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4 Days Bwindi Gorilla tracking safari

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4 Days Bwindi Gorilla tracking safari

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Our 4 Days Bwindi Gorilla tracking safari / gorilla trekking Safari in Bwindi will lead you to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park in western Uganda and also take you for the wildlife sightings in Queen Elizabeth National Park. This means that while booking this safari, you will be able to enjoy and explore both National Parks for both gorilla tracking and wildlife viewing as well as the boat cruise safaris. Gorilla tracking is a good experience for visitors wishing to explore the wildness. Queen Elizabeth National Park is the second visited national Park in Uganda and with the big four animals of African wildness. Expect to see a lot of animals such as buffaloes, elephants, antelopes and several species of birds especially when encountered at the boat cruise on the wonderful Kazinga channel, the channel joining both Lake Gorge and Edwards.  This safari will begin and end in Kampala or Entebbe International Airport.

What to count on our 4 Days Bwindi Gorilla tracking safari

  • Seing Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • Wildlife sightings in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Boat cruise safaris at Kazinga channel
  • English speaking guide

Day 1: Pickup from Kampala or Entebbe and drive to Queen Elizabeth National park Kazinga Channel Boat cruise

Our 4 Days Bwindi Gorilla tracking safari/ gorilla trekking Safari in Bwindi will start with the first day of short briefing about this safari provided by our safari guide who will find you at your place of residence or hotel in Kampala or Entebbe early in the morning and later drive to the western Uganda where queen Elizabeth National Park is found. The first stopover of the journey will beta Kayabwe landmark spot where you will have some good moments as you see both northern and southern hemispheres being bisected by the equator and other motional forces illustrating how the motion of force along the center of the earth as you take some photos as well as the doing some small shopping and if you left the lodge or hotel in Kampala or Entebbe without having breakfast, it’s your time to dine in the restaurant at the equator and enjoy a cup of the locally made coffees and after you will drive to Mbarara city and makes a stopover at Igongo cultural center where you will enjoy your lunch and a brief tour of the Ankole museum at the Igongo cultural center and you will continue driving via the Ankole plantation farms of tea and enjoy good views of the homesteads with bushy hills and crater lakes. you will reach Queen Elizabeth National Park, check into your lodge, relax for a few hours or minutes and to the Kazinga channel to enjoy the 2-hour boat cruise on Kazinga channel where you will be able to enjoy various animals especially the buffaloes and elephants swimming, hippos, the huge Nile crocodiles, Monitor lizards and several bird species that can be seen at the banks of the channel including the pied kingfishers, cormorants, pelicans, saddle-billed stork among several bird species. After the boat cruise safari, you will return back to the lodge to be served diner and an overnight stay

Lodging options; Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury), Buffalo Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Pumba Safari Cottages (Standard)

Meal plan; Lunch / Dinner

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park-morning wildlife sightings and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

In the morning, you will get up with a cup of coffee served by the welcoming and professional staff at your lodge, and after, you will join your guide and later drive for to the Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kasenyi areas and the Queen’s Mile and this is the place where basically the visitors find joy with wonderful wildlife animals such as the buffaloes, waterbucks, warthogs Uganda kobs, warthogs, herds of elephants including the beautiful wildlife species.  After this game drive, you will drive through the western part of the rift valley and head to the Ishasha sector to have some wildlife sightings where you will get a chance to see the tree-climbing lions which are only found in Queen Elizabeth National Park in east Africa and later you will proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

Accommodation /lodging options: Silverback lodge (Luxury) |Bakiga Lodge (midrange) |Ride 4awoman (standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 3:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park- gorilla trekking experience

Today is the major highlight  of our  4 Days Bwindi Gorilla tracking safari/ gorilla trekking Safari in Bwindi and you will get up early in the morning at around 8:00am , be served with your breakfast and be driven to the park headquarters for the gorilla trekking briefings before any activity is done. You will be briefed by the UWA ranger guide and make sure that you come when well equipped  with the right protective gears, the drinking water, snacks to enable you prepare well. Sometimes guests also leave with the packed lunch from your lodge.  After briefing, you will leave and led by the guide to the forest to look for the gorillas and once the gorillas are seen, you will be allowed only 1 hour to see the gorillas and get entertained, learn more about them. Gorilla tracking activity in Bwindi lasts between 2 to 8 hours but this depends on the movement of gorillas, and the physical fitness of the trekkers. After the gorilla you will return to the gorilla starting point and earn your self-certificate to show how you have completely engaged in the gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park later you will drive back to the lodge for simple rest and after the relaxation, you will explore the Buhoma community walks in the evening where you will meet the local people and learn best how they live and share their experience and later you will return to your Lodge to be served with dinner and overnight stay.

Lodging options; Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury), Buffalo Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Pumba Safari Cottages (Standard)

Meal plan; Lunch / Dinner

Day 4: From Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport

Today you will wake up early in the morning and enjoy your relaxed breakfast, checkout of your hotel room and embark on your journey to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport having the en-route meals and a short stopover at the equator before your departing flight at Entebbe International Airport

The 4 Days Bwindi Gorilla tracking safari includes

  • The park entrance fees
  • Enjoy the boat cruise at the Kazinga channel
  • Ranger guides fees
  • Game drive safaris
  • Ground transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Gorilla trekking permit accommodation for only 3 days
  • Community walks
  • Museum Tours at Igongo Museum
  • All the activities as specified in the itinerary

The 4 Days Bwindi Gorilla tracking safari Excludes

  • Tipping expenses
  • Insurance
  • International flights
  • Personal expenses and all items that are not mentioned in the itinerary
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