3 Days Trekking the Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi

This short 3 days Gorilla trekking safari gives you a unique experience touring Gorillas in their biggest habitat in Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a big habitat for Mountain Gorillas  harboring over 200 of them. The park is located in the South West of Uganda.

On this tour, you will fly to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park on the first day. On the second day you will take the trek to see the gorillas in Bwindi and on the third day, fly back to Entebbe, completing your adventure packed once in a life time Gorilla Tracking experience.

This is a rare opportunity to visit some of the World’s last tracts of primeval forest – it is virtually untouched and retains an awe-inspiring collection of endangered flora and fauna.

Accommodation options for tracking in Buhoma sector:

  • Silverback Lodge
  • Mahogany Springs Lodge
  • Buhoma Lodge
  • Bwindi Lodge
  • Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp
  • Tracker’s Lodge

Note: Due to lack of suitable accommodations options in Ruhija, it is possible to track gorillas while staying in Buhoma area. Transfer charges are extra and driving time is approximately 1.5 hours each way.

Accommodation options for tracking in Nkuringo/Rushaga sectors:

  • Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge
  • Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge

 

Important Notes on Gorilla Permits

  1. Gorilla Permits are US$600 per person per trek (AS FROM 01ST JULY 2020 WILL BE US$ 700 per person per trek).
  2. Once purchased, gorilla permits are NON-REFUNDABLE.
  3. There is a minimum age of 15 years for gorilla treks.
  4. Additional Gorilla Permits must be pre-booked / paid if gorilla tracking on the additional (optional) day.
  5. All Gorilla Permits need to be purchased at the time of booking or a deposit equivalent to 25% of the cost of the safari paid, whichever is higher.
  6. Gorilla viewing is subject to availability of permits, which are limited.
  7. Permit prices are subject to change without notice.

Itinerary

Day 1 –  Entebbe to Bwindi

Starting from Entebbe take the 07:00 am or 10:15 am or 12:30 pm flight to Kihihi/Kisoro (Approximately 1 hour 15 mins to 2 hours ). Met on arrival by your expert guide who will provide you with local information and assistance throughout your trip. You will then transfer to your lodge. Lunch is included (depending on arrival time).  The afternoon will be spent relaxing and recharging for the adventure or time allowing visit the local village before dinner.

Day 2 –   Bwindi Forest

Enjoy an early breakfast, then attend a pre-briefing on the trek at approximately 07:30 a.m. You will be given tips and  chance to share your expectations plus air any questions you may have bout the gorilla trekking activity that you are just about to embark on.  You will set off no later than 8:30 am accompanied by your guide and armed rangers,  through the steep, densely forested hills in search of Mountain Gorillas. Tracking in the Bwindi Forest requires stamina and a level of fitness and can often take most of the day but observing the gorillas in their natural habitat is awe inspiring.

Day 3 –   Bwindi Forest

Breakfast at lodge then transfer to the airstrip for either the 10.55 am or 14.05 pm flight out of Kihihi or 08:25 am flight out of Kisoro, back to Entebbe.

Prices: Silverback Lodge

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Silverback Lodge is perched on high, atop the valley overlooking Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The view is  stunning. With 12 en-suite rooms, this is the largest lodge in the area.  The Lodge has 1 single room, 4 double rooms and 7 twin rooms.

Includes: Flights Entebbe-Kihihi-Entebbe, 02 nights full board accommodation plus drinks, airstrip transfers and gorilla tracking transfers in private lodge 4×4 vehicle (gorilla tracking in Buhoma), 01 gorilla tracking permit

Optional: Transfers for gorilla tracking in Ruhija sector; US$ 335 per vehicle return

Excludes: Premium drinks, additional gorilla permits (US$ 600 per person per permit, US$ 700 per person per permit as from 01st July 2020), tips and gratuities

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DATES FROM DATES TO PER PERSON SHARING, PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGE EXTRA NIGHT AT SILVERBACK LODGE
01-Jan-20 29-Feb-20 1906 USD 248 USD 222 USD
01-Mar-20 09-Apr-20 1818 USD 198 USD 178 USD
10-Apr-20 13-Apr-20 1963 USD 196 USD 251 USD
14-Apr-20 31-May-20 1818 USD 198 USD 178 USD
01-Jun-20 30-Jun-20 1906 USD 248 USD 222 USD
01-Jul-20 31-Oct-20 2006 USD 248 USD 222 USD
01-Nov-20 23-Dec-20 1918 USD 198 USD 178 USD
24-Dec-20 25-Dec-20 2063 USD 196 USD 251 USD
26-Dec-20 30-Dec-20 1918 USD 198 USD 178 USD
31-Dec-20 31-Dec-20 2063 USD 196 USD 251 USD

Prices: Mahogany Springs Lodge

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Includes: Flights Entebbe-Kihihi-Entebbe, 02 nights  full board accommodation (1 glass of wine or 1 beer or 1 soft drink with dinner), airstrip transfers and gorilla tracking transfers in private lodge 4×4 vehicle (gorilla tracking in Buhoma), 01 gorilla tracking permit

Optional: Transfers for gorilla tracking in Ruhija sector; US$ 280 per vehicle return

Excludes: Drinks, additional gorilla permits (US$ 600 per person per permit, US$ 700 per person per permit as from 01st July 2020), tips and gratuities

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DATES FROM DATES TO PER PERSON SHARING, PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGE EXTRA NIGHT AT MAHOGANY SPRINGS LODGE
1-Jun-20 30-Jun-20 2004 USD 164 USD 281 USD
1-Jul-20 31-Oct-20 2104 USD 164 USD 281 USD
1-Nov-20 30-Nov-20 1980 USD 150 USD 219 USD
1-Dec-20 31-Dec-20 2104 USD 164 USD 281 USD
1-Jan-21 28-Feb-21 2104 USD 164 USD 281 USD
1-Mar-21 31-May-21 1980 USD 150 USD 219 USD
1-Jun-21 31-Oct-21 2104 USD 164 USD 281 USD
1-Nov-21 30-Nov-21 1980 USD 150 USD 219 USD
1-Dec-21 31-Dec-21 2104 USD 164 USD 281 USD

Prices: Buhoma Lodge

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Includes: Flights Entebbe-Kihihi-Entebbe, 02 nights full board accommodation plus drinks, one complimentary massage per guest per stay, airstrip transfers and gorilla tracking transfers in private lodge 4×4 vehicle (gorilla tracking in Buhoma), 01 gorilla tracking permit

Optional: Transfers for gorilla tracking in Ruhija sector; US$ 290 per vehicle return

Excludes: Premium drinks, additional gorilla permits (US$ 600 per person per permit, US$ 700 per person per permit as from 01st July 2020), tips and gratuities

 

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DATES FROM DATES TO PER PERSON SHARING, PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGE EXTRA NIGHT AT BUHOMA LODGE
1-Jun-20 30-Jun-20 2082 USD 140 USD 310 USD
1-Jul-20 30-Sep-20 2302 USD 220 USD 370 USD
1-Oct-20 31-Oct-20 2182 USD 140 USD 310 USD
1-Nov-20 30-Nov-20 2062 USD 100 USD 250 USD
1-Dec-20 31-Dec-20 2302 USD 220 USD 370 USD
1-Jan-21 28-Feb-21 2286 USD 220 USD 360 USD
1-Mar-21 31-Mar-21 2182 USD 140 USD 300 USD
1-Apr-21 31-May-21 2062 USD 100 USD 250 USD
1-Jun-21 30-Jun-21 2182 USD 140 USD 300 USD
1-Jul-21 30-Sep-21 2286 USD 220 USD 360 USD
1-Oct-21 31-Oct-21 2182 USD 140 USD 300 USD
1-Nov-21 30-Nov-21 2062 USD 100 USD 250 USD
1-Dec-21 31-Dec-21 2286 USD 220 USD 360 USD

Prices: Bwindi Lodge

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Includes: Flights Entebbe-Kihihi-Entebbe, 02 nights full board accommodation plus drinks,  one complimentary massage per guest per stay, airstrip transfers and gorilla tracking transfers in private lodge 4×4 vehicle (gorilla tracking in Buhoma OR Ruhija), 01 gorilla tracking permit

Excludes: Premium drinks, additional gorilla permits (US$ 600 per person per permit, US$ 700 per person per permit as from 01st July 2020), tips and gratuities

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DATES FROM DATES TO PER PERSON SHARING, PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGE EXTRA NIGHT AT BWINDI LODGE
1-Jun-20 30-Jun-20 2600 USD 201 USD 499 USD
1-Jul-20 30-Sep-20 2700 USD 201 USD 499 USD
1-Oct-20 14-Dec-20 2455 USD 149 USD 376 USD
15-Dec-20 31-Dec-20 2700 USD 201 USD 499 USD
1-Jan-21 28-Feb-21 3160 USD 291 USD 700 USD
1-Mar-21 31-May-21 2555 USD 149 USD 420 USD
1-Jun-21 30-Sep-21 3160 USD 291 USD 700 USD
1-Oct-21 14-Dec-21 2555 USD 149 USD 420 USD
15-Dec-21 31-Dec-21 3160 USD 291 USD 700 USD

Prices: Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

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Includes: Flights Entebbe-Kihihi-Entebbe, 02 nights full board accommodation plus drinks, airstrip transfers and gorilla tracking transfers in private camp 4×4 vehicle (gorilla tracking in Buhoma), 01 gorilla tracking permit

Optional: Transfers for gorilla tracking in Ruhija sector; US$ 470 per vehicle return

Excludes: Premium drinks, additional gorilla permits (US$ 600 per person per permit, US$ 700 per person per permit as from 01st July 2020), tips and gratuities

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DATES FROM DATES TO PER PERSON SHARING, PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGE EXTRA NIGHT AT SANCTUARY GORILLA FOREST CAMP
1-Jun-20 30-Jun-20 2725 USD 590 USD 591 USD
1-Jul-20 30-Sep-20 3132 USD 748 USD 745 USD
1-Oct-20 31-Oct-20 2825 USD 590 USD 591 USD
1-Nov-20 20-Dec-20 2420 USD NIL 389 USD
21-Dec-20 3-Jan-21 3132 USD 748 USD 745 USD
4-Jan-21 31-Mar-21 2745 USD 553 USD 551 USD
1-Apr-21 31-May-21 2370 USD NIL 364 USD
1-Jun-21 30-Jun-21 2745 USD 553 USD 551 USD
1-Jul-21 30-Sep-21 3035 USD 695 USD 696 USD
1-Oct-21 31-Oct-21 2745 USD 553 USD 551 USD
1-Nov-21 16-Dec-21 2370 USD NIL 364 USD
17-Dec-21 2-Jan-22 3035 USD 695 USD 696 USD

Prices: Tracker's Lodge

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Includes: Flights Entebbe-Kihihi-Entebbe, 02 nights full board accommodation plus drinks, airstrip transfers and gorilla tracking transfers in shared lodge 4×4 vehicle (gorilla tracking in Buhoma), 01 gorilla tracking permit

Optional: Transfers for gorilla tracking in Ruhija sector; US$ 260 per vehicle return

Excludes: Premium drinks, additional gorilla permits (US$ 600 per person per permit, US$ 700 per person per permit as from 01st July 2020), tips and gratuities

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DATES FROM DATES TO PER PERSON SHARING, PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGE EXTRA NIGHT AT TRACKER\'S LODGE
1-Jun-20 30-Jun-20 2442 USD 500 USD 500 USD
1-Jul-20 31-Oct-20 2542 USD 500 USD 500 USD
1-Nov-20 30-Nov-20 2162 USD 340 USD 310 USD
1-Dec-20 31-Dec-20 2542 USD 500 USD 500 USD
1-Jan-21 28-Feb-21 2542 USD 500 USD 500 USD
1-Mar-21 31-May-21 2162 USD 340 USD 310 USD
1-Jun-21 31-Oct-21 2542 USD 500 USD 500 USD
1-Nov-21 30-Nov-21 2162 USD 340 USD 310 USD
1-Dec-21 31-Dec-21 2542 USD 500 USD 500 USD

Prices: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge

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Includes: Flights Entebbe-Kisoro-Entebbe, 02 nights full board accommodation, airstrip transfers and gorilla tracking transfers in private lodge 4×4 vehicle (gorilla tracking in Nkuringo OR Rushaga), 01 gorilla tracking permit

Excludes: Drinks, additional gorilla permits (US$ 600 per person per permit, US$ 700 per person per permit as from 01st July 2020), tips and gratuities

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DATES FROM DATES TO PER PERSON SHARING, PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGE EXTRA NIGHT AT NKURINGO BWINDI LODGE
1-Jun-20 30-Jun-20 2162 USD 180 USD 230 USD
1-Jul-20 30-Sep-20 2262 USD 180 USD 230 USD
1-Oct-20 30-Nov-20 2192 USD 150 USD 195 USD
1-Dec-20 31-Dec-20 2262 USD 180 USD 230 USD
1-Jan-21 28-Feb-21 2402 USD 230 USD 300 USD
1-Mar-21 31-May-21 2262 USD 150 USD 230 USD
1-Jun-21 30-Sep-21 2402 USD 230 USD 300 USD
1-Oct-21 30-Nov-21 2262 USD 150 USD 230 USD
1-Dec-21 31-Dec-21 2402 USD 230 USD 300 USD

Prices: Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge

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Includes: Flights Entebbe-Kisoro-Entebbe, 02 nights full board accommodation plus non-premium drinks, airstrip transfers and gorilla tracking transfers in private lodge 4×4 vehicle (gorilla tracking in Nkuringo OR Rushaga), 01 gorilla tracking permit

Excludes: Premium drinks, additional gorilla permits (US$ 600 per person per permit, US$ 700 per person per permit as from 01st July 2020), tips and gratuities

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DATES FROM DATES TO PER PERSON SHARING, PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGE EXTRA NIGHT AT CLOUDS MOUNTAIN GORILLA LODGE
1-Jun-20 30-Jun-20 3395 USD 458 USD 755 USD
1-Jul-20 31-Aug-20 3649 USD 504 USD 832 USD
1-Sep-20 30-Sep-20 3495 USD 458 USD 755 USD
1-Oct-20 30-Nov-20 2963 USD 292 USD 489 USD
1-Dec-20 14-Dec-20 3649 USD 504 USD 832 USD
15-Dec-20 10-Jan-21 3649 USD 504 USD 832 USD
11-Jan-21 28-Feb-21 3495 USD 458 USD 755 USD
1-Mar-21 31-May-21 2963 USD 292 USD 489 USD
1-Jun-21 30-Jun-21 3495 USD 458 USD 755 USD
1-Jul-21 31-Aug-21 3649 USD 504 USD 832 USD
1-Sep-21 30-Sep-21 3495 USD 458 USD 755 USD
1-Oct-21 30-Nov-21 2963 USD 292 USD 489 USD
1-Dec-21 14-Dec-21 3649 USD 504 USD 832 USD

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