5 Day Cheap Gorilla Trek
Cheap Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari
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.
Cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari is for people who have for few days. They should have no time for an elaborate Uganda Safari tour.
5 day Cheap Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari Highlights
The main highlight of is coming face to face with the gentle great mountain apes. Other highlights include:
- Gorilla trekking
- Great Scenery
- Cultural Experience
Detailed 5-day Cheap Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari Itinerary
Day 1: ENTEBBE - KAMPALA
Met 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 check in for dinner and overnight at City Square Hotel.
Day 2: KAMPALA- BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
Your cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari from Kampala at 0700 hrs. 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 is in south western Uganda on the edge of the rift valley. This Uganda National Park is near the Rwanda and Congo boarder.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park covers 331 square kilometers which is about 128 square miles. The hillsides are covered by one of Uganda’s oldest and most diverse rain forests.
This dates back over 25,000 years and contains almost 400 species of plants. The forest also protects an over 500 mountain gorillas. This is roughly half of the world’s population of Mountain gorillas. there are 11 gorilla families for trekking in Uganda.
The Gorilla is the major tourist attraction in Bwindi Impenetrable Park.
The best time to go gorilla trekking in Uganda is during the 2 dry seasons. This is from mid-December -February and June- September.
Bwindi forest is a home of about 348 species of birds seldom seen in other areas of East Africa. Some of rare birds in the forest include white-tailed Blue Monarch and Dusky crimson.
Others are Bar tailed Tragon, Warbler, Kivi ground thrush and wilcock’s. We also have Rusty-faced woodland Guel’s Rush Warbler and many others.
If you are a bird watcher, you can be in position to identify over 100 species of birds when you visit the park.
Day 3: GORILLA TREKKING IN UGANDA
Cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari takes you on giant ape tracking. This will include walking up the slope in the dense rain forest. You will go through different animals' trails allowing access to tourists.
Gorilla trekking is an inspiring adventure not for you to miss. 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. This is in time for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Day 4: BWINDI - KAMPALA
After breakfast your cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari with an easy 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, finish your cheap gorilla trekking Uganda safari with a transfer. You will drive to the Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight.
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5 Day Cheap Gorilla Treking Uganda Safari Costs
The 5 Days Cheap Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari cost includes
- Accommodation with meals as per program
- Bottled water
- All Park Entrance Fees
- Private safari-vehicle
- An English speaking guide
- 1 X Uganda gorilla permit
- Government taxes
- Lots of fun and African sunshine
The 5 Days Cheap Gorilla Treking Uganda Safari cost does not include
- Items of personal use
- All drinks, beverages and alcohol other than what is served at breakfast
- Deviation from the Itinerary
- Tips and porterage
What you carry for your 5 Days Cheap Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari:
- Sun glasses
- Camera gear
- Heavy and light clothes
- Sturdy hiking boots