This is a 3 days, 2 night Gorilla tracking Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in South Western Uganda. Bwindi Forest is the home for gorillas in Uganda and its characterized by amazing topography and verdant green that offer a visitor a feel of a soothing natural world.
FULL TRIP ITINERARY – 3 DAYS, 2 NIGHTS
DAY 1: KAMPALA TO BWINDI FOREST
Early in the morning, our driver guide picks you up from your accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe to start your safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in western Uganda. You will drive towards South Western Uganda going through Mpigi (Stop at the Uganda Equator for photo shots), Uganda Equator is an imaginary point where the Northern Hemisphere separates from the Southern Hemisphere, and it’s a tourist spot for photo taking and handicraft shopping. There are also different souvenirs shops at the Equator where you can buy souvenirs. Proceed with the journey have a lunch at Mbarara town (50 minutes lunch break). After lunch, you will proceed with the journey as you admire the beautiful gardens, farms and hills of Ankole region. You will arrive at the park in the evening. Check in your accommodation for an overnight rest awaiting for the next day’s amazing Gorilla Trekking. Accommodation: Gorilla Mist Camp on full board.
DAY 2: GORILLA TREKKING IN BWINDI FOREST
Get breakfast and be escorted to the park offices to begin your adventure. You will get some briefing from a local guide and then set off to the forest equipped with packed lunch. The time taken is usually 3- 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. Coming face to face with these mountain gorillas is one of the most electrifying experiences you can ever have. You will have a chance to observe and take pictures and you will enjoy them from a close range observing adults feeding, groaning and resting as the youngsters play and move backward and forward in a pleasantly comical demonstration. After trekking, return to the lodge for your overnight. Accommodation at Gorilla Mist Camp on full board.
DAY 3: TRANSFER TO KAMPALA
Start the day with an early breakfast and then set off for Kampala. Lunch enroute (Mbarara Town) from where you will proceed to Kampala. Arrive in Kampala in the evening. You will choose where the driver should transfer, either to drop you in Kampala or Entebbe. End of the Safari.