3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari

Gorilla Tracking Safari in Bwindi Or Volcanoes National Park Uganda

Join a 3 Days gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National park Uganda or Volcanoes National park in Rwanda with Gorilla Trek Africa. The 2 parks shelter the highest number of mountain gorillas in the wold hence offer you ultimate gorilla encounters.

Trip Summary

Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi Forest or Kigali to Volcanoes National park

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking and Cultural Visits

Day 3: Drive Back to Kampala or Drive back to Kigali for the return flight

Uganda safari Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi Forest or Kigali to Volcanoes National park
Arrive at Entebbe international airport, meet our diver guide and transfer to Bwindi forest via Kampala Masaka Mbarara Kabale route. Enjoy Ankole beautiful sceneries, take photographs at the equator with and proceed for an en route lunch at Igongo Cultural centre in Mbarara. Reach Bwindiin the evening for an overnight at Mahgany springs lodge, Bwindi Forest Lodge.
Alternatively, Arrive at Kigali International airport, meet our driver guide and drive to Volcanoes National park in northwestern Rwanda. You will enjoy the scenic drive through the rolling hills of Rwanda which make your safari more enjoyable. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Gorilla Solution lodge.

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking and Cultural Visits

Wake up early, have breakfast and at 7:00 am transfer to any headquarters of the respective gorilla national park (Bwindi or Volcanoes). At around 8:00 am, you will transfer to the trekking starting point and follow various trails in the forest in search of the gorillas. This may take you between 2-6 hours but the experience is surely memorable. On reaching the gorillas, you will spend an hour observing their behaviors and taking photographs after which you will descend back to the lodge forest. If you are trekking in Volcanoes National park, you have high chances of seeing gorillas earlier than in Bwindi. Later in the day, go for cultural encounters. In Bwindi, you will visit Batwa pygmies in the boundaries of the forest while in Rwanda, visit the Ibyiwacu community village to learn more about Rwanda culture. visit the Batwa pygmies, the traditional forest dwellers who will demonstrate to you about their forest life. Dinner and overnight at the lodge (Day 1).

Day 3: Drive Back to Kampala or Drive back to Kigali for the return flight

Transfer back to Kampala, briefly stop at the Equator for photographs, connect to Entebbe Airport for your scheduled flight. In Rwanda, drive back to Kigali, have a short city tour and connect to Kigali International airport for your return flight.

Safari Price

The Safari prices are calculated in US dollars per person and you will travel by safari JEEP 4*4 Toyota Land Cruisers.

Price depends on time of travel (low, high or peak season), number of people in your group and level of accommodation.

  • Special discount rate for a group of 3 or more
  • Children under 3 years FREE
  • Children between 3-12 years 75% of adult rate
  • Children between 12-18 years 90% of adult rate

PEAK SEASON: JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER

HIGH SEASON: NOVEMBER, DECEMBER, JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH

LOW SEASON: APRIL, MAY, JUNE

The Safari Package Includes

  • Guarantee Price, Guarantee Departure
  • All pickups from your hotel and back after safari
  • Accommodation as indicated (2 people sharing a double room with 1 or 2 separate beds. Please let us know your preference at the time of booking)
  • Activities and meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Services of professional English-speaking driver-guide
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Unlimited mileage on the safari
  • Maximum of 6 passengers in the safari vehicles
  • Safari Transport and game drives in a safari minibus fitted with a pop-up roof tops and guarantee of a window seat for game viewing and photography.
  • All safari Minibus carries safari accessories such as wildlife books, cooler box, binoculars, a first aid kit, fire extinguisher and it has a guaranteed window seats. Option for a jeep available at a small fee.

The Safari Package does NOT Included

  • International air fare
  • Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa and traveler’s insurance
  • Tips to driver-guide

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