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3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Staying at Buhoma Lodge

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3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Staying at Buhoma Lodge

This 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Staying at Buhoma Lodge takes you to one of Uganda’s oldest rainforests. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is located in the South Western region of Uganda in Kanungu district.  The park is well known for having the best Mountain Gorilla Trekking experience. It has almost half of the World’s population of Mountain Gorillas with a population of about 459 individuals following an increase from 400 basing on the 2018 census, it has 21 habituated families which are found in different sectors of the park like Buhoma, Nkuringo, Rushaga and Ruhija. The park also has 350 bird species, 120 mammal species including primates and about 200 butterfly species.

 

Day 1: Pick up from Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel – Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park

Day 1 of your 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Staying at Buhoma Lodge in Bwindi starts with a meet and greet session at the Airport or your Hotel by our professional driver guide from Paradise Adventure Vacations. Here, you will be briefed about the journey and then proceed for the 8 to 10 hours drive with a stopover in Mbarara City where you will have your Heavy delicious lunch specifically made for you. Enroute to your destination, you will have a stopover at the Equator line at Kayabwe for the water experience and take some memorable pictures to spice up the journey. Proceed to the park for dinner and an overnight.

Location: Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury Buhoma Lodge or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner, a selection of drinks, laundry, and activities at the lodge

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 2: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Gorilla Trekking Experience – Batwa Community Encounter

Day 2 of your 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Staying at Buhoma Lodge starts with an early morning breakfast. Wake up and have a heavy breakfast, Wear appropriate clothing like long sleeved shirts, long pair of jean or karky trousers, water proof boots, a round cap and a sweater to protect you against the bent tree branches of the impenetrable forest and also in case of bad weather. Pack some snacks and drinking water to help you during the trek since it is a 1 to 7 hours trek depending on the location of the Mountain Gorillas.

Gorilla Trekking Experience

Proceed to the park headquarters where you will be briefed about the Do’s and the Don’t’s of the park when you are with the Mountain Gorillas. After the briefing, you will be assigned a park ranger and one Gorilla family to look out for. Embark on your search for the Mountain Gorillas, during your trek through the impenetrable forest, you will enjoy the magnificent vistas of the beautiful landscape while the atmosphere of the trek through the Impenetrable jungle gives you unreal experiences!!

On your way to find the Mountain Gorillas, be on the lookout for different bird species like handsome francolin, purple sunbird, African blue cuckoo, red headed blue bill, Rwenzori turaco among other bird species. The sights and sounds of the different bird and butterfly species will offer you a variety of color and foam to satisfy you with a rare sort of happiness!!! On finding the Gorillas, you will have 1 full hour in their presence while learning their behaviors and how they go about their daily life.

Batwa Community Encounter

Head back to your accommodation for lunch. Later prepare for a visit to the Batwa pygmies of the impenetrable forest who were the original inhabitants of Bwindi impenetrable forest, Mgahinga Gorilla National park, Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and the Virunga ranges in Congo. Most of them were forced out of the forests without compensation nor proper adjustment to the modern life. The experience will offer you an opportunity to learn about their ancient ways of life and their struggles to adapt to the modern life outside the forest. After the experience, you will return to your lodge for your freshly prepared dinner as well as an overnight.

Location: Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury Buhoma Lodge or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner, a selection of drinks, laundry, and activities at the lodge

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 3: Drive to Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel – With a lunch stop over at the Equator point at Kayabwe

Day 3 of your 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Staying at Buhoma Lodge Safari ends today with an 8 to 10 hours’ drive to Kampala City with a stopover at Equator line at Kayabwe for your hot lunch and some coffee. Take as many pictures as you would wish and also buy some souvenirs at Kayabwe for good memories of “The Pearl of Africa.” Proceed with your journey to Entebbe International Airport to catch up with your flight or your Hotel.

This 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Staying at Buhoma Lodge offers a unique blend of adventure, wildlife encounters, and breathtaking natural beauty. Whether you are a seasoned safari-goer or a first-time visitor, this itinerary is sure to leave you with lasting memories of your time in Uganda.

Thank you so much for specifically choosing Paradise Adventure Vacations on 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Staying at Buhoma Lodge and we hope to see you again!!!

Location: Kampala (Uganda)

Accommodation Option: No (End of tour)

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch 

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

The Package Price Includes:

Return airport transfers (pick up and drop off)

Private transport for 3 days in a well-modified safari Extended land-cruiser (4WD, air-conditioned and pop-up roof)

Flue for 3 days

English safari driver guide for 3 days

Luxury accommodation for 2 night on full board

Alcoholic and other soft drinks (sodas, special juice order at the lodge and wines)

All park entrance and activities feel and all applicable government taxes

1 Mountain gorilla trekking permit in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park (Buhoma sector)

A visit to the Equator land mark

Batwa Community Encounter

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

The Package Price Excludes:

International and domestic flights

Country entry visa

Personal travel insurance

Items of personal nature/laundry/telephone charges

Souvenirs and gifts, Tips

 

 Passenger Information on 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Staying at Buhoma Lodge

In case of non-availability, we may have to reroute and provide alternative accommodation at lodges of similar category.

Passengers should bring only soft sided bags on safaris as our vehicles have limited luggage space

All the passengers must have Identification Card/Passport with them throughout their travel


Our Safari Vehicles Seating Plan - 4x4 Safari Land Cruiser Extended

Safari Vehicles Seating Plan

All our Safari vehicles are Toyota Land-cruiser 4×4 with pop-up roofs. The vehicles are serviced and maintained to a very high standard before, during and after every safari. Paradise Adventure Vacations Ltd offering all-wheel drive safari vehicles suitable for off-road driving, which enable travelers to discover the magical areas of East Africa in a pleasant and reliable manner.

Our fleet consists of 4×4 Toyota Land cruisers with a hinged roof and skylights above the front seats. The hinged roof offers two main advantages: it provides shade without restricting the view, so that you can enjoy your safari even in the very sunny hours of the day. It also allows a 360-degree all-round view.

Our Vehicles Are Equipped With:

  • Adjustable comfortable seats
  • Electric refrigerator for drinks
  • High-performance shock absorbers
  • Tool & first aid kit
  • Adapters and battery chargers

Due to the difficult ground and road conditions inside and outside the national parks and wildlife reserves, a four-wheel drive vehicle is not only recommended, but also crucial for an eventful safari.

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