Mountain gorillas are only found in 3 countries (Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo) in the whole world. Half of these Gorillas are found in Uganda. The main gorilla trekking in Uganda is done in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, an 8hours drive from Kampala, in southwest Uganda. Gorillas are creatures that are close to humans in almost every form. This package will give you an up-close moment with these gentle gaints.
NB: Airport pickup from Entebbe and hotel booking in Kampala can be arranged on demand.
DAY 1 .
07.00hrs. Pick up from your hotel in Kampala or nearby towns.
A brief stopover at the Equator spot in Buwama.
Transfer to Biharwe to visit Igongo Cultural Centre and lunch at this same place.
Proceed to Bwindi National park.
Note: The place of accommodation will be based on, availability of gorilla permits at, a specific sector. There are 4 sectors in Bwindi, namely Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga and Nkuringo..
06.00hrs. Quick Breakfast or Parked Breakfast.
06.30hrs. Transfer to the starting point.
7.00hrs. Briefings and head into the forest to trek for the gorillas. On a good day, it will take you just 1 hour to find them, however, on a bad day, it might be up to 4hours of trekking. When in the presence of the gorillas, you will spend a whole 1 hour with them.
Later, you will be driven back to the Lodge to have Lunch.
Have a rest at the lodge and head out for a community walk in the evening.
Dinner and sleep at leisure..
08.00hrs. Breakfast and checkout.
09.00hrs - 17.00hrs, Drive back from Bwindi to your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe.
1 person = USD 1700
2 people = USD 1500 per person.
3 - 6 people = USD 1400 per person
7 - 12 people = USD 1350 per person.
Above 12 people = USD 1300 per person.
This fee covers; Transport (4wheel Vehicle), Gorilla Permit, guide fees, meals(Breakfast, Lunch, dinner), accommodation and bottled water on board.
What to carry
- Warm clothes in case it gets cold.
-Closed Comfortable walking shoes.
- Hat or sun Glasses in case it gets so hot.
- Zooming Camera for Photos