Welcome to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park


The combination of its broad altitude span (1160m to 2607m) and its antiquity has produced an incredible diversity of flora and fauna, resulting in some 120 mammal species and over 350 bird species calling Bwindi home. The stars of the show, however, are the approximately 400 mountain gorillas living here. This is one of the best places in the world to see mountain gorillas up close. Having a look at these critically endangered creatures up close is an unforgettable experience – don't miss it.


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$1600 Day Trips & Excursions

GORILLA TREKKING - 4 DAYS UGANDA

ItineraryDay 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport - TransferStop At: Airport Transfer Entebbe, Kampala, Central RegionMeet with our driver guide and transfer to your hotel in Entebbe or Kampala.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Papyrus Guest House in Entebbe or Golf Course Hotel in Kampala, 3 * hotelsDay 2: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National ParkStop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kabale, Western RegionTransfer by road to the gorilla park in Southwestern Uganda, see local communities, local markets, enough leg stretch and beautiful landscapes.Duration: 9 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: En-route • DinnerAccommodation included: Mutanda Lake Resort, 3* propertyDay 3: Gorilla TrekkingStop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kabale, Western RegionFull Day of gorilla trekking, and spend time with the gorillas. The trek can last as short as 4 hours or take a full day, but all enjoyable.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: Packed/Picnic • DinnerAccommodation included: Mutanda Lake Resort, 3 * propertyDay 4: Flight To Entebbe - DepartureStop At: Airport Transfer Entebbe, Kampala, Central RegionTransfer to the local airstrip and fly to Entebbe airport to connect with your flight back home.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$2514.37 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Gorilla Safari

ItineraryDay 1: Cape Town international Airport to Entebbe International AirportStop At: Viavia EntebbeWe depart Cape Town, South Africa in the morning and head to Entebbe, Uganda. We overnight here and prepare for our journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park the next dayDuration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: We overnight at ViaVia EntebbeDay 2: Entebbe to Kisoro Stop At: Karungi CampWe drive out in the morning to Kisoro, which is the base from which the Gorilla Tracking takes place. We cross the Equator and stop for the traditional “one-foot in each hemisphere” photo opportunity and later a brief stopover at Igongo Cultural Centre. Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: We overnight at Karungi Camp.Day 3: Gorilla TrackingStop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kabale, Western RegionThis morning, we trek with trained park rangers in search of the mountain Gorillas. We spend half the day with these odd sounding and gorgeous primates. We will trek in Mgahinga or Bwindi National ParksDuration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: We overnight at Karungi Camp.Day 4: Kisoro to Entebbe via Lake BunyonyiStop At: Lake Bunyonyi, Kabale, Western RegionFrom Kisoro we drive to Entebbe via Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale. Lake Bunyonyi has the deepest crater lake in Africa and is home to a large and varied number of beautiful birds. We overnight in Entebbe.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Viavia EntebbeWe overnight in Entebbe.Duration: 10 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: We overnight at ViaVia EntebbeDay 5: Entebbe AirportStop At: Entebbe International AirportAfter the thrilling Gorilla experience and enjoying the astonishing Lake Bunyonyi, we exchange contacts and part ways, having just experienced a trip of a lifetime. We suggest you extend your stay by a few days to explore more sights. End of Tour!Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$1300 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 Day Gorilla and Lake Bunyonyi tour

3 Day Gorilla tour. Day one You will meet with Great adventures Uganda guide upon arrival or at the hotel at 7;00am in the morning on the first day, who will transfer you to Bwindi impenetrable National park with stops at he Equator crossing for photography and stretching, with lunch en route in Mbarara. you will proceed to Bwinind Impenetrable National Park for dinner and overnight at trekkers Tavern Cottages on full board. Day two; you will track Gorillas and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for a canoe boat cruise to the punishment island to explore the history around this island overnight at crater bay cottages on full board. Day three, you will drive back to entente for your flight out to end the tour. Cost include Airport transfers Services of an English speaking driver guide Accommodation and meal plan as above Transport in a 4x4 van customised for safari Fuel for the whole round trip Drinking water on board. Gorilla permit of USD600.00 per person per trek. Excludes International airfares Expenses of personal nature like alcoholic drinks.

$1990 Kid Friendly

3days Gorilla Safari.Bwindi impenetrable National Park

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western RegionMountain gorilla trekking is one of the most unique and best wildlife adventures the African continenthas got to offer. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to half of the world’s rare and endangeredmountain gorillas. With about 12 habituated gorilla families, it is undoubtedly the place for the UltimateGorilla Experience. Primate life and Bird life in Bwindi National Park is quite outstanding, and there is anincredible variety of flora.Duration: 2 days

$2400 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

4 Days Safari and Bunyonyi holiday

ItineraryDay 1: Airport ArrivalPass By: Airport Transfer Entebbe, Kampala, Central RegionPick up from Airport to Hotel to prepare for the next day travel to bwindiNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Hotel of choiceDay 2: Travel To BwindiStop At: Kampala Fair, Kampala, Central RegionDay 1: Travel to BwindiFrom your hotel, our Gorilla Trekking Safari private guide will pick you up after breakfast, set off for an 8-9 hour drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in the south western part of the country. You will have a stopover at the Equator where you will have the remarkable opportunity of standing in 2 hemispheres at the same time and take some photos. You will make another stopover at Igongo Ankole cultural centre to learn about the Ankole culture and proceed to Mbarara for lunch before continuing with your journey to Bwindi through one of the lushest highlands on the continent filled with primates, birds, and breathtaking scenery. You will arrive at the lodge of your booking in the evening.Duration: 9 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: chameleon hill lodge or hotel of your choice Day 3: Gorilla trekking Safari in Bwindi and travel to Lake BunyonyiStop At: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kabale, Western Regionou will have an early breakfast and be driven to the Park Headquarters for a briefing about the rules of Gorilla tracking at 7:30am. After the briefing, you will set off for the Gorilla hunt in the thick jungle. The jungle is very lively with rich forest sounds. The gorilla trekking safari adventure in the jungle ranges between 2 – 8 hours and you have one hour to stay with the Gorillas once sited. In the afternoon you can opt for a community walk among the Batwa people who used to live in the Bwindi forest before it was gazetted as a National Park and learn about their life and culture as a forest people. After your trek, you will embark on a 2 hour drive to Lake Bunyonyi arriving at the lodge of your booking in the evening.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Hotel of choiceDay 4: AtLake BunyonyiStop At: Lake Bunyonyi, Kabale, Western RegionYou will after breakfast beginan exploration of Lake Bunyonyi. This lake is said to be one of the most beautiful places in western Uganda and second deepest lake in Africa [900 meters deep]. It is also one of the few places in the country where it is considered safe to swim as it is bilharzias free. The landscape around the lake is made up of terraced hills protruding from the water’s edge. Bunyonyi means “place of little birds” and as the name suggests, there is plenty of birdlife around the lake.With a canoe you will traverse the gorgeous Kyabahinga peninsular where you will be welcomed with songs and dances by the resident school children. You will interact with a renowned herbalist (Omugurusi Jeremiah) who will disclose to you some of the secrets about the flora on the tropical highland. You will also hike the Kyabahinga slopes and have a breathtaking view of the beautiful scenery.Duration: 5 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Hotel of choiceDay 5: Travel to KampalaPass By: Lake Bunyonyi, Kabale, Western RegionYou will depart Bunyonyi and travel back to Kampala with a stopover for lunch in Mbarara town. You will continue the journey and arrive in Kampala in the late afternoon. That will mark the end of the gorilla trekking safari. Bon Voyage back home.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Hotel of choice

$1650 Cultural & Theme Tours

Bwindi Gorilla Safari Uganda 3 days 2 nights

ItineraryDay 1- Leave Kampala in the morning and drive southwards. A first stop over at the Equator, a famous spot for photography. For the rest of the journey, view the long horned Ankole cattle, papyrus, acacia woodland and terraced landscape of Kigezi highlands on your way to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Lunch enroute in Mbarara. Dinner and overnight at the lodge/camp. You can choose between classic, midrange and budget accommodation. Day 2 - Gorilla tracking in the tropical rain forestAfter an early breakfast and briefing from the guides, set off for the gorilla tracking in the forest sanctuary. The activity starts at 8.00am. You need to carry packed lunch, drinking water, rain jacket and jungle boots while the rangers will provide you with a walking stick. The time taken to find the gorillas varies according to the movements of these marvelous primates. An encounter with an earth shaking 350 pound silver back or a baby gorilla is very exciting and an unforgettable experience! Dinner and overnight at your lodge/ camp.Day 3-After breakfast return to Kampala at leisure. Lunch enroute.Possible one day extensions: Spend the night at Lake Bunyonyi; Visit Lake Mburo National Park.

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