UAAV 006 – 3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari

mountain gorillas

This 3 Days Uganda Safari explores the African Giants in Bwindi National park. Decide on which safari lodges to use from a number listed below. They range from budge where we have Lake Mutanda Chameleon Hill and Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp / Buhoma Lodge / Mahogany Springs for those in search of a luxury Uganda safari Adventure for mid-range Silverback Lodge / Engagi Lodge where as for budget your may chose from the betwween Buhoma Community Bandas or Bwindi View Bandas
Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi National Park
Day 2: Gorilla tracking
Day 3: Bwindi National Park – Kampala

Accomodations

  • Luxury (Buhoma/North): Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp/Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs
  • Luxury (South): Lake Mutanda Chameleon Hill
  • Mid range (Bhoma/North): Silverback Lodge/Engagi Lodge
  • Mid range (South): Lake Mutanda Chameleon Hill Lodge/Gorilla Safari Lodge
  • Budget (Buhoma/North): Buhoma Community Bandas/Bwindi View Bandas
  • Budget (South): Wag Tail Eco Camp

Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi National Park

Meet at your hotel and leave Kampala for Bwindi National Park. We shall have a stop at the Equator where you will perform a simple experiment to experience a tropical balance, have a look at the traditional drums and crafts being made, and thereafter proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest famously known for the rare Mountain Gorillas. Bird life and primate life in this forest is quite superb, and there is an incredible variety of flora. Bwindi is the Bird watchers haven! It holds 348 species of birds and supports 24 of 26 Albertine Rift Endemics that occur in Uganda, of which you might have a chance to encounter some as well as other primate species.

  • Luxury (Buhoma/North): Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp/Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs
  • Luxury (South): Lake Mutanda Chameleon Hill
  • Mid range (Bhoma/North): Silverback Lodge/Engagi Lodge
  • Mid range (South): Lake Mutanda Chameleon Hill Lodge/Gorilla Safari Lodge
  • Budget (Buhoma/North): Buhoma Community Bandas/Bwindi View Bandas
  • Budget (South): Wag Tail Eco Camp

Day 2: Gorilla tracking

After your breakfast, you will be transferred to the gorilla tracking information office for a pre-gorilla tracking briefing by the park warden and rangers at 8am. After briefing, the rangers will then lead you into the forest to track these gentle giants (Mountain gorillas). The thrill of spending time observing the gorillas as they interact with each other is a pleasing and unforgettable one, you are allowed an hour witnessing the interaction of these close relatives of ours. You are advised to carry with you a packed lunch for, the time spent tracking the gorillas would not be known to you but varies from 3 to 8 hours. Time permitting; you may go for a late afternoon community walk to see the local people’s way of life and cultures.

  • Luxury (Buhoma/North): Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp/Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs
  • Luxury (South): Lake Mutanda Chameleon Hill
  • Mid range (Bhoma/North): Silverback Lodge/Engagi Lodge
  • Mid range (South): Lake Mutanda Chameleon Hill Lodge/Gorilla Safari Lodge
  • Budget (Buhoma/North): Buhoma Community Bandas/Bwindi View Bandas
  • Budget (South): Wag Tail Eco Camp

Day 3: Bwindi National Park – Kampala

After your breakfast, we will drive back to Kampala.

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