3 DAYS GORILLA TREKKING.

Tour Description.

Gakima safaris ltd offers you a chance to visit Bwindi Impenetrable national park “the ultimate gorilla experience”. The park is located in south western Uganda about 530km from Kampala, the capital city. The park covers 331sq km and it’s a home to the world’s mountain gorillas, whose encounter and consequent eye contact is the most exciting and poignant world life encounter in the whole of Africa. With mist-covered hillsides, this impenetrable forest is the oldest and most biologically diverse rainforest with over 400 species of plants. It lies on the edge of the rift valley in south western Uganda and it protects at least 120 species of mammals, 346 species of birds, 202 species of butterflies, 163 species of trees, 100 species of ferns, 27 species of frogs, chameleons, geckos among many endangered species. It is a UNESCO designated world heritage site popular for mountain gorillas and chimpanzees, the two great African apes listed as endangered animals in the IUCN Red Data Book.

Tour Highlights.

  • Travel from Kampala to Bwindi National Park.
  • Gorilla tracking experience either in Buhoma, Ruhija and Nkuringo.
  • Travel back to Kampala.

Destination: Entebbe airport – Kampala


Activities

Arriving at Entebbe international airport, you will be warmly welcomed by the Gakima safaris ltd representative and transfer you to your hotel in Kampala. Approx. 40km. Accommodation on you


Destination: Kampala – Buhoma, Bwindi. Approx. 512km.

Activities


Our driver guide will meet and greet you at 7:00am.


Driving to Buhoma, Bwindi impenetrable national park which is one of the world’s most remarkable wildlife encounters, with rare mountain gorillas in the remote forests of south- western Uganda. Accommodation: In Bwindi National Park but this depends on the group of gorilla you will be tracking in Buhoma, Ruhija and Nkuringo.


Destination: Bwindi


Activities


Gorilla trekking get a chance to experiences man’s closest relatives through tracking in the impenetrable rainforests. Accommodation: In Bwindi National Park but this depends on the group of gorillas you will be tracking in Buhoma, Ruhija and Nkuringo.


Price Quotation 2019.

Please note that prices are as (per person) based on Twin/ double room sharing, they are estimates only and subjected to change without notice.

Silver Budget (USD) per person Golden Budget (USD) per person
Based on a private group of 1-6 people. 440 1,030
Based on a private group of 4 or 5 people. 508 1,098
Based on a private group of 2 or 3 people. 825 1,414
Gorilla Permit
All season 600 600
Options
For Full board per person a day extra USD 35 Not Applicable

Includes.

Accommodations and meals mentioned, Airport transfers, a 4x4 vehicle with a driver/tour guide and fuel, entrances and attractions mentioned.

Excludes.

Visa for Uganda and insurance, flights, tips and personal expenses, beverages and meals not mentioned and all optional activities, gorilla permits.

NOTE:

 

We advise our esteemed clients always to book with us in advance in order to secure for you these accommodations mention. However incase these accommodation are found all booked we can get for you other nearby accommodation that offer same services.

 

Day 1. Arrival

Destination: Entebbe airport – Kampala

Day 2.

Destination: Kampala – Buhoma, Bwindi. Approx. 512km.

Silver budget:

Buhoma: Buhoma community rest camp or Buhoma Haven Lodge (B.B)

Ruhija: Gorilla mist camp (B.B)

Nkuringo: Nshongi Gorilla resort or Wagtail Eco safari camp (B.B)

Golden budget:

Buhoma: Mahogany springs, Buhoma lodge (F.B)

Ruhija: Ruhija gorilla safari lodge (F.B)

Nkuringo: Nkuringo gorilla safari lodge (F.B)

Day 3

Destination: Bwindi

Silver budget:

Buhoma: Buhoma community rest camp or Buhoma Haven Lodge (B.B)

Ruhija: Gorilla mist camp (B.B)

Nkuringo: Nshongi Gorilla resort or Wagtail Eco safari camp (B.B)

Golden budget:

Buhoma: Mahogany springs, Buhoma lodge (F.B)

Ruhija: Ruhija gorilla safari lodge (F.B)

Nkuringo: Nkuringo gorilla safari lodge (F.B)

Day 4

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable – Entebbe. Approx. 552km.