Experience the thrill of getting up close with the amazing and gentle yet endangered mountain Gorillas in their proud home, an ancient forest Bwindi Impenetrable . Apart from Bwindi being home of half of the world’s remaining population of Mountain Gorillas, and a UNESCO heritage site it is also home to many other primates , and one of Africa’s best birding destinations. This is a trip of a life and a memorable yet humbling enconter to spend an hour with the mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Day 1: Entebbe/Kampala-Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Early morning you will be met by your guide a representative from Goretti’s tours and travel who will briefly brief you about your safari, upon which you will proceed to drive to south western Uganda to Bwindi impentrable Forest. Stop over at the Uganda famous Equator , where you are allowed to take awesome photos and you could grab some snacks as well. Lunch en-route at Igongo cultural center, or Agip motel in Mbarara town and thereafter proceed through rural countryside of Uganda. En-route view of the beautiful scenery like the triangular peaks of the Virunga volcanoes of the thousand hills (Rwanda) and the Congo and terraced farming to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park a home to half of the endangered mountain gorilla (Great Apes).
Day 2 : Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrabe Forest
Have early Breakfast, Well prepared with you packed lunch, cameras, water, rain jackets, long pair of trouser and hiking boots and other gear, you will assemble for briefing from the rangers about gorilla tracking the great adventure and experience. Thereafter enter into the jungle to search the shy mountain gorillas and enjoy their life style in their real home. When you meet the gorillas, sit around these great apes for a whole hour gazing into their big round eyes. The gorilla tracking experience takes half or whole day depending on the movement of these primates. After this experience you will have informative imaginable-memorable experience of a life time. Evening , depending on the time you return and the ability, you may visit the local communities like Batwa performances and local art and crafts, local breweries, Bakiga typical home stead’s, traditional healers.
Day 3: End of the Mountain Gorilla Adventure.
Early morning breakfast, after which we will embark on journey back , you can have a number of stopover depending on the time and your desire with one being at the mpambire drum makers where you may be treated to information on how the Buganda royal drums are crafted using methods that have been passed on from one generation to another. you will be dropped at a place of your convenience or as agreed.