Gorilla trip – Bwindi impenetrable national park (3 days)


Meet the mountain gorillas in their home, Bwindi impenetrable national park. Explore this rich forest habitat as you seek the one gorilla family of choice. For up to one hour, you will observe the administrative and hierarchy behaviors of the entire gorilla group being headed by the silver-back. You will be observing how close they are to humans.

The number of mountain gorillas in the wild is now less than 880 on earth, in the three countries of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda. Bwindi impenetrable national park is home to over half of the worlds remaining Mountain gorillas in the wild.  Beside the gorillas, the forest boasts with other wildlife species such as 350 bird, 310 butter flies, 200 trees, 51 reptiles, 88 months and 120 mammals and a multitude of plant and insect life. Also, the neighboring tribes offer memorable cultural encounters of the Batwa, Bakiga and Bafumbira people. The Batwa culture experience tour gives you an opportunity to learn the forest skills such as honey harvesting, hunting, making fire from sticks, collecting water with bamboo etc.

Depending on the preferred level of luxury you can choose to travel to Bwindi by road or by air. The journey by road takes 8-10 hours while by are will take a maximum of two hours depending on the connections. it is also possible to land in Kigali and then trensfer to Bwindi. making the driving distance shorter.


Day 1: Transfer from Kampala, Uganda’s capital to Bwindi impenetrable national park (B L D)

Day 2: Gorilla tracking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi after the gorilla trek (BLD)

Day 3: Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi to Kampala where the trip ends (BL)


Accommodations options of this trip

This trip can be matched with the following accommodations in the different categories

Budget/ community accommodation,

  • Ruhija Gorilla friends
  • Byonamagara camp
  • Roots resort

Mid-range accommodation

  • Hotel Sojovalo
  • The haven lodge
  • Bunyonyi resort

Luxury accommodation

  • Mahogany springs
  • Sheraton hotel
  • Ruhija Gorilla Lodge Bwindi

On booking this trip, quote this code RFCT20


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