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Gorilla family in bwindi

3 Days Gorilla Tracking Experience

Day 1. Transfer to Bwindi

At 7.00 am the driver will pick you up from the guesthouse and drive to the South West of Uganda with a lunch break in Mbarara at Igongo Culture Centre or Agip Motel. Later proceed with our journey to Buhoma in Bwindi, passing villages, cultivated farms, and hills. Later arrive at the lodge or hotel and check in for dinner and overnight.

Travel time: ± 9 hours

Day 2. Gorilla tracking experience

At 7:45 am you will set off to the starting point of Bwindi Impenetrable national park for briefing and at 8:30 am start the trek in the tropical rain forest.

The trekking takes about 3-5 hours depending on where the Gorillas are that day. When you find the Gorillas you will spend with them a maximum of 1 hour.  Later drive back to your hotel for lunch

Optional Activity

Visit the Batwa community after tracking the mighty Gorillas or transfer to lake Bunyonyi for ziplining or canoeing.

Day 3. Transfer to Entebbe

After breakfast, we will drive straight away to Kampala with a lunch stop in Mbarara then continue after lunch and stop at the Equator for Tea/Coffee break and to buy souvenirs.

Later in the day arrive at your hotel in Entebbe or at the airport depending on your flight departure time. 

Travel time: ± 9 hours

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Frequently Asked Question

Qn. Whats the price of a Gorilla Permit?

Ans. It's USD 700 per person

Qn. When to go or the best time for Gorillas in Uganda?

Ans. The country experiences two dry and two wet seasons in a year. However a Uganda gorilla trekking experience is considered a year-round activity, most visitors prefer the drier months of June to September and December to February, when trekking conditions are more favourable.

And for budget travelers, you might consider traveling between March to May and October to November) since it's a low season and accommodation facilities tend to lower the prices.


Price includes

  • Bottled Drinking water

  • Accommodation

  • Meals

  • Guide fees

  • Transport

  • Gorilla Permit

Price Excludes

  • Visa

  • Insurance

  • Personal Expense

  • Tips

  • Alcoholic Beverages

Packing list

  • Camera

  • Antimalarials

  • Warm light-weight clothes

  • Backpacker/ small bag to accommodate your rain gear, and drinking water.​

  • Trekking trousers

  • A torch/headlamp and batteries​

  • Closed trekking shoes

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