Track the Uganda mountain gorillas at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and visit the Batwa pygmies the original inhabitants of Bwindi who have shared home with the mountain gorillas for all their life. This gorilla trekking tour package includes gorilla permits with the best Gorilla tracking experiences, book with us the most interesting and popular safaris in Africa as we turn your dream holiday to reality.
Best Time to Visit June to August and December to February
High Season June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)
Best Weather June to July and December to February (Less rainfall)
Day 1: Entebbe
Upon your arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our guide who will then drive you to Kampala town which is about 1 Hour 20 Minutes drive. Upon your arrival, check-in at Cassia Lodge for an overnight and dinner. Meal plan Dinner.
Day 2: Kampala-Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Our guide/driver picks you at 7:30 am from your hotel or place of residence in Entebbe or Kampala. Drive to Mbarara (283km from Kampala) via Masaka. Make a first stop over at Equator crossing for snacks and photography. Proceed with a visit to Igongo Cultural village this is more rewarding and amazing as you visit the Ankole museum. Lunch break is made at Agip Motel Mbarara. After lunch, drive to Bwindi. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. Dinner and overnight stay at Chameleon Hill Lodge Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner.
Day 3 :Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a village walk. The Buhoma Village Walk gives you a great opportunity to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It also is a great way to support the local community in a direct way. The Walk begins with your guide at Buhoma Community Rest Camp and is most informative, rewarding to the average visitor. It will amaze you how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways. Dinner and overnight stay at Chameleon Hill Lodge. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
After your morning breakfast, drive back to Kampala using Kasese-Fort Portal road via Queen Elizabeth National Park for enroute game viewing if you are lucky you may spot the Elephants, Antelopes and the Warthogs. A stop over at the Equator line in Kasese. Enjoy the winding scenery of the foot hills of Mt. Rwenzori arriving in Fort Portal for lunch thereafter continue to Kampala or Entebbe for your outgoing flight back home or to your nest destination Meal Plan B-L
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