Gorilla’s Galore
Gorilla’s Galore

Gorilla’s Galore

Experience Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in luxury in this 5 night trip that is all about the Gorilla’s! We start this tour in Entebbe, near to the international airport of Uganda. You will overnight and thentake a very early morning flight to the closest airstrip in Bwindi, where you will meet your guide for the tour. You will drive through the beautiful Uganda countryside towards your first stop, Nkuringo sector in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the beautiful Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge.

Introduction

Experience Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in luxury in this 5 night trip that is all about the Gorilla’s! We start this tour in Entebbe, near to the international airport of Uganda. You will overnight and thentake a very early morning flight to the closest airstrip in Bwindi, where you will meet your guide for the tour. You will drive through the beautiful Uganda countryside towards your first stop, Nkuringo sector in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the beautiful Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge. You will spend 2 nights here soaking up the spectacular views and embarking on your first gorilla trek. From here you will drive to the Buhoma sector and spend 2 nights in the heart of the rain forest at the beautiful tented Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp. You will do you 2nd gorilla trek at the Buhoma sector.Your tour ends with an early morning flight back to Entebbe where you will land with time to connect to your onward travel.

This tour highlights the different areas of Bwindi and ensures that you spend more than enough time with the amazing gorilla silverbacks and their family.


Pricing

Price from US$5400 in low season to US$6800 in high season per person sharing


Tailor-made Itinerary

As with all the tours on our website, this is just an example of the safaris we are able to arrange. We take pride in creating holidays and safaris from scratch, placing particular emphasis on matching the destinations and properties to your budget. Contact us now to start the process of arranging your dream holiday and safari.


Day 1- The Boma Hotel, Entebbe

On arrival in Entebbe you will be collected and driven the short way through to The Boma Hotel for the night. Enjoy their gardens and lovely rooms for the night.

Each room reflects local style and is en suite. The Boma hotel has a restaurant serving European with a Ugandan twist style of food.

Day 2 to 4- Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge , Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After an early wakeup call and you return to the airport with a packed breakfast and board your Aerolink flight to Kisoro airstrip, about 2h30 from Bwindi. When you land you will meet your guide for the next 4 days with his 4x4 vehicle and set off towards the towering Bwindi mountains. The drive tow Bwindi is beautiful, and you will see many small communities along the way. You will arrive at Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge, in its remote and stunning setting near the Nkuringo sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Each cottage at Clouds is built from stone, with a lovely large lounge area and double-sided fireplace. Each room has en suite facilities and lovely views from the private veranda. The main area overlooks the towering Virunga volcanoes from its lofty perch.

Spend a full day gorilla trekking at the Nkuringo Sector, starting with a briefing at the beginning. You will set off with your porter and local guide to find the gorilla family. Your guide will be there to meet you when you exit the forest and take you back to Clouds for a well-deserved rest.

Days 4 to 6- Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp , Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast and a leisurely morning you will set off towards the Buhoma sector of Bwindi and the luxury tented camp in the heart of the forest, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp. The only lodge with in the national Park, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp has tents nestled under the trees. Each tent has a deck and large bedroom and spacious bathroom with a great tub to soak away the day. This camp has frequent visits of gorillas as they travel through the forest. The main area has a lounge that is open to the forest vistas.

Enjoy your 2nd gorilla trek in the Buhoma Sector, where you are already right near the briefing area to start. Your guide will be waiting for you to exit the trek and bring you back to the lodge to relax for the afternoon.

Day 6- Depart back to Entebbe

Kihihi is the closest airstrip, about 90 minutes away. You will depart the lodge in the early morning to make your 8am flight back to Entebbe for onward travel.

Note: You are very close to the Queen Elizabeth National Park , why not add on a traditional safari there?

Pricing

From US$ 5400 in low season  to US$ 6800 in high season per person sharing.

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