BWINDI GORILLA TOUR - 3 DAYS GORILLA TOUR TO BWINDI NATIONAL PARK, UGANDA
This 3 days Uganda Gorilla Tour takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable national park for gorilla tracking. Looking deep into the expressive brown eyes of these gentle giants is surely the most exciting and poignant highlight of this Mountain Gorilla Tour. Apart from the mountain gorillas, Bwindi National Park has 90 mammal species, including 11 primates, of which the black-and-white colobus, with its lovely flowing white tail, is prominent. The forest is rich in birds with 23 highly localised Albertine Rift endemics present thus being the best forest birding destination in Uganda.
Departure dates for this Uganda Gorilla Tour
Please inquire If you are interested for any tour dates and months of this year.
Rates Per Person sharing in Twin or Double rooms ( in US Dollars)
LUXURY US$ 1250
BASIC US$ 995
Single Supplement US$ 385
BWINDI GORILLA TOUR ITINERARY
Day 1: KAMPALA TO BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
You will be picked from your hotel in the morning at 7 am, and leave South Westwards. Take a stop over at the Equator then proceed to Bwindi. This drive takes you through the beautiful sceneries of the Western part of Uganda which is sometimes known as the Switzerland of Uganda. Have lunch en route and then proceed to the park passing through the gorgeous undulating landscapes of the Switzerland of Uganda! We then continue for the last part. On the last hill of the landscape is the vast plane of Uganda, Rwanda and Congo the Virunga volcanoes dominate the view. In the North is the Northern sect of Bwindi national park and in the south is Mgahinga and the Southern part of Bwindi. The drive might be long but is rewarding with beautiful sceneries and artistic African exquisiteness. Dinner and Over night at Gorilla resort camp/ Buhoma Community bandas if you are tracking gorillas in the Northern part of Bwindi OR Travelers Rest Hotel if you are tracking gorillas in the Nkuringo family. Travelers Rest Hotel is set out side Kisoro and it proffers a pleasant stay for the tourists, who come to see the endangered mountain gorilla. The hotel, built in a rather colonial style, and utterly refurbished in 1999. Because of its content quality, Dianne Fossey a writer on Gorillas remarked that it was her second home when she was doing research about gorillas.
Day 2: GORILLA TRACKING IN BWINDI GORILLA FOREST
This is one of the awaited for day with one of the highlight activities of this tour. Well prepared with you packed lunch, cameras, water, rain jackets, long pair of trouser and jungle boots on, you will assemble for briefing from the rangers about gorilla tracking the great adventure and experience! The time taken to encounter these peaceful primates is unpredictable for it may take1-10 hours. Nevertheless, on encounter, one may be forced to say, it is stunning!!!! After the adventure a certificate awaits the successful tracker. The day is not easy at times but appealing. Return to your lodge for dinner and over night.
Day 3: RETURN TRIP KAMPALA
Early morning, after breakfast we will drive back Kampala.
End of the Safari
Please Observe the following;
The Price includes;
- Park fees
- Full board accommodation
- Gorilla tracking
- Ground transportation in a 4x4 vehicle ideal for game drives with a pop up roof each of you with a window seat.
- Services of a full time driver guide
The price excludes; Visa fees, tips, flights, telephone calls, and any other personal expenses.
The price excludes; Tips, all drinks and other items of personal nature, Visa fees, Tips, flights and any other personal expenses.
Payments and Bookings
Bookings for safaris should be made atleast three months in advance to facilitate reserve of permits
A 30% deposit is required for all tours and should be either wired on our account or paid directly using credit cards . However, for credit card payments a 10% sur charge is deducted on authorization for the deposit deduction .
Other details will be given on request.
In terms of accommodation, the price quote given is based on the budget and up market options. The budget type of accommodation is in basic facilities such as hotels/lodges which are structures built separate from each other and may not be self contained. In most cases these are simple basic accommodation units with clean but shared facilities such as bathrooms and toilets. Meals can either be served from canteens in some cases or in the Dinning rooms. While with the up market option, accommodation is in self contained facilities (hotels and lodges) with standard services and meals. Nevertheless,comfort is a guarantee in all.