3 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda | Budget Gorilla Tour from Kampala
The 3 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari gives you a magical experience with the mountain gorillas inside the isolated jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Sitting in the deep misty jungle of Uganda’s, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is located in the southwestern part of Uganda sharing borders with the districts of Kisoro and Kabale. A trip to Bwindi is an utterly a magical experience you can find nowhere in Africa. You can just imagine an immense experience with the mountain giants gazing at their sheer beauty, brawn, and soulful brown eyes, their astonishingly human-like expressions or their extraordinarily gentle demeanor in just a dedicated one hour experience to change your whole life-time experience.
This 3 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour is a budget safari that is designed to allow every traveller to have a chance at spending time with the endangered mountain gorillas. Starting from Kampala in Uganda, this tour can be customed to end in Kigali, or still back in Kampala, Uganda depending on your interest and travel plans. Enquire with our team of safari experts to make sure they get everything right for this Uganda gorilla trekking tour including accommodation, transportation, meals, and the gorilla permits.
Detailed 3 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Your first day of the 3 Days Uganda gorilla trekking trip will start early in the morning with a pickup transfer from Kampala/Entebbe Airport for a long hour scenic journey (8-10 hours) before arriving in Uganda’s Switzerland, the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in Southwestern Uganda. Enjoy a countryside scenery journey with stopovers along the way over the beautiful landscape of Uganda, remarkably at the Equator line where you will have lunch en route. Keep your cameras near you and our driver will definitely stop if you need him to so that you can capture beautiful moments along the way.
At around 6-7pm, you will finally arrive at Bwindi National Park Headquarters for check-in and as well book your accommodation for dinner and overnight. Recommended accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge.
Day 2: Uganda Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park
After a tasty early morning breakfast, you will drive to the Park headquarters for registration and attend to a gorilla trekking briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour. Once this is done, you will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you from half an hour to three-quarters of the day.
The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. On your trek, you are likely to spot other primates, birds and rare tree species. After finding the gorillas, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them before getting back to the Park headquarters.
At the park headquarters, you will be awarded a certificate for participating in gorilla trekking and thus contributing to the conservation of mountain gorillas. Dinner and Overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge.
Day 3: Final Day of Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour
After your breakfast, you will be driven to Kampala or Entebbe for your final day tour in Uganda. Alternatively, for luxury travelers, you may opt for flying transfer with Aero Links if you are on a tight timeline. You will use the same Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour route as to when you came, enabling you to enjoy that countryside air one more time.
For those who would like to crossover to Rwanda, you can get through Kigali via Chanika or Katuna border to mark the end of your 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour, Thanks for interesting a trip with us!
- Full Day service of a professional English speaking driver/guide
- Exclusive use of 4WD for the whole day
- 1 x Gorilla Permit pp (Rwanda)
- Emergency Evacuation Insurance pp
- Park Entrance Fees
- Tourist Entry Visa
- International Flight Tickets
- Travel Insurance
- Items of Personal Nature
- Tips and Gratuities