Gorilla tour in Uganda: tracking the mountain gorilla in Bwindi forest national park

Gorilla tours in Uganda, gorilla trekking tours, gorilla tracking safaris in Uganda and Rwanda

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$3600 - $4600
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
7 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding Boating safaris Boating
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Day 1 Arrival Entebbe International Airport
Overnight Protea Hotel.

Day 2 Transfer to Lake Mburo National park
Overnight Manatan Lodge

Day 3 Walking Safari and transfer to Bwindi forest National Park
Overnight Engagi Lodge

Day 4 Gorilla tracking
Overnight Engagi Lodge

Day 5 Gorilla tracking
Overnight Engagi

Day 6 Transfer back to Kampala
Overnight Cassia Lodge

Day 7 Visit Jinja Source of the Nile and Transfer to Entebbe. Departure
Day 1 Arrival Entebbe International Airport. Upon arrival we meet you, greet you, assist you and transfer to Kampala a drive of 43kms. Overnight Protea Hotel. Day 2 Transfer to Lake Mburo National park. At 7am after your breakfast we transfer OUT of Kampala. Heading south west towards Masaka. At 78kms we have a break at the equator crossing line for a cup of tea/coffee, this also is an opportunity for you to walk around and see the many variety craft shops around. We then hope into our Safari Vehicle and continue to Lake Mburo national park. After our park clearance for entry we will spot some game as we drive to our lodging facility. We check into the Engagi lodge, have lunch and prepare for an afternoon 2 hours game drive offering opportunities to see hippos, birds, crocodiles etc. We return to the lodge for an early dinner and also prepare for a nocturnal game drive to try and see the leopards, Genet cat, African white tailed mongoose etc. Overnight Manatan Lodge Day 3 Walking Safari and transfer to Bwindi forest National Park. After breakfast we will head out for walking safari among elands, zebras, impalas, buffaloes. We will go to the lodge take a quick shower and then checkout for our transfer to Bwindi forest national park. Arrival is late afternoon, on arrival we will take stretching walk around the perimeter, if you wish you could have a beer and head for a cultural performance dance a sort of entertainment done by the community children. Dinner and overnight Overnight Engagi Lodge Day 4 Gorilla tracking The morning starts at 6am with full breakfast, parked lunch, plenty of water we will head to the headquarters of the park for a briefing before you enter the unforgiving bwindi forest national park. The trekking goes through soggy wet grounds, raining occasionally, thorny bush and steep hills that are slippery. You will walk for a long time climbing between 2-8hours trekking and then when you think you are giving up, the gorillas right there playing, feeding, grooming this is a rewarding experience. You then have 1 hour with the gorillas and maintain 7 meters. Overnight Engagi Lodge Day 5 Gorilla tracking same experience as day 4 Overnight Engagi Day 6 Transfer back to Kampala. After breakfast we express our departure to Kampala with occasional stops. Arriving in the late afternoon we check into Cassia lodge. Overnight Cassia Lodge Day 7 Visit Jinja Source of the Nile and Transfer to Entebbe. Departure Visit Jinja for a half and returning we transfer to the airport.

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

  • Protea Lodge Kampala
  • Manatan Lodge Lake Mburo national Park
  • Engagi Lodge Bwindi Forest national park
  • Cassia Lodge Kampala

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Steady Safaris

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Luxury safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: 256.752.643809
Since: Sep 2013

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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