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3 Days Uganda Gorilla trekking Bwindi Safari

The 3 days gorilla safari Bwindi forest takes you to Kanungu district the home of Bwindi National park to trek the gorillas. There are very few mountain gorillas left in the world and Uganda is home to half of them. Gorilla trekking is done for a day and it takes between 2 to 8 hours. A gorilla trekking permits that allows you to enter the forest on a gorilla tour to see gorillas costs USD 700 in Uganda. If you are to start your trip from Kampala you need a minimum of 3 days . Therefore this 3 days gorilla safari Bwindi forest or 3 days gorilla trekking safari Bwindi is the perfect option for you.

Tour Highlights

  • Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Bwindi.
  • Day  2: gorilla trekking safari  | Bwindi
  • Day 3: Drive from Bwindi to Kampala.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Bwindi. 

After breakfast, at 7am our guide will pick you up from hotel and head for your journey and drive south-west to Bwindi Forest National park.  You will stopover for lunch in Mbarara town and also visit the Igongo cultural centre. Continue through a scenic view of the popularly known “Switzerland of Africa” as you head to the park. If you arrive early you will conclude the day with a visit of the local community. Dinner and overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Budget) / Gorilla Mist Camp (Mid-range) / Gorilla Safari Lodge (Luxury)

Day  2: gorilla trekking safari  | Bwindi 

After an early morning breakfast, at 6:30am drive to the park headquarters where you will be briefed by the park rangers. The briefing takes you through the rules and guidelines of gorilla trekking.  Continue to the impenetrable forest for a memorable adventure in search for the gentle giants as directed by the rangers. This may take up to 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. You will spend 1 hour watching the gorillas play around,  feed and rest. Return to your lodge later. Time permitting in the evening you can decide to visit the local community .  Dinner and overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Budget) / Gorilla Mist Camp (Mid-range) / Gorilla Safari Lodge (Luxury). 

Bwindi Forest national park is one of the forest located in south western Uganda. To Access Bwindi gorilla permit , you can opt to fly or drive. The park is known to be a home to the gorillas, but is also home to number of other animals. These include; elephants, monkeys, and plenty of birds.

Day 3: Drive from Bwindi to Kampala. 

After breakfast, check out of the lodge for your journey back to Kampala.  Stopover at the Uganda equator for photograph and drive to proceed to Kampala. . End of the 3 days gorilla safari Bwindi forest. In conclusion you will finish the 3 days gorilla trek and then proceed to the airport to catch your onward flight. Or you can opt to join our other Uganda Safaris page . Further more if you are looking for a shorter gorilla trekking safari, you can try out our 2 days gorilla trekking Uganda , although the trip starts from Kigali Rwanda.

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