3 days gorilla tracking bwindi, This package departs from Kampala/Entebbe at 7am and heads south west through two major highways of Kampala-Masaka-Mbarara-Kabale-Kisoro to Bwindi or Kampala-Mityana-Mubende-Fortportal-Kasese-Kihihi to Bwindi. We have spectacular stop overs and views of Lake Mburo National park spotting Zebras,Giraffes and in Queen Elizabeth National Park seeing along the road the Uganda kobs,Buffaloes, Elephants, tree climbing lions among others. We shall have lunch en-route in Mbarara town at the Agip Motel or Igongo Cultural Center and in Kasese/Queen Elizabeth National Park before proceeding with the journey arriving late by 5pm with a check into our lodge/hotel. Relax and get a casual briefing while/before having dinner.
Cost of a Gorilla Permit.
A gorilla tracking permit in Uganda enables a traveller track the mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable forest & Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. The tracking is done in sectors like the famous-Buhoma, Ruhija,Mgahinga,Rushaga and Nkuringo. Among these sections, you will find families which are allocated to each individual trackers in the morning.
A permit costs 700USD per person and is only bought from the Uganda Wildlife Authority-Kampala through African Adventure Travellers. This gorilla permit is used once and its advisable to book one atleast 3months prior to the tracking date. However, you may need to book your permit 6-months or even a year in advance depending on the months you intend to track the Gorillas in Uganda. June,July,August,September period is regarded as high season and you are advised to book your permits way in advance.
3 Days, 2 Nights safari
Hotel pickup - Your also return to your hotel.
The long awaited start of the 3-days gorilla tracking tour finally kicks off with all covid-19 SOPs observed. Your driver will be at your hotel/lodge before departure at 7am for some briefing of the whole gorilla tour and drive west of Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. Due to covid,sanitizer sprays and masks shall be used throughout the entire safari, but masks can be removed during meals.
This package departs from Kampala/Entebbe at 7am on day 1 and returns on day 3 by 5pm. We have stop overs along the way like the local drum making center in Mpambile,Uganda Equator line in kayabwe-Mpigi District,Lake Mburo National Park for the Zebras along the road side, Rwenzori Mountain views via Kasese and Elephants + tree lions in Ishasha of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Gorilla trekking in Uganda is done in Bwindi impenatrable forest National Park mainly in Buhoma, Ruhija, Nkuringo, Rushaga, and or Mgahinga. Remember there are 8-trekkers in each gorilla tracking family of which a ranger guide and guard are assigned to lead each group of travellers to the gorillas in the forest.
Today Gorilla tracking is on high demand in Uganda and booking your permits is reccommended as soon as you have your travel dates as the trekking permits are booked so fast due to the high demand from the entire East African Travel Agencies coupled with the European and American markets.
Note: Before you pack your bag to come on a gorilla trekking tour, make sure you have done some physical training with running up hills and some pressure ups.
3 days gorilla tracking bwindi forest jungle adventure or 3 days gorilla trekking bwindi tour is done in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park found in the South-Western part of Uganda on the boarders of Uganda and Rwanda.
Our driver picks you up for your 3 days gorilla trekking safari trip at 7.00am, from your hotel/ residence and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park with brief stopovers at the local drum making center in Mpambile and, at the Equator for some photo taking for your memorable adventure moments and then en-route to Mbarara town for our lunch at Agip motel / Igongo.
From Mbarara we drive through Bushenyi, Ishaka, and view the tea plantations at Igara. As we drive through Ishasha, we get a chance to see the tree lions and some elephants. Then continue through Kihihi-Butogota town to Buhoma where we check in at the Buhoma Section of Bwindi at the booked lodge, take dinner, and then get ready for the thrilling Uganda gorilla trekking expedition the following day.
After the early morning breakfast, we report to the park headquarters by exactly 7:30am and be briefed on the gorilla tracking etiquette. After the briefing which takes place at the entrance of the park or starting point for the gorilla tracking trip, you shall penetrate the Impenetrable Forest to look for these gentle giant gorillas under the guidance of a knowledgeable guide and a park ranger guide.
Time taken tracking highly depends on how fast you will locate a gorilla family. It can take from a few minutes to an entire day. You shall then return from this thrilling but highly tiresome adventure to a relaxation and overnight at your lodge.
With an early canoe ride,we take our morning breakfast and then continue our drive back to Kampala with lunch to be taken from Mbarara town, drive slowly in Lake Mburo National Park to sight some zebras, antelopes continue with another stopover at the Uganda Equator line.
This 3 day gorilla safari transfers you from Rwanda to Bwindi Forest National Park in Uganda.
African Adventure Travellers offers short trips to the Gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda and also as part of a complete round-trip to one of these countries. In the short trips to the gorillas we drive or fly to the gorilla parks. The easiest way to get to the gorillas is from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park (about 2 hours driving). This is the best gorilla trip to Volcanoes National Park for travellers wishing to visit gorillas, with less time. Experience gorilla tracking, chimps, nature and culture on this trip to Rwanda's most visited national parks. We take you for gorilla tracking, chimps, nature and culture on this Rwanda Uganda Safari.
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