3 Days Gorilla tour in Uganda to Bwindi forest national park starting and ending in Kigali Rwanda or Kampala Uganda. Its possible for visitors to visit Bwindi forest from Kigali with just 4 hours drive from Kigali crossing into Uganda and driving to Bwindi forest.
With Uganda offering a cheaper gorilla permit for the same experience, Trekking for Gorillas in Bwindi forest takes visitors to watch any of the 12 habituated gorilla families. Bwindi is home to over 500 gorilla species, which is half of the entire mountain gorilla population.
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi National Park
Your tour begins early morning with pick up by our company tour guide. Set off early morning for a long drive to Bwindi impenetrable forest. Driving time to Bwindi from Kampala is 8-10 hours with en route stops at the equator, Igongo cultural village and have lunch in Mbarara. Continue with your drive to Bwinfi forest reaching late evening. Dinner and overnight at Ruhija Lodge (Luxury), Bakiga Lodge / gorilla Mist camp (Midrange / Budget)
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking – Batwa pygmies visit
Your day begins with an early cup of coffee and your guide will drive you to the Bwindi park head quarters where all visitors going for gorilla trekking gather for briefing about conduct / behavior when you meet your gorilla family. Trekking for gorilla in Uganda usually last 2 – 7 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. A head guide will escort you into the forest plus an armed guard in search for your gorilla group. Once you meet the gorillas, you are allowed 1 hour with the gentle giants. After trekking descend back to the park head offices where you will meet you guide to drive you to your hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, have a Batwa pygmies cultural experience. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 3: Departure
Have breakfast at your hotel and be ready to transfer back to Kampala with en route stopover in Mbarara town for Lunch.
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