4 days gorilla express safari

Destinations: Entebbe | Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

This safari takes us to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park which is the home to half of the world’s remaining population of mountain gorillas. Bwindi Forest is also rich in diversity including birds, chimps, monkeys and butterflies. You may also engage in other activities like guided nature walk in the forest, bird watching, butterfly watching and village walks.

Highlights

  • Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Optional Community walks

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda

Upon arrival at Entebbe Airport you will be received by Kesy Tours and Travel Guide and will transfer you to your accommodation for the night.

Overnight:  Protea Hotel (Luxury) or Karibu Guesthouse (Medium)

Meals: Bed and Breakfast

Day 2: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Early morning start on your drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest which is found on the edge of the western arm of the rift valley. You will drive through several landscapes and amazing sceneries en route the journey. We will have a lunch break in Mbarara as we head to our destination. Bwindi Impenetrable forest the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. The evening can be spent on a community walk/visit around the local communities living around the park.

Overnight: Mahogany Springs /Buhoma Community Haven Lodge/ Buhoma Community Rest Camp
Meals: Full Board

Day 3: Gorilla tracking

Depending on the gorilla group you will be tracking, we will take you to the briefing point to start the gorilla track which can take from a few hours up to a full day depending on the location of the gorillas as they range freely in the impenetrable forest. Upon completion of this magical encounter we will drive you back to the lodge where you can relax in the afternoon or go for another walk to visit one of the communities around the park.

Overnight: Mahogany Springs /Buhoma Community Haven Lodge/ Buhoma Community Rest Camp
Meals: Full Board

Day 4: Transfer to Entebbe and Departure

After breakfast we will take a gentle drive back to the city through Ankole – Masaka dry corridor, with a stopover at the Equator to have some pictures taken. Your driver/guide will then complete your transfer to the airport in time for your evening flight back home or you can choose to spend the night in Kampala/Entebbe.

Inclusions

  • All Park fees
  • Gorilla Trekking permits
  • All activities
  • All accommodation
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)

Drinking water

Excluded

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)