Your 2 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as the park is known as the home to over 800 mountain gorillas which can only be seen upon your visit to this great national park as it is one of the most popular safaris in Uganda, will leave you with a great memory of the gentle giants. Your safari begins from Kampala urban settings in to the village setting of Bwindi impenetrable, this tropical rain forest is a habitat to variety of primate species. From this forest you will track Gorillas while from the other trails you can go for bird watching, nature walk characterized by a number of birds including Blue Turaco, Black casques hornbills, Black and White Hornbills, Woodland Kingfishers, Flycatchers.
Day 1 : Kampala-Bwindi (Travel Time +8hrs)
You will be picked by our guide or company representative from your hotel of residence at 0700am , then proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in South Western Uganda. A stop over at the Equator for an informative talk as well as some photo shooting opportunity and snacks. Then proceed to Igongo cultural center or Mbarara town for your en-route lunch at Agip motel and then proceed through rural countryside of Uganda.
En-route view of the beautiful scenery, terraced farming to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park home to half of the endangered mountain gorilla. Diner and overnight at Buhoma Lodge or Mahogany springs (High end), Engagi lodge/Silverback Lodge (Mid-range end), Buhoma Community Bandas (Low end). Meal plan: Half-Board.
Day 2 : Gorilla tracking Bwindi
Early morning cup of coffee, then prepare for the briefing from the Uganda wildlife officials and thereafter enter the jungle to search the shy mountain gorillas and enjoy their life style in their real home. After meeting the gorillas, you can sit around these great apes for a whole hour gazing into their big round eyes. On a gorilla safari, a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as walking shoes, packed food and mineral water, insect repellent, sun screen and hut.
The gorilla tracking experience takes half or whole day depending on the movement of these primates. After this gorilla tracking experience in Uganda you will have informative memorable experience in life. In the afternoon you will drive back to Kampala via Mbarara. End of service. Meal plan: Full-Board.
This 2 days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi safari package includes
- Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- Gorilla permits, one per person to be paid in advance
- Driver guide allowances
- En-route lunches
- Visit to Equator
- Community foot safari
- Ranger fees
- services of English speaking driver/guide
- Igongo cultural Centre
This 2 days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi safari package excludes
- Air fare
- tips to local guides
- porter fee while trekking
- personal insurance
- personal shopping bills and cigars