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3 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour

HomeUganda Safaris3 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour

The 3 days gorilla tour is a remarkable voyage into the stunning jungles of the pearl of Africa, giving you an experience like no other. It allows you to sit among the interesting family of the gentle mountain gorillasin the deep mist jungle of Bwindi impenetrable forest, a magical experience. Nothing can compare to such an unimaginable experience, their sheer beauty, soulful brown eyes, their astonishingly human like expressions or their unique gentle look. The only 60 minutes spent with these gentle creatures reward you with unforgettable experiences.
Besides mountain gorillas, this park hosts other stunning wildlife that you spot on your gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi impenetrable forest. Some of them include; various monkey species, forest elephants, baboons and so many others. And if you love birds, still hope to spot a variety of them on this exceptional safari.

Itinerary Breakdown

– Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi impenetrable national park.
– Day2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi NP.
– Day3: Transfer from Bwindi impenetrable national park to Kampala.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi impenetrable national park.
After breakfast, embark on the journey to Bwindi impenetrable forest in the southwestern Uganda. Along the way, you will visit the local drum and craft making community in Mpigi district, have a stopover at the Equator to take some pictures, also feel free to grab a souvenir as you head to Mbarara town for lunch. Proceed thereafter to Bwindi impenetrable forest. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge
Mid-Range: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
Budget:Gorilla Havens Lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking
After breakfast in the early morning, head to the park headquartersfor briefing from the park rangers about Do’s and Don’ts while trekking. After, you will be divided into groups of 8 and allocated different gorilla families. Then penetrate into this seemingly impenetrable forest and start off gorilla trekking safari as directed by the rangers and trackers. It is a magnificent experience watching the gentle mountain gorillas playing, feeding plus doing other interesting activities. Gorilla trekking takes 2 to 8 hours depending on the location and movement of the group you’re trekking.

When you finally meet the gorillas, you’re only allowed to spend one hour with them so remember to use it wisely and maximally. Return to the lodge in the afternoon to relax and have dinner. Or you may choose to take an optional tour to the Batwa Communities.

Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge
Mid-Range: Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
Budget: Broadbill Forest Camp.

Day 3: Return to Kampala from Bwindi impenetrable national park.
Have breakfast, and then start your journey to Kampala going through rolling hills with terraces plus enjoying the views of the lush vegetation on the way. Have lunch in Mbarara then proceed to Kampala. You will be dropped off at the hotel or airport to catch your night flight.

End of the trip.


  • Flight tickets
  • 4 WD Vehicle for all ground transportation.
  • Gorilla permits.
  • A professional English speaking Driver / guide.
  • Park entrance fees.
  • Free Wi-Fi internet in the vehicle.
  • All ground transportation and fuel.
  • Accommodation and Meals.
  • All activities / service as per itinerary.
  • Drinking water in the vehicle.

Exclusions of the safari:

  • Visas
  • International air fares
  • Activities / services not included in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks / wines
  • Laundry and any service of personal nature

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