Spend 3 Days in the wilderness of Bwindi with this short 3 Days Bwindi Gorilla safari. If you have been planning for an affordable Mountain Gorilla trekking experience in Uganda then look no further than this safari.

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Notably, Bwindi forest is a home to 12 gorilla groups and 2/3rds of the worlds’ mountain gorilla population. It’s definitely the best place to carry out Gorilla tracking from because you are guaranteed of seeing mountain gorillas in big numbers.

Option 1 – Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Couple – $1098 PP
Single – $1475

Option 2 – Buhoma Community Haven Lodge

Couple – $1123 PP
Single – $1575

3 Day Trip Overview

Day Destination Accommodation Activities
01 Kampala – Bwindi
  • Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge (Budget / Mid-rage)
  • Buhoma Community Haven Lodge (Luxury)
02 In Bwindi
  • Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge (Budget / Mid-rage)
  • Buhoma Community Haven Lodge (Luxury)
Gorilla Tracking
03 Bwindi – Kampala In Kampala or Departure

3 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi – Detailed safari plan

Below is the detailed plan for this 3 days affordable Bwindi gorilla safari. Kindly study it and request for any adjustments if possible.

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park

Early morning you will be picked up from your Hotel in Kampala and our tour guide will transfer you to South Western Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park which hosts almost half of the World’s endangered Mountain Gorillas.

En route to the Park, you will have a stop over at Mpambire drum village and at the Equator at Kayabwe where water experiments will be done to prove to you that you are in both atmospheres (Southern and Northern Hemisphere). Proceed and have a lunch stopover in Mbarara town and then later drive towards the Park.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park

Early in the morning after breakfast and a briefing from the UWA officials, set off for the gorilla tracking. This is a once life time experience and unforgettable adventure. The ranger guides will lead you into the thick forest and start your search for the endangered Mountain Gorillas.

You will move up and down the rugged terrain until you finally meet these harmonious creatures that will entertain you with performances for about 1 hour. The activity can take 6-7 hours since the gorillas move up and down. This is an awe some and exciting moment. En route there are a lot of chimpanzees and other types of the primates such as the monkeys, birds and so more.

Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala

After breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala via the Kigezi Highlands (commonly known as the Switzerland of Africa) in Kabale district. You will stopover in Mbarara for lunch. Drop off will be at your Hotel in Kampala.

End of 3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari.

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