3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest - Kampala

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Departure Time :
    6.00am,7.00am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    centrally located hotel in kampala

Overview

Gorilla tracking is acknowledged as Ugandas most wanted subsequent to tourism activity.  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Reserve was set up in 1942 and later on renovated to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in 1992.In 1994, it was acknowledged as the world Heritage site. Rukiga is a language commonly spoke in this area and the word Bwindi in realty means Impenetrable. What makes Bwindi Impenetrable is the fact that it covers an area of about 327km2 of scrambled vegetation draped over an intensively fissures landscape of the steep, haughty ridges as well as the slippery valleys and high. The terrain may be hard for you to manage but remember its what makes Africa an exciting continent. The park has a big population of gorillas.Bwindi is well known to be very cold in the morning and at night. The coolest months are usually June and July and the average temperature is about 70c-200c.

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Day One:  Depart from Kampala early in the morning for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to enjoy Mountain Gorilla Tracking / Trekking. Enjoy Lunch on the way and enjoy the scenic drive and you have the right to stop the vehicle at which ever point to take pictures. Arrive at your accommodation in the late afternoon where you will check-in.  Dine at your place of accommodation and relax the rest of the evening as you prepare for a thrilling experience of Mountain Gorilla Tracking the following day, the reality is that  tonight you actually are sleeping within an African Rain forest which is habitat to half the population of endangered Mountain Gorillas world.
Gorilla Valley Lodge
Day Two: After an early  breakfast, head to the Headquarters of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for an orientation plus meeting the guides as well as separation into the groups basing on which gorilla trekking Uganda group you are to be tracking . From there you will set off for your thrill experience of the Gorillas in the Mist. Hiking within this mysterious and wonderful forest offers quite a lot to see as you make your way to see the Mountain Gorillas.  The wildlife including additional primates, butterflies, mammals and birds, will certainly be very beautiful and really enhance this extremely special experience. The trekking can entail some thorough climbing as well as hiking although when you come face to face with the tranquil yet potent Mountain Gorillas, watching them only a few meters away from you observing the group, the baby with the mothers, the gorillas partaking their every day routine just right in front of you is all very overwhelming.  You can never find any mountain gorillas living in the zoo, save for just in this not large area of Africa where a number of the remnant mountain gorillas can be seen. After that return to Uganda safaris park headquarters and depending on your level of energy as well as the time, have a village walk, to see traditional lifestyle of the locals, from brewing of the local beer to medicines made from this very forest.  Performances of traditional dances plus other entertainment will be offered by the very sociable local people and all this is worth experiencing.
Gorilla Valley Lodge
Day Three:  End Of Gorilla Tour Uganda

After breakfast, Check-out and head back to the capital Kampala, with stops in Mbarara for a delicious lunch and at the Equator to take pictures picture then proceed to the capital.

Inclusions

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Gorilla trekking permit and guide
  • Bottled water
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Walking tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for child aged 15 and under

Dress code is formal

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Not recommended for participants with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant women

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler