Feel cheated by 1 gorilla trek? Want a 4 Days Bwindi Double Gorilla Tracking Safari? How about you visited two Mountain Gorilla families and trekked twice in different regions of Bwindi? This 4 days Uganda double gorilla trekking safari highlights two gorilla treks in two different families hence, a perfect opportunity for you to spend more time with these greatly endangered primates.
4 days Uganda double gorilla trekking safari Overview
This 4 day tour designed to give you a double encounter with the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Bwindi has four sectors; Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga and Nkuringo. You can choose to track 2 families in the same sector or opt for different sectors. This package can offer both a luxury gorilla trekking experience or a budget gorilla trekking experience. See detailed itinerary of this 4 Days Bwindi Double Gorilla Tracking Safari below.
Day 1 – Arrival and Transfer to Bwindi Forest
Being day one of your 4 Days Bwindi Double Gorilla Tracking Safari, you will be picked as early as 6:30 am by your safari guide and then transferred to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in south western Uganda. This journey lasts between 8 -9 hours by road and less than 2 hours by chartered flights. Whilst you travel, you will have brief stopovers at the equator for photography and coffee and then Mbarara for lunch before making your final journey to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Dinner and overnight at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge for comfortable stay and Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge for luxury.
Day 2 – First Gorilla Tracking (Buhoma)
On this 2nd day of your 4 Days Bwindi Double Gorilla Tracking Safari, yo will rise up to an early morning breakfast then head to the park headquarters to catch up with the 7:30 briefing meeting before heading out to be forests to visit Uganda gorillas. The activity can last from 2 – 8 hours depending on the previous day movements of these primates. When you locate the gorillas, you will be given a full hour encounter to bond with them, take photographs and watch them carry out their day to day activities. You will then return to your lodge for dinner and overnight. Stay at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge for moderate stay or Buhoma Community Haven Lodge for luxury.
Day 3 – Second Gorilla Tracking (Ruhija)
This day of your 4 Days Bwindi Double Gorilla Tracking Safari is much more like day 3 only that you trek a different Mountain Gorilla family in another sector of Bwindi. You shall carry out your trek from the Ruhija sector of Bwindi before retiring at the lodge for dinner and overnight. Dinner and overnight at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge for comfortable stay and Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge for luxury.
Day 4 – Transfer back to Kampala
This last day of your 4 Days Bwindi Double Gorilla Tracking Safari, you journey back to Kampala to catch up with your departure flight back home. This journey still takes between 8 – 9 hours by road with lunch en route and less than 2 hours when you use chartered flights.
Optional Activity – Batwa Trail: Please note that opting for chartered flights means less hours of travel for you making it possible to engage in the magnificent once-in-a-lifetime cultural rewarding Batwa Trail activity in the morning.
End of 4 Days Uganda Double Gorilla Tracking Safari.