6:00 am Start the 3 days mountain gorilla tour when you are picked from your Kampala city
location by your trip guide.
9:00 am breaking for 20 minutes at the equator for photos, toilet, coffee, tea, soda.
1:00 pm break for lunch at the Igongo cultural center.
2:00 pm resume the drive to Buhoma where arrival is estimated to be 6 pm or perhaps earlier depending on a variable of elements.
7:30 pm dinner will be served or earlier depending on your usual eating time or what the lodge schedule shall be. Travelers will get their briefing to during which a preferred time for dinner shall be made known.
Overnight at the Lodge Mahogany Springs Lodge
Lunch, Dinner, Drinking Water
10 hours of travel
Day 2: mountain gorilla tracking day
Mountain Gorilla tour day is the highlight of any traveler headed for mountain gorilla tracking. This morning the mood of trackers is high as everyone is very excited anticipating what is to come. Playing out in their minds what they might visualize in expectation of the events to come. 7:30 am you will drive from the lodge to the briefing area where you are talked through a brief on gorilla tracking. Then trackers will be grouped and assigned a particular gorilla family to trek. 8:00 am your excursion will start with an immediate entry into the forest or drive for a few kilometers to the starting point.
You will have your packed lunch and plenty of drinking water for the trekking.
Tracking can be tough but it is doable every step you take in front of the other you get closer to the mountain gorillas. Although the trekking trail can be a challenge you shall get exhausted but don't give in to tiredness. The feel of finding the mountain gorilla is a thrill which pumps new adrenaline.
In Bwindi forest national park the mountain gorilla tracking tour does not limit your experience to gorilla trekking. There is different wildlife that lives in this park, you head guide will point out the primates, birds, mammals and signs of life as encountered. The flora is also wide the guide will show you various gorilla food plants.
When you find the mountain gorillas either feeding or resting on the forest floor, you will be required to spend just 1 hour with them. Hereafter you shall be asked to leave and return back to the starting point where you meet your vehicle. You return to your lodge for rest
Community walk will follow or just rest at the lodge.
Dinner and overnight Mahogany Springs Lodge.
Day 3: Return to Kampala ending the 3 days mountain gorilla tracking tour
8:00 am we start our long drive back to Kampala
or you could opt for a domestic flight to Entebbe
airport if you are flying back home.
Arrival will be 5:00 pm we end by dropping you at the hotel, airport, or address in Kampala.
Gorilla Permit Guarantee
We sell our tours with gorilla tracking permits.
Included in the price for this trip
* English speaking driver
* Park entrance
* Bottled water
* Gorilla Permits
Not included in the price for this trip
* Laundry services
* Travel Insurance
* Visa (Uganda/Rwanda)
* Any other personal interests
* The first and last night in Uganda
4WD Toyota Land Cruiser
The cars are well maintained and our drivers are experienced and English speaking Ugandans. If necessary we can also hire other vehicles.