Gorilla tracking in Uganda is one of the mind blowing activities you cannot dare to miss out while on safari. Deep in the impenetrable forest of Bwindi, you will get the opportunity of a lifetime to spend some time with man’s closest relatives in their natural habitats. You will also get to spot many other animals and lots of bird species.
Main focus of this safari
- Gorilla tracking experience at the Bwindi forests – over one hour with the Gorillas
- Other animals and bird species to be spotted
- A visit to the Batwa communities (Time permitting)
Detailed safari program:
Day 01: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
After having a morning breakfast in your hotel, your safari guide will be readily present and will transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The journey which may take up to about 8 hours will be comprised of several stopovers at different points for refreshing and lunch. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park houses the largest population of the world’s remaining population of the rare mountain Gorillas. As soon as you arrive into the park, you will check in at Rushaga Gorilla camp for dinner and overnight stay (Full board basis).
Day 02: Gorilla tracking at Bwindi and evening visit to the Batwa communities
After morning breakfast, you will set off to the park headquarters with your well packed lunch. You will meet rangers who will separate you into different groups based on the Gorilla family you have been allocated to track; you will then follow the Gorilla trails with your ranger and start the Gorilla tracking activity. Once you have reached the Gorillas, you will have the best moment taking pictures and videos. Later in the evening time permitting, you will visit the local Batwa communities for a cultural experience. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Rushaga Gorilla camp (FB)
Day 03: Transfer to Kampala/ Entebbe for international flight
You will start this day with an early morning breakfast and preparations for a transfer back to Kampala/ Entebbe. You will pass via the beautiful Kigezi highlands with beautiful terraces and have a stopover at the Equator for lunch and photographs. Your safari guide will transfer you back to your residence in Kampala or to Entebbe for your international flight.
End of safari