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Gorilla Trekking Uganda


Known as the “Pearl of Africa,” Uganda is full of striking greenery, beautiful lakes, magnificent mountains, and reasonably the most exceptional natural treasure of all - about half of the world's population of the last remaining mountain gorilla. Being a stunning East African country, it is also home to a variety of national parks and stands to be one of the world's best destinations for bird-watching. 3 days gorilla trekking Bwindi is all about experiencing the mighty mountain gorillas in their natural rainforest habitat and observing the beauty of the forests. Bwindi gorilla trekking gives you a great opportunity to see these astounding, endangered animals from a view closer than you ever possibly think about! In your 3 days gorilla trekking Bwindi, you will visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Kibale Forest National Park, known for having the largest primate density on earth, and the Queen Elizabeth National Park where you get to see the unique tree-climbing lions, Cape buffalo, and Uganda kob. Ideal for bird-watchers, safari-goers, and wildlife enthusiasts, Uganda promises to give you a holistic experience of an East African Safari!

Trip Highlights

  • Experience the majestic mountain gorillas during your silverback gorilla trekking in Bwindi
  • Drive through the magical rolling hills of Uganda
  • Get to taste the authentic flavors of Africa served in yummy meals
  • Immerse yourself in the rich nature of the national parks


Day 1

Arrival at Kigali (Rwanda) and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After having a delightful journey, you will arrive at Rwanda's Kigali airport, where our representative will greet you. Then, our guide will assist you for your westwards drive of about 3-4 hours for reaching the beautiful Bwindi. On your way, you will halt for a while at Kigali Town, where you can explore the natural beauty and click pictures. Then, you will continue with your journey through the enchanting rolling hills of Uganda. Your next halt during the journey would be at Kisoro Town or Kabale, and from there, you will continue your drive to the magnificent Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and reach there by late afternoon. After reaching your destination, you can rest for the day, have dinner, and spend your night at your lodge.

two silverback gorilla fighting in bwindi impenetrable forest national park, uganda

Day 2

The Gorilla Trek

After having a delightful breakfast, you will head to the headquarters of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for your Bwindi gorilla trekking. Upon your arrival, a group of guides will brief you before you begin your trek for spotting the giant gorillas.

Home to nearly half the population of the world’s Mountain Gorillas, the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park is the best place to get a close look at the rare mountain gorillas. Being the best place for silverback gorilla trekking, the national park houses about 90 species of mammals, and it also includes around 11 primates, out of which, the black-and-white colobus is the most prominent primate inside the park. Besides Bwindi gorilla trekking, the park has a diversity of attractions like the stunning sceneries, different wild animals, and some of the rarest birds. The journey inside the forests thrills all the travellers trekking inside the park in search of the Mountain Gorillas. The joy after spotting the mountain gorillas is one of the most surreal experiences that the travellers experience.

After exploring the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, you will return to your lodge and relax for the evening.

mountain gorillas family in bwindi impenetrable national park, uganda

Day 3

Travel to Entebbe and fly back

After having breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali and then our guide will transfer you to the International Airport for your flight back home with beautiful memories of Bwindi gorilla trekking in Uganda.

silverback gorilla strolling in bwindi impenetrable national park, uganda