Gorilla tracking is the most sought activity by every traveller and the most tourism-selling product recently. An itinerary without gorilla tracking is halfway adventurous and trust me with this jungle hunt adventure your safari will be memorable. Gorilla trekking has participated in the dense tropical rain forest of Bwindi impenetrable and other places such as Mgahinga national park and the Virunga Mountains. Get in close range with the primate creatures for a thrilling experience at a low investment.
Day one: Fly to Bwindi National Park
Early in the morning after your breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel by our driver guide to start off your flying safari in the pearl to the tropical rain forest the land of mountain gorillas. Drive to Kajjansi Airstrip to catch up with your charter flight to the impenetrable Bwindi. You will be rewarded with splendorous scenery sightings of the terraced Kigezi hills commonly referred to as the “Switzerland of Africa” where you will be rewarded with a glance at the Virunga Mountains of Congo, Rwanda and the magical Mafuga forest. You will land at Kayonza airstrip and head directly to the hotel, check in, and get ready for dinner and an overnight stay.
Accommodation: sanctuary gorilla resort (luxury), Ichumbi gorilla resort (midrange) Buhoma gorilla resort camp. (Budget)
Day Two: Mountain Gorilla Tracking – community visit
After your breakfast, you will be driven to the park headquarters for a briefing about the gorilla trackers’ code of conduct. Proceed into the misty thick impenetrable Bwindi forest for the gorilla sanctuary with the guidance of a track guide or ranger. The tracking duration depends on the location of the mountain gorillas and though it may seem thrilling, their sighting is very rewarding, worthwhile and memorable.
You will carry with you a packed lunch and it’s a 1-hour interaction upon encounter. Return to the lodge, relax and proceed for a community walk and get to explore the Batwa natives where you will get an adventure into their ways of life.
Day Three: Departure
After your breakfast, you will then report to the airstrip to connect your flight transfer back to Kajjansi Airstrip. Get to enjoy the spectacular photographic opportunities en route. You will drive directly to the airport in Entebbe to catch up your flight back home depending on your departure schedule.
End of Safari
- Transport in a 4wd Vehicle
- All fuel for the tour.
- Air charter fees
- English-speaking Ugandan driver/guide.
- Meals as indicated.
- All park activities are described in the itinerary.
- 1 Gorilla permit per person ( USD 700)
- International airfares.
- Entry visa Uganda
- Personal (medical/travel) insurance.
- All drinks
- A porter fee
- Tips and gratuities.
- All personal expenses