Come face to face with a giant silverback and his family. See one of the rarest animals on earth by visiting Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage site, for a once in a lifetime encounter with the endangered mountain gorilla.
Dominated by the Virunga mountain range, approximately 350 mountain gorillas live amongst the undergrowth of the forest floor. Guided by expert local guides, be one of only eight visitors per day who are allowed to track and encounter each habituated gorilla family. Itineraries can be tailor made to suit your requirements in order to spend more time with the gorillas, or to explore more of this fascinating country.
On arrival at either Kampala or Entebbe, Uganda, transfer with a local guide to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
The morning will be spent tracking the endangered Mountain Gorilla which can take from two to several hours depending on where they are found. Spend some time with the gorilla family while a Park ranger guide interprets the flora and fauna and the lifestyle of the gorillas. The afternoon can be spent relaxing in camp or taking an optional forest nature walk.
Drive to Ishasha situated in the southern part of the Queen Elizabeth National Park for a game drive searching for the famous tree climbing lions.
Day 04 & Day 05:
Game viewing in the Queen Elizabeth National Park home to, amongst others, the elusive leopard, hyena, rare Giant Forest Hogs, Uganda Kobs, elephant, water buck and several species of birds.
An optional morning drive to Kyambura Gorge or Kalinzu Forest to track chimpanzees before departing to Kampala for drop off at the airport.