3 Days Gorilla trekking tour

Overview of the 3 Days Gorilla trekking tour

This is a short mountain gorilla safari in Uganda. It entails the avenues of exploring the rich country side and the endangered mountain gorillas in the Impenetrable National Park of Bwindi. The safari tour also involves the encounter with the world’s shortest people –the pygmies whose fate is threatened.

Safari Highlights of the 3 Days Gorilla trekking tour

  • Day 1 of the 3 Days Gorilla trekking tour: Drive from Kampala to Bwindi
  • Day 2 of the 3 Days Gorilla trekking tour: Undertake gorilla tracking expedition
  • Day 3 of the 3 Days Gorilla trekking tour: Drive from Bwindi back to Kampala.

Detailed itinerary of the 3 Days Gorilla trekking tour

Day 1 of the 3 Days Gorilla trekking tour: Drive from Kampala to Bwindi

After taking breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up by our driver guide to embark on your 527 km journey approximately 10 hours’ drive to Bwindi. You will make a stop at the equator over 77 km approximately 1 and ½ hours’ drive from Kampala for photography and water experiments. Proceed with your journey and have lunch en-route at Igongo cultural center 12 km before Mbarara town. Continue with your drive and arrive in Bwindi in the evening.

Accommodation: Gorilla Forest Camp (Luxury/upmarket), Bwindi View Bandas (Budget/basic) or Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp (Midrange/standard).

Day 2 of the 3 Days Gorilla trekking tour: Undertake gorilla tracking expedition

Wake up early enough to take breakfast and gather at Park headquarters at 08:00 am for briefing. Briefing takes close to one hour before setting off for trekking gorillas in the mist of Bwindi. Trekking gorillas can take 2 – 8 hours and one hour is available at your disposal to interact with gorillas and take photos. Do not forget your lunch box as the activity could be longer. Return to the lodge after tracking for relaxation and in the evening, you can undertake a cultural tour to the Pygmy/ Batwa community to gain a snapshot of their traditional life.

Accommodation: You will spend an overnight at your previous lodge.

Day 3 of the 3 Days Gorilla trekking tour: Drive from Bwindi back to Kampala.

After your breakfast, drive back to Kampala having Lunch at Igongo Cultural Center and another stop at Mpambire drum making village as you draw closer to Kampala. You will arrive in Kampala in the evening.

End of the 3 Days Gorilla trekking tour

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda


One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply. Read More

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda


Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda. Read More

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda


We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge: This accommodation facility extends value for money and the magnificent sights of the Volcanoes national park. It is positioned on the lower gradients of Sabyinyo Mountain. Gorilla view lodge contains 30 private stone cottages with modern furnishing and décor. With a fire place and en suite facilities, the lodge is worth of stay while at Gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda.

La Palme Hotel: With 48 fully furnished rooms with 4 big elegantly designed suites, La Palme Hotel counts among the cozy and ultimate safari accommodations within the environs of Volcanoes national park. Rooms have Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, 24 hour room service, telephone and double beds.

Nyungwe Forest Lodge: The lodge is found on the edge of Nyungwe forest and it has 24 luxury rooms the 2 being suites providing tourists with comfortable sleeps while on their safaris in Rwanda. The lodge has a swimming pool, lounge, bar, fire place, en suite facilities, restaurant, laundry services, internet access, Air conditioner and so many other services provided to Rwanda safari tourists.

Muhabura Guest House: Muhabura hotel is a budget accommodation found opposite musanze headquarters near the bank of Kigali. This exposes you to a comfortable life while you stay away your home. There are 30 rooms with single, double and Twin. The rooms are self-contained, with warm and cold showers, satellite TV, laundry services, balcony, garden and so many others.

La Palme Hotel: This is among the best deluxe hotel in Rwanda where tourists always feel comfortable to stay while o their Rwanda safaris. This hotel has 48 well designed rooms with 4 large suites. The rooms have screens, good services, internet access, Double bed, telephone and are self-contained.

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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