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Gorilla Tracking is one of most exciting tour activities in Uganda. There are 2 National Parks in Uganda known for gorilla tracking i.e. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as well as Mgahinga National Park bordering Congo and Rwanda. Tracking can take from one hour to 12 hours depending on how far the gorillas have moved. A tracking system has been put in place to lessen the time you spent looking for those peaceful giants in the wilderness so that you can know the direction to take while looking for the gorillas.

  • Begin journey and head to western Uganda
  • Gorilla Tracking
  • Travel Back to Entebbe


Day 1

Begin the journey very early in the morning and head to Western Uganda (Approximately 10 hours’ Drive)

Best of Uganda Safari’s driver/guide will pick you from your residence and you will head South Western Uganda or will take you to the airport ready to take a 1hour flight to Kisoro or Kihihi (Optional). While traveling by road, expect a stopover at the Equator where the world is divided into two equal parts for photos and some shopping. The journey takes you through beautiful scenery of the Western part of Uganda also referred to as the Switzerland of Africa. Lunch en-route at Mbarara. After lunch proceed through undulating landscapes and winding roads of the beautiful Western Uganda, you will reach the vast plane of Uganda, Rwanda and Congo the Virunga Volcanoes dominating the view. After that, head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga gorilla National Park. Dinner and overnight at Bwindi Lodge (https://volcanoessafaris.com/bwindi-lodge-uganda/ ) or its equivalent.

Day 2

Gorilla tracking

Early morning head for gorilla tracking after taking your breakfast. You will be briefed on the dos and don’ts of gorilla tracking at the briefing area before you start. A trek through this, one of Africa’s most ancient rainforests, in search of the endangered mountain gorillas, ranks among the world’s premier wildlife encounters. The time taken while you search for the precious primates cannot be determined. It can be from one hour and may be a whole day. Therefore, you are expected to pack your lunch before going for tracking. But when you come into contact with the precious animals, the memories of the effort taken to search for them will be no more. Dinner and overnight at Bwindi Lodge (https://volcanoessafaris.com/bwindi-lodge-uganda/ ) or its equivalent.

Day 3

A leisurely travel back to Entebbe (Approximately 10 hours’ drive)

Drive back to Kampala or the driver/guide will transfer you to Kihihi or Kisoro airstrip for your flight to Entebbe (Optional). Have a stopover at the Equator for lunch. You can take pictures buy souvenirs.

This Marks the end of our 3 days safari/trip

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