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Uganda is all about its friendly people and the diversity in landscapes and activities.

This 3 days’ safari adventure starts and ends in Entebbe International Airport or Entebbe or Kampala. You will meet eye to eye with the amazing Mountain Gorillas of Uganda in their natural habitat of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which are some of Africa's major highlights. This close encounter with these amazing apes is simply breathtaking.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is located in the heart of Africa, in the corner of southwest Uganda, nestled between Uganda, Rwanda & Democratic Republic of Congo. This Park is found in South Western Uganda on the edge of the western rift valley. It covers an area of 321 square Kilometers; it also lies along the border of Uganda & the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Park is well known as the home of the world’s Mountain Gorillas.

The safari is designed to balance the two elements of relaxation and time in the wilderness. You will get to see and learn about the wildlife, the local people as enjoy the stunning landscapes that earned Uganda the perfect description-nickname – The Pearl of Africa.

This safari takes the most liked route for exploring Uganda’s primates. Many tourists chose a trip similar to this – with adjustments such that they can see all these highlights on their Uganda safari.

You will overnight in the best accommodations these places in Uganda have to offer.

Arrival day: Welcome to Uganda.

Day 01: To Bwindi Impenetrable/Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

Day 02: Mountain Gorillas Tracking & Batwa Community Visit.

Day 03: Equator Experience & Departure.

Itineraries

Day 01

To Bwindi Impenetrable/Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

On this day, you will wake up early & have breakfast then transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park while enjoying a scenic drive that allows you to view the beautiful & varied country side. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in the southwestern part of Uganda on the rim of the Rift Valley. More notably, this “impenetrable forest” protects an predictable 320 population of Gorillas – approximately half of the population in the world, among which are a number of habituated groups, that can be tracked by visitors. Bwindi is habitat to more than half the world’s population of Gorillas.

You will arrive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the evening & check in to your preferred accommodation for your dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation: Buhoma Community Rest Camp (Budget & mid-range), Ruhija Community Rest Camp (Budget & mid-range), Broadbill Forest Camp (mid-range), Gorilla Valley Lodge (mid-range), Buhoma Lodge (luxury), Silverback Lodge (Luxury), Arcadia Cottages, Lake Bunyonyi (luxury), Bird Nest Resort (luxury), Bunyonyi Overland Resort (Budget & mid-range), Golden Monkey Guest House (Budget), Travelers' Rest Hotel (mid-range), Lake Mutanda Resort (mid-range & luxury), Mount Gahinga Lodge (luxury) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 02

Mountain Gorillas Trekking & Batwa Community Visit

After breakfast, you will hike to the Park headquarters just meters from the Lodge for briefing by UWA guides before transferring to the starting point for Gorillas trekking. Your tracking experience will be an exciting, yet challenging, journey along forested slopes, tangled vines, thick vegetation & bamboo forests before you reach the territory of these gentle giants. The visit will give you a glimpse into the life of a Gorilla family & if you are lucky enough to gaze into the eyes of a Gorilla. Visiting Mountain Gorillas will take you 3 hours to a full day trek through the forest since Gorillas move from one place to another every day looking for food & water.

After Gorillas trekking, you will visit the Batwa community for them to take you through their traditions like traditional dance, beer making, setting fire among others.

After Batwa community visit, you will return to your preferred accommodation for your dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation: Buhoma Community Rest Camp (Budget & mid-range), Ruhija Community Rest Camp (Budget & mid-range), Broadbill Forest Camp (mid-range), Gorilla Valley Lodge (mid-range), Buhoma Lodge (luxury), Silverback Lodge (Luxury), Arcadia Cottages, Lake Bunyonyi (luxury), Bird Nest Resort (luxury), Bunyonyi Overland Resort (Budget & mid-range), Golden Monkey Guest House (Budget), Travelers' Rest Hotel (mid-range), Lake Mutanda Resort (mid-range & luxury), Mount Gahinga Lodge (luxury) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 03

Equator Experience & Departure

On this day, you will enjoy your last sunrise and breakfast in this beautiful corner of Uganda before your guide drive you across the beautiful sceneries back to Entebbe & drop you off at Entebbe International Airport 3 hours before your departure time with a stopover at the equator for equator experience & photo moments.

Please make sure your flight departure is after 6 pm at the very earliest. For flights departing before 6 pm you will need an extra night in Entebbe, which we can help arrange for you at an additional cost.

Alternative departure route (at an additional cost): - Fly to Entebbe

Please note: Get in touch for a similar safari on mid-range or up-market basis.

Did we hit all the items on your travel bucket list for this safari? If not, don’t worry. We specialize in tailor-made tours and can customize this program to create your dream trip. Get in touch to create your personalized program.

Only breakfast, lunch & drinking water are included on this day.

  • Mountain Gorilla Tracking permits (One per person at $700).
  • Batwa Community Visit for them to take you through their traditional activities.
  • Equator Experience & Photo moments.
  • Park Ranger.
  • All en-route meals.
  • All relevant Government Taxes.
  • Full Board Accommodation and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Full time English speaking Driver/Guide.
  • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari Van or Land Cruiser vehicle fully fueled.
  • Airport transfer.
  • Drinking water on all days.
  • Airfares (International Air tickets and airport taxes).
  • Visa Fees.
  • Personal Insurance.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks (alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages), tips, laundry, telephone, tips, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.
  • Any other items which are not included in the above itinerary.
  • Accommodation on your first & last night in Uganda.

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The following terms & conditions, which are subject to change without notice, apply to safari packages & touristic activities offered by & rates issued by Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda. The given terms and accepted in full while making a reservation with the company.
Rates are;
- Quoted in US dollars ($).
- Subject to availability.
- Quoted per person on double room or single room basis.
- Inclusive of accommodation, stated activities, full board meal plan & all levies.
- Subject to change without prior notice.

• Cancellations more than 30 or more days before the first day of your safari adventure:
100% of the deposit refund
• Cancellations 15-29 days before your safari adventure should begin:
50% of the deposit refund
• Cancellations 7-15 days before your safari adventure should begin:
25% of the deposit refund
• Cancellations less than 7 days:
Non-Refundable
• Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees & Golden Monkeys Permits are excluded from the percentages above and are 100% non refundable.
• Cancellations or postponement caused by effect of Covid-19 won’t need any charges.

To reserve this wonderful safari adventure with us, we kindly request you to make a deposit payment of only 30% of your total safari adventure amount through bank transfer or pesapal online payments system/link. The remaining balance is paid in cash on arrival to Uganda to start your safari adventure.