General

Cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari is a great ape trekking tour in Uganda.  This cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari starts and ends in Entebbe. The cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari takes you to Bwindi. Bwindi Impenetrable Rain forest is home to the mountain gorillas. Your cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari heads south west Uganda. Bwindi Impenetrable Rain forest hosts more than half the world’s great mountain apes.

Uganda Gorilla trekking Safari is the pinnacle of Uganda tourism. Coming face to face with the gorilla completes your African dream safari holiday. Cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari is for people who have for few days. They should have no time for an elaborate Uganda Safari tour. The main highlight of is coming face to face with the gentle great mountain apes.

Cheap Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari Highlight

The highlight of this African safari tour in Uganda is gorilla trekking. This is a 2 to 4 hours activity that brings you to a faceoff with the mountain gorillas. Other highlight on this safari in Uganda is the scenic attractions as you go through various landscapes. The people, their traditions and wildlife will be another attraction.

Cheap Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari Itinerary

Day 1: ENTEBBE – KAMPALA

Meet and greet on arrival at Entebbe International Airport by our Uganda safari. Enjoy a comprehensive brief on the cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari. This is to be followed by a transfer to Kampala. You will be checked in for dinner and overnight at City Square Hotel.

Day 2: KAMPALA- BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK

Your cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari will begin from Kampala at 0700hrs. You will continue south-west through Kampala city. There will be a stopover at the Equator for photos. The drive then takes you through savannah grasslands and banana plantations. You will get to see herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns. Your safari ascends into the Kigezi highlands, known as the “Switzerland of Africa”. This area is characterized by the terraced farming and mountain scenery.  Proceed to the famous Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Check in will be at Nshongi Camp in time for dinner and overnight.

About Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is renowned for its mountain gorilla population. There are slightly more than half the world’s mountain gorilla population is resident in Bwindi. This is an estimated 280 – 320 individuals living in 15 groups. Looking deep into the expressive brown eyes of these gentle giants is an extremely special privilege and an encounter unparalleled in most likely the whole of Africa. It is a magnificent luxuriant swathe across the steep ridges of the Albertine Rife Valley. This ancient rainforest is one of the few in Africa to have flourished throughout the last Ice Age. It is regarded to be one of the most biologically diverse forests in Africa.

Bwindi has more to offer then just gorilla tracking. Five different day-trails, ranging from 30 minutes to 8 hours in duration, offering the opportunity to enjoy the tranquillity of the forest and to see several different monkey species. For birders, roughly 190 bird species have been recorded in this area, ten of which are either listed in the Red Data Book or else endemic to the Albertine Rift. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park has at least 90 mammal species, including 11 primates and is ranked as one of the best in Uganda for forest birding, with 23 highly localized Albertine Rift endemics.

Day 3: GORILLA TREKKING IN UGANDA

Cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari takes you on giant ape tracking. This will include walking up steeply in the dense rain forest. You will go through different animals’ trails allowing access to tourists. Gorilla tracking is an inspiring adventure not to be missed. The Gorilla is a shy and peaceful giant ape. A meeting with the gorilla is an unforgettable experience. Just sit back, relax as you watch and photograph them as they interact. You will return back to your budget Bwindi Forest camp for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Day 4: BWINDI – KAMPALA

After breakfast your cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari leisurely drive. You will head back to Kampala, Uganda’s Capital city. This will be punctuated with a stopover for lunch at own cost en-route. Stop at the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers to watch the ceremonial drums being crafted. You will arrive late afternoon in Kampala. Drop off will be at City Square hotel booked on bed and breakfast for overnight.

Day 5: DEPARTURE

After breakfast, finalize your cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari with a transfer. You will be driven to the Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight.

End of 5 days Cheap Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari

5 days Cheap Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari Cost

5 Days Cheap Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari Cost Includes:

  • Budget Uganda safari accommodation as per program
  • Meal plan on full board while on safari and bed and breakfast in Kampala
  • All Transportation and airport transfers
  • Services of an experienced English speaking driver guide
  • 1 X Uganda Gorilla trekking permit
  • All government tax
  • Lots of African Sunshine

5 Days Cheap Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari Prices does not include:

  • Deviation from the program
  • Items of personal use
  • Tips, Porterage and personal expenses
  • Excursions
  • Drinks, beverages
  • Visa

What to Pack for your 5 Day Cheap Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari

  • Light and heavy neutral color clothes
  • Sturdy hiking boots
  • Light rain coat
  • Insect repellant
  • Sunscreen
  • Sun hat
  • Sun glasses

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Bwindi

BwindiBwindi Impenetrable National Park lies in southwestern Uganda on the edge of the Rift Valley. Its mist-covered hillsides are blanketed by one of Uganda’s oldest and most biologically diverse rain forests, which dates back over 25,000 years and contains almost 400 species of plants. More famously, this “impenetrable forest” also protects an estimated 400 mountain gorillas – Read more

Entebbe

EntebbeEntebbe city is the location of Uganda’s international airport. The drive to or from Kampala is about an hour. The United Nations uses Entebbe as a depot and staging area for their vehicles and heavy equipment that are part of peace keeping and other missions in the central African region. Entebbe offers a relaxed stop-over Read more

Kampala

KampalaKampala is the capital city of Uganda. With a population of 1,208,544 (2002), it is the largest city in Uganda. It is located in the district of Kampala at 0°19’N, 32°35’E, at 1,190 m (3,900 ft) above sea level. Kampala City is situated 40 km north of Uganda’s international airport at Entebbe on Lake Victoria, Read more

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