3 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour
Tour Over view
The 3 days Uganda gorilla tour begins in Kampala and ends in either Kampala or Kigali.
This tour takes you through the magnificent scenery of Kabale to the Gorilla home land of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This tour allows you an opportunity to see the Equator and take photographs while observing some experiments to prove that you are at the Equator. You will also enjoy en route sights of the cultural village and drum makers at Mpumude in Masaka, before being stunned by the roadside sights of the Ankole Long horned cows in Sanga, Kiruhura district
Day 1: Kampala-Bwindi
Day 2: Gorilla tracking
Day 3: Bwindi –Kampala
End of Tour
Day 1: Depart Kampala for Bwindi NP
Depart from Kampala at 7:00am and head towards south western Uganda. A brief stop at the Equator allows time for photographs and refreshments as well as a visit to the craft shops. The journey affords views from the vehicle of the long horned Ankole cattle, in Mbarara, the rolling hills, terraced landscapes and the beautiful panorama of Kabale also known as the Switzerland of Africa. We have a lunch break en route in Mbarara with an option of visiting the Igongo cultural center to delve through the Ankole culture. Continue to Bwindi Impenetrable Park and arriving late in the evening for dinner and Overnight stay at;
Gorilla Resort / Mahogany Springs / Gorilla Forest Camp (Luxury)
Lake Kitandara or Buhoma Lodge (Midrange)
Buhoma Community Bandas or wagtail eco safari camp (Budget)
Day 2: Trekking Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi NP
After breakfast and briefing by park ranger guides, depart with picnic lunch boxes to start a 30 minutes – 8 hours trek to find the Mountain gorillas as you hike up and down slippery slopes with dense mist covered vegetation. This strenuous quest will eventually bring you to the face of one of the most sought after creatures-the mountain gorilla. After a full hour with them while observing and learning their behavior as you take photos, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight or take an optional visit to the Bakiga and Batwa communities as you explore their culture and lifestyle.
Accommodation options at (day 1).
Day 3: Bwindi Gorilla Forest – Kampala
After breakfast, transfer to Mbarara through the magnificent scenery of Kabale, arriving in time
for lunch at Igongo cultural center. Later drive back to Kampala, arriving in the evening to transfer to Entebbe for your departure flight.
End of the 3 Days Uganda Safari