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3 Days Gorilla Tracking Safari In Uganda

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from/per person $1,067.00
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3 DAYS GORILLA TRACKING SAFARI IN UGANDA

Three days gorilla tracking Bwindi safari, departure starts from Kampala/Entebbe at 7am and heads
south through two major highways of Kampala-Masaka-Mbarara-Kabale-Kisoro to Bwindi or
Kampala-Mityana-Mubende-Fortportal-Kasese-Kihihi to Bwindi. We have spectacular stopovers and
views of Lake Mburo National Park spotting Zebras, Giraffes and in Queen Elizabeth National Park
seeing along the road the Uganda kobs, Buffaloes Elephants, tree-climbing lions among others. We
shall have lunch en-route in Mbarara town at the Agip Motel or Igongo Cultural Center and in
Kasese/Queen Elizabeth National Park before proceeding with the journey arriving late by 5pm with a
check into our lodge/hotel. Relax and get a casual briefing while/before having dinner.

The long awaited start of the 3-days gorilla tracking tour finally kicks off. Your driver will be at your
hotel/lodge before departure at 7am for some briefing of the whole gorilla tour and drive west of
Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park.

This itinerary starts from Kampala/Entebbe at 7am on day 1 and returns on day 3 by 5pm. We have
stop overs along the way like the local drum making center in Mpambile, Uganda Equator line in
Kayabwe-Mpigi District, Lake Mburo National Park for the Zebras along the road side, Rwenzori
Mountain views via Kasese and Elephants + tree climbing lion Ishasha of Queen Elizabeth National
Park.
Price per person for different numbers of people. (E.g. when 2 people, each pays $1,268)
No. of People 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Price per Person $1268 $1191 $1095 $1089 $1067 $1056 $990 $990

Gorilla trekking in Uganda is done in Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park mainly in Buhoma,
Ruhija, Nkuringo, Rushaga, and or Mgahinga. Remember there are 8-trekkers in each gorilla tracking
family of which a ranger guide and guard are assigned to lead each group of travellers to the gorillas
in the forest.

Today Gorilla tracking is on high demand in Uganda and booking your permits, is recommended as
soon as you have your travel dates as the trekking permits and booked so fast due to the high
demand from the entire East African Travel Agencies coupled with the European and American
markets.
Note: Before you pack your bag to come on a gorilla trekking tour, make sure you have done some
physical training with running up hills and some push-ups.

Highlights your 3 days gorilla trekking Bwindi forest safari
 Gorilla trekking expeditions in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
 Zebras, Giraffes, Pumbas spotting at Lake Mburo National Park.
 Batwa / Pygmie visits in Bwindi or on Lake Bunyonyi.
 Spot Buffaloes, elephants, topis and tree climbing lions as you drive through Queen Elizabeth
National Park.
 Canoeing on the Lake Bunyonyi.

3 days gorilla Tracking Bwindi forest safari itinerary
Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Our driver will pick you up for your 3 days gorilla trekking safari trip at 7.00am, from your hotel/
residence and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park with brief stopovers at the local drum
making center in Mpambile and at the Equator for some photo taking for your memorable adventure
moments and then en-route to Mbarara town for our lunch at Agip motel / Igongo.
From Mbarara we drive through Bushenyi, Ishaka, and view the tea plantations at Igara. As we drive
through Ishasha, we get a chance to see the tree lions and some elephants. Then continue through
Kihihi-Butogota town to Buhoma where we check in at the Buhoma Section of Bwindi at the booked
lodge, take dinner, and then get ready for thrilling Uganda gorilla trekking expedition the following
day.

Day 2: Day for Gorilla Tracking Experience in the jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Some of the Gorilla tracking guidelines or trekking rules
 Do not eat or smoke when with the gorillas or within a distance of 200 meters from the gorillas.
 Do not get closer than 7 meters (21 feet) to the gorillas.
 Do not use flash photography as they may scare the gorillas.
 Do not make loud noise or move suddenly.
 No one with any sort of disease or communicable disease (e.g. Flu, Diarrhoea) is allowed to
enter the pa tracking.
 Always stay together in a tight group while with the gorillas, do not surround them.
 No person under the age of 15 years is allowed to track gorillas.

After the early morning breakfast, we report to the park headquarters by exactly 7:30am and be
briefed on the gorilla tracking etiquette. After the briefing, which takes place at the entrance of the
park or starting point for the gorilla-tracking trip, you shall penetrate the Impenetrable Forest to look
for these gentle giant gorillas under the guidance knowledgeable guide and a park ranger guide.
Time taken tracking highly depends on how fast you will locate a gorilla family. It can take from a few
minutes entire day. You shall then return from this thrilling but highly tiresome adventure to a
relaxation and overnight a lodge.

Day 3: Travel from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park back to Kampala
With an early canoe ride, we take our morning breakfast and then continue our drive back to Kampala
with lunch taken from Mbarara town, drive slowly in Lake Mburo National Park to sight some zebras
and antelopes continue another stopover at the Uganda Equator line.

Hotels or Lodges in Bwindi National Park.
 Gorilla Safari Lodge – Nkuringo Section.
 Buhoma Community Rest Camp – Buhoma Section. Haven's lodge-Buhoma Section.
 Clouds Lodge – Nkuringo Section.
 Rushaga gorilla Camp-Rushaga Section.
 Trekkers Tavern & Gorilla Mist Camp-Ruhija.
 Nkuringo Gorilla Camp – Nkuringo Section.
 Silverback Lodge – Buhoma Section.

What is included in your 3 days gorilla tour package?
 A Gorilla tracking Permit per Person for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
 Bottled water and all meals from Day 1 to Day 3. L, D-B, L, D-B, and L.
 English Speaking driver guide plus all the transport in a 4 X 4-safari van or safari land cruiser.
 Canoeing activity on the Bunyonyi Lake.
 One Night accommodation in Bwindi forest and Lake Bunyonyi.
 Pick up from Hotel in Kampala and back.

What is excluded in your 3 days gorilla safari?
 All drinks taken at the lodges for example alcohol.
 Tips and all items of personal nature.
 Visa
 Return flight ticket.


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