3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari
3 Days Bwindi gorilla trekking for mountain gorillas in Uganda’s Bwindi forest, you can either set off from Kampala to Bwindi for an 8 hours’ drive to the park or from Kigali for a 2 hours’ drive into Bwindi. Either way these all lead to one memorable Bwindi experience.
Highlights of this Safari.
- Gorilla tracking
- Batwa/ Pygmy experience
- Equator experience
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi NP.
At your hotel, you will be picked up by our company representative for a road trip to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. Enjoy the beautiful scenic view of the country side, en route, visit the Igongo Cultural and proceed center for lunch after proceed through Kabale ‘the Swirtzer land of Africa’. Dine and rest at Bakiga lodge.
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking and Batwa pygmies.
After breakfast, assemble at the park offices for pre – tracking briefing on the mountain gorilla tracking guidelines. With your tracking gear, engage in the gorilla search; once found, have an hour with the intriguing creatures, taking photographs and making videos. Time spent looking for these creatures may last between 3o minutes to 8 hours depending on their movement as they search for food, water and new shelter. Later, retrieve the starting point, return to your lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, heady out for a community walk to the Batwa pygmies- an indigenous local population that dwelled the Bwindi forest before driven out by the conservation program.
Day 3: Return to Kampala
Have breakfast at leisure and get ready for your return trip to Kampala; en route visit the Equator and Mpambire Cultural village for souvenirs, reaching Kampala in the evening for drop off at either the hotel or airport for departure flight.
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