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3 Day Gorilla Tour - gorilla trekking uganda

Day 1 - Road Gorilla Safari drive to Bwindi

Following an early breakfast you will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest for Mountain Gorillas tracking.  The journey is very awesome with so much to see in this verdant countryside that is mainly hilly. Your vehicle will stop at any time in case you sight something of interest worth taking photographs.

Stop in Mbarara for lunch.  Drive on to Bwindi where you will arrive late in the afternoon. Check-in to your accommodation.  Dinner and overnight Mahogany Springs / Engagi Lodge (LD)

Day 2 – Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest Uganda

You will need to wake up very early in the morning to get ready for your gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest continue to the park Headquarters to be oriented and meet your Ranger guide. There you will be separated into groups of 8 basing on the gorilla family you are tracking. Gorilla trekking takes anything from 2 hours to the entire day however all this is exciting as you views some other primates, plants, small animals and birds along the way.Silverback Gorilla

Gorilla trekking  requires a bit of physical fitness because you will move up the steep mountain to find the gorillas. Eventually meeting the Mountain Gorillas ,You’ll watch them do their day to day routine, play, rest and feed their young ones. You are allowed to take photographs as long as you turn the flash of your camera off. You will certainly enjoy this memorable moment with them and this experience is well worth your money and time.

Mountain Gorillas don’t live in zoos however can only be seen in Africa with a couple of them still surviving.  At the end of the trek, you can opt to stay with the Bwindi area or visit the Batwa people in the evening who will entertain and narrate African story.  This will finally end this adventurous day within Bwindi. Head back to your lodge for your dinner and the night’s rest.  Dinner and overnight Mahogany Springs / Engagi Lodge (BLD)

Day 3 - Departure

After breakfast check out and head back to Kampala. Have lunch in Mbarara town and Stop at the Uganda Equator to take pictures and visit the Buganda drum makers to purchase souvenirs. Reach Kampala in the late afternoon, if your flight is today we can drop you off at the airport to connect with your international flight out.  (BL)

End of gorilla safari

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