3 days Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park


Bwindi’s impenetrable national park one of Africa’s oldest rain forests is a place with rich biodiversity, stunning landscapes and a treasure trove of wonders that offers visitors unforgettable experiences. Let’s explore the highlights that make it special. Experience the thrill of encountering the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat of Bwindi’s impenetrable forest national park. Hike through the stunning Bwindi forest and discover the amazing stay of the Batwa “pygmies”

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi’s impenetrable national park is a profound experience and an ultimate adventure in life to observe these gentle giants in their natural habitats. This is a must hike for an inspiring encounter that will leave you speechless. Don’t forget to obtain the permit and be ready with the tracking gear.

Beyond its natural wonders, Bwindi National Park offers a unique opportunity to learn about the rich cultural heritage of local communities residing near the park and one of them is the Batwa community that inhabited this region for thousands of years.


Day 1- ultimate adventure

After a relaxed breakfast at your accommodation, you will meet your expert guide who will provide you with important information and guidelines for the trek ahead. The gorilla session begins as you venture into the dense forest and orchestra of wildlife sounds Your guide will lead you a lot of various routes available and these routes offer a variety of unique features, showcasing different landscapes and habitats

Whereas some routes are easy to navigate through, some may require fitness and endurance Regardless of which route you take, every step brings you closer to encountering magnificent creatures. After an exhilarating day of adventure, return to your accommodation where a delicious meal waits, refresh for dinner and have an overnight.


Day 2- Up close with mountain Gorillas.

Rise and shine to a bright morning, a day you have been waiting for. After an amazing breakfast head back to Bwindi National Park accompanied by your experienced guide. This day gives you an opportunity to explore different parts of the vast wilderness. As you transverse through thick vegetation and rugged terrain, keep your senses alert for any signs or sounds that may indicate the presence of these gentle giants nearby.

Upon locating a gorilla family group, take in the awe-inspiring before you, observing them interact with each other, go about their daily routines and sometimes witness some playful antics. Your guide will provide fascinating insights into their behavior, social dynamics and conservation efforts.

Remember to respect the gorillas’ personal space and follow the guidelines provided by your guide; capture the moments with your camera for memory. This ensures a safe and harmonious experience. After spending an hour in the company of the mountain Gorillas, make your way back to your accommodation where a sumptuous meal awaits, relish in the shared joy and have an overnight

Day 3-explore beyond gorilla trekking

As your 3 day gorilla trekking adventure comes to an end, take advantage to explore the additional attractions near Bwindi’s impenetrable national park. After a relaxed breakfast consider including optional excursions such as community visits or nature walks in your itinerary. A community allows you to immerse yourself in local culture and gain insights into the daily lives of nearby communities.


Can I do gorilla tracking if I’m not fit?

Absolutely, whereas the terrain is sometimes challenging, the pace is usually set by the slowest in the group. Just make sure you inform the tour operator about any physical limitations before.

What should I pack for my gorilla tracking safari?

Some essentials include sturdy hiking shoes, long trousers and long-sleeved shirts, a waterproof jacket, insect repellent, sunscreen, a small pack bag for carrying water and snacks, and a camera to capture incredible moments.

Is gorilla trekking safe?

Yes, Gorilla trekking is considered safe. The park rangers and experienced guides ensure the safety of visitors However it’s also important to follow instructions and guidelines at all times. Remember these are wild animals so keep a distance for your safety as well as the being of the Gorilla.


How far in advance should I book my gorilla tracking safari

It’s recommended to book your gorilla tracking safari at least 3-6 months in advance, especially during peak season. This allows you to secure the permits and make necessary arrangements for accommodation and transportation. Popular months such as june-September and December-February tend to fill up, so early booking is always advisable

Can I track Gorillas if I have a cold or other illness?

No individual with a contagious illness such as cold or flu is allowed to participate in gorilla trekking activity. The precaution is taken to protect both the visitors and the gorillas from potential transmissions of diseases.

How much does gorilla trekking cost in Uganda?

The cost of a gorilla trekking permit varies depending on season.in Uganda; permits are priced at $700 during peak season (June-September and December-february) and $400 during low season (April-May and October –November).

Are there age restrictions for gorilla trekking in Uganda?

Yes. The minimum age for gorilla trekking in Uganda is 15 years. this is to ensure the safety of both visitors and gorillas themselves.


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