4 days Uganda Gorilla Tracking and Canoe Safari

Code: B2018A
4 Days 3Nights
  • Gorilla photography – Uganda
  • Gorrilla at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Gorrilla at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Baby Gorilla
  • Sunset helmut
  • Relaxing at lake bunyonyi
  • Canoeing o Bunyonyi
  • Lake Bunyonyi lodge

This 4 days Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safari is a magical journey into the isolated jungles of  Uganda. Promising you a unique forest experience.

Come face to face with a family of endangered mountain gorillas as they feed, play and groom just a few feet away from you with this thrilling Uganda gorilla tracking safari. Take treks through ancient rainforest, led by experienced professional guides, in search of the gorilla, golden monkeys, rare butterfly and bird species. Return in the late afternoon or evening to an authentic camp to soak in a private bathtub overlooking the jungle. Combined with a relaxing stay in at the breathtaking lake Bunyonyi and a visit to the western cultural museum, this Uganda gorilla and canoe safari is sure to be something to beat your chest about.

Sitting among a family of wild mountain gorillas in the deep misty jungle of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is priceless. You can barely anticipate such an experience.

Their beauty, brawn and soulful brown eyes, their astonishingly human-like expressions or their extraordinarily gentle demeanour. One hour with these gentle creatures – 60 minutes, is all it takes to change your whole life’s experience.

Wild Route Trips designed this Uganda gorilla trekking tour for every traveller to spend time with the endangered mountain gorillas.

This Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safari can be tailor-made to suit Luxury travellers too.

Kindly enquire with our team of experts to make an accurate itinerary. This includes accommodation, transportation, meals and the gorilla permits.

Note: Depending on the availability of gorilla permits on the confirmation, you may trek in Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga or Nkuringo.

Pick up time: 06:00 –06:30 (approximately)
•Track Mountain Gorillas
•Relax at Lake Bunyonyi Resort

DAY 01: Drive to Bwindi NP for your gorilla trekking tour

Depart Entebbe\Kampala for your first day of Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour; An 8-9 road transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in Southwestern Uganda. Quite a long drive but worth it because you get to enjoy the countryside scenery, some of the most beautiful nature’s images all the way to the Virunga massive. Keep your cameras near you and our driver will definitely stop if you need him to so that you can capture that beautiful moment.

You will have an en route stopover at the Equator crossing for the photographic and simple experiment before continuing to Mbarara town for Lunch. After lunch, you will embark on your scenic drive to Bwindi NP or Kabale for overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner (Breakfast Not Included)

Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 02: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park

After early morning breakfast, you will drive to the Park headquarters for registration and joining others for a gorilla trekking briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour. Once this is done, you will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you from half an hour to three-quarters of the day.

The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. On your trek, you are likely to spot other primates, birds and rare tree species. After finding the gorillas, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them before trekking back to the Park headquarter.

This is indeed an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered Creatures. You will be awarded a certificate for participating in gorilla trekking and thus contributing to the conservation of mountain gorillas.

Overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge.

Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge or Trekkers Tavern Lodge.

Meals: All Meals Included

Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 04: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast, you will set off for Lake Bunyonyi, for a rewarding relaxation. Popularly referred to as the Switzerland of Uganda.

DAY 04: Drive to Entebbe/Kampala or Entebbe Airport

After your breakfast, you will be driven to Kampala or Entebbe for your post tour accommodation or you may choose to fly out of Uganda today. You will use the same Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour route as to when you came, enabling you to enjoy that countryside air one more time.

Main Destination: Entebbe

Accommodation: End of Tour, No accommodation

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Drinks: Mineral Water

End of Tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged at an extra cost
  • You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)

Tour Prices

Persons Date Price per person
1 Person Any date USD900.00
2 Persons Any date USD490.00
3 Persons Any date USD470.00
4 Persons Any date USD450.00
5 Persons Any date USD440.00
6 Persons Any date USD440.00

Single room Supplement is USD 45.00per person willing to stay alone in a single room

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers on the first and last day,
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

Cost Excludes

  • Gorilla permit at USD600.00 per person per trek
  • Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
  • International airfares
  • Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry

Safari Transport


Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari Vans customized for game viewing and photography. Each safari van comes with a professionally trained driver guide and fuel for the whole safari. Our Safari vans have viewing hatches and each client is entitled to a window seat. Our Vans can take up to eight people. We also have 4×4 Super Customs very comfortable and stable on the road. These carry up to 5 people with their luggage. We also have 4×4 RAV 4 for a group of two people

4x4 Luxury Safari Land Cruisers


We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver-guides and fuel. They have a pop-up roof for proper game viewing and photography. They come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while IN THE VEHICLE). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as your smartphones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed a window seat.

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