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3 Days Gorilla Trekking

Bwindi Impenetrable National ParkDay 1: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

From Kampala, drive south-West in about 8-10hrs to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is famously referred to as the home for Mountain Gorillas, in the park the Montane Forest also create interest for spectacular birds plus the African Green Broadbill, Bar Tailed Trogon and other gorgeous forest species.

Take a stop at the Equator for an enlightening talk plus a photographic chance. We will afterwards proceed to Mbarara where were we will have a lunch break. Your journey will take you via Uganda undulating green hills via the highlands, also renowned as the ‘Switzerland of Uganda’ prior to making the last journey to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, habitat of the mountain gorilla. That night you will slumber to the sounds of the mountain rainforest.

Formerly Bwindi Forest reserve, Bwindi became a national park in 1992 and recognized as a world heritage site in 1994. In the local lukiga language, the word ‘bwindi’ means impenetrable so is the double warning ‘Bwindi Impenetrable is apt for Bwindi is all but impenetrable . But if the terrain is far from easy to negotiate, it is well worth the effort. A trek through Africa’s most ancient rain forests, in search of the endangered mountain gorilla, ranks among the world premier wildlife encounters.
Bwindi lies in south-western Uganda about 530km from Kampala. Dinner and overnight at a Lodge.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 1Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

On this day, you will have to rise up very early to prepare your self for the most stimulating activity of Gorilla tracking. Bwindi has 6 habituates. Go to the ranger station at 8:00am with your lunch boxes and all the required gear where the guides will lead you to track the extraordinary Mountain Gorilla, possibly one of the most exhilarating wildlife experiences on earth.

The tracking is likely to take between 2 and 6 hours but its glowing worth the attempt. There are oftenly park guides with you who explain about the flora and fauna and the way of life of the Gorillas. In the afternoon rest at the camp or in case you are not so tied, participate in a guided village walk to interact with the indigenous Batwa Community. Go back to the Camp in the evening. Overnight at the lodge.

Day 3: Travel Back To Kampala

After a morning breakfast, we will leave Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and drive back to Kampala make a journey break for lunch reaching in the early evening.