Gorilla Trek Uganda
5 Day gorilla trek Uganda safari goes to Bwindi Forest. This African safari in Uganda is a mountain gorilla trekking tour. Bwindi Impenetrable Rain forest is located in South west Uganda. Bwindi forest is the home to more than half the world’s great mountain apes. This 5 Day gorilla trek Uganda safari lets you come face to face with gorillas. 5 Day gorilla trek Uganda safari is recommended for people who want to only see gorillas. This 5 Day gorilla trek Uganda safari starts with a pick up at Entebbe Airport. The main highlight of the 5 Day gorilla trek Uganda safari is gorilla trekking. This tour can be an extension of other African safari holiday. The 5 Day gorilla trek Uganda safari itinerary is below:
Day 1: ENTEBBE – KAMPALA
Met on arrival at Entebbe International Airport by our Uganda safari rep. He will brief you on the 5 Day gorilla trek Uganda safari. This shall be followed by a short transfer to Kampala. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. You will overnight at the Metropole Hotel where you are booked on bed and breakfast basis.
Day 2: KAMPALA- BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
The driver guide will be ready to pick you up at 0630hrs. Depart from Kampala early morning and drive south-west through the city. You will have a stopover at the Equator for photos. Later proceed to Mbarara where you will be in time for lunch. After lunch you will continue with your drive to Bwindi Forest. The drive takes you through savannah grasslands and banana plantations. You will also see herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns. You will go up the Kigezi highlands, known as the “Switzerland of Africa”. Arrival in Bwindi will be late in the evening. This is in time for dinner and overnight at Engangi Lodge.
Day 3: BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
Wake up to an early breakfast before reporting at the HQ. Your 5 Day gorilla trek Uganda safari takes you on giant ape tracking. This will involve walking up steeply in the dense rain forest through different animals’ trails allowing access to tourists. Gorilla tracking is an inspiring and wonderful adventure which one can’t miss. The Gorilla is a shy and peaceful animal and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact. Return to the lodge later in the afternoon for some leisure time. You will have your dinner and overnight at Engangi Lodge.
Day 4: BWINDI – KAMPALA
After breakfast you will drive leisurely back to Kampala. This will be with a stopover for lunch en-route. Stop at the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers to watch the ceremonial drums being crafted. You will be dropped off at Metropole Hotel in Kampala.
Day 5: DEPARTURE
After breakfast you will end your 5 Day gorilla trek Uganda safari. This will be with a transfer to the Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight.