The 3 days Uganda Gorilla Tour in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP) is an Uganda gorilla trekking safari offering you a great opportunity to enjoy face-to-face interaction with the massive mountain gorillas. This is one of the best short gorilla safaris any enthusiastic primate traveller or nature lover should consider a must-book while on a Uganda safari.
3 days Uganda Gorilla Tour ushers you into the tropical forest of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP) where a Gorilla trekking adventure will be undertaken. Bwindi is geographically, a pristine rainforest-protected area set in extreme Southwestern Uganda.
Highlights of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari
Day 1: Depart Kampala for Bwindi for your 3 days Uganda Gorilla Tour
Have a hefty breakfast early morning back in your place of residence or hotel in Kampala. After, meet, and greet your driver guide/tour leader and shortly, have a quick briefing about the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour.
Depart Kampala city after briefing taking the Kampala-Mbarara-Kabale route likely to take you an 8-9 hours’ drive depending on the mechanical condition of your rental car.
Getting to Bwindi in Kigezi Highlands, Southwestern Uganda is a long journey but amazing. En route, the Equator crossing stopover won’t be missed for photo taking and performing some experience, proceed to Mbarara city for a lunch break.
Head to the Kigezi region, and enjoy the breathtaking scenic view as you drive to Kabale-‘The Switzerland of Africa’. In the evening, check into accommodation around Bwindi for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest & Batwa Community Tour
Rise up early for a heft breakfast and today, have it at the booked lodge in Bwindi. Vacate the lodge but ensure you have all that is needed for your gorilla trek.
Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Transfer to Bwindi Forest offices/ trailhead as directed by your gorilla permit to get briefed about Gorilla trekking rules and this occurs in the park’s 4 regions of Rushaga, Nkuringo, Ruhijja, and Buhoma.
The 7:00 am-8:00 am briefing isn’t only for you to have insight into Gorilla rules but also to be allocated to a habituated gorilla family out of Bwindi’s 20 families readily available for trekking. At 8:00 am, the actual activity starts with the park guide leading you and this will take 2-6 hours depending on where the gorillas are. The 6 hours include 1 hour of face-to-face interaction, photo-taking, etc., and after, you will walk back to have a relaxed evening in the lodge.
After a relaxed lunch back in your lodge, go end your day with a Batwa community tour. Interact, explore more about the Batwa pygmies’ cultures, dances, and traditions and then get back to retire for the night in your lodge.
Day 3: Return to either Kampala or Entebbe
Have breakfast early and day 3 of your Uganda Gorilla Tour in Bwindi will be mainly for you to make a return trip to Kampala or Entebbe. Lunch en route and stop visit at Equator crossing. Later, your tour leader will drop you at a hotel in Kampala/Entebbe on early arrival in the evening.
This will mark the End of the 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour in Bwindi Forest
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