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4 Days Bwindi gorilla safari – Bwindi Double Gorilla Trek Tours

Book 4 days Bwindi gorilla safari, an exceptional short gorilla trekking tour package crafted for you to immerse yourself into the magnificent Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This package takes you on double gorilla trek, providing you a great opportunity to explore 2 distinct habituated gorilla group families.

4 days Bwindi gorilla safariThis double gorilla trekking safari involves visiting Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Southwestern Uganda. This safari park protects an estimate of 459 of the 1063 mountain gorillas that today still exist on planet earth. Bwindi also shelters the highest number of habituated gorilla groups, about 20 of them and they are trekked in the 4 regions. Bwindi’s 4 gorilla trekking sectors include Rushaga, Ruhija, Nkuringo and Buhoma sector. On your 4 days Bwindi gorilla safari, your trip will begin and end in Entebbe/Kampala.

Detailed itinerary of your 4 days Bwindi gorilla safari

Day 1: Departure for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for double gorilla trek

Rise up for an early morning breakfast and after, begin your journey to Bwindi in a pop-up roof Safari Van/Land cruiser. Drive for about 8-9 hours taking the Kampala-Masaka-Mbarara-Kabale route but expect to have en-route stop visit at Equator crossing, Igongo cultural centre for lunch. Proceed to your safari highlight destination, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park while enjoying the lush Kigezi highlands.

Where to stay:

Budget: Broadbill Camp/Buhoma Community Camp

Mid-range: Gorilla Mist Camp/Ichumbi Lodge

Luxury: Mahogany Springs Lodge/Buhoma Lodge

Day 2: 1st day of gorilla trekking adventure & visit to Batwa community

Day 2 of your 4 days Bwindi gorilla safari will involve assembling at Bwindi park offices after breakfast. You will have briefing on gorilla trekking etiquette as early as 7:00am and once you have been assigned to a gorilla group, the guide takes you through 2-6 hours’ trek to see mountain gorillas. Being a strenuous primate adventure, please, ensure you have some snacks and bottled drinking water.

By 8:00am, actual gorilla trek begins with the park guide onlead. You will walk back to have your gorilla trekking certificate after an hour of face-to-face encounter and photography. You will have some relaxation and have part of your evening interacting with the Batwa pygmies during the Batwa community visit. Thereafter, dinner will be offered at the lodge where you will retire for the night.

Where to stay:

Budget: Broadbill Camp/Buhoma Community Camp

Mid-range: Gorilla Mist Camp/Ichumbi Lodge

Luxury: Mahogany Springs Lodge/Buhoma Lodge

Day 3: 2nd day of gorilla trekking adventure & Lake Bunyonyi visit

Breakfast early in the morning and after, go for your second day gorilla trekking adventure. This will begin with briefing once again on etiquette for gorilla trekking and you will trek the previous group or a new gorilla family. After, return to the lodge to chill and then be driven to Lake Bunyonyi, one of the deepest lakes in Africa. You will have an incredible evening involving relaxing along the lake shores.

Where to stay:

Budget: Byoona Amagara Island Resort/Bushara Island Camp

Mid-range: Bunyonyi Safaris Resort/Arcadia Cottages Bunyonyi

Luxury: Birdnest @Lake Bunyonyi Resort

Day 4: Boat ride and return to Kampala/Entebbe

Wake up early and enjoy a leisurely breakfast. Later, go enjoy boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi. This will involve you visiting one of the 29 scenic islands while also spotting birds.

End of the gorilla safari in Bwindi

Safari inclusions

  • 2 gorilla permits (each at 700 US Dollars)
  • Batwa cultural experience
  • Boat ride along Lake Bunyonyi
  • Road trip in a pop-up 4×4 Safari Van or 4×4 Land cruiser
  • Service of an English-speaking Uganda tour guide
  • Relevant government taxes
  • Bottled water on a double gorilla tour
  • All activities fees except the optional ones

Safari exclusions

  • Tips
  • Visas
  • Shopping bills
  • Other beverages/drinks
  • The optional activities
  • Hotel fees after the gorilla tour
  • Laundry services
  • Cigarettes
  • Personal Insurance
  • Telephone bills
  • Airfares

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