Bwindi Gorilla Experience (without permits)

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Activity Level



Adventure / Active, Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 2



French (basic), English (fluent)

A Place among the Gentle Giants

Dian Fossey's life commitment to saving the mountain gorillas is what makes this tour special and unforgettable. You witness something truly great when you see the gentle giants up-close, so surreal is the experience it's almost spiritual! It's a once-in-a-lifetime experience. This tour holds such powerful emotions, many always come back with different tales of their experiences. From the journey to the park, the impenetrable forests one weaves through, the gorilla families, the presence of the mighty silverback, it is a worthwhile safari to sum it up.

The last entry in Fossey's journal says, "When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future. "

It is without a doubt why many travel many miles to see this wonder and put this safari on their bucket list.


The price includes three nights' full board for two at three star hotels in Kampala and Bwindi, transfers, and guiding fees
Day 01: On arrival at Entebbe Airport, we shall pick yo up and transfer to Cassia Lodge in Kampala. Should you arrive early, we can do some city sightseeing.
Day 02: We shall take the long drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Along the way, we shall make several stops including local drum making factory, the Equator, Mbarara city (home of milk and honey), and our final destination in Bwindi. Depending on the tour reservation, there are 5 locations to pick from to do the tour. On booking, the hotel shall be posted.
Day 03: The gorilla trek begins by 8am. Depending on your fitness, and desire to explore the forest, our ranger guides will lead us to the particular gorilla family. It is a one-hour Gorilla viewing experience but it feels like a lifetime.
Day 04: Drive to Lake Bunyonyi. Drive back to Kampala/Entebbe Airport thereafter.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Airport, Hotel

End Point Options: Airport, Hotel

Duration: 3 days


A clean 4WD van with air condition

What’s Included

Other: Water
All meals
Entrance Fees
Accommodation for two for 3 nights at the best 3 star hotels

Estimated Local Cash Needed

500000 UGX - Souvenirs, miscellaneous activities that you may fancy

What’s Extra

Other: - Gorilla Permits
- Visas
- Hard liquor

Private tour guide Carolyn

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