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Uganda Gorilla Tracking & Batwa Pygmies Experience - 4 Days

Gorillas and Wildlfe Safaris Hall of Fame Trip Advisor RecommendedUganda 4 day Bwindi gorilla tracking tour with half day Batwa Pygmies experience.

This 4 days safari takes you to track the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National  Park and also experience Uganda's only pygmies tribe, the Batwa people in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

Track the Uganda mountain gorillas  Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and visit the Batwa pygmies, the original inhabitants of Bwindi who  have shared home with the mountain gorillas for all their life . This gorilla trekking tour package includes  gorilla permits with the best Gorilla tracking experiences, book with us the most interesting and popular safaris in Africa as we turn your dream holiday to reality.

Overview
Itinerary
Accommodation
Inclusions
Overview

Uganda Gorilla Tracking & Batwa Pygmies Experience - 4 Days

Uganda 4 day Bwindi gorilla tracking tour with half day Batwa Pygmies experience in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

This 4 days safari takes you to track the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National  Park and also experience Uganda's only pygmies tribe, the Batwa people in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

Track the Uganda mountain gorillas  Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and visit the Batwa pygmies, the original inhabitants of Bwindi who  have shared home with the mountain gorillas for all their life . This gorilla trekking tour package includes  gorilla permits with the best Gorilla tracking experiences, book with us the most interesting and popular safaris in Africa as we turn your dream holiday to reality.

  • Day 1: Set off from Entebbe or Kigali driving to Bwindi impenetrable Forest, stopping at Equator point and Mbarara for lunch
  • Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 3: Half day experience with the Batwa Pygmies, afternoon relaxing or optional walks in the forest.
  • Day 4: Depart back  for Entebbe or Kigali
Itinerary

Day 1: Start from Kampala or Entebbe Bwindi impenetrable Forest, Equator stop-over

Meet and greet with our local guide over breakfast, and then after drive heading to south-western Uganda.

En route, there is a local community popular for making local drums and crafts and a fruit market. Stopover, admire and buy yourself souvenirs. Proceed to the Equator line taken as one beautiful scenery in Africa - the pathway of the sun and take photographs.

Pass by mountains, tropical rainforest and bamboo forest during the nine hour journey.

Accommodation options available (all on full board basis)

Up-market: Mahogany Springs Lodge | Buhoma Lodge | Chameleon Hill Lodge

Moderate: Engagi Lodge|  Silverback Lodge | Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge 

Low Budget: Rushaga Gorilla Camp |  Gorilla Valley Lodge | Buhoma Community Campground

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 a.m with a briefing from the UWA staff on how to behave with these endangered mountain Gorillas. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the  beautiful ecosystem to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort. 

Accommodation options available (all on full board basis)

Up-market: Mahogany Springs Lodge | Buhoma Lodge | Chameleon Hill Lodge

Moderate: Engagi Lodge|  Silverback Lodge | Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge 

Low Budget: Rushaga Gorilla Camp |  Gorilla Valley Lodge | Buhoma Community Campground

Day 3: Batwa community visit , relaxing in afternoon 
Today wake up to a leisurely breakfast and prepare for yetanother adventure around the park as you visit these indigenous natives the Batwa. The Batwa are Uganda’s marginalized people and are view with derision by most of the Ugandan Nationals. The Batwa have lived their lives to current generations by hunting and gathering in the forest. The visit to the Batwa invariably involves songs and a dance demonstration, and once the music begins you can’t help but notice that they project a genuine pride in themselves. You shall then return to the lodge for lunch and also relax. Enjoy your evening at leisure as you prepare yourselves for the next day’s journey back to Kampala. -

Accommodation options available (all on full board basis)

Up-market: Mahogany Springs Lodge | Buhoma Lodge | Chameleon Hill Lodge

Moderate: Engagi Lodge|  Silverback Lodge | Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge 

Low Budget: Rushaga Gorilla Camp |  Gorilla Valley Lodge | Buhoma Community Campground

Day 4: Drive back to Kampala/Entebbe

After breakfast return to Kampala, then Entebbe International Airport, with lunch en route before your evening departure flight home.

Accommodation
Inclusions

Included

  • Accommodation for the gorilla trek as indicated on programme (on full board basis)
  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • Batwa Pygmies experience
  • Sightseeing as noted in the trip itinerary
  • Park fees
  • Entry fees
  • Ground transportation by a private 4WD safari vehicles
  • Additional guides/porters where appropriate

Excluded

  • Flight tickets and departure taxes
  • Travel documentation (visas)
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Tips and gratuities for your guides and accommodation staff
  • Laundry
  • Beverages other than mineral water in the vehicle and at meal times with meals
  • Items of a personal nature such as telephone calls, postage fees and so on

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