Our 4-Day Gorilla Safari in Uganda is journey of a lifetime. Bwindi Forest is located in southwestern Uganda a magnificent verdant swathe across the steep ridges of the Albertine Rift Valley. This ancient rainforest isone of the few in Africa to have flourished and a home to half of the world’s endangered population of mountain gorillas. Looking into the expressive brown eyes of these giants is surely the most exciting and poignant wildlife encounter Uganda has to offer
Day To Day Itinerary
On your arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred for overnight at selected accommodation.
After breakfast early morning you will be driven back to the Airport for your flight to Kihihi at 7:45am. This is a 2 hours flight and
once you get to Kihihi, you will be driven to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, where you will arrive in time for lunch at the lodge.
In the afternoon you could choose to relax or go for the Batwa Cultural experience (optional). Overnight and dinner at selected accommodation.
After an early breakfast and briefing from the guides of Uganda Wildlife Authority, set off for the gorilla tracking in the forest sanctuary. The activity starts at 8.00am and you join the other members according to the distribution of the gorilla families, only eight per family each day. You need to carry with you the packed lunch, enough drinking water, rain jacket in case of rain and trekking boots while the rangers will provide you with a walking stick. If you are not sure of your fitness you might hire a porter and pay him a tip to help you carrying the bag. It is unpredictable how long will take to find the primates as they freely move into the forest. However the encounter with the gorillas, lasting for about one hour, certainly is a rewarding experience and an unforgettable one. After the trekking you go back to the lodge at leisure. Dinner and overnight at selected accommodation.
After breakfast, transfer to Kihihi where you will get on to your scheduled flight to Entebbe at 09.45am with arrival in Entebbe at11.25am, you will once again be transferred to selected accommodation for overnight, there after connect for your International flight out.
- Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Professional, English-speaking guide
- Overnight accommodation according to the itinerary
- Meals according to the itinerary
- Mineral water
- All mentioned activities
- All national park fees
- Optional activities
- Alcoholic and soft drinks
- Visa fees
- Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
- Travel insurance