3 days Uganda gorilla safari
3 days Uganda gorilla safari offers the foremost remarkable wildlife encounter with the rare Bwindi Mountain Gorillas within the remote Bwindi Impenetrable forest park of southwestern Uganda. The Impenetrable forest is home to half all the world’s remaining Gorilla population with 19 Gorilla groups/families and still growing. The 3 days Uganda gorilla safari in Bwindi through the thick forest is an opportunity to possess the rare encounter of the rare mountain gorillas within their natural habitat and a chance to look at another attractions in the park.
A gorilla trekking holiday in Uganda will take you to an exciting African safari giving you a great experience of the rural Uganda bananas and tea plantations, the beautiful rolling hills and more.
The gorilla trek takes about 2 to eight hours at any Uganda gorilla tours and therefore the experience is worthwhile.
This gorilla trekking safari can either start from Kampala – Bwindi or from Kigali – Bwindi for those that prefer having a brief drive.
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Bwindi impenetrable park forest also offers a remarkably wide selection of activities including, the Bwindi 350 bird species, 310 butterflies, 200 trees species, and 120 primates including, the chimpanzees in bwindi and therefore the Black and White Columbus monkeys during gorilla watching . On arrival at the airport, our guide will pick you up to transfer you to your hotel to organize for your 3 days Uganda gorilla safari bwindi.
3 Days Uganda gorilla safari summary
• Day one: visit Bwindi impenetrable forest park. (Travel time 8h 30 min – 463.7km via Masaka road.
• Day two: Gorilla trekking in the magnificent Bwindi Impenetrable forest
• Day three: We Transfer to Kampala.
3 DAYS UGANDA GORILLA SAFARI ITINERARY
DAY 1: visit BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST.
On day one among this 3 days Uganda gorilla safari, you are going to be picked and briefed by our professional guide from your hotel after your breakfast then start your amazing journey for a gorilla trekking safari bwindi with a drive from kampala towards southwestern Uganda. This Bwindi gorilla trekking safari are going to be a spectacle of highway sights of rural and semi-urban Uganda, with several fruit and vegetable markets along the roads, craft, and drum makers. you’ll even have a visit the Equator to require photos with a chance to shop for some crafts and souvenirs before continuing to Mbarara town where you’ll have your lunch. Hereafter, proceed to Bwindi impenetrable park with short bathroom stopovers and photo sessions of the landscape. you’ll arrive within the late afternoon. Check-in at the occupy Bwindi, relax within the evening and have dinner.
Accommodations in Bwindi park
Luxury: Buhoma Lodge/ Gorilla safari lodge
Mid-range: Gorilla Mist Camp/Rushaga gorilla camp/Chameleon hill lodge
Budget: Buhoma Community Rest Camp/bwindi forest lodge/gorilla valley lodge
DAY 2: GORILLA TREKKING IN BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST
On day two of this 3 days Uganda gorilla safari, you’ll have an early morning breakfast, then will depart for the brilliant gorilla trekking bwindi forest. you’ll commence with a drive to the park headquarters where park rangers will brief you about the regulations for the gorilla trekking in bwindi park and also you’ll be divided into a gaggle of 8.
Before you encounter any gorillas, you’re allowed to spend an hour with these magnificent mountain gorillas pack up in their natural habitat. Principally hikers will love the trek within the beautiful ecosystem of the park. But overall, this may be a singular and unforgettable experience! After the gorilla trek, you’ll tend a certificate for succeeding a gorilla trek in Uganda/bwindi then transfer back to your occupy bwindi for lunch, rest, dinner, and overnight stay.
Luxury: Buhoma Lodge
Midrange: Gorilla Mist Camp
Budget: Buhoma Community Rest Camp
DAY 3: TRANSFER FROM BWINDI park BACK TO KAMPALA
On day three of this 3days Uganda gorillas safari, you’ll have a leisurely morning breakfast at the lodge, you’ll then start your return journey from this amazing gorilla trekking safari bwindi driving through Mbarara and on a lucky day you’ll have an opportunity to ascertain zebras and impalas through Lake Mburo park back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport to catch your flight back home.
End of the three days gorillas Uganda safari
TOUR INCLUSIONS OF the three DAYS UGANDA GORILLA SAFARI
Package inclusions of this 3 days Uganda gorilla safari
Transportation during a Tour Van/Landcruiser.
Service of an English-speaking tour guide/Driver
One gorilla permit per person
Accommodation on full board
Entrance fees to all or any destinations as per the program.
Transfers to and from Entebbe Airport/Kampala
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More information about the 3 days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Adventure in Bwindi
Visit gorillas Africa to countries like Uganda, Rwanda and Congo on either a personal gorilla trekking safari or a gaggle joining tour with Amani Apillar Safaris and have a magical experience . With a gorilla short safari or long safari you’ll prefer to include a visit to wildlife or any activities of your choice counting on your budget.
How to get to Bwindi impenetrable park
Bwindi impenetrable park may be a gorilla destination gazette in 1991 and declared a UNESCO world heritage site by the 1994, as how of protecting the critically species of mountain gorillas, it’s a mountainous area with almost 400 plant species managed under the Uganda wildlife authority.
The park has four sectors of Rushaga, Nkuringo, Buhoma and Ruhija each of which has habituated gorilla families for tourism purposes.
The park is an 8 hours’ drive from Entebbe passing through beautiful rolling hills, tea and banana plantations, chatter flights are often organized to Kisoro or Kihihi airstrips from Entebbe or Kajansi, it takes approximately 446km via Kabale- Mbarara road, 508km(9 hours drive) via Mbarara-Kasese road.
These are a number of the places to go to near Bwindi Impenetrable park .
• Lake Bunyonyi
• Mgahinga park
• Kibaale forest park
• Queen Elizabeth park
• Crater lakes Uganda
• Bigodi Swamp
• Lake Mburo park
• Semiliki park
• Ngarama,Mwabike and Ruhenju caves
• Rwenzori Mountains park
• Karinzu Forest Reserve
• Hima cement Limited
• Virunga volcanoes
Uganda and Rwanda Gorilla trekking experiences are often done through out the year but the simplest time to go to Gorillas in Bwindi and Mgahinga park is that the months of January and February, June, July August and September since it’s dry during these months and easier for hiking.
Things to hold for things for this 3 days Uganda gorilla safari
• Long sleeved shirt/t-shirt and water proof pants/trousers
• Water proof hiking boots
• A rain jacket
• A sweater
• Sun glasses and a hat for cover from the sun
• A camera
• An insectifuge
• Gardening gloves
Rules and regulations to think about during Gorilla trekking for this 3 days Uganda gorilla safari
• Do not eat, drink or smoke while trekking within the presence of Gorillas
• Your reminded to stay your voices low but be happy to ask questions
• Gorilla trekking in bwindi impenetrable forest park is merely allowed to persons above the age of 15 years
• During this trek keep with in your group and avoid surrounding gorillas
• During this trek also keep distance of about 7 meters in the least times faraway from Mountain gorillas
• Do not insist to trek if you’re feeling weak because you’ll got to be strong to manage this gorilla experience
• You are required to show off your flashlight while taking photos of the gorillas
• You only have an hour to possess a face to face encounter with gorillas
More about gorilla trekking/tracking in Bwindi
Bwindi Impenetrable park has over 19 habituated gorilla families/groups where gorilla trekking is taken place like Mubare, Nshongi, Kahugye, Bitukura, Mishaya, Rushengura, Busingye,Bweza,Nkuringo, Oruzongo among others
• These families are situated in several sectors to incorporate Rushaga sector, buhoma sector, Ruhija sector, Nkuringo sector
More about this 3 Day Uganda Gorilla Safari Itinerary and the Park.
Bwindi is among Uganda’s most enjoyable national parks and an area you can’t skip while on a Ugandan safari. it’s famously referred to as a home to an enormous number of Mountain gorillas basing on the planet remaining population. About 750 gorillas are remaining and half this number has its range in Bwindi. Also other primates like chimpanzees are found here though rarely seen. this is often an equivalent story with other animal species just like the forest elephants, antelopes among others. The park is found in Southwestern Uganda just near the escarpment of the Western valley
The word “Bwindi” means “darkness” and once you get the chance of walking through this forest you’ve got will get to understand why its called such a reputation . The forest is presented with a stream of water which may be a beautiful place, and also waterfalls are found as you trek through impenetrable forest. Trekking doesn’t require any skills but fitness is usually required as there are tons of steep mountains to climb p and about trying to find these gentle giants. in particular there’s nothing as adventurous and thrilling as going for gorilla trekking!
Also tourists will produce other species to ascertain within the park aside from the gorillas like different bird species (over 350 found within the park), tree species, butterflies, frogs species among other things. The Gorilla trekking permit goes for $600 per person and if one is curious about Gorilla habituation each permit goes for $1500 per person. Tracking Gorillas within the mighty Bwindi may be a dream come true for various tourists.
The Birds in Bwindi
About 350 bird species are found here but only 23 species are Albertine rift endemic species and also about 14 other species aren’t recorded in other parks and Uganda as an entire . Different birds which will be found here include; Collared Apalis, the Handsome Francolin, African Broadbill, Cinnamon Chested coraciiform bird and therefore the Western Green Tinkerbird.
The Climate and Weather of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
The Parks altitude varies because it ranges from 1,190m-2,607m above water level . Though, about 60% of the park is at an altitude of over 2000m above water level . the entire annual rainfall received ranges between 1,400mm and 1,900mm. Note that more rain is received within the months; March and April.
Gorilla trekking (tracking) in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is usually the foremost amazing and interesting part while on a Ugandan safari. and since of that Sir Winston Churchhill was never wrong to call Uganda ‘the pearl of Africa’. Also the country is stable politically of which gorillas are often tracked in any area of the park.