3 days Gorilla safari tour in Bwindi
Experience gorilla safaris in Bwindi where you see the endangered species of gorillas and the Batwa people.
Main 3 Days gorilla tours in Uganda
For one to visit the gorillas , in this exceptionallly short planned 3 day safari tour you are subject to availability of permits at time of booking. Please check with us for availability before you travel. Uganda's main international gateway is the Entebbe International Airport but getting to the park is either by air transport or Road depending on your choice.
Tour outline: Gorilla Safari tour in Bwindi national park and spending time with the most ancient people the Batwa
Day 1: Kampala to Bwindi National Park
Day 2: Gorilla Safari tour in Bwindi and a visit to the Batwa
Day 3: Return to Kampala or Entebbe
See the full gorilla safari tour Itinerary as shown below :
Day 1:Embark on the Journey to the home of the mountain gorillas
Embark on the Journey to Bwindi national park from Kampala with a stop at the Equator and lunch en route at a convenient hotel in Mbarara.There after proceed to the park arriving late evening at the lodge/hotel of your budget for refreshment and relaxation as you wait for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: The day you Go Trekking in Bwindi National Park
Bwindi National Park is a home to over 350 endangered Mountain Gorillas too inspiring and awesome. After briefing by the UWA officials, find your way through the lush forest in search of the gorillas. Once found you will spend some magical moments in the presence of these amazing creatures and watch from a close distance as they eat, play and rest.However, tracking is unpredictable though seeing the Gorillas is atleast 98 percent.
After lunch if time permits, pay a visit to the Batwa pigmies, an animist community in both Bwindi and Mgahinga. you will see the forest as a larder, pharmacy, builder’s yard, tool kit and above all, a home. Along the Trail, you will fire a bow and arrow, check hives for wild honey, help repair a Batwa shelter, harvest plants for medicine and food, light a fire without matches, listen to legends and learn about Batwa traditions. You can also support the batwa community as well by buying some of the souvenirs made with there community. Retire for the dinner at a lodge of your choice.
Day 3: Transfer Back to Kampala / Entebbe
On this day you will realise that you need more time to discover more and enjoy the national beauty of the park. Sadly set of for Kampala with a stop for lunch arriving late evening with a drop off at your hotel or airport.
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Hippos are the third largest animal on land. Only elephants and some rhinos are bigger. An adult male hippopotamus can weigh as much as 3200 kg (7000 lbs), but are usually around 2300 kg (5000 lbs). Adult females only weigh about 1800 kg (4000 lbs).
There are several organisations in African that have partnered together for the conservation goal of these Mountain gorillas.
There is the IGCP which was formed in 1991 and also comprises of a coalition of three of their partners : African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
The partnership also incorporates the respective protected area authorities of the three countries in which IGCP works: the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and the Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN).