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Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest


USD 1,935

/ person
  • 1
  • 4 Days

Marcel Walter

Mapendano Voyages

We are a company aiming to offer the ultimate natural experience in Central and Eastern Africa.

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Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

This short 4-day Bwindi safari adventure takes you into the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in search of the mountain gorillas. This is a rare opportunity to visit some of the World’s last tracts of primeval forest – it is virtually untouched and retains an awe-inspiring collection of endangered flora and fauna. Optional upgrade to Air Safari brings spectacular aerial views of the landscape as well as reducing travelling times.


Starting from Entebbe where an Aerolink member of staff will assist you with the check in take the 07:45 am or 12:30 pm flight to Kihihi (1 hour 15 mins to 2 hours depending on stops). Once there you will be welcomed by your expert guide who will provide knowledge and assistance throughout your journey. Transfer to Buhoma and Volcanoes Bwindi lodge (approximate transfer time of 2 hours). Rest and before dinner explore the lodge grounds with its clear mountain stream or visit the local village. Approximate Travel Times: Flying 1 hour; Driving 2 hours Read more

Bwindi forest 1 night


After an early breakfast, you set off gorilla tracking. Trekking through the steep, densely forested hills and then finally coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation is an inspiring and privileged moment. Tracking in the Bwindi forest requires stamina and can often take most of the day. fter an early breakfast, you set off gorilla tracking. Trekking through the steep, densely forested hills and then finally coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation is an inspiring and privileged moment. Tracking in the Bwindi forest requires stamina and can often take most of the day. Read more

Bwindi forest 1 night
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Breakfast at lodge, then either go gorilla tracking again (additional permit at a supplement, subject to availability). Your stay at Bwindi Lodge includes visits such as the tea tour, walk to Bwindi community hospital as well as a self guided river walk. Alternatively there are other activities and excursions on offer in and around the National Park (these are EXTRA and payable direct): – Discover the traditions of the Batwa Pygmies, and learn about the native tribal inhabitants of the forest. The indigenous people of Bwindi Forest, though no longer resident in the forest, still practice many of their traditional hunter-gatherer skills. – Or, take a guided walk in the rainforest, home to several endemic bird species, clouds of butterflies and rare plant life. This walk offers excellent photographic opportunities and the knowledgeable guide will provide a great insight into this globally important habitat. – Or, walk through the local village, and learn about community life and Bwindi Community Hospital that started as a health clinic under a tree and now provides vital medical and educational services to over 60,000 people. Also take a tour of the local tea processing operation at the lodge which enables guests to see the various different methods for tea Read more

Bwindi forest 1 night


Transfer from the lodge to the Kihihi airstrip, approximate transfer time of 2 hours. Leave with the 09:45 am (arrive at 11:25 am) or 14:05 pm (arrive at 15:55 pm) return flight to Entebbe and connect in time for your return flight. Approximate Travel Times: Flying 2 hours; Driving 2 hours


Day in trip
Day 1
Location Entebbe
Day 2
Location Bwindi Forest
Day 3
Location Bwindi Forest


Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular fees or any other formalities
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers
  • Single room supplement (180USD in high season, 150 USD in low season)
  • Festive season supplement (please contact us)

More information

  • This is a private safari where you go with a guide in a 4x4 vehicle with pop-up roof. Our guides are knowledgeable about the area, nature and culture.
  • Lodges have full board meal plans meaning that there is a set menu served. Please inform us if you have any special diets or food allergies so that it can be taken into account.


3 Reviews

Kris de Bardia, France

Gorilla and Chimps tour : a dream trip ! Great tour, great organisation, great vehicle, great countries (Rwanda and Ouganda) and world class quality guide. We got what we came here for (Apes) but got much much more thanks to the flexibility of the management and thanks to our smart and knowledgeable guide. Thanks Mapendano ! :) Read more

Dan FAVRE, Switzerland

EXCELLENT ! I contacted Mapendano a few months before the departure. They organised everything and all was perfect in the communication (answers to my questions were quick and complete). During the trip, I visited twice the gorillas and both experiences were different and complementary. The hotels were excellent, so was the food. Samuel, guide / driver, couldn't possibly have been nicer or more helpful - he felt like an old friend by the end of the first week. He was perfect during the safari drives in the animals parks. We only got little problems with the car (2 flat tires and another problem with the transmission), it was just part of the trip and the lost of time was minimal. I highly recommend MAPENDANO for any trip in central Africa. Read more

Corinne, France

Nous avons eu la joie et la chance de tomber sur cette agence en septembre 2014. Nous avons été plus que satisfaits, vraiment enchantés par le pays et surtout par notre chauffeur guide Jean-Marie Kiguge que je recommande vivement pour ses grandes connaissances mais aussi son service impeccable. N'hesitez pas, avec Mapendano vous êtes entre de bonnes mains. Read more


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