This 3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari from Entebbe/Kampala takes you to Uganda’s prime home for the mountain gorillas. You will trek the gorillas in their natural habitats, have close gorilla trekking encounters with the mighty Silverbacks as well as cultural retreats with the Batwa pygmies of the forest.
3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Kampala / Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Early morning after breakfast on this first day of your 3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari from Entebbe/Kampala, the driver guide picks you from the hotel you slept.
He will brief you about the whole trip and then transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The nine long hour journey is an experience of its own.
Have a stop at the Uganda equator in Kayabwe for pictures and the water experiment to see how water swirls to different directions in the opposite hemispheres.
Lunch will be either at Igongo country hotel or in Mbarara town and proceed on the drive to the park, having stunning views of Kigezi highlands, Virunga ranges and lush vegetation along the highway. Arrival will be in the evening.
Day 2: Gorilla trekking and Batwa community tour
Have an early morning breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing from the local ranger guide on this second day of your 3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari from Entebbe/Kampala. Then enter the jungle to hunt for the gentle apes.
The trek begins at 7 am and its takes a maximum number of 8 hours, it depends on your luck. Bwindi gorilla trekking is a mixture of adventure and fun, as it may involve long and hectic hikes through impenetrable vegetation, but every bit of the experience is worthwhile.
Upon meeting the gorillas, spend an hour with them, just watching them go along with their normal lives without any disruption, and they are humble giants that won’t harm anyone not until confronted.
Enjoy the Batwa community experience in the afternoon. See the world through the eyes of these ancient people of the forest. They were the first inhabitants of Bwindi, see how they used to hunt, walk through their historical trails, taste their local cuisine and also engage in some of their traditional performances.
Day 3: Departure
Today you will have breakfast, check out of the lodge and travel back to Kampala/Entebbe airport for your departure flight to mark the end of your 3 days Uganda gorilla safari.
End of 3 Days Bwindi Gorillas from Entebbe safari.
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