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4 Days Double Gorilla Trekking Staying at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

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4 Days Double Gorilla Trekking Staying

The 4 Days Double Gorilla Trekking Staying at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp will take you to Uganda’s renowned Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park where you will have an Ultimate Experience with two different Mountain Gorilla groups of  the Impenetrable Forest in two different days. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park which is one of Uganda’s oldest rainforests with more than 25000 years of age.

The park is home to almost half of the World’s population of Mountain Gorillas which gives a great opportunity for Gorilla Trekking and Habituation in the park’s sectors like Nkuringo, Buhoma, Ruhija and Rushaga. The park harbors 120 mammal species like Elephants, duikers,  yellow-backed duiker,  buffaloes, golden cats, bush pigs, giant forest hogs, black-fronted Duiker, clawless otter, side-striped jackal, civet, numerous bats, rodents and 350 bird species like handsome francolin, purple sunbird, red headed blue bill, African blue cuckoo, regal sunbird, breasted sunbird, Rwenzori turaco, Shelley’s crimson among other bird species.

 

Day 1: Pick up from Entebbe International Airport – Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

The 4 Days Double Gorilla Trekking Staying at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp will start with a pick up from Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel by our Professional driver guide from Paradise Adventure Vacations who will meet and greet you, he will then brief you about your entire journey and thereafter embark on the 8 to 10 hours’ drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest with a stopover at the Equator line at Kayabwe to participate in the water experience, take some coffee and pictures while standing with one leg on the Northern hemisphere and the other leg on the Southern hemisphere. Enroute to your destination, you will have a delicious lunch stopover in Igongo Cultural Centre or Ajip Motel in Mbarara City and then continue with the drive to the park for a freshly prepared dinner as well as an overnight.

Location: Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner, a selection of drinks, laundry, and activities at the lodge

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 2: Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park – First Gorilla Trekking – Batwa Community Encounter

Upon waking up by the beautiful sounds of the birds singing in the sky, you will start your day 2 of the 4 Days Double Gorilla Trekking Staying at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp with an early morning breakfast. Wear appropriate clothing for the day like a long sleeved shirt, a pair of karky or jean trousers, a round cap, water proof boots to protect you against the falling tree branches of the Impenetrable forest and also in case of bad weather,  Pack some snacks and water to help in keeping you hydrated during the trek.

First Gorilla Trekking

Proceed to the park’s headquarters for a briefing on the Do’s and the Don’ts while you are with the mountain gorillas, you will also be assigned a park ranger who will guide you during the trek and also a gorilla family to look out for and then start the search for the mountain gorillas which will take about 1 to 7 hours depending on their location. During your trek, you will encounter various primate species like the black and white colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, grey mangabeys, and blue monkeys. As your gaze meets the gentle eyes of Africa’s dark-furred Great Apes, you will be allowed to spend a maximum of 1 hour with these majestic creatures as you watch and capture every moment while they go about their day to day activities.

During this time you will learn about their ways of life and also try to relate with them so they become used to human presence, your guide will be available to answer any questions you need to know. You will also stand a chance to see many forest dwellers you meet on your way during the search of gorillas including different species of birds, elephant, and antelopes. If lucky, you can as well see chimpanzees. Bwindi is one of the parks where gorillas and chimpanzees coexist in the same environment, you will then return back to your accommodation for a delicious lunch.

Batwa Community Encounter

Later you will visit the Batwa community who were the early inhabitants of the ancient Impenetrable forest before it became a National park and also a UNESCO World heritage site in 1992 and learn about their social ways of life, how they hunt for food in their ancient ways, visit a Batwa homestead to watch how they dance and also hear ancient legends and their folk songs and then you will return back to your accommodation for dinner and an overnight.

Location: Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner, a selection of drinks, laundry, and activities at the lodge

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park – Second Gorilla Trekking

On this day of your Safari, you will have your breakfast, carry some snacks in your back packs, wear appropriate clothing for the day and proceed to the park’s headquarters for a briefing about the Do’s and the Don’ts  when you are with the Mountain Gorillas. You will be assigned another Mountain Gorilla Group and an armed ranger guide who will take you through the search for the Mountain Gorillas. Upon finding them, you will spend 1 full hour in the presence of these Gentle Giants as you monitor their differences with the previous Mountain Gorilla group. Take as many pictures as possible and also engage with them so that they can get used to human presence. Later you will return back to your lodge for a mouth-watering lunch and spend the rest of the day relaxing and reminiscing on your trekking experience.

Location: Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner, a selection of drinks, laundry, and activities at the lodge

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

Day 4: Drive back to Entebbe International Airport or your hotel

Having had a great night, You will wake up for a deliciously prepared heavy breakfast, get ready for a journey back to Entebbe International Airport or your Hotel which will take about 8-10 hours with a hot lunch stopover in Igongo Cultural Center or Ajip Motel in Mbarara City. Enroute to your destination you will stop at the Equator line at Kayabwe to have a cup of Coffee and also buy some souvenirs which will keep you bonded to the “Pearl of Africa. Thank you so much for specifically choosing Paradise Adventure Vacations on the 4 Days Double Gorilla Trekking Staying at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp and we hope to see you again!!!

Location: Kampala (Uganda)

Accommodation Option: No (End of tour)

 Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch 

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

The Package Price Includes:

Return airport transfers (pick up and drop off)

Private transport for 3 days in a well-modified safari Extended land-cruiser (4WD, air-conditioned and pop-up roof)

Flue for 3 days

English safari driver guide for 3 days

Luxury accommodation for 3 night on full board

Alcoholic and other soft drinks (sodas, special juice order at the lodge and wines)

All park entrance and activities feel and all applicable government taxes

2 Mountain gorilla trekking permit in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park (Buhoma sector)

A visit to the Equator land mark

Batwa Community Encounter

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

 

The Package Price Excludes:

International and domestic flights

Country entry visa

Personal travel insurance

Items of personal nature/laundry/telephone charges

Souvenirs and gifts, Tips

 

Passenger Information on 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Staying at Buhoma Lodge

In case of non-availability, we may have to reroute and provide alternative accommodation at lodges of similar category.

Passengers should bring only soft sided bags on safaris as our vehicles have limited luggage space

All the passengers must have Identification Card/Passport with them throughout their travel


Our Safari Vehicles Seating Plan - 4x4 Safari Land Cruiser Extended

Safari Vehicles Seating Plan

All our Safari vehicles are Toyota Land-cruiser 4×4 with pop-up roofs. The vehicles are serviced and maintained to a very high standard before, during and after every safari. Paradise Adventure Vacations Ltd offering all-wheel drive safari vehicles suitable for off-road driving, which enable travelers to discover the magical areas of East Africa in a pleasant and reliable manner.

Our fleet consists of 4×4 Toyota Land cruisers with a hinged roof and skylights above the front seats. The hinged roof offers two main advantages: it provides shade without restricting the view, so that you can enjoy your safari even in the very sunny hours of the day. It also allows a 360-degree all-round view.

Our Vehicles Are Equipped With:

  • Adjustable comfortable seats
  • Electric refrigerator for drinks
  • High-performance shock absorbers
  • Tool & first aid kit
  • Adapters and battery chargers

Due to the difficult ground and road conditions inside and outside the national parks and wildlife reserves, a four-wheel drive vehicle is not only recommended, but also crucial for an eventful safari.

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