Nkuringo gorilla trekking tour

Nkuringo sector in the south of the park Nkuringo Gorilla Family

3 Days Nkuringo gorilla trekking trip

Nkuringo gorilla trekking trip to Bwindi forest national park that has 4 locations for tracking gorillas known as Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga, and Nkuringo. The 4 locations have a total of about 20 families as of December 2020. Gorilla trekking trip permits must be bought before tracking by booking directly with the reservations office at the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Headquarters or through a reputable tour agent. Permits can be paid for up to two years in advance. 

Only 8 visitors are allowed to view a particular gorilla family for one hour per day, gorilla trackers must be aged 15 and above. and they will be accompanied by Uganda Wildlife Authority guides throughout the Gorillas tracking excursion.


3 Days Nkuringo Gorilla trekking tour.

Day 1 Road trip from Kampala to Nkuringo

6:30 am travel from Entebbe or Kampala to Nkuringo south of Bwindi forest national park.
9:00 am Making a stop at the equator on Masaka road.
1:00 pm Travelers will have a lunch break at the Igongo Culture Center and after lunch continuing through Ntungamo, reach Kabale by 4:00 pm.
6:00 pm reach and check you in your lodge near Nkuringo
Driving time: 10 hours



Accommodation: - Chameleon Hill Lodge
Meal Plan: - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner



Day 2 Nkuringo gorilla trekking day!
After your Breakfast, travellers will be driven to Nkuringo park headquarters to attend a briefing at 7:30 am. The Nkuringo gorilla trekking tour is as exciting and demanding as all the gorilla trekking sectors of Bwindi forest national park.

4:00 pm After a successful gorilla tracking experience you will be returned to the lodge for an afternoon of rest.
Rest until dinner time
Lodging: - Chameleon Hill Lodge
Food Plan: - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner



Day 3 Travel Back to Kampala or Entebbe
This morning we start travelling back towards Kampala. Where arrive late evening possibly around 5:30 pm. You could also be brought to the airport in Entebbe should you require.
Driving time: 9 hours
Breakfast, Lunch



English speaking driver
Park entrance
Bottled water
Gorilla Permits



Not included
Laundry services 
Travel Insurance
Visa (Uganda/Rwanda)
Any other personal interests
The first and last night in Uganda

  • Budget
  • $ 1,867
    per person (2 people)
  • Luxury
  • $2,605
    per Person (2 people)
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