Gorilla Trekking
Meet Mountain Gorillas

From $2,490
5 day adventure
#outdoor#active#wildlife

For those who want to see mountain gorillas in their natural habitat, but don't have many days to spare, this is the perfect mini adventure for you! Meeting up in Kigali, we head north to Uganda's misty Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Here we trek with a guide through thick forest to see a gorilla troop and spend a special hour in their company!

Highlights

See rare mountain gorillas!

See rare mountain gorillas!

Spend time with an endangered mountain gorilla troop in its natural forest habitat.

Hike in an ancient forest

Hike in an ancient forest

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a gorgeous place of snow-capped mountains, tangled rainforest, mist and birdsong.

Meet a Batwa community

Meet a Batwa community

Visit a traditional Batwa village to learn about their way of life, including honey harvesting, burial rites and tribal dances.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 | Arrival day

    Arrival day

    You're picked up by your local leader at Entebbe Airport and driven north into Uganda. The journey is incredibly pretty, as this is a lush and hilly region. You get a real sense of the rural way of life here. We check into our lodge near Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. If there's time, we recommend a nature walk or a visit to a traditional Batwa village. We also recommend sundowners on your deck while listening to the chorus of the forest.

  • Day 2 | Gorilla Trekking

    Gorilla Trekking

    Today is the day we meet mountain gorillas! We meet our park ranger in the morning for a briefing. We then head into Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to find our gorilla troop. The hike is amazing, as the forest is home to many beautiful and rare plants, birds and animals. We spend a special hour in the presence of our gorilla troop, watching them quietly as they interact with one another, eat and groom themselves. Amazing!! After a much-needed lunch, we transfer to Lake Bunyonyi and relax at the lodge whilst enjoying the beautiful views.

  • Day 3 | Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Today we are off to Queen Elizabeth National Park, one of Uganda’s most popular parks. It has extremely diverse ecosystems, which include sprawling savanna, shady and humid forests, sparkling lakes, and fertile wetlands. These habitats provide a home for classic big game, ten primate species (including chimpanzees), and over 600 bird species. We enjoy an evening game drive.

  • Day 4 | Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Today we explore some more of Queen Elizabeth’s volcanic terrain, which is a photographer’s delight! We spend the day discovering all that this incredible park has to offer. This includes going on an amazing boat safari on the Kazinga Channel.

  • Day 5 | Departure day

    Departure day

    After a blissful adventure filled with all of the magic that Uganda has to offer, it's time to head home with memories that will last a lifetime! We hope you had an amazing time, and we can’t wait to see you again soon.

Meet our Local Leaders

Dan Kabagoza

Dan Kabagoza

Dan is a proud Ugandan, which is why we call him UganDan! He knows his country like the back of his hand, so can be trusted to show you the very best sides of the Pearl of Africa. He's also a great character, so don't be surprised if you fall in love with him and claim him as your new best friend!

Ibrahim

Ibrahim

In the words of one of our clients: "Ibrah always has a smile on his face and stars in his eyes when he speaks of Uganda and its amazing wildlife. Trust him to infect you with his joy and wonder – while he tells you stories and facts about the people of his country and the animals roaming it."

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