3 Days Gorilla Trekking


3 Days Gorilla Trekking

The 3 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour is a magical journey into the isolatedjungles of East Africa where you should expect an experience like noother.(INTERESTEDINUGANDAGORILLAPERMITSAT$400?). Being close to afamily of wild mountain gorillas in the deep misty jungle of Uganda’s BwindiImpenetrable Forest National Park is utterly magical; nothing can ever prepareyou for such an experience–theirsheer beauty, brawn and soulful brown eyes,their astonishingly human-like expressions or their extraordinarily gentledemeanour. One hour with these gentle creatures–60 minutes, is all it takes tochange your whole life’s experience.This 3 Day UgandaGorilla Trekking Tour is a budget safari that is designed toallow every traveller to have a chance to spend time with the world’sendangered mountain gorillas. If you’re a luxury traveller, don’t be bounced offyet. This Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour can betailormadeto suit your styletoo.Enquirewith the Encounter Africa Safaris’ team of experts to make sure youget your desired safari package–including the right accommodation,transportation, meals and gorilla permits


Depending on the availability of gorilla permits at the time of your confirmation,you may trek gorillas in Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga or Nkuringo.


  • Safari takes place in South WesternUganda.
  • Safari starts and ends in Entebbe (Uganda).
  • You’ll visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
  • Track the mountain gorilla tracking and spend one hour with the selectedfamily of gorillas.
  • Countryside road trip in an open-sided 4×4 vehicle andpop-up roof 4×4vehicle.
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included.
  • Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day canbe arranged at an extra cost.

Things To Note before you book this 3 Day UgandaGorilla Trekking Tour

  • Accommodation is Inclusive.
  • Safari is guided by the new normal post covid 19 SOPS.
  • Small Group Safari: Max 6 People per group.
  • Tour Can Depart any day.
  • Tour can be customized.
  • Solo travelers can join this tour.
  • Age Limit: 15 years and above.

Detailed Itinerary

  • You’ll be picked up from the airport (or hotel).
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost.

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    Schedule Details

    DAY 1: Transfer To Bwindi For the 3 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour

    Depart Entebbe/ Kampala for your first day of the 3 Day UgandaGorilla TrekkingTour. The drive time from Entebbe/Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable ForestNational Park located in Southwestern Uganda is between 8-9 hours. Although itmay seem quite a long drive, it is worth it because you get to enjoy thecountryside scenery with some of the most beautiful landscapes ranging fromplantations, hills, all the way to the Virunga massive. Just keep your camerasnear you and your driver will definitely stop if you need him to, so that you cancapture that beautiful moment.You will have an en-route stopover at the Equator crossing at Kayabwe for thephotography and a simple experiment before you continue to Mbarara town forLunch. After lunch, you will embark on your scenic drive to Bwindi NP or Kabalefor overnight at RushagaGorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge. MainDestination:Bwindi Impenetrable National ForestAccommodation:RushagaGorillaHavensLodgeorTrekkersTavernLodge. Meals:Lunch & Dinner (BreakfastNotIncluded)Drinks:Drinking Water

    DAY 2: Goril la Tracking in Bwindi National Park

    After your early morning breakfast, your guide will drive you to Ruhija ParkHeadquarters for briefing and joining others for briefing before heading into theforest for your gorilla trek. This trek can last for between 30 minutes to 7 hours depending on the location of mountain gorilla family on that particular day.Once you find the gorillas, you will be allowed to spend one hour with themwhile observing their behaviour, taking photographs before you return to thePark Headquarters for your certificate that confirms that you have trackedgorillas in Uganda. Overnight stay at Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or TrekkersTervan Lodge. Overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge. MainDestination:Bwindi Impenetrable National ForestAccommodation:RushagaGorillaHavensLodgeorTrekkersTavernLodge. Meals:All Meals IncludedDrinks:Drinking Water

    DAY 3: Return To Kampala or Entebbe Airport

    After your breakfast, you will be driven back to Kampala or Entebbe for yourpost-tour accommodation or you may choose to fly out of Uganda on the lastday of your tour. Since you will use the same route back, you will have anotherstop at the Equator crossing for photo moments, buying souvenirs or to justrelax before continuing to Kampala/Entebbe. MainDestination:Entebbe Accommodation:End of Tour, No accommodation Meals:Breakfast & Lunch Drinks:Mineral WaterEndofTour