Duration : 3 Days

Gorilla Trekking Uganda

This journey takes you to the mountain gorillas of Uganda. An adventure of gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest will get you close to the gentle giants in their natural habitat.


Bwindi impenetrable National Park

Today you will meet our safari guide from Big Lion Trails Safaris and he will brief you on this trip before setting off from Kampala through Masaka, Mbarara and Kabale then Bwindi N.P in south western Uganda.

Dinner and overnight at Buhoma lodge, Bakiga lodge or ichumbi lodge

Have breakfast and head to the briefing point where you will receive some briefing on the dos and don'ts while trekking the gorillas. Thereafter, you will enter the Gorilla tracking zones for your adventure. The beauty of this Rain forest is amazing! The forested landscape is incredibly dense with more than 160 species of trees and over 100 species of ferns. The time taken to find the gentle giants depends on their movements. You will trek up and down the huge Bwindi forest until you locate the gorillas, when you get to them, a maximum of 1 hour will be given for photography and observation. This thrill of spending time observing these gentle giants is truly unforgettable. Return to the lodge for some refreshment and after head to Lake Bunyonyi. At Lake Bunyonyi, you will enjoy an afternoon boat cruise to explore the different islands of Lake Bunyonyi as you spot different bird species. The boat tour will take you to the punishment island where Bakiga girls who became pregnant before marriage were taken and abandoned to die there. Other islands of Lake Bunyonyi include, the upside island, Akampene, Bushara, byona amagara among others. This boat cruise is so relaxing.

Dinner and overnight at bunyonyi over land cottages or Lake Bunyonyi rock resort.

After your breakfast you will then be transferred back to Entebbe airport or to your booked guest house in Kampala. A stop at the equator line for lunch and photography will be made on your way back.

Big Lion Trails Safaris

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Have questions?

We keep our group sizes low so that you have the freedom to move around and get involved with your surroundings, as well as more personal attention from our local guides. This intimate size ensures that your group will not crowd your experience. You can expect up to 15 travelers on a trip but the average is 10.

Travelers arrive from all over the world to begin our tours and it is not possible to include international airfare in our prices. We would be happy to help you arrange flights. Just ask for an air quote when making your booking.

To travel independently you must be at least 18 years of age. There are no upper age limits for most of our tours. Also, travellers with pre-existing medical conditions are required to complete a medical questionnaire. Our Family Adventures are open to families with children aged between 5 and 17 years of age. Our standard (non-family) adventures are open to children aged 12 years or older when accompanied by a parent (max. two children per adult). The two-children-per-adult restriction does not apply to our Family adventures.

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