 3 day Gorilla tracking in Uganda safari:
DAY 1: TRANSFER TO BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
Meet your guide and start off early from Kampala for your 3 days gorilla trekking in Uganda safari, be prepared for a long day in the car. Along the way you will make a stop by the equator for some photos and have lunch in Masaka or Mbarara depending on the time. Continue on through the countryside to Bwindi mountains with a beautiful drive up the hills. We reach the lodge for you to relax before the next days great trekking adventure.
Overnight in Buhoma Community Rest Camp
DAY 2: GORILLA TREKKING DAY – BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the home to the forest giants that are cousins to human beings, the mountian gorillas. Have an early breakfast before setting off for your gorilla trekking adventure with a specialized guide. Besides the gorillas this Impenetrable Forest is full of birds, butterflies and plant species plus forest hog, forest elephants, statungas and dikers. Enjoy the walk through the forest and spend one hour around the gorillas. After the gorilla trek your guide picks you and you start the beautiful journey down the mountains, through the neck of the impenetrable forest, past cultivated hills, through villages and on to the lodge at the edge of Queen Elizabeth NP’s southern sector where the second night of your 3 days gorilla tracking safari will be spent.
Overnight in Topi Lodge
DAY 3: TRANSFER TO KAMPALA
After breakfast you set off towards Kampala. Have lunch along the way. Get back to Kampala in the late afternoon/evening after meeting the Gorillas of Uganda as we finish your 3 day gorilla trekking in Uganda safari.
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Tailor-made safaris: We work with private safaris that can be tailor-made to fit your wishes. Contact us and we adjust the itinerary to your preferences.
Price: The price depends on number of people and accommodation level. Contact us with your inquiry to get the best price for your safari.
Included: Accommodation, meals, safari car, fuel, guide, park entries, gorilla permits (if applicable) and activities mentioned in the itinerary. Plus water in the car and a couple of fruits along the way.
Excluded: International flights, visas, drinks, tips and personal expenses.
Accommodation: In general accommodation mentioned in the itinerary is good places on budget to mid-range level (with the exception of luxury safaris). The accommodation can be adapted to your price range of budget, mid-range or luxury. Of-course a mix is also possible. Take a look here for links to the website’s of the lodges we regularly work with.
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This is a comfortable way to see the gorillas. Fly from Entebbe directly to Bwindi Impenetrable NP, stay at a luxurious lodge and meet the gentle giants of the Misty Mountains.
Meet our close cousins the chimpanzees during this safari. You enter the jungle of Kibale Forest National Park in a group with a specialized guide and trek to where the chimps are. Besides the chimps you’ll probably see other primates and you’ll experience the crater lakes region.
Get the most out of your time during this 4 days Uganda safari letting you trek in the jungle for chimps and gorillas as well as look for tree-climbing lions in Ishasha and experience a cruise to see hippos and more on Kazinga channel.
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FAQ’S ABOUT 3 days Gorilla tour to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
How many days do you need in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park?
We recommend to plan for a 3 days Gorilla trekking safari as a minimum. This gives you enough time to travel to and from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and a day dedicated to the Mountain Gorilla trekking. Most of our visitors chose to experience Uganda by travelling by car to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for the 3 days gorilla trek, but there is as well a fly-in option for gorilla trekking.
If you have some more time it is possible to add in other activities like a search for tree-climbing lions in Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth NP and chimpanzee trekking. See a 4 days itinerary with gorillas, lions & chimps.
What animals can I expect to see in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park?
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a forested national park. On the slopes of the mountains you trek to see the Mountain Gorillas. Other animals within the park include blue monkey, duikers, sitatunga, bushbuck, giant forest hog and forest elephants.
Can you do birding in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park?
Yes, it is possible to go for birding in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Here we find birds inhabiting heights between 1400m- 2700m and a range of Albertine rift valley endemics. Popular locations for birding include Buhoma waterfall trail, “the neck” of the forest and Mubwindi swamp.
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