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$1282 per person
Duration
3 Days
Destination
Uganda
Travellers
4+
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Bwindi was established as a national park in 1991, the park habituates different bird species, wildlife, flora, and fauna. Mountain gorillas are found in only three countries in the world, Rwanda, Congo, and Uganda. Uganda has got the largest population of mountain gorilla and a number of tourists flood to Bwindi and Mgahinga gorilla national park to trek the endangered mountain gorillas.

What's included

Destination
Departure Location
Kampala, Uganda. Our company guide/driver will pick you from the hotel in Kampala or Entebbe for departure to Bwindi impenetrable national park
Return Location
Entebbe International Airport. You will have lunch from Mbarara at Igongo cultural center and embark on the journey
Price includes
  • 4WD safari vehicle
  • A guided tour of important places
  • A nature walk/Chimpanzee walk
  • Accommodation in single twin share room
  • Airport transfers
  • Beautifully illustrated souvenir map
  • Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
  • First Entrance fees
  • Game Drive
  • Gorilla Permit
  • Observation and participation in allowed activities
  • Park entrance fee
  • Professionally guided tour
  • Recommended Mineral Water while on safari.
  • Services of an English speaking guide/driver
  • Transportation as per itinerary.
Price does not include
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Departure Taxes or Visa handling fees
  • Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
  • Excess baggage charge
  • Extra accommodation
  • International Air, unless expressly paid for
  • International flights
  • Laundry
  • Personal expenses
  • Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
  • Telephone fee
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Tips to guide/driver
  • Visa arrangements
Additional Prices
Budget: $1282 per person sharing Mid-range: $1508 per person sharing Luxury: $2001 per person sharing

This 3 days’ gorilla safari will take you to Bwindi impenetrable national park, home to the endangered mountain gorillas located in south-western Uganda in the district of Kanunyu. The park covers an area of about 331 square kilometers.

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
Day 1

Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park

Our company guide/driver will pick you from the hotel in Kampala or Entebbe for departure to Bwindi impenetrable national park. The journey takes 10-12 hours’ drive, through mpigi, Masaka, Mbarara to Kanuuyu district where Bwindi Impenetrable national park is located. You will have some few stopovers to have some refreshment like at the Equator crossing line, then proceed to Igongo cultural centre where you will purchase some art and crafts if you need some, you will also have lunch from Igongo and you can try African foods.

The journey is much rewarding because you will see the verdant countryside and the beautiful hills that surround the area. Drive through Ishasha sector with some few chances of seeing the tree climbing lions relaxing at the fig tree. Remember Bwindi impenetrable national park has got four different trekking sectors; our company driver will drive you to your trekking sector as showed in your gorilla permit. upon arrival at the lodge, you will check-in and relax before having your dinner. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 2

Gorilla trekking and community walk

Waking up to the sounds of the African birds, you will have morning breakfast at 6:30 am, get your trekking equipment’s, packed sacks and enough drinking water because the hike is not always easy. By 7:00am, your safari guide/driver, will pick you up and drive you to park’s headquarters where you will meet up with other travellers. You will take briefing session on do’s and don’ts of mountain gorilla trekking. You will be allocated a group of eight [8] tourists per gorilla family with well-armed game range to accompanied you to the jungle. After the briefing, drive to the starting point, enter the impenetrable forest in search of the endangered mountain gorillas. Pass through the thick forest, slippery trails, tall trees and evergreen vegetation to find your way to the gorillas.

You might have some chance to see forest wildlife like monkeys and birds. After finding the gorillas, you will be given only one ]1] hour with these endangered mountain gorillas, take photos, see the little gorilla playing, jumping from branch to branch, feeding, silverback guarding the family and you are free to ask the game ranger any question. Move back to the starting point where you find your guide, he will drive you back to the park’s headquarters where you will be rewarded with certificate for gorilla tracking.  Return to the lodge and have lunch, after lunch head for community walk to the local villages. You will be welcomed by village chief, you will enjoy the traditional wedding, dance, visit traditional healers and take part in their day today way of life. Return to the lodge, relax around the camp fire as you wait for dinner. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Meal: Full board

Day 3

Departure

Rise up early and have a morning cup of coffee, check out of the lodge and your safari guide shall drive you back to Kampala/Entebbe. You will have lunch from Mbarara at Igongo cultural center and embark on the journey. Arrive late in the evening and you will drop at the hotel or at Entebbe international airport to catch up with your flight back home.  

Akita wild tours and travel always welcomes you back to the Pearl of Africa and thanks for trusting us with your safari.

End of your 3 days’ safari.

More about Uganda

Uganda’s Tourism focusses on its landscape and wildlife mainly Tourist attractions in Uganda include national game parks, game reserves, traditional sites, and natural tropical forests. Traditional occasions like Mbalu in eastern Uganda, boat riding, waterfalls, etc. Uganda is composed of mainly 10 National Parks; 12 Wildlife reserves; 5 Community Wildlife Management Areas; and 13 Wildlife Sanctuaries. The National Parks including Queen Elizabeth, Lake Murom, Murchison Falls, Kidepo Valley, Kibale, Mount Elgon, Rwenzori Mountains, Semuliki, Mgahinga Gorilla and Bwindi Impenetrable National Parks. These parks display the best in East Africa and their Rift Valley landscapes and tropical forests make dramatic backdrops to an extensive variety of flora and fauna. These parks offer ‘traditional’ savanna safaris along with activities which include boat tours, forest hikes, mountain climbing, and wildlife research activities. Uganda is unrivaled on the continent as a bird-watching destination with over 1,000 species of birds – several of which are found nowhere else on the planet. It is also home to 13 types of primates including over half of the world’s endangered Mountain Gorillas; and our closest relative – the chimpanzee. Explore Uganda with Us for the Best Tour and Travel Experience Explore the wild Kidepo Valley; spot Queen Elizabeth’s tree-climbing lions; trek up the Virunga Volcanoes; summit the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains; take on Bwindi’s “impenetrable forest”; learn ancient tribal traditions and crafts – or just relax at your lodge surrounded by the wonderful sights and sounds of Africa’s most hospitable destination. Explore Uganda – on the tip of discovery with the safest and most hospitable parks in Africa with AKITA Wild Tours and Travel.
Bwindi was established as a national park in 1991, the park habituates different bird species, wildlife, flora, and fauna. Mountain gorillas are found in only three countries in the world, Rwanda, Congo, and Uganda. Uganda has got the largest population of mountain gorilla and a number of tourists flood to Bwindi and Mgahinga gorilla national park to trek the endangered mountain gorillas.

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3 Days Gorilla Safari

Price
$1282 per person
Duration
3 Days
Destination
Uganda
Travellers
4+

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