Please arrive by 06:20 Hours for a prompt departure at 06:50 Hours
Approximately 17:30 Hours
Transportation by 4 WD safari vehicle, Fuel expenses
Accommodation while on safari
The costs also cover the services of English speaking driver/guide
Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on safari,
1 soft drink per meal i.e. a soda or mineral water at/during lunch and dinner,
Park entrance fees
One gorilla Habituation permit per person
Fuel plus all activities while on the tour will be detailed in your itinerary.
AMREF Emergency Evacuation Insurance cover
Local and international flights, airport transfers, Accommodation in Kampala (day prior to safari departure and on return from the safari), Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs, and any other items of personal nature.
Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Get up early in the morning at your respective hotel in Kampala and have an enjoyable breakfast. After, pick up by one of our experienced and well-trained driver-guides ready to embark on a 9-10 hours’ drive from Kampala to Bwindi. En-route, you will make a stopover at the Equator for a memorable photoshoot and at Igongo cultural center you will have lunch before proceeding to the southwestern part of this magical country where these magnificent creatures thrive. On arrival, check-in at Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge/Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge/Gorilla Valley Lodge (Midrange), Chameleon Hill Lodge/Clouds Mount Gorilla Lodge/Gorilla Safari Lodge (Luxury), or Nshongi camp/Nshongi Gorilla Resort (Budget).
Day 2: Gorilla habituation experience
On this day, you will have the best of a tasty cup of tea or coffee at a safari lodge of your choice, and after, head off to the park headquarters with your packed lunch and enough drinking water. The park ranger guide will brief you on safety measures that you have to follow while in search of these rare creatures. Note, gorilla habituation experience takes you through semi-habituated groups and it entirely involves making these creatures get used to human presence. It takes about 2 or more years or even less for a particular group to officially open for tourism. Only 4 visitors are allowed each day to take part in this experience and the groups set for this include Bushaho and Bikini. Gorilla Habituation Experience is only conducted in Bwindi National Park and mainly involves scientists, researchers, and many others. You have 4 hours of face to face encounter with gorillas and also for you to take as many photos as possible, explore their behaviors and body gestures. After, return for relaxation, dinner, and overnight stay at Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge/Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge/Gorilla Valley Lodge (Midrange), Chameleon Hill Lodge/Clouds Mount Gorilla Lodge/Gorilla Safari Lodge (Luxury), or Nshongi camp/Nshongi Gorilla Resort (Budget)
Day 3: Drive back to Kampala/Entebbe
Get up early in the morning and have breakfast. After, check out from your respective lodge ready to make a return journey to Kampala. You will make a stopover at Mbarara for lunch and photo taking at the Equator then you proceed to Kampala/Entebbe and this marks the end of your 3 days gorilla habituation safari experience in Uganda.