4 Days of Bwindi Gorilla Tracking




Our 4-day trip brings you the highlight of Uganda:  Tracking the Mountain Gorillas! ¬†Spend one hour with our very close relatives in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

The mountain gorillas are highly endangered and there are only 700 animals left, in 2 national parks, covering 3 countries: Bwindi in Uganda and the Virunga Mountains in Uganda (Mgahinga National Park), Rwanda (Volcanoes National Park) and Congo (Virunga National Park)

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe airport. Your guide will be there waiting for you. Pick up and proceed to your accommodation.

Medium budget: Forest Cottages (BB) or Makindye Country Club (BB)
High budget: Cassia Lodge (FB)

Day 2: After breakfast we drive to Bwindi Impenetrable. On our way we pass through interesting villages and see some beautiful landscapes. We make a stop at the equator before we reach the mountains where we have some breath taking views. We spend the night in or very near Bwindi.

Bwindi Impenetrable is a unique jungle, with many monkey species. Bwindi is one of the 2 places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas!

(Driving time depends on the area in Bwindi we stay.)

Medium budget: Depends on the group of gorillas you will be tracking (BB) *
High budget: Depends on the group of gorillas you will be tracking (FB) *

Day 3:  After breakfast we bring you to the starting point of the gorilla tracking. After the briefing you begin your tracking of the gorillas.

The bamboo forest will drip around you as you first hear the breaking of bamboo signaling the group is near and then you will be face to face with one of the most delightful and fascinating creatures in the world. After an hour's viewing you will make the track back to the lodge.

Medium budget: Depends on the group of gorillas you will be tracking (BB) *
High budget: Depends on the group of gorillas you will be tracking (FB) *

Day 4: Transfer to Entebbe for your outbound flight.

* Depending on the group of gorillas you will be tracking we will choose where to sleep in Bwindi. There are 3 areas for Gorilla tracking in Bwindi: Buhoma, Ruhija and Nkuringo.

Lodges we use for Medium Budget:
Buhoma: Buhoma Community Rest Camp (BB)
Ruhija: Gorilla Mist Camp (BB)
Nkuringo: Nshongi Gorilla Resort (BB) / Wagtail Eco Safari Camp (BB)

Buhoma: Mahogany Springs (FB) / Buhoma Lodge (FB)
Ruhija: Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge (FB)
Nkuringo: Gorilla Safari Lodge (Nkuringo) (FB)

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