This journey Starts and ends in Kampala! But arrangements can be made for clients in other locations within Uganda. With this safari tour, you have a 3 day tour package taking you through Kampala, Uganda and 2 other destinations in Uganda. This package includes accommodation as well as meals, transport, park entrance fees, all local taxes and more.
Please note that, the airfare is only for domestic flight to the tour site.
Budget – 1734 USD per person
Midrange – 1943 USD per person
Luxury – 2487 USD per person
Day 1: Fly from Kampala to Kihihi Airstrip
Our company representative will pick you up from the hotel after morning breakfast. He will drive you to Entebbe International Airport where you will catch up with a flight to Kihihi airstrip, in the West of Uganda.
On arrival at Kihihi airstrip you will find Akita wild tour guide waiting to receive you and he will transfer you to the lodge. Check in at the lodge and have lunch and after lunch proceed for nature walk in the nearby communities.
Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Duration: 1h:45 mins by flight
Accommodation; Gorilla safari lodge [luxury], Gorilla Mist Camp [midrange], Gift of Nature lodge [budget]
Meal Plan; Lunch and dinner
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking and community visit
Have morning cup of coffee and after breakfast, pack your trekking equipment which includes’ your gorilla permit, passport, packed lunch, enough drinking water and your camera. Your safari guide will drive you to the park’s headquarters for briefing on rules and regulation of gorilla trekking.
Bwindi Impenetrable National park is located in southwest Uganda on the edge of the Rift Valley and it is a home to the endangered mountain gorillas. Bwindi forest is one of the Uganda’s oldest and most biologically diverse rainforests which lies on the mist-covered hillsides. Bwindi forest has an incredible diversity of flora and fauna and is the only forest in Africa which can make claim to host both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees. Bwindi impenetrable has half of the worlds’ population of mountain gorillas and expect to encounter other primate species and 360 bird’s species.
Enter into the jungle in search of this endangered mountain gorillas and the trek takes 1-8 hours depending on the movement of mountain gorillas and where they slept the previous night. Expect to encounter other primates and bird species. After finding this endangered mountain gorillas, you will be allowed only one  with them, interact with them, see them feedings and see how silver back gorilla guards it’s family. Return back to lodge, rest for small few minutes and after head for village visit to the Batwe communities where you will enjoy local dances, local foods and storytelling from elderly people.
Meal Plan; Breakfast, packed lunch & Dinner
Day 3: Fly back to Entebbe
Have warm cup of African coffee and after breakfast, check-out of the lodge. Our company guide will drive you to Kihihi airstrip where you will catch up with flight to Entebbe international airport. You will find our company representative waiting to welcome you back from home of mountain gorilla, depending on your flight schedule he can take you for Kampala city tour if it is possible.
Please let us know if you wish us to include one (or more) nights in Kampala /Entebbe or arrange your transport to and from Entebbe Airport with Akita wild tours and travel.
End of the safari
What to pack on gorilla trek?
- Rain jacket/waterproof jacket
- Hiking boots shoes
- Garden gloves
- Long sleeved shirts/blouse
- Hat and sun glasses
- Pair of binoculars
- Long trousers
- Water proof bag
- Mosquito repellent
- Enough drinking water
Meals full board
Transportation to and from
English speaking guide
Domestic flight to Bwindi
Other Meals/Drinks not mentioned