Off-season Gorillas Safari Tour

Visit either Mgahinga National Park or Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

3 Days Off-season Gorillas Safari Tour

Our 3 Days Off-season Gorillas Safari tour will take you to one of the best places in Uganda where you can watch the endangered mountain gorillas living happily in their natural world. Uganda is the home to more than half of the total endangered mountain gorillas that are currently living in Mgahinga National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Our 3 Days Off-season Gorillas Safari tour is designed for people or clients who would like to trek gorillas during the off-season months of April, May, and November.

Our 3 Days Off-season Gorillas Safari tour will begin in Kampala or at Entebbe International Airport and again ends in Kigali International Airport. The 3 Days Off-season Gorillas Safari tour will reward you with the interesting gorilla trekking experience for one hour but so rewarding and interesting providing you with a memorable experience of your life. This package is convenient for the visitors who are interested in starting their gorilla trekking journey from Entebbe International Airport or at your hotel in Kampala that we have booked for you and you have spent a night at in Kampala.

Mgahinga and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park are found in southwestern Uganda and both parks have over 18 habituated gorilla families that are available for gorilla trekking or visiting by the tourists. Gorilla trekking is the major activity that is done in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, however, there are other activities which you can do other than gorilla trekking and these include Batwa community experience, bird watching safaris, and nature walk safaris.

This 3 Days Off-season Gorillas Safari tour is designed for people with little time and want to see the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Please, contact Africa Adventure Vacations and our safari team will help you to design for your safari or gorilla trip that will fit your expectations including booking for you the transportation, gorilla trekking permits, accommodation including meals, you don’t need to worry because this tour safari can tailor-made to fit your style of play.

Highlights of our Day Off-season Gorillas Safari tour

Day 1: Start your 3 Day Offseason gorilla safari tour

Day 2: Gorilla trekking Tours and have Batwa Cultural Experience

Day 3: Drive back to Kampala / Kigali International Airport

Detailed itinerary 

Below, we present our detailed Itinerary for our 3 Days Offseason Gorillas Safari tour to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, and in case you want something changed for this package to be customized we are open and we shall tailor-make it such that it can best suit your interest and travel needs which will help you to enjoy this rewarding gorilla experience.

Day 1: Pick up from and Transfer Bwindi

On this first day of your 3 Days Offseason Gorillas Safari tour, you will rise early prepare yourself, and have breakfast that is when you have spent a night in Kampala and then have your breakfast. After breakfast, our well professional tour driver, will pick you up and drive you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park which is found in southwestern Uganda.

This is a long journey that takes over to 8-9 hours however with rewarding experiences and better stopovers which scenic views of the most wonderful places, while on the journey, you will have good stopovers at the equators for photographs moments and pass through the craft shops around the equator line and continue for another stopover at Igongo cultural center in Mbarara city for lunch before you proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park to check it at your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay

Accommodation /Lodging options: Silverback Lodge (Luxury), Rushaga Gorilla Camp (mid-range), and Ride4awoman (budget)

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla tracking in Bwindi and Batwa Cultural Trail

This is a key day for your 3 Day off-season gorilla safari tour in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Uganda. You will wake up early in the morning and have breakfast and then go to the park headquarters to attend the 7:30 am briefing session before you go deep into the Bwindi Impenetrable forest to search for the endangered mountain gorillas. The gorilla trekking activity in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park takes about 30 minutes to 8 hours which means that you need to prepare adequately for this wonderful tour and you need to have some levels of fitness since the activity is also physically demanding. After you have seen the giant Mountain gorillas, you will return to your lodge for relaxation and later in the evening head for the cultural walk to experience the Batwa pygmies and later return to the lodge for the dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Return to Kampala

On the last day of your 3 Days Offseason gorilla safari tour in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, you will have breakfast and then embark on your return journey to Kampala to catch up with your flight back home at Entebbe International Airport after having the everlasting experience. You will as well have lunch in Mbarara and then drive to the Entebbe International Airport for drop off and this marks the end of your 3 Days off-season gorilla safari tour in Bwindi Impenetrable.

Our 3 Days off season gorilla safari tour to Bwindi Impenetrable includes;

  • Full board accommodation for 2 nights
  • Bottled water in the vehicle for the whole trip
  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Ground transpiration
  • Any other expense related to personal
  • Free sanitizers and face masks
  • The services of the English speaking guide

Our 3 Days off season gorilla safari tour to Bwindi Impenetrable includes;

  • Insurance
  • International flights
  • Tips
  • Porter
  • Extras at the lodge such as laundry, drinks, and telephones
  • Visa

What to pack for this 3 Days off season gorilla safari tour to Bwindi Impenetrable includes;

  • The waterproof hiking boots
  • You need to pack a camera
  • A sweater,
  • Rain jacket
  • Insect repellant
  • Long-sleeved shirt or T-shirts with waterproof trousers
  • Sunglasses and a hat to protect you from sunshine.

About Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is one of the leading destinations that is known for gorilla trekking and gorilla habituation experiences found at the edge of the African rift valley in the southwestern part of Uganda in the district of Kisoro, Kanungu, and Rubanda districts. Bwindi impenetrable forest national has four sectors which are known as gorilla trekking sectors. These sectors include Nkuringo, Buhoma, and Rushaga in the southwestern part of the park and Ruhija in the Eastern part of Uganda.

The presence of habituated gorilla families in Bwindi has made this park popular for both gorilla trekking and gorilla habituation process. Some of the habituated gorilla families include Nkuringo, Mubare, Rushegura, Busingye, Habiyanja. Oruzogo, Bitukura, Kahungye, Christmas party. Bwindi Forest Park features the best chance for you to see mountain gorillas and you can easily trek the gorillas within this park. Because of its biodiversity importance, Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park was declared as a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site.

The park boasts four sectors which include Nkuringo, Rushaga, Ruhija, and Buhoma. Visitors for gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park are limited to only 8 people per gorilla group or family per day only visitors of 15 years and above are allowed to trek gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The gorilla trekking permit in Bwindi costs USD700 per trek per person.

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