Gorilla trekking is the main activity done in Bwindi national game park and here you shall be able to trek one of the 12 habituated mountain gorilla groups. Besides that, you shall have a chance to see other primates such as baboons, red tailed monkeys and chimpanzees. The trek takes about 2-8 hours depending on how you will walk and its worth it as those into hiking will have a great time climbing up and about the rolling hills. If you planning a Uganda safari this season and have Bwindi forest on your bucket list of destinations to visit, below is a 3 days gorilla safari itinerary.
- DAY 1
Transfer to Bwindi Forest Park
You are picked from your place of residence after your breakfast at exactly 6:30am in order to avoid morning traffic jam. The trip starts by travelling through south westwards through the districts of Mpigi, Wakiso and Masaka while viewing the local livelihoods of the communities in Uganda.
Connect to Mbarara at hotel Triangle and have lunch and continue with the views of the magnificent scenery and the riding hills of Kigezi and finally Kanungu district. Arriving at Bwindi is at around 5:30pm for check in at the reserved lodge. Dinner and overnight.
- DAY 2
Gorilla Trekking Begins
After breakfast, drive to the p[ark headquaters where you will be briefed by the park rangers on what to do and not to do while in the park, also you will be divided int groups of eight.
After continue with the help of the game ranger and start off gorilla trekking these gentle giants which is breath taking! You are literally looking at creatures so human in every form. After trekking gorillas, return to the lodge and have a relaxed evening or a walk to the pygmy families in the outskirts of the forests where you will be able to learn about new adventurous facts. Dinner and overnight.
- DAY 3
Have an early breakfast, check out leaving the Switzerland of Uganda behind and start your journey back to Kampala passing through the rolling hills with terraces and also you will have a great time viewing the lush vegetation of different areas that you will go through.
Have a second stop at the Equator for few sovenirs and view a few facts about it. You will then proceed to Kampala or drop off at the airport for the return flight back home.
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