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Uganda Gorilla Tour

Uganda Gorilla Tour

The 3 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour is a magical journey into the isolated jungles of East Africa, promising you an experience like no other.

Sitting among a family of wild mountain gorillas in the deep misty jungle of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is utterly magical; nothing can ever prepare you for such an experience!

Their sheer beauty, brawn, soulful brown eyes, astonishingly human-like expressions and their extraordinarily gentle demeanor are just the beginning. One hour with these gentle creatures – 60 minutes, is all it takes to change your whole life’s experience.

This Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour is a budget safari that is designed to allow any traveler to have a chance at spending time with these endangered creatures.

  • What's Included

    • Airport transfers on first and last day

    • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle

    • Services of an English speaking driver guide

    • Fuel for the whole trip

    • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary

    • All park entrance fees

    • Drinking water while in the vehicle

  • Not Included

    • Gorilla permit at USD600.00 per person per trek

    • Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala

    • International airfares

    • Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport

    • Drinks

    • Laundry

Our Itinerary

DAY 01: To Bwindi National Park

Depart Entebbe \ Kampala for your first day of the Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour. An 8 hour road transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in South Western Uganda. Quite a long drive but worth it because you get to enjoy the countryside scenery, some of the most beautiful nature images all the way to the Virunga Mountains. Keep your cameras near you and our driver will definitely stop if you need him to so that you can capture your beautiful moment.

You will have an en route stopover at the Equator crossing for photographic and simple experiences before continuing to Mbarara town for lunch. After lunch, you will embark on your scenic drive to Bwindi National Park or to Kabale for an overnight stay at Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner (Breakfast Not Included)

Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 02: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park

After an early morning breakfast, you will drive to the Park headquarters for registration and then join others for a gorilla trekking briefing about the dos and 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 from half an hour to three quarters of the day.

The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense yet 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 trekking back to the Park Headquarters.

This is indeed an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered creatures. You will be awarded a certificate for participating in gorilla trekking and thus contributing to the conservation of mountain gorillas.Afterwards you will stay overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge.

Meals: All Meals Included

Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 03: Drive to Entebbe/Kampala or Entebbe Airport

After your breakfast, you will be driven to Kampala or Entebbe for your post tour accommodation or you may choose to fly out of Uganda that day. You will use the same Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour route as when you arrived, enabling you to enjoy the countryside air one last time.

Main Destination: Entebbe

Accommodation: End of Tour, No accommodation

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Drinks: Mineral Water

Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost

You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)

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