Day 1: Depart Kampala traveling West
6:00am Start the 3 days mountain gorilla tour when you are picked from your Kampala location by your trip guide.
9:00am breaking for 20minutes at the equator for photos, toilet, coffee, tea, soda.
1:00pm break for lunch at the Igongo cultural center.
2:00pm resume the drive to Buhoma where arrival is estimated to be 6pm or perhaps earlier depending on a variable of elements.
7:30pm 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 perferred 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 TOUR
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. 7:30am 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. 8:00am 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 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 1hour 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
8:00am 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 5:00pm we end by dropping you at the hotel, airport, or address in Kampala.
Clients will be staying in Mahogany Springs, Silverback Lodge or Buhoma Lodge depending on room availability.
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