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3 days gorilla trekking safari

Go for gorilla trekking in the misty Impenetrable Bwindi forest of the famous Virunga mountains. Stay the 2nd night by the edge of Queen Elizabeth NP with chances for elephants & more. Meet and greet mountain gorillas in their natural environment, the stunning afromontane forest of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Spend an extra night at the edge of Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National park famously for tree climbing lions.

Brief itinerary.

  • Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 2:  Gorilla trekking day- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 3: Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe

Detailed itinerary.

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Meet your guide and start off early from Entebbe/Kampala for your gorilla trekking adventure (arrive to Entebbe early in the morning or add an extra night to arrive the day before). Be prepared for a long day in the car. Along the way you will make a stop by the equator for some photos and have lunch in Masaka or Mbarara depending on the time. Continue on to Bwindi Mountain Gorillas through the neck of the impenetrable forest. Overnight in Gorilla mist camp.

Day 2:  Gorilla trekking day- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the home to the forest giants that are cousins to human beings, the gorillas. Have an early breakfast before setting off for your gorilla trekking adventure with a specialized guide. Besides the gorillas this Impenetrable Forest is full of birds, butterflies and plant species plus forest hog, forest elephants, statungas and duikers. Enjoy the walk through the forest and spend one hour around the gorillas. After the gorilla trek your guide picks you and depending on the time you are back from trekking you get started on the trip back to Kampala cutting the time of the journey for tomorrow. The aim is to spend the night at the edge of Queen Elizabeth national park, with an exciting drive there with chance of seeing baboons and other monkeys along the way as well as a the chance of spotting elephants from the lodge.Overnight at Topi lodge Ishasha

Day 3: Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe

After breakfast you set off towards Kampala. Have lunch along the way. Get back to Kampala/Entebbe in the late afternoon/evening. If flying out this day plan for a late evening departure.

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