Uganda Gorilla Tour – Travel by Road

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Overview

Doing gorilla tours by road provide rewarding opportunities to see a lot of interesting things at close range along the way like: the local people as they go about their daily business, fruit markets, the Equator imaginary line, subsistence farms, the long horned Ankole cows,and the changing landscapes.

This drive takes you to some of Uganda’s unmatched scenic views stretching from the central region to the south western circuit receiving every first time visitor to Uganda an with an astounding welcome. Uganda’s gorilla tours by road are a unique enhancement to a memorable gorilla safari experience.

On arrival we check-in to have dinner and enjoy a restful night in preparation for Gorilla tracking in the morning.

We will be honored to be your hosts on this unforgettable safari experience.

Highlights

  • Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Day 2: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking
  • Day 3: Bwindi Forest – Kampala/Entebbe Airport

Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Our driver/guide will pick you from your overnight hotel at about 6:45am to embark on the drive to Bwindi via Mbarara with a stopover at the Equator crossing for photography. Continue to make another stop for early lunch at Agip Motel’s restaurant.

Thereafter head to Uganda’s impenetrable forest filled with primates and many exotic birds.

Dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany Springs (High end lodge) or Silverback Lodge (Moderate facility) or Buhoma Community Bandas (Budget facility)

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking

Today is dedicated to Gorilla tracking which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers.

Please bring with you a rain jacket,long pants drinking water, snacks, good comfortable hiking shoes/boots,sunscreen, a hat, and insect repellent to enhance your experience.

The guides will lead your way into the jungle in search of these shy Primates in the group you have been booked for.

Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorillas which is perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth.

Gorilla tours usually involve tracking for about 2 to 8 hours sometimes under a heavy rain down-pour but all the same a worthwhile experience.

If time allows, on return from the jungle you will go for a village Walk/community visit for a great opportunity to see how the indigenous people live. This delightful moment in Bwindi takes you to learn and take time to appreciate the life of the local people.

Dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany Springs (High end lodge) or Silverback Lodge (Moderate facility) or Buhoma Community Bandas (Budget facility)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Bwindi – Kampala/Entebbe Airport

After your morning breakfast, drive back to Kampala or Entebbe through Queen Elizabeth National Park for an en-route game viewing and via Kasese-Fort Portal road for a chance to see more of the countryside and the famous foot hills of the Mountains of the moon.

With a lunch stopover you will continue to be dropped off at your place of residence or a hotel in Entebbe for on ward flight home the next morning Meal Plan Breakfast-Lunch End of Service

This Safari Package Includes

  • Transportation by 4×4 Wheel Drive safari vehicle, and Fuel expenses
  • Accommodation and meals as per the safari program
  • An English speaking driver/guide
  • Drinking water
  • Park fees
  • One gorilla permit per person
  • Village visit
  • Ranger fees

The Safari Exclusions

The expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, soda/alcoholic drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, and porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills.