3 Day budget gorilla trekking safari to Uganda

USD $490pp

Rates are per person (pp) and based on 2 people sharing 1 room

Excluding international flights (from/to your home country)

Gorilla Safari overview

You have always wished to trek gorillas but your budget and time have always limited you? This 3 day budget gorilla trekking tour to Bwindi is then perfect for you. You will spend 3 days in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park located in southwestern Uganda and home to half of the endangered mountain gorillas (approximately 400 individuals).. Depending on availability of gorilla permits at the time of confirmation, you may trek gorillas in Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga or Nkuringo

Tour Summary

  • You’ll go to Uganda
  • This tour starts and ends in Entebbe (Uganda)
  • You’ll visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Activities: gorilla tracking
  • Getting around: open-sided 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be arranged for extra cost

Day by Day

Arrival

  • You’ll be collected from the airport (or hotel)
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost

DAY 01: To Bwindi NP for your Budget gorilla trekking tour

Depart Entebbe\Kampala for your 6-7 road transfer to Lake Bunyonyi located in the Eastern side Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. You will have an en route stopover at the Equator crossing for photographic and simple experiment before continuing to Mbarara for Lunch. After lunch, you will embark on your scenic drive to Bwindi NP or Kabale for overnight at Broadbill Forest Camp or Crater Bay Cottages in Lake Bunyonyi.

DAY 02: Gorilla Trecking in Bwindi National Park

After an early morning breakfast, you will drive to the Park headquarters for registration and joining others for a gorilla trekking briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Gorilla Trek. Once this is done, you will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you from half an hour to three quarters of the day. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. On your trek, you are likely to spot other primates, birds and rare tree species. After finding the gorillas, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them before trekking back to the Park headquarter. This is indeed an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered Creatures. You will be awarded a certificate for participating in gorilla trekking and thus contributing to the conservation of mountain gorillas. Overnight at Broad bill Forest Camp or Crater Bay Cottages in Lake Bunyonyi.

DAY 03: Drive to Entebbe/Kampala or Entebbe Airport

After your breakfast, you will be driven to Kampala or Entebbe for your post tour accommodation or you may choose to fly out of Uganda today.

  • Main Destination: Entebbe
  • Accommodation: End of Tour, No accommodation
  • Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
  • Drinks: Mineral Water

End of Tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost
  • You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)

COST PER PERSON SHARING

Persons Date Price per person
1 Person Any date USD1040.00
 2 Persons Any date  USD490.00
3 Persons Any date USD440.00
4 Persons Any date USD420.00
5 Persons Any date USD420.00
6 Persons Any date USD420.00

Single room Supplement is USD 45.00 per person willing to stay alone in a single room

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers on first and last day,
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

Cost excludes

  • Gorilla permit at USD600.00 per person per trek or USD450.00 in April, May and November
  • Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
  • International airfares
  • Uganda Visa (USD100 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry