3 days gorilla trekking tour in bwindi forest uganda (budget and luxury gorilla safari)


Day 1-Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi gorilla forest

The safari begins and ends from Kampala or Entebbe At 8:00 am you are picked from your hotel or residence. Drive to Mbarara (283km from Kampala) via Masaka. Make a first stop over at Equator crossing for snacks and photography. Lunch break is made at Regency Hotel or Agip Motel Mbarara. After lunch, drive to Bwindi. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and birds, valleys, hills and swamps filled with papyrus. You can also spend your afternoon having a walk around the village and seeing the local communities living around the park.  Dinner and overnight at either Gorilla Forest lodge/Mounatin clouds (luxury), Buhoma cottages/Nkuringo cottages (mid rage) Nkuringo camp/Buhoma Community Banda’s/Traveller’s rest/Amagara lodge (Low budget/basic accommodation)

Day 2-Gorilla trekking

Have an early breakfast and get ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. Tracking may take between 2 to 6 hours but it is well worth the effort. Dinner and overnight at either Gorilla Forest lodge/Mounatin clouds (luxury), Buhoma cottages/Nkuringo cottages (mid rage)  Nkuringo camp/Buhoma Community Banda’s/Traveller’s rest/Amagara lodge (Low budget/basic accommodation).

Day 3-Transfer to Kampala

Have an early breakfast and drive to Kampala, then Entebbe, with lunch En route and stop over at the drum makers arriving Kampala early evening.

Approximate distance from Kampala is 550 Kms.

Approximate transit time is 9-10 Hrs.

 

This safari package includes:

-Transportation by a 4wheel drive vehicle

-Full board accommodation

-One Gorilla permit per person to be secured immediately

-Park fees

-An English speaking Driver/guide.

-Meals en route

-Airport transfers

The package excludes expenses of personal nature like: Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking.

To book this safari contact Jackie at info@katonatours.com

Compiled by Jackie
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