3-days gorilla tracking Buhoma is probably one of the best sections for tracking or trekking gorillas as it has a variety of accommodation options, and it is the first and oldest gorilla tracking section that first hosted tourists for the activity of gorilla tracking. Buhoma has about 3 habituated gorilla families, and among these is the Mubare family, which is the oldest habituated gorilla family and hosted the very first gorilla trackers.

Buhoma has the added advantage of connecting to other sectors like Nkuringo and Ruhija. Being the first gorilla tracking section, it has quite a few gorilla conservation projects that one can get involved in. An ideal place for the 3-day gorilla tracking experience.

You must know when booking for Affordable 3-days Gorilla trekking Bwindi.

Group Size: Minimum one traveler
Transport 4X4 Safari Vehicle: Van or Minibus
Accommodation: Safari Lodge types (Budget, Mid – Range or Luxury)
Note: For Booking and Confirmation, a 50 % initial deposit is required to secure the Gorilla permit and accommodation.

Detailed itinerary for affordable 3 days Gorilla trekking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 1: Travel from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National in Buhoma Sector

After breakfast, you will be picked up by your safari guide to begin your journey to the Buhoma sector of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. You will have a lunch stop in Mbarara, and after, continue with your journey to the home of the gorillas, passing through the Ishasha sector of Queen for a chance to see the tree-climbing lions. Proceed to Buhoma and check into your safari lodge for dinner and overnight accommodations upon arrival.

Tree Climbing Lion
Tree Climbing Lion in ishasha sector.

Day 2: Gorilla tracking Buhoma and Batwa experience.

You’ll wake up to a delicious, filling breakfast and later transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing that will usher you into the gorilla tracking activity. Set out into Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to meet with the gorillas for a full one-hour viewing, take pictures, and then return to your lodge to get a few minutes to rest before your hike for a cultural experience with the Batwa people, an indigenous tribe from the Ituri forest of Congo. From your wonderful experience with this awesome group of people. Return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay. Meal plan: F/B

3-days gorilla tracking
Mountain Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala or Entebbe with Equator stopover

After breakfast, you will check out of your safari lodge and exit the park to begin your journey to Kampala or Entebbe with a stop at the Uganda Equator for lunch, pictures, and some time for last-minute shopping from the various craft markets in the area. Continue to your drop-off place. Meal plan: H/B

What to bring for 3-days gorilla tracking in Buhoma

  • Comfortable shoes to walk in Bwindi Forest National Park
  • Warm clothes for the night as this part of the country gets pretty cold.
  • A torch is necessary.
  • Insect repellent

3-days gorilla tracking in Bwindi Forest,  Buhoma sector in Uganda includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Private 4×4 Safari Vehicle
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • En-route lunches
  • Pure Bottled Drinking water

However, 3-days gorilla tracking in Bwindi Forest,  Buhoma excludes:

  • Airfare
  • Uganda Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Gratitude to local guides
  • Telephone and porter fee while trekking
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes

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