3 Days Bwindi Gorillas Trek

Gorillas with baby in Rwanda at the Volcanoes National Park

3 days Bwin­di goril­las trek takes you through an unfor­get­table goril­la trekking adven­ture in Bwin­di Impen­e­tra­ble Nation­al Park (BINP). Bwin­di For­est Park was estab­lished in 1991, and it expands cov­er­ing a land area of about 331sq.kms. It is home to 20 habit­u­at­ed goril­la fam­i­lies, and in addi­tion, the park pro­tects oth­er pri­mates like chim­panzees, red-tailed, black and white colobus monkeys.

Bwin­di Impen­e­tra­ble N/P also sup­ports over 27 frogs, 360 bird species, 51 rep­tile species, 104 ferns, 1000 flow­er­ing plants, and more. Your goril­la trip ‑3 days in Bwin­di begins and ends in Kampala/Entebbe.

Detailed itin­er­ary

Day 1: Bwin­di Park

Meet and greet your dri­ver guide, after, begin your long day dri­ve from Kam­pala via the Mbarara-Kabale route. A stopover should be expect­ed at the Equa­tor cross­ing, and after, you will have lunch at Igon­go cul­tur­al cen­ter. From Igon­go, you will be trans­ferred to your goril­la safari lodge in Bwin­di Nation­al Park, Kabale dis­trict in South­west­ern Uganda.

Day 2: Bwin­di goril­las’ trek

Enjoy break­fast in the morn­ing, after, con­nect to Bwin­di Impen­e­tra­ble Nation­al Park offices to get briefed about goril­la trekking rules. A park guide will be allo­cat­ed to you, and he or she will lead you on a 2–6 hours’ goril­las trek in Bwin­di Nation­al Park. A max­i­mum of one hour will be spent face-to-face with fam­i­ly of goril­las, take pho­tos (but use flash­light cam­era and keep a dis­tance of 8–10m from goril­las). You will walk back to the lodge for relax­ation, have lunch and lat­er, you will be vis­it­ing the Bat­wa pyg­mies’ com­mu­ni­ty for a cul­tur­al expe­ri­ence. You will en-rich your­self with Bat­wa cul­tures, tra­di­tions, and also enjoy live dances, music performances.

Day 3: Return from your goril­la tour to Kampala/Entebbe

When you get done with break­fast, check out of the lodge, and meet the dri­ver guide who will bring you back to Kampala/Entebbe. Lunch will be enjoyed on arrival at Mbarara, then you con­tin­ue to the Equa­tor for pho­to tak­ing, relax­ation, and pur­chase some sou­venirs. From the Equa­tor cross­ing at Kayab­we, get back to Kampala/Entebbe where you will have an evening of relax­ation at a hotel.

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