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Uganda Gorilla Trekking - 6 Days

Overview

This Uganda gorilla takes you to Uganda’s smallest but spectacular national park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is one of Uganda’s two places where one can spot the endangered mountain gorillas. Thereafter which you proceed to Bwindi impenetrable national park. This park is a home to half of mountain gorillas. It is noted that Bwindi protects like 400 species of mountain gorillas and it has now 10 gorilla families launched for gorilla trekking safari, gorilla tours, gorilla safaris in Uganda and gorilla expeditions. More activities to encounter at this park include the bird watching, nature walk safaris, and the Batwa cultural performances!

Package Highlights

  • Discover the coveted hour with Uganda’s rare and endangered mountain gorillas. Watch the family — its dominant male silverback leader and protector, their attentive mothers and playful juveniles — move through their forest home.
  • Experience the magical setting of your stunning eco-lodge, overlooking the primeval Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Enjoy observing the animated chimpanzees as they traverse the tree canopy and forage on the forest floor.

Itinerary

Day 1
Day1; Arrival at the airport and Kampala city tour

Upon arriving at the Entebbe international airport, our tour guide will warmly meet and welcome you and drive you to Kampala for a city tour depending on the time you reach. You will then drive to your Hotel where you will have dinner Relaxation and then Overnight.
Meals Included: Dinner Daily

Day 2
Day 2; Transfer to Mgahinga National Park

Early in the morning, you will have breakfast and your driver guide will guide you about your safari. You will then drive to Mgahinga Gorilla National park
The journey to Mgahinga will be long but with amazing scenery all the way. Be ready to admire the beautiful landscape and physical features in Southwestern Uganda. You will bypass rolling hills, mountains, national parks and local people doing business along the roadside. Look out for the long horned Ankole cattle grazing close to the roadside as you approach Mbarara. You will have a stop to see how large traditional drums are made at the Mpambire royal drum makers. You will then proceed and stop at the equator crossing for photos and relaxation. The equator separates the earth’s southern hemisphere from the north. You can spread your legs and be in two hemispheres at the same time. After spending time at the Equator, you will proceed to Mbarara town for lunch. After lunch the journey continues up to Kisoro district. Dinner and Overnight
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Daily

Day 3
Day 3 Gorilla Treking at Mgahinga National Park

After an early morning cup of tea, you will carry your packed lunch and our professional guide who is well verse with life in the jungle and driver will take you to the park Headquarters where you will be briefed through the rules and regulation. after the briefing, you will then be allocated a park guide with diverse skills and experince on life in the jungle. trekking then begins.
The only gorilla group in Mgahinga is the Nyakagezi group. The group used to migrate a lot to Rwanda and even Congo but is now permanently stationed in Uganda.
Gorrila trekking takes about 50minutes to 6 hours depending on where the gorillas are at that time. in the trek, as you begin serch for gorilla expect to see birds and smaller primates along the way. once the gorillas are found, you will be allowed to take an hour with them so that you learn their lifestyle, take photos’ and videos. after an hour with Gorilla you will then set back to the headquarter where the you will meet your driver and transfer back to the hotel where you will have dinner and overnight.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Daily

Day 4
Day 4 Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park

After Early morning breakfast, you will depart to Bwindi NP through Kisoro. Enjoy the beautiful scenery a you sit back and admire the kigezi highlands and the sloppy terraces of Kisoro, thousands of plantations on the road side, views of the Virunga ranges and various lakes. Reach at your hotel, have lunch and relax at the hotel preparing for tomorrow’s Gorilla trekking. Dinner and overnight.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Daily

Day 5
Day 5; gorilla Trekking.

After an early morning cup of tea, you will carry your packed lunch and our professional guide who is well verse with life in the jungle and driver will take you to the park Headquarters where you will be briefed through the rules and regulation. after the briefing, you will then be allocated a park guide with diverse skills and experince on life in the jungle. trekking then begins.
Gorrila trekking takes about 50minutes to 6 depending on where the gorillas are at that time. in the trek, you will be able to view different species of animals like buffaloes, Elephants, bush pigs and many more you will also view varieties plant species and birds such as Red faced woodland, flycatcher, handsome francolin, Rwenzori turaco etc. once the gorillas are found, you will be allowed to take an hour with them so that you learn their lifestyle, take photos’ and videos. after an hour with Gorilla you will then set back to the headquarter where the you will meet your driver and transfer back to the hotel where you will have dinner and overnight.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Daily

Day 6
Day 6; Departure to Entebee international airport

Early in the morning after breakfast you will meet up with your driver guide to start off your journey to Entebee lunch shall be served en-route. You will stop in kayabwe where you will take pictures, buy snacks, handmade crafts, etc. your driver will then guide you off to Entebee international airport or any place of convenience
Meals Included: Breakfast

Can you book flights for me?

Yes, absolutely. We have a flight department who can book your flights from anywhere to anywhere and they are always happy to provide a quote.

Prices Include:

  • Transport as described in the itinerary

  • Safari activities-unlimited day game drives, nature walks, hiking and walks with local people (where specified), English-speaking driver-guide, expert local guides where necessary

  • All National Park and Conservancy fees

  • Accommodation as described in the itinerary (double/twin or triple rooms)

  • All meals while on safari-breakfasts, lunches (picnic lunch boxes when necessary) and dinners

  • Bottled drinking water during game drives

  • Flying Doctor emergency evacuation cover

Prices Exclude:

  • Entry Visas

  • Airport transfers

  • Activities cited as “optional” in the itinerary

  • Travel Insurance

  • Single Room Supplements.

  • Personal spending-services or meals not mentioned as included, beverages in hotels, telephone calls and laundry etc.

  • Tips/Gratuities 

  • Extra costs incurred as a result of alterations to the original tour plan e.g. different accommodations and services

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Uganda Gorilla Trekking

Trip Facts

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Supper
  • Hotel, Lodge, Tented Camps

Contact Info

20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU

Phone: +44 7 495329964

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