During this Gorilla Tracking Safari, you will not only get a lifetime opportunity to spend time with the Giant Apes but also get to interact with the endangered people of the Batwa community.
Day 01: Arrival and transfer to the Hotel
This day you will arrive at Entebbe International airport, you will meet with your safari guide who will transfer you to a hotel in Entebbe/ Kampala for an overnight stay (Bed and Breakfast basis)
Day 02: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
After having your breakfast in the lodge, your safari guide will transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable national parks. You will have several stopovers en route. You may also see the traditional long horned Ankole cattle grazing along the roads at the dry Ankole – Masaka corridor. Bwindi Impenetrable National park hosts over half of the world’s remaining population of the rare mountain gorillas, giving visitors an excellent encounter with these giant apes.
Day 03: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest
After an early breakfast in your lodge, you will get prepared with your packed lunches and head for briefing, orientation and meeting the rangers at the park headquarters who will allocate you different Gorilla families. Your ranger will lead you in to the forest for one of the most unique activities in Uganda, where you may also meet different animal and bird species as you search for these Gorillas. The one hour you will be given to interact with these Gorillas once they have been tracked is truly a rewarding one. Later in the evening, you will return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay on full board basis.
Day 04: Batwa Cultural Walk.
This day you will have an encounter with the true African cultures. After your breakfast, your safari guide will take you for the Batwa community walk, cultural performances and dances. The Batwa forest inhabitants live in the forests and have got very unique cultures and ways of life that are of great interest to different visitors. Later in the evening, you will return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay on full board basis.
Day 5: Return back to Kampala / Entebbe airport
After breakfast, we will scenic drive through the beautiful terrains of the rolling hills with terraced landscape, you will observe the systematic cultivation practices of the Bakiga along the mountain slopes and enjoy you will proceed to Kampala, arriving in time and be transferred for your outbound flight
End of safari