3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking safari

3 days Bwindi gorilla trekking safari is a carefully tailor-made safari package offering an opportunity for tourists to engage in the mind-blowing mountain gorilla trekking experience on which you will encounter mountain gorillas. This safari takes you to Bwindi impenetrable national park a world popular national park in Uganda famous for hosting the largest population of mountain gorillas in the world.

Bwindi impenetrable national park is a habitat for a variety of mountain gorilla families scattered in 4  sectors of the park that are buhoma, Nkuringo, Rushaga and Ruhija sectors. Mountain gorilla families in Bwindi impenetrable national park include the mubare gorilla family, Habinyanja gorilla family, Rushegura gorilla family, Katwe gorilla family, Nkuringo gorilla family, Bushaho gorilla family, Bitukura gorilla family, Oruzogo gorilla family, Kyaguriro gorilla family, Mukiza gorilla family, Nshongi gorilla family, Mishaya gorilla family, Bweza gorilla family, Kahungye, Busingye gorilla family, Bikyingi gorilla family, Rwigi gorilla family, Mucunguzi gorilla family. Any of these families can be visited on this safari. This safari offers 3 days and 2 nights in Bwindi impenetrable national park

Highlights of the 3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking safari

  • Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park 
  • Day 2: mountain gorilla trekking experience  
  • Day 3:  transfer back to Kampala 

Detailed itinerary of the safari 

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park 

The 1st day of 3 days Bwindi gorilla safari is for transferring from Kampala to Bwindi impenetrable national park, after morning breakfast at hotel in Kampala you will meet your safari drive who will brief you about the safari and then embark on your drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park which takes approximately 8 hours. On your way you will have a stopover for lunch in Mbarara and upon your arrival you will check into your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Accommodation is got from 

  • Luxury: Buhoma lodge
  • Midrange: Rushaga overland lodge
  • Budget: Buhoma community 

Meal plan: lunch and dinner (half board)

Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking experience  

The 2nd day of 3 days Bwindi gorilla trekking safari is for enjoying mountain gorilla trekking experience, after morning breakfast you will head to the park’s headquarters for briefing about gorilla trekking rules and regulations (dos and don’ts). From the park’s headquarters you will trek into the forests of Bwindi in search for mountain gorillas together with your packed lunch, the trek takes about 2-5 hours and when you find the gorillas you will stay for one hour in the presence of mountain gorillas. After one hour you will trek back to the park’s headquarters for your gorilla trekking certificates, then either head to your safari lodge or go for an optional batwa trekking experience. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight at your lodge.

3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking safari
3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking safari

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner (full board)

Day 3:  Transfer back to Kampala

The 3rd and last day of 3 days Bwindi gorilla trekking safari is for transferring back to Kampala for a drop-off, after breakfast you will checkout of your lodge and embark on your drive to back to Kampala. While in Kampala you will have lunch and then be dropped off either at your lodge or at Entebbe international airport for your departure flight back home. 

Meal plan: breakfast and lunch (half board)

End of safari 

Safari includes

  • Airport pick up
  • Gorilla permit
  • Accommodation with all meals
  • English speaking guide
  • Bottled water during the trip

Safari excludes

  • Visa
  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Alcoholic drinks
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