Karagwe Tours & Safaris

4 Day Uganda Gorilla Tracking Experience

Uganda hosts over half of the world’s Gorillas, and in this itinerary we take you for gorilla tracking experience plus a game drive in Lake Mburo National park, The thrill of spending time observing these great and endangered giants (Gorillas) is awesome exciting experience. Many find it rare and moving opportunity. Along side gorilla tracking, other primate species can be sited as well as many bird species, the game drive gives you a taste of the African Wilderness!

YOUR ADVENTURE BEGINS

Day 1: Proceed to Bwindi impenetrable forest with a stopover at the equator

Bwindi impenetrable national park: is located in the southwestern part of Uganda on the edge of the western lift valley covering 331sq km, its one of the largest national forests in East Africa, supporting a large number of plants and animals not found elsewhere. About half of the world’s population of 600 mountain gorillas resides in Bwindi. The vegetation as the park name implies is composed of tropical rain forest with dense undergrowth. This rugged terrain makes hiking in search of gorilla strenuous work; visitors who trek should be prepared for up to 8 hours of hiking. Good physical condition is required. A maximum of only 6 permits per day is available for advance booking so confirmation 4-12 months in advance is required to avoid disappointment.
Distance from Kampala: 580km estimated transit time: 8-10 hours.
accommodation: Buhoma Lodge

Day 2: After early morning breakfast proceed for a briefing by park rangers/ guides

After early morning breakfast proceeds for a briefing by park rangers/ guilds enter the gorilla securers for your adventure, the beauty if this rains forest is spectacular, the area offers a dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animals trails allowing access to tourist the time is taken and the terrain varies with the movements of these great primates. The thrill of spending time observing these great and endangered giants is an awesome, exciting experience. Many find it a rare and moving opportunity. Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge

Day 3: After breakfast, enjoy a drive through the Ishash sector

After breakfast, enjoy a drive through the Ishasha sector famous for the tree-climbing lions, thereafter proceed to the northern sector This park with its diverse Eco-systems of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers and swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. Lions, leopards, elephants, cape buffaloes, forest hogs, Uganda kobs, giant forest hogs, bush backs, water backs, with these vast arrays of Uganda wildlife. Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 4: Depart from Queen Elizabeth national park and enjoy your drive directly to the Airport

Depart from Queen Elizabeth national park and enjoy your drive directly to the Airport.