This safari package offers a rare and unparalleled opportunity to get up close and personal with mountain gorillas in their natural habitat within the dense tropical forest of Bwindi. With this safari, you will have the opportunity to observe these magnificent primates at a distance of less than seven feet, without any net or barrier, providing an intimate and truly unforgettable experience.
Beyond the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness these gorillas, this safari package is designed to provide a well-rounded and enjoyable experience for all. With opportunities to adventure, relax, meet new people, and learn about the gorillas and the ecosystem they inhabit, this safari will create memories to cherish for a lifetime.
Our tour package includes experienced guides, comfortable accommodation, and transportation for your convenience.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND TRANSFER TO THE HOTEL
Upon your arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed and greeted by a dedicated member of our staff. They will expertly assist you with your transfer to your hotel or lodge, where you can rest and rejuvenate in preparation for your upcoming exploration of Uganda – the “Pearl of Africa.”
Accommodation at Airport Link Guest House
DAY 2: TRAVEL TO BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
You will rise early and travel to Bwindi to experience the highlight of your Safari – an unforgettable encounter with the majestic mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
The journey to Bwindi will take you through the picturesque Ugandan countryside, where you will be treated to breathtaking views of rolling hills, lush banana plantations, and tranquil lakes. This is a chance to experience the natural beauty of Uganda, as well as gain insights into the local culture and way of life.
Upon arrival at the lodge, you will check in and have some time to relax and prepare for the next day’s activities. The drive time from Entebbe to Bwindi is approximately 8 hours, but it will be well worth it for the once-in-a-lifetime experience that awaits you.
Accommodation at Ride 4 Woman
DAY 3: GORILLA TREKKING IN BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST
Begin your day with an awe-inspiring journey through the dense and steep hills of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park on a gorilla trekking excursion. This thrilling activity offers an unparalleled opportunity to come face-to-face with these majestic creatures in their natural habitat, surrounded by an abundance of rare and exotic flora.
Please note that this trek is challenging, involving hiking through steep ascents and navigating tangled trails. Once the gorillas are located, you will be granted a maximum of one hour to observe and admire these tranquil animals from a safe distance. This once-in-a-lifetime encounter will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on your visit to Uganda.
After the gorilla trek, you will return to back to the Ride 4 Woman Lodge for relaxation and overnight stay.
DAY 4: TRAVEL TO ENTEBBE FOR DEPARTURE FLIGHT
Early morning you will embark on a scenic return road trip to Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight. Along the way, you will make a brief but meaningful stop at the equator crossing, where you will have the opportunity to capture breathtaking photographs and participate in a variety of exciting and interactive experiments that are commonly associated with this iconic location.
Although these experiments have not been scientifically proven, they are both entertaining and educational to observe. One such experiment involves pouring water into a basin and observing how it flows in opposite directions in the northern and southern hemispheres of the equator line. This is a unique opportunity to witness the effects of the earth’s rotation and gain a deeper understanding of the world around us.