Day 01: Kampala – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Set off by 7:30 am for Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. The drive is long but enjoyable with a stopover at the Equator and for lunch enroute. After lunch drive on to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – home to the endangered Mountain Gorillas.
Bwindi Forest not only offers dramatic steeply forested landscape but is also incredibly dense though crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. Overnight stay (subject to family to be tracked). Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 02: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Early breakfast then report at the UWA information office where you will be fully briefed on the do’s and don’ts while in the forest. With your packed lunch set off with your guide (s) for the adventure. The track may take anywhere from 30 minutes to 7 hours but from the time the first Gorilla or Gorilla family is spotted, you are only allowed to spend a maximum of one hour with them as they go about their activities. The experience of observing these endangered gentle giants is a humbling and exciting adventure.
Return to your camp/ lodge from where you will relive those special moments with friends over a drink. Overnight stay. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 03: Bwindi Forest – Kampala
After early breakfast, start the drive to Kampala with a stopover for lunch enroute and other places of interest like souvenir selling points along the highway. Arrive Kampala in the evening where you will be dropped. End of Safari. Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch.
Included in the three (3) Day Gorilla Safari:
> Accommodation while on safari (as per itinerary above)
> Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) as per itinerary above,
> 1 soft drink per meal i.e. a soda or mineral water at/during lunch and dinner,
> Park entrance fees
> 1 Gorilla Permit per person,
> Services of a 4 x4 WD vehicle with plenty of leg room.
> The costs also cover the services of an English speaking driver/guide
> Lots of fun in the African Sun
> Fuel plus all activities while on the tour as will be detailed in your itinerary.
The costs to be given for the 3 day gorilla tour proposed above will exclude:
> International and local air fares.
> Pre & Post Safari Accommodation in Kampala/ Entebbe
> Airport Transfers.
> Entry visa fees (US$50 at the moment).
> Personal (medical/travel) insurance.
> Tips and all expenses of a personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, souvenirs etc).