3 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour, Self Drive Uganda Safari
3 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour is a 3 days self drive Uganda gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi or Mgahinga National Park from Kampala or Kigali
3 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour is a 3 days self drive Uganda gorilla trekking safari that starts and gets back in Kampala/Entebbe in Uganda or Kigali in Rwanda. The 3 days safari takes you to either Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or mgahinga Gorilla National Park for Mountain Gorilla trekking experience.
Gorilla Trekking is known as hiking through the thick forest, to search for mountain gorillas. mountain gorilla trekking involves a gorilla trekking permit, which costs $700 per person per trek in one day. Mountain gorilla trekking experience may last from 2 to 8 hours, depending on the gorilla family and how far they might have moved from the position, at which they were left.
The 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Self drive safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park or Mgahinga gorilla National Park normally begins from either Entebbe/Kampala or Kigali. The drive time from kigali to Uganda is a much shorter compared to Uganda’s 8-9 hours driving distance.
Book now and secure yourself a 3 day Uganda gorilla self-drive adventure to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Explore the stunning landscapes of either Uganda or Rwanda as you travel to either of the National Parks for Gorilla trekking. This road 3 days Uganda gorilla self drive safari is for anyone who likes to come face to face with the gorillas in their natural home at their own pace, rather than having tour guides in control.
Trip Summary for the 3 days Uganda Gorilla self drive safari
Day 1: Transfer from Kigali or Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable or Mgahinga National Park
Day 2: Gorilla trekking experience-face to face interaction
Day 3: Depart For Entebbe
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
Pick up your car from Entebbe/Kigali International Airport (or from Kampala) or the hotel after breakfast and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Mgahinga gorilla National park, with a stopover in Mbarara (from Uganda) town for lunch. Proceed through a breath-taking scenic view popularly known as the “Switzerland of Africa” to the park, To Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking and Cultural Walk.
Day 2 of 3 days Uganda gorilla self drive safari sends you for the most captivating experience with the gorillas in their home. After breakfast, drive to the headquarters for a briefing from the park rangers about the dos and don’ts when looking for and when with the gorillas. Proceed for the evocative adventure penetrating the impenetrable forest of Bwindi or Mgahinga in search for the gorillas. This may take 2-8 hours depending on the movement of the animals. You will spend at most 1 hour interacting with the gorilla’s as they play, feed or rest while taking your observations and photographs after which you will return to receive your certificate.
However, you may go for a cultural walk in the nearby Batwa (Pygmies) community, where you will be entertained and given tales of their unique culture.
Day 3: Depart For Entebbe.
After break, drive back to Kampala or Entebbe/Kigali international Airport and Drop off your self drive Uganda rental 4×4 car and embark on your journey back to your home. You will have a stopover at the equator for photography and lunch en route reaching late in the afternoon.
2 nights of accommodation (different levels available; budget, mid-range, luxury)
Vehicle for 2 days (Toyota Rav4 or Land cruiser)
Comprehensive insurance, 24/7 road service for the vehicle
Gorilla Permits (if booked before the tracking date with us)
Full-time English speaking Driver/Guide(at an extra cost of $35 per day)
Free Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.
Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.