Gorilla Tracking Safari in Bwindi Forest – Uganda: TEA U – G4:
4 days (3 nights) Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Trek in Uganda.
Day 1: Entebbe International Airport – Kampala (1 hours drive)
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, meet and greet with a Trek East Africa representative before transferring to Kampala. Safari briefing and over night stay at Cassia Lodge/ Emin Pasha Hotel / Kampala Serena Hotel (Up market) BB.
Day 2: Safari drive from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Set off by 7:30 am for Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. The drive is long but enjoyable with a stop over at the Equator and for lunch enroute. After lunch drive on to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – home to the endangered Mountain Gorillas.
Bwindi Forest not only offers dramatic steeply forested landscape but is also incredibly dense though crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists.
Over night stay (subject to family to be tracked) at Buhoma Lodge / Silver back Lodge/ Gorilla Forest Camp / Clouds Mountain Lodge / Gorilla Safari Lodge / Ruhija Gorilla Lodge (LD).
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking Safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Early breakfast then report at the UWA information office where you will be fully briefed on the do’s and don’ts while in the forest. With your packed lunch set off with your guide (s) for the adventure. The track may take anywhere from 30 minutes to 7 hours but from the time the first Gorilla or Gorilla family is spotted, you are only allowed to spend a maximum of one hour with them as they go about their activities.
The experience of observing these endangered gentle giants is a humbling and exciting adventure.
Return to your camp/ lodge from where you will relive those special moments with friends over a drink. Over night stay at Buhoma Lodge / Silver back Lodge/ Gorilla Forest Camp / Clouds Mountain Lodge / Gorilla Safari Lodge / Ruhija Gorilla Lodge (LD).
Day 4: Safari Drive from Bwindi Forest to Kampala
After early breakfast, start the drive back to Kampala with a stop over for lunch enroute and other places of interest like souvenir selling points along the highway. Arrive Kampala late afternoon / early evening.