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3-days gorilla tracking safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, you will spot even more varieties of beautiful scenery; stopover at the Uganda equator for informative talks, photos, and snacks; scenic and beautiful viewing of the winding of the Kigezi region known as “Switzerland of Africa”; and later, the amazing mountain gorilla tracking safari, which is stunning in the National Park!

You must know when booking for affordable 3-days gorilla trekking Bwindi in Uganda.

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 trekking permit and accommodation

Highlights for affordable 3-days gorilla tracking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

  • An hour interaction with mountain gorillas
  • Viewing of the magnificent greenery
  • Tracking different gorilla family groups
  • Guided walk in Bwindi Village
  • Stopover at Uganda equator
  • Services of an English-speaking driver or guide
  • Batwa community visit and cultural tour
  • Travel in a customized 4WD safari vehicle
  • Airport transfers pick-up and drop off.

Detailed itinerary for affordable 3-days gorilla tracking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 1: Travel from Kampala to Bwindi for gorilla trekking in Uganda

After your breakfast, from your lodge or hotel, our guide will meet you and exchange greetings. Thereafter transfer to Western Uganda via Masaka-Mbarara highway with an amazing stopover at the Uganda equator for snacks, photo shots and informative talks. Then have a lunch break and later on proceed to the home of half of the mountain gorillas in the world. Check in your booked accommodation, Dinner and overnight. Meal plan: Half Board

Gorilla Trekking experience
Gorilla Trekking experience

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market: Buhoma Lodge or Gorilla Forest Camp
  • Mid-range: Silverback Lodge or Gorilla Mist Lodge
  • Budget: Buhoma Rest Camp
  • Meal plan: full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 2: Gorilla tracking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Have breakfast; and then transfer to the briefing point to learn the dos and don’ts about the mountain gorillas from the park officials before setting off for the tracking experience inside the heritage jungle. Carry with you enough packed lunch and drinking water, a rain jacket, walk-able boots, a hut, insect repellent, a camera, and any other gadget required for the activity.

The rangers will provide you with a walking stick. gorilla trekking in Bwindi is one of the unique activities you will enjoy while photographing and observing the mountain gorillas. Spend an evening on a village walk to experience the typical amazing life of Ugandans around the park. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Mountain Gorilla briefing by UWA ranger.

Accommodation Options

  • Upmarket: Buhoma Lodge or Gorilla Forest Camp
  • Mid-range: Silverback Lodge or Gorilla Mist Lodge
  • Budget: Buhoma Rest Camp
  • Meal plan: full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 3: Travel back from Bwindi to Kampala or Entebbe

Have breakfast; thereafter, embark on our safari vehicle and drive back to Kampala or Entebbe. Lunch en route, with a second stop at the Uganda equator to shop for souvenirs to take home. End of services as you board your return flight back home. Meal plan: half board

List of briefing points for mountain gorilla tracking in Uganda

Gorilla tracking rules: before you set out:

  • Do not visit the gorillas if you have a cold or other infectious illness.
  • Human waste should be buried 30 cm (12″) deep.
  • The maximum number of visitors is eight persons per gorilla group.
  • When you are with the gorillas.
  • Maintain a 7m (21ft) distance from the gorilla.
  • Smoking, eating and drinking are not permitted on the tour.
  • If you must sneeze or cough cover your face and turn away from the gorillas, as they can catch coughs and colds from humans.
  • Visits are limited to one hour per gorilla group per day.
  • Do not use flash photography.

What to bring for affordable 3-days gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

  • Comfortable shoes to walk in Bwindi Impenetrable 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 Bwindi in Uganda includes:

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

However, 3-days gorilla tracking Bwindi excludes

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