3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Habituation Experience

This 3 Days (2 Nights) Gorilla Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to almost half of the world’s remaining population of the mountain gorillas.This trip starts in either Kampala or Kigali. A gorilla tour to this impenetrable forest enables you to get up close and personal with the endangered mountain gorillas.

Trip highlights

  • Gorilla tracking in Bwindi
  • Batwa Community experience

Price: Book this trip from USD1090/per person

Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1: Kampala – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest 

Pick up from Kampala or Entebbe. Entebbe. Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in South Western Uganda. The journey takes you through Western Uganda. Have a stopover at the Equator. Have lunch in Mbarara. Continue to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. You will arrive in the afternoon. Relax at the lodge as you await the next day gorilla trek.

Dinner and Overnight:

RUSHAGA: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge (Budget) / Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Midrange) / Chameleon Hill Lodge (Luxury)
NKURINGO: Nkuringo Bwindi Lodge (Midrange) / Clouds Lodge (Luxury)


The guide will pick you up after early breakfast, and drive you to the Rushaga Outpost of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Get briefed about the ‘Dos’ and ‘Don’ts’ of gorilla trekking and how you should behave while with the gorillas within the forest. Guided by a UWA Ranger Guide, start the hike into the impenetrable jungle to look for the endangered mountain gorillas. The Gorilla Habituation Experience can take 6-10 hours depending on the movements of the mountain gorillas within the forest. Tracking involves walking up steep and densely forested hills before finally coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation. Upon meeting the mountain gorillas, you will stay with these giant apes for 4 hours enjoying observation and photography.

Dinner and Overnight at:

RUSHAGA: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge (Budget) / Rushaga Gorilla Camp (Midrange) / Chameleon Hill Lodge (Luxury)
NKURINGO: Nkuringo Bwindi Lodge (Midrange) / Clouds Lodge (Luxury)

DAY 3: Travel Back to Kampala

After breakfast, embark on a return trip to Kampala or Entebbe. Drop off at the hotel or Airport.

The above rate includes:                                                                                                                  

  • All ground transportation in a 4×4 land cruiser/Minibus, fuel and an English speaking driver guide
  • Full board accommodation as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Gorilla permit
  • Air fare as per itinerary
  • Airport  Pick up and transfer as per itinerary
  • Batwa Community Experience

This trip is offered by Go Gorilla Trekking, a local tour operator organizing safaris in Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo. Click here for a detailed 3 Day Gorilla Safari to Bwindi offered by this operator. To book this tour email info@gogorillatrekking.com