Day 1: Pick up and Transfer to Bwindi Forest
Following an early breakfast you will leave for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to trek Mountain Gorillas. The journey is very fascinating with a lot to see in the verdant countryside and the beautiful hills that surround the area. A vehicle can be stopped at any time just in case you want to take photos. Have lunch in Mbarara. You will arrive in the late afternoon and check into your lodge among which are up-market, tented camps as well as budget. You will enjoy sounds of birds and primates in the night just before you finally get to sleep. Dine and get prepared for the amazing trekking experience the following day.
Day 2 – Gorilla tracking in the rain tropical forest
After an early breakfast, head to the park Headquarters for briefing about gorillas trekking, meet your ranger guides and be separated into trekking groups based on your permit. From here you will head into the Impenetrable forest and there you will come across various primates, birds plus colored butterflies in addition to various plant species. It will be a very amazing day
Gorilla trekking requires some good fitness because of the climbing and lengthy walking normally involved before meeting the gorillas. It’s rather tiresome however very memorable especially when you finally come to face these very peaceful giant Mountain Gorillas. you can watch these gorillas at a 5 meters distance as the feed and the young ones play. The walking may take anything from 2 to 8 hours basing on how far the gorillas have moved. Mountain Gorillas can never be found living in zoos however there are just a few still surviving in the world. Following the gorilla tracking, you may opt to stay within the Bwindi area and meet the Batwa people or take a drive to the stunning Lake Bunyonyi found in Kabale and then unwind at the Arcadia Cottages or Heritage Lodge.
Day 3: Return to Kampala
After breakfast you will check out and begin the drive back to Kampala, stopping in Mbarara for lunch and also at the equator to take some photographs as well as buy some souvenirs from the craft shop. Based on your departure time, you may have a tour of Kampala city before being transferred to the airport.