Gorilla trekking safari from Zimbabwe – Budget Gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda – Guaranteed Gorilla trekking permits
Gorilla trekking safari from Zimbabwe – Gorilla trekking is a highlight of all visits done in Uganda and certainly, Mountain Gorillas are the major reason why very many people visit Uganda as a tourist destination. Gorilla trekking is defined as a hike to the tropical forests of Africa to see the endangered Mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat.
Choosing the best safari lodge or accommodation on your Gorilla tracking safari from Zimbabwe will depend on your budget. Some lodges charge as high as, $2500 while the budget ones can pocket as low as $100 for a double room. It’s all about the facilities, location, food, services and so much more.
Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport, formerly known as the Harare International Airport, is an international airport in Harare, Zimbabwe. It is the largest airport in the country and serves as the base of Air Zimbabwe. The airport is operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe. You can connect from here to Entebbe International Airport for your Gorilla trekking safari from Zimbabwe in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
This Gorilla trekking safari from Zimbabwe can either start on the day you arrive at Entebbe International Airport or the next day after you arrive from Zimbabwe depending on the time you arrive. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park also offers a remarkably wide range of activities including bird watching looking out for 350 different bird species, 310 different species of butterflies, 200 trees species, and 120 primates including the Chimpanzees in Bwindi forest and the Black and White Columbus monkeys during your Gorilla watching.
On arrival at the Entebbe International Airport and our guide will pick you up to transfer you to your booked hotel to prepare for your Gorilla trekking safari the next day.
Day Two: Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Day Three: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Day Four: Transfer from Bwindi forest back to Kampala or Entebbe
Day One: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
After your early morning breakfast, you will be picked and briefed by our professional guide from your hotel after starting your amazing journey for a Gorilla trek safari to Bwindi forest with a drive from Entebbe towards south-western Uganda. This Gorilla trekking safari from Zimbabwe will be a spectacle of highway sights of rural and semi-urban Uganda, with several fruit and vegetable markets along the road, craft, and drum makers. You will also have a stopover at the Equator line to take photos with an opportunity to buy some crafts and souvenirs before continuing to Mbarara city where you will have your lunch en-route stop. Hereafter, proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park with short bathroom stopovers and photo sessions of the landscape. You will arrive in the late afternoon and check-in at the lodge in Bwindi, relax in the evening and have dinner and overnight.
- Accommodations in Bwindi National Park
Day Two: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
On this day of this Gorilla trekking safari from Zimbabwe, you will have an early morning breakfast and then will depart for the brilliant Gorilla tracking experience in the Bwindi forest. You will commence with a short drive to the park headquarters where park rangers will brief you about the regulations for Gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest and also you will be divided into groups of 8. With the leading of the ranger guides, you will start trekking these gentle giants. When you find the Mountain Gorillas, you are allowed to spend an hour with these magnificent Mountain Gorillas close up in their natural habitat. Principally hikers will love the trek in the beautiful ecosystem of the National park. This will be a unique and unforgettable experience. After the Gorilla trek, you will be given a certificate for succeeding a Gorilla trek in Bwindi forest then transfer back to your lodge in Bwindi for lunch, relaxation, dinner, and overnight stay.
- Accommodations in Bwindi National Park
Day Three: Transfer back to Entebbe International Airport
On this last day, you will have your morning breakfast at the lodge, you will then embark on your return journey from this amazing Gorilla tracking safari from Zimbabwe, driving through Mbarara city for another time, and on a lucky day, you may have a chance to see Zebras and impalas through Lake Mburo National Park back to Entebbe International Airport to catch your flight back home. Great Adventure Safaris advise that if you wish to fly out on this same day, you book the flight that departs Entebbe International Airport in the late evening since you will be having a long drive from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.