4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Tracking in Bwindi | Wild Race Africa Safaris

START IN KAMPALA


Overview

Bwindi can be accessed from Queen Elizabeth National Park to the northern just 2 to 3 hours drive, from Kampala through Mbarara about 6 to 8 hours drive or from Kabale town to the south just 1 to 2 hours.

These roads then converge at Butogota, just 17 kilometers from the Buhoma entrance-gate. A 4×4 vehicle is needed through the rainy months. Daily bus service leaves Kampala for Butogota via Rukungiri and Kihiihi. We recommend booking your gorilla trekking safari with a recognized tour operator.


Detailed Itinerary

4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Tracking in Bwindi | Wild Race Africa Safaris detailed trip itinerary

Day 1 Kampala - Bwindi Forest Tours 

An early start from Kampala takes you southwest and cross the Equator. You drive through Savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredibly long Curving horns. Descend into Kigezi Highlands known as the Switzerland of Africa with terraced farming and Mountain Scenery Drive through to nearby gorilla Sanctuary. Overnight at tented camp or best available accommodation.

Day 2 Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Tours

Enter the forest at dawn and Baboons enjoy the beauty and freshness of the forest, Home of the mountain gorillas. After a short briefing by the guides proceed through the dance bush to track for these Endangered annals. Other primates also live in the forest including the black and white Colobus monkey and the red-tailed monkey return to the Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 3 Bwindi Safari Tours

Re-enter the forest for a second existing day of gorilla trekking returns to camp for dinner and overnight.

Gorilla in Bwindi

Day 4 Bwindi - Lake Bunyonyi - Mbarara Tours and Safaris

Depart from the forest for Lake Bunyonyi, the lake of little birds removed for its variety of abundance of evidence. Enjoy a canoe ride on the beautiful narrow lake Surrounded by green hills. Proceed to Mbarara for overnight at Lake View Hotel.


Included & Excluded

What's Included

4 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Tracking in Bwindi | Wild Race Africa Safaris included

  • Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
  • The airport picks up and drops off.
  • All meals noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
  • Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography.
  • Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
  • Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture.
  • A minivan outfitted with two-way, long-range high-frequency radio communications equipment.
  • Each minivan carries safari accessories including wildlife books, beanbags to support cameras on car doors and window sills, binoculars, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher.
  • Bottled mineral water during game drives.
  • Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
  • All government taxes, levies, and fees
  • Pick up and drop off transfers
  • Domestic and international airfares and departures taxes.
  • Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Bottled mineral water is provided in the minivan while on game drives.)
  • Laundry services
  • Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary

Price Guide by Season

High Season
Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Peak Season
July, Aug, Sept, Oct Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Low Season
April, May, June Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Christmass Extra
21st Dec - 3rd Jan Economy Standard Luxury
Price Per Person $ $ $

Accommodation Options

Bwindi National Park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option                                                                                       
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping