This 3 Days off season Gorilla tracking safari to Uganda is meant for you who would like to trek Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks in the low season months of April, May and November to take advantages of the good discounts from the accommodation facilities and the pocket friendly rates of Great Adventure Safaris.
Our 3 Days off season Gorilla tracking safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks starts and ends either in Entebbe International Airport with stops at the Equator line and Mbarara City for a lunch break or Kigali International Airport through Katuna or Cyanika border posts. You will enjoy the scenic drive as you go through the green rolling hills of Kigezi region to observe the beauty of South-western Uganda. and a visit to the genocide memorial site and milk bars in Kigali.
Day One: Pick up from Entebbe or Kigali and start your off season Gorilla Safari
Day Two: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Forest or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Day Three: Drive back to Entebbe or Kigali International Airport
You will visit Uganda or Rwanda
This tour can start and end either from Entebbe (Uganda) or Kigali (Rwanda)
You will visit Bwindi Impenetrable or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
All transfers to and from are included
Accommodation before or after the safari can be arranged at an extra cost
On this you start your 3 Days off season Gorilla tracking safari from Kigali-Rwanda or Entebbe International Airport or your guest house to drive to the South-western Uganda. You will make a stop at the Equator line for stretching, photography and for a simple experiment. The second stop will be in Mbarara City for a hot lunch. You may have a chance to see the Hima pastoral people grazing their long horned Ankore cattle and see the Impala and Zebras grazing in the Community land near Lake Mburo National Park arriving in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in the evening for dinner and overnight.
Drive time: Approximately 8-9 hours
Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
Accmm: Ride 4 a Woman or similar
This day you will start by going to the forest to trek the Mountain Gorillas in the jungle. You will wake up early in the morning to prepare yourself for your Gorilla trek. You will have to wear the right gear for Gorilla tracking which may include long pants, long sleeved shirts, garden gloves, long socks, sun glasses, a hat, insect repellents, and energy giving food, your cameras before proceeding to the restaurant for breakfast. At your lodge you will be provided with by enough drinking water and a packed lunch. You will then head to the park offices to join other clients for a briefing and then start your Gorilla walk in the forest. Once you find them you will be allowed one hour of observation and photography before returning back to the park offices for a graduation and be given a certificate in recognition upon your successful off season Gorilla tracking exercise. Gorilla tracking can be strenuous and a certain level of fitness may be required. Great Adventure Safaris encourage you to take a porter to help you carry your bag and give you a push or a pull during the hike Gorilla tracking is absolutely an amazing adventure one cannot describe in one word.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Packed Lunch and Dinner
Accmm: Ride 4a Woman
After your breakfast, you will drive back to either Entebbe International Airport (Uganda) or Kigali International Airport (Rwanda) for your departure flight out. You will make stops to see what you missed as you drive to the Airport.