Three Day

Three-day Gorilla Safari

The place to stay: Gorilla Safari Lodge

Itinerary

Day 1 - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Early morning after breakfast, your guide will brief you about the journey and later transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park which is Located in southwestern Uganda, the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is said to be Africa’s oldest rainforest. It is world-renowned for its excellent gorilla-sighting opportunities. The rugged landscape features dense jungle, cascading waterfalls, sparkling mountain streams, deep valleys and steep ridges. This untouched forest has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its breathtaking natural beauty and unique ecological significance. Aside from the amazing gorilla interactions, there are other drawcards such as a network of forest walks, over 340 species of bird to spot and a variety of butterflies. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the spectacular Virunga Volcanoes.

Alternatively, you may opt to fly to Bwindi via Kisoro Airstrip at a supplement of $353 per person for one way, the return flight is $550 per person .

You will stop for lunch at the equator for lunch and you will be able to stand in 2 hemispheres at the same time. You will be able to take some photos while at the equator.You will arrive at the lodge in time for dinner.

Day 2 - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After an early breakfast depart to the starting point for briefing about your gorilla trekking adventure, after which you will be led by experienced gorilla trackers on the slopes of the volcanoes. You will start from the site where the gorillas were encountered the day before and from here the gorilla tracking begins.

Although the hike can be physically demanding, the anticipation of the exciting experience ahead is amazing, and the beauty of the gorilla forest and its inhabitants are fascinating. One of Africa’s major highlights is when you encounter these amazing apes. It is a humbling experience to stand just meters from man’s distant cousins as they eat rest, play and bond with their young ones.

Follow the mountain gorillas as they range freely in the impenetrable forest, and discover their gorgeous natural habitual and the many species they share it with. You are allowed an hour with the gorillas before finally sloping down back to your lodge. If your trek was relatively short, you may opt for optional activities.

Don’t forget to carry your rain gear, packed lunch, plenty of water, gloves, hat, and water proof bag for protection of your camera in case of rain

You may opt for Gorilla Habituation on supplement of $900 per person – here you will be sure of meeting and spending enough time with the Gorillas.

Day 3 - End of Itinerary

After breakfast , you will be transferred to Entebbe International Airport to catch your flight to your next destination with a stopover for lunch enroute .

Alternatively you may opt to fly to Entebbe Airport at a supplement of $353 per person

Alternatively, you may opt to depart via Kigali which is 4 hours drive instead of 8-9 hours to Entebbe, the supplement is $150

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Full Itinerary

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