4 Day Gorilla Safari in Bwindi

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4 Day Gorilla Safari in Bwindi

Overview

The 4 days gorilla safari in Uganda will take you gorilla trekking to see the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National park, home of half of the mountain gorillas in the world. The forest has 53% of the mountain gorillas and gorilla tracking is the main and primary activity. You will watch gorillas as they interact, feed and bond with one another. You will later meet the shortest people in the world with an authentic and unique culture that you will get to experience through folk songs, dances and food.

Highlights

  • Drive/Fly Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi
  • Stay in Gorgeous Forest Camps
  • Meet the Batwa forest native people

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Included in the price:

  • Airport transfer to/from Entebbe Airport
  • Ground transport per private 4WD safari vehicle
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation in places mentioned in the itinerary, based on a twin/double room
  • Meals as described in the itinerary
  • Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle
  • Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks
  • Activities and excursions mentioned in the program
  • Gorilla Tracking Permit for Bwindi
  • Free welcome gift package including a detailed map of Uganda
  • AMREF Flying Doctors Insurance
  • VAT for hotels and lodges outside Kampala

Not included

  • International flight
  • Visa (USD $50)
  • Optional activities in Jinja
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Items of personal nature
  • Laundry service
  • Tips

ITINERARY


Arrival

You’ll be picked from the airport in Entebbe and transferred to your safari camp in in Kibale National Park to start your 4 Day Gorilla Safari in Bwindi.

DAY 1:  Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After breakfast, depart for Uganda. Cross the border and continue towards Rushaga, Bwindi National Park (+/- 4 hours).

Accommodation: Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge / Lake Mutanda
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

DAY 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi, Rushaga Section

You will love the tracking in the beautiful ecosystem of the park. Expect to walk a long distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorillas. But it will definitely be worthwhile as you observe them closely while they eat, play and rest. A unique and unforgettable experience!

Those who prefer not to participate in the gorilla tracking can explore the surroundings at own arrangement or join a nature/village walk 30 per person.

In the evening you will enjoy the music and dances by the Batwa people. Dinner and overnight at l Park (+/- 4 hours).

Accommodation: Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge / Lake Mutanda
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3: Culture Experience, The Batwa Trail

Although Bwindi is mainly known for the gorillas it has a lot more to offer. Today you will enjoy the Batwa Trail, a firsthand introduction to one of the most unique cultures worldwide.

The Batwa pygmies are a forest people displaced from the rain forest they shared with mountain gorillas. This experience will give you the opportunity to learn more about their age old culture while you enjoy a hike with the Batwa guides, see how they lived and hunted, hear ancient legends and learn about medical plants.

The revenue generated from these activities directly benefits the Batwa to strengthen their community.

Accommodation: Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge / Lake Mutanda
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: DEPARTURE

After breakfast you will depart back to the airport or to your hotel

End of 4 Day Gorilla Safari in Bwindi

Terms and Conditions

* The rates are in US dollars and subject to change.

* Availability of accommodation, permits and activities is not guaranteed until confirmation by your contact person of Forever Africa Safaris. Permits are sold on ‘first come first serve’ basis.

* Should any of the included accommodations not be available, Forever Africa Safari reserves the right to substitute it with an alternative suitable accommodation, which might affect the final quoted price.

* The estimated travelling hours are based on the actual hours of driving. Stops for lunch and photos are not included.


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