Three Day Gorilla Trekking
Besides the gorillas, you will encounter hundreds of bird species, small mammals, primates and lots of plant life. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest boasts both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees (not habituated) - the only forest in Africa that can make this claim. It also hosts five other species of primates, 113 species of mammals, over 200 species of butterflies and 360 species of birds. The gorillas you track belong to one of nine habituated family groups who can tolerate the presence of humans for a brief period every day.
What's Included?• Transport in a 4WD minivan with pop-up roof for excellent safari view;
• All fuel for the tour;
• English speaking Ugandan driver/guide;
• Accommodation in self-contained community tented camp;
• All breakfasts, lunches and dinners included;
• Packed lunch for the gorilla tracking;
• Community activity
• All activities described in the itinerary;
• 1 gorilla permit per person (a US$600 value).
Destination CoveredBwindi Impenetrable National Park
Best SuitedAll, Budget, Families, Groups, Honeymoon, Luxury, Solo travellers
Meet and greet early morning after your breakfast and drive off to southwest Uganda. Have a stop-over at the Equator as we cross from the northern to southern Hemisphere. Test the power of the carioles force and take photographs. Continue further southwest, through the green rolling hills, banana plantations and settlements of the people of this region. Overnight stay at a lodge on the edge of the forest.
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking
Have an early morning breakfast, after which you will get to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest information centre for briefing. You will then set off into this tropical rainforest, hilly and soggy, to track the mountain gorillas. It’s a fairly tough walk but one you’ll never forget – the sight of these apes as they feed, play and relax is extremely amazing. Besides the gorillas, our close relatives still in the wild, you will encounter hundreds of bird species, small mammals, primates and lots of plant life. Return to lodge for overnight stay.
Day 3: Return to Kampala and departure
Have morning breakfast and set off for Kampala with a stop-over at Igongo cultural museum, and eventual departure through Entebbe International Airport. You may take a short city tour to see some of the cultural attractions and torture chambers of the late President Idi Amin Dada - the "Conqueror of the British Empire"
• International air fares and entry visa Uganda
• Meals that are not part of your accommodation;
• A porter for during the gorilla tracking (someone who carries your daypack);
• Personal (medical/travel) insurance;
• Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc;
• All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.).
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