This 3 day Uganda Gorilla safari, will take you for Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which covers an area of 321 sqkm and is among the oldest forests lasting over 25,000 years. You will be able to trek one of the 12 habituated mountain gorilla groups.
Besides the Gorillas, you will also have an opportunity to see other primates such as the Red tailored monkeys, Chimpanzees, baboons, black and white colobus monkey among others. This forest is also home for 120 mammals, 51 reptiles, 310 butterflies’ species, 27 species of frogs, geckos, chameleons, 163 tree species, 104 fern species, 1000 flowering plants, as well as over 350 species of birds such as the hornbills and the Turaco!
Gorilla trekking takes around 2 – 8 hours, which is worth it as those into hiking will have a great time climbing up and about the rolling hills, and going through the lush vegetation.
Depending on the availability of the permits at the time of your confirmation, you may do gorilla tracking from Buhoma, Rushaga and Ruhija.
Our experienced driver/guide will pick you up from the hotel/airport early in the morning and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, in the western part of Uganda, where on the way; we shall have a stop at the equator for pictures, also some experiments. We will also pass another National park called Lake Mburo National park, but if lucky, we might see some wild animals like Zebras on the way. As we are half way the journey, we shall stop and have lunch, and refreshments. After lunch, we drive with our journey to get to our final destination and also get ready for the activity for the following day.
Early in the morning, the guide will pick you up and take you to the tracking point for Gorilla tracking, there will be briefing as you’re also given groups/tracking team, gorilla tracking might take like 8 hours to come back.
After the gorilla tracking, the guide will be waiting to take you back to the hotel to freshen up, as we also prepare to plan for departure the next day.
Early in the morning after breakfast, we shall start our journey back to Kampala to the hotel /Airport.