3 days Bwindi
Day 1:Entebbe/Kampala – Bwindi National park
Morning your driver/guide will pick you in Kampala/Entebbe and will drive you to the south western part of the country. Stop at The equator for land mark photo taking and continue to Mbarara. Break for lunch on the way then precede to Bwindi National Park the home of Mountain Gorillas. It is estimated to half of the world’s surviving population of mountain gorillas –400 live within these boundaries shared by Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. The drive is long but enjoyable. Proceed south to Buhoma viewing the terraced hills of Kigezi Highlands once known as Switzerland of Africa.
Arrival will be in the evening. You will then settle in at your Lodge for
, Dinner and overnight as you prepare for tomorrow’s event! FB
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking Bwindi
Morning after breakfast with packed lunch, you will be escorted to the starting point for briefing by your guide. You will be allocated guides to track gorillas with, and then will be off to begin your adventure. A briefing from your local guides and then it’s off! The time taken and the terrain varies (1- 8 hours) this depends on the movement of these gentle giants. The thrill of meeting face to face takes away the pain of some times long and arduous trek. Each encounter is different and has its own rewards, but you are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in delightfully playful manner.
After tracking, you will walk back to your lodge for overnight stay FB.
You will need to carry long pants like jean type, sturdy shoes to help you hiking steep and slippery slopes, long sleeved shirts and blouses to protect your bodies from thorns and itching plants. You may not rule out raining on you and at least a rain coat is needed to protect your bodies and any equipment carried along with like cameras. Also carry insect repellants and sun cream.
Day 3: Bwindi to Kampala- Entebbe
After early breakfast in the morning you will drive back to Kampala with your packed lunch OR thereafter continue to Entebbe airport to catch up with your flight.
Please Note the safari cost will include:
Meals and accommodation at full board for the agreed dates
- Gorilla permits 1 permit per person
- safari driver /guide and 4×4 vehicle with fuel
- Park fees
- Applicable government taxes
- Drinking bottled water while driving on safari
- Beverages and bar bills, phone calls, personal insurance and any other services of personal nature like souvenirs, tips, laundry etc