3 Day Uganda Gorilla Express Safari

Our Uganda Gorilla Express Safari takes you on an amazing adventure to track the endangered Mountain Gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, where you venture on an exhilarating climb to the mountain gorilla’s natural habitat of shady bamboo thickets and relish sensational views of lush green rainforest. Nothing can prepare you for the impact of encountering a gorilla close up, twice the size of an average man, yet remarkably gentle and tolerant of human visitors.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1528 - $2188
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
3 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Active - Hiking, horse riding
Safari type:
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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In the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the discerning traveller has the opportunity to venture on an exhilarating climb to the mountain gorilla’s natural habitat of shady bamboo thickets and relish sensational views of lush green rainforests, alive with the cacophonous calls of varicoloured birds. Nothing however can prepare one for the impact of encountering a gorilla close up, twice the size of an average man, yet remarkably gentle and generally tolerant of human visitors.

Day 1 - Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Drive from Kampala to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Day 2 - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park / North (Buhoma).
Gorilla tracking in the park.
Day 3 - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Kampala.
Drive back to Kampala with stop at the Equator crossing.

Day 1 - Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Your experienced driver/ guide will collect you at your accommodation and give you a short briefing and answers to any questions you might have regarding your upcoming safari. Depart Kampala at 7am for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. En-route you will have 2 stops, one at the Equator crossing and the second one in Mbarara for lunch. Arrive at the lodge early evening for check in and to acclimatize to your surroundings. Dinner and overnight at the Silverback Lodge.

Day 2 - Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Early morning breakfast at the lodge and transfer to the gorilla trekking start off point. The gorilla briefing lasts from 7.45 am to 8.15 am and thereafter gorilla trekking starts in earnest. The trekking can last from 3 to 8 hours depending on how far the gorillas moved through the forest the previous day.

On this tracking adventure, you will have the exhilarating opportunity to see the Mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat of shady bamboo thickets and relish sensational views of lush green tropical rainforest, alive with the cacophonous calls of varicoloured birds. Nothing can prepare one for the impact of encountering a mountain gorilla close up, twice the size of an average man, yet remarkably gentle and tolerant of human visitors. You can experience all this while you will be accompanied by trained rangers to guide you through the experience. Dinner and overnight at the Silverback Lodge.

Day 3 - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Kampala

Depart Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for your return drive to Kampala. En-route you will have one stop in Mbarara for lunch.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Accommodation Option 3 to 4 stars: 2 nights accommodation Mahogany Springs - full board basis.
  • Accommodation Option 4 to 5 stars: 2 nights accommodation Gorilla Forest Camp - full board basis.

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Intek Travel

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book international flights
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: +256 392 002 500
Since: Jun 1995

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Bushbaby
Bushbaby
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
Elephant
Elephant
Mountain gorilla
Mountain gorilla
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Game drives
Game drives
Photography
Photography
Shopping/markets
Shopping/markets
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