3 Day Uganda Gorilla safari to bwindi

The amazing journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to the majority of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, is experienced during this three-day gorilla tracking tour in Uganda. In addition to seeing mountain gorillas, the 3 day gorilla safari also provides you with sightings of several other mammal species, birds, and butterfly species within the park. Situated in the southwest of Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park spans 331 square kilometers (128 sq mi) and is home to both montane and lowland forests.

3 Day Uganda Gorilla safari Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Bwindi

On this day, you will be picked up by the company driver guide when you arrive in Uganda at the airport or your desired hotel or even place of residence. He or she will give you a brief overview of your three-day tour to Bwindi and then begin your amazing journey to the last remaining mountain gorillas in the world.

The trip to the park takes about eight hours, but plan on stopping at the Uganda Equator in Kayabwe for some quick experiments and photos before moving on to Mbarara town for lunch. You will start your picturesque trip to Bwindi Forest National Park after lunch. The reserved lodge will host dinner and the overnight stay.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi

This is the most important day of your entire package. You will get up extremely early, eat breakfast, and then proceed to the park headquarters with your driver guide to register and receive a briefing about the tracking guidelines and the gorillas’ way of life at 7:00 a.m.

Joined by a park ranger and a few porters, you set out into the dense jungle at around 8:00 am to begin your gorilla trekking trip in quest of the massive mountain gorillas. Following your encounter with a particular gorilla family, you will have an hour to observe their behaviors and capture photos for your unique experience.

Following that, you will make your way back to the park headquarters, where you will receive a certificate of gorilla tracking as payment for taking part in the activity and helping to preserve mountain gorillas.

Visit the Batwa pygmies in the evening; they are the indigenous people who live in the forest and will give you a demonstration of their way of life. Dinner and the night at the lodge you have reserved.

Day 3: Return to Kampala

After your early morning breakfast, you will be driven back to Kampala or Entebbe for your next travel arrangements or scheduled flight.