Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda
5 Days / 4 Nights

Looking for an African wildlife adventure like no other? An exclusive guided safari expedition to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, tracking mighty mountain gorillas might be just what you’re after.

A World Heritage Site, the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is home to families of mountain gorillas, which you will have the opportunity of encountering while exploring the misty mountain slopes.

An absolute must for any wildlife enthusiast, the Great Blue Turaco package offers the once-in-a-lifetime experience of viewing mountain gorillas in their natural habitat, witnessing their fascinating behaviour and complex social structures.

Exact itinerary is dependent on client preference and availability.
Seasonal rates apply.
Meet and Greet at Entebe airport.
Accommodation at The Boma Guest House on Bed & Breakfast basis.
Accommodation at Clouds Mountain Lodge on a Full Board Basis.
Scheduled flights, and airport taxes as applicable and specified in the itinerary.
Scheduled Light Aircraft flights: Entebbe Airport / Kisoro Airstrip / Entebbe Airport.
Accommodation at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Lodge on Full Board Basis.
Scheduled Light Aircraft flights: Entebbe Airport / Kihihi Airstrip / Entebbe Airport.
Emergency medical evacuation insurance.
Administration fee.
Road Transfers:
Entebbe Airport / The Boma Guest House / Entebbe Airport.
Kisoro Airstrip / Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge / Kisoro Airstrip.
Ranger guide fees.
Park, conservation and community fees.
1 Gorilla permit per person as specified in the itinerary.
All Road Transfers as per itinerary:
Nature walk or a Batwa Pigmy village visit.
Park and concession fees.
1 Gorilla permit per person as specified in the itinerary..
International flights and applicable airport departure taxes.
For guests staying at Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge: We shall endeavor to purchase Nkuringo Gorilla group permits – the Nkuringo group is closest to the Lodge. If at the time of booking, the Nkuringo permits are not available, we shall secure permits for a Rushaga Group. Rushaga is a 45 – 60 minute drive from Clouds. There is an additional cost of approximately USD188 (per vehicle) which transfers guests to the tracking start point, waits and returns them to the Lodge.
Gratuities for guide/driver/hotel staff
For adding another Gorilla Track we shall charge+- $650 per person per Gorilla permit.
Baggage restriction of 15kgs per person (no more) is applicable on all flights in small, soft-sided bags.

As with all the travel tour packages offered by Travel Republic Africa, this African tour package is purely an example of what we can arrange for you. All our vacation packages can be tailored to your specific taste, needs and budgetary requirements. Our goal is, and will always be, to provide you with the best African travel experience for you.

Contact us now to plan your African adventure.

Day 1: Entebbe / Kampala

Upon your arrival at Entebbe Airport you will be met by a representative from Travel Republic Africa who will accompany you on your transfer by road to:

The Boma Guest House.

Accommodation is on Bed & Breakfast Basis

Combining modern comforts with old-world charm, the Boma has long been a popular spot for visitors coming to Uganda. With facilities including bar, restaurant, swimming pool, beach area and Wi-Fi, your accommodation will provide the perfect starting point for your gorilla tracking expedition.

Day 2 – 4: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your scheduled charter flight to Bwindi from where you will begin your gorilla tracking expedition. Additional activities to enjoy include community walks, Batwa Community tours, forest walks and birding.

The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is an ancient rain forest that stretches across the slopes of the Virunga Volcano mountain range. With dense vegetation, this lush rainforest provides the ideal haven for the mountain gorilla, arguably one of the world’s most iconic endangered animals. The forest boasts some of the most unique ecosystems in Africa, with extreme biodiversity and home to roughly half of the world’s remaining gorilla population.

You will ample opportunity over these days to track the mountain gorillas that call the forest home. This magically incomparable experience will undoubtedly leave you breathless with wonder as you view this magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.

You will spend 3 nights at

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge or Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Lodge

Accommodation is on Full Board Basis

Day 5: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Entebbe

After a final breakfast in the forest lodge you will have a transfer to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Entebbe from where you will embark on your homeward journey.

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