4 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari : Gorilla trekking Uganda Itinerary; An Itinerary is a detailed plan of a trip planned several weeks before the trip, like Gorilla trekking must be planned like three or six months before a travelers’ arrival. Uganda’s bestselling and unforgettable Gorilla Trekking Itinerary is 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safaris. Simply meaning ,4 Days Gorilla Trekking ,Uganda Safaris is an ultimate safari tour package that takes you to the world’s most visited safari destination to encounter mountain gorillas famously known as Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park the main location to see high concentration of mountain gorillas in their nature inhabits ,the park sits in the southwestern Uganda region ,approximately 9 to 10 hours’ drive to access the park .Alternatively ,you can use a domestic flight Aero link airline to fly you to Kihihi airstrip then there ,you will be picked up by the safari guide who will drive you to the park in less than one hour. In Bwindi Impenetrable Forest –Gorilla trekking experience can be done in four main trekking sectors which are Buhoma, Nkuringo, Rushaga and Ruhija sector. Note, Gorilla trekking is limited to minimum of age 15 years old and is done in a group of 8 people per group accompanied by the park ranger guide who gives you right information about the history of the forest and the mountain gorillas species. Gorilla trekking goes at USD700 per person per trek for foreign nonresident, USD600 foreign resident and UGX250,000 East African members.
Facts about Gorilla trekking experience is all about trekking in the dense tropical rainforest in search for mountain gorilla and once are allocated you’re allowed to spend a day trekking with the infamous mountain gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park on a short safari tour package itinerary.
The 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari itinerary with the main attraction –the habituated mountain gorillas starts from Entebbe or Kampala depending on the location of the travelers and they drive you to southwestern region of Uganda. You can fly between Entebbe and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to spend a full day trekking through the forest and spending one hour with these unique mountain gorillas.
Trip highlights of 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari
Day 1: Arrive in Entebbe Uganda
Arrive in Entebbe Uganda: Upon arrive at the Entebbe International Airport, you will find our safari driver guide waiting for you to pick you up and drives you to your booked hotel in Entebbe town or Kampala capital, as he will be giving you a short briefing about the 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safaris. Later on, you will arrive at the hotel check in, do refreshment or if you arrive early at the airport you might opt to do Kampala City Tour and visit some exciting places like the Uganda museum, Namugongo martyr shrine, Kasubi tombs, Ndere culture Centre in the evening time where you can get excited of the best memorable Uganda traditional dance. Dinner and overnight stay at Pearl of Africa hotel.
Day 2: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Drive to Bwindi: On the Day 2, you will wake up from the hotel have breakfast and after your driver guide will pick you up to set off to the southwestern Uganda with several thrilling stopovers, the first one will be in Kayabwe at Uganda quarter where you will be able to stand north and south hemisphere for photography, experience water experiment and visit the craft shop around. Then after proceed to drive to Mbarara –Agap hotel for lunch Enroute after you can visit the Ankole long horned cattle. You will continue to drive through stunning area with rolling hills, banana and tea plantations, kigezi highland as well as getting rewarded with great sight of countryside.
You will arrive to the park in the evening, check in to your booked accommodation rest as you get ready for the gorilla trekking for the next day, dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation Options-Ruhija Gorilla Sector
Ruhija Community Rest Camp
Ruhija Safari Lodge
Gift of Nature lodge
Day3: Gorilla Trekking –Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Gorilla Trekking: Wake up early, have breakfast with delicious snacks at the lodge. After your driver guide will drop you to the park headquarters for gorilla trekking briefing which ends at 8am. Then after briefing meet up the park ranger who will range you in a group of 8 individuals and leads you to assigned gorilla group in the forest. The trek will take 30 to 6 hour depending on mountain gorilla’s movements, gorilla trekking experience is worth the money. Once you find the group an hour will be given to you to spend with these beautiful apes, watch them as you learn their ways of life, enjoy capturing video and photography for your future remembrance. Then after descend back to the lodge rest, dinner and overnight stay in the same lodge.
Day 4: Depart back to Entebbe or Hotel
Depart back: After morning breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and say bye-bye to the park and drive back to hotel in Kampala or Entebbe International Airport to caught up your flight back home.
End of the 4 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safaris
Pick-ups and drops
Gorilla trekking fees
Enough drinking mineral water bottle
Fuel for safari
4×4 wheel drive safari
Personal expenses; tips, drinks, laundry services, souvenirs