top of page

4- Day Gorilla Trekking Safari

Uganda is home to around half of the world’s total population of mountain gorillas. Get captivated by the presence of Africa's most rare species - the silverback mountain gorilla. Spend time with a family of wild mountain gorillas and observe them in their natural habitat. For those who wish to enjoy more time with these fascinating creatures, we also offer the opportunity to participate in a full day Gorilla Habituation Experience in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Mountain Gorilla


Day 1: Entebbe/Kampala

Upon arrival in Entebbe you will be received by our friendly staff and transferred to your hotel in Kampala/ Entebbe. Accommodation at Aura Safaris and Mission Tours has been handpicked to ensure that our guests get the best experience and a taste of Uganda’s culture and hospitality after a long flight.

*Depending on your time of arrival, you may have an optional Excursion

Accommodation: Entebbe - dinner and 1 night 

Day 2: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After your breakfast you will be transferred to Entebbe airport for your scheduled flight to Kihihi airstrip, where you shall be received by your safari guide. You will drive through the beautiful Ugandan countryside to the ancient rain forests of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Expect to arrive at our picturesque accommodation on the edge of the forest before lunch. It is a habitat for nearly 350 birds’ species, 120 mammals and other insect species. The park is home to the endangered mountain Gorillas. 

*Optional 9 hour road trip to Bwindi NP

Accommodation: Buhoma - 2 night and all meals 

Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After your breakfast, along with your packed lunch, you will report to the park premises for registration by 8:00am, and be briefed by Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger guides. Begin your gorilla trek with experienced guides and trackers who will willingly share with you a lot of information about the history and routine of the Gorillas. The search for these majestic animals will take you through a thick untamed rainforest, where you'll be scrambling through deep undergrowth and climbing over mossy rocks, however the encounter is worth the effort. Watching gorillas in their natural habitat is a memory that will last a lifetime.

 *Optional evening visit to the Batwa communities and get to learn about their culture and traditions.

**Full day Habituation Experience can be organised at request


-Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Package Inclusions:

- 3 nights accommodation including breakfast

  • 1 night in Entebbe

  • 2 nights in Bwindi National park

- Accommodation varies from Luxury, Mid-range and Budget

-Meals as specified in the itinerary

- Includes gorilla permits.

- Tour guide and all Transportation including meet and greet services,airport transfers to Entebbe.

- Airfare Entebbe-Kihihi (Bwindi)

Package exclusions:

- International Flights: We can assist with your flights to match your itinerary.
*If you have already booked your flight, please provide us your flight details or send us copies of e-tickets when you book/enquire.

-Travel expenses (unless covered by Aura Safaris).

-Activities or tours: Except as mentioned in the Package inclusions.
-Alcoholic drinks 

-Admission fees: Except as mentioned in the Package inclusions.

-Personal expenses

-Travel insurance


*Depending on your time of arrival, you may partake in an optional Excursion

*Optional 9 hour road trip to Bwindi NP

*Optional evening visit to the Batwa communities and get to learn about their culture and traditions at no additional cost

*Full day Habituation Experience can be organised at request

*Minimum age for tracking gorillas is 15 years.

*Depending on your flight, accommodation after the Safari can be arranged at an extra cost.

*Please read our Terms and conditions. 

Day 4: Entebbe 

Have a relaxing  breakfast, after which you will be transferred to Kihihi airstrip for your scheduled departure flight back to Entebbe airport.

*Depending on your time of arrival back to Entebbe, you may have an optional Excursion

Accommodation: Entebbe/ Kampala Not provided 

Note : Depending on your flight, accommodation after the Safari can be arranged at an extra cost.

bottom of page