Bwindi Safaris – Gorilla Tours in Uganda & Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Bwindi Safaris is an online safari portal guide offering best information and tips about the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park – activities, accommodation and safaris to enjoy in this protected area.

 

Most of the tourism attractions and activities to experience in this park includes the Gorilla Trekking, Photography and Filming of mountain gorillas in the mist, Habituation Experience, Birding Watching, Nature Walks like the Nkuringo Walking Trails starting from Nkuringo towards the Buhoma sector and more, Butterflies and other Reptiles in the park, Cultural Tourism.

 

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

 

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park welcomes a plethora of Gorilla lovers from various parts of the globe annually. It tempts tourists with a variety of Gorilla species and an exceptional natural setting that is calm and filled with fresh air.

 

Nothing is more thrilling than having your Gorilla safaris in this eminent protected area. Gorilla trekking in Uganda awards tourists a chance to meet these rare species in their natural shelters. Bwindi has over nineteen habituated groups available for the experience. Gorilla trek in Bwindi takes place in four sectors named Nkuringo, Rushaga, Ruhija, and Buhoma sector.

 

Each area has not less than three families. A family is visited by only a group of eight people daily. The excursion starts with a short briefing at the park headquarters. After, treks via rugged trails start through the jungle in search of these apes. Time taken and distance moved depends on the location of the family you are tracing. Once found, tourists spend a period of one hour in the presence of these creatures.

 

Use it to watch them as there are engaging in different activities. If you have a phone or camera, take pictures or videos, but those with flash lights are not allowed.

Besides that, all adventurers come with their packed food from the place of residence. It’s so because most times, lunch hours reach when the trekking session is still on.

 

If you are interested in apes and Uganda wildlife tours you can easily book with some of the reliable tour operators perfect at offering 4 Day Gorilla Flying Safari that starts from Entebbe. It is combined with the visit to the Ngamba Islands Chimpanzee Sanctuary located on one of Koome’s group of islands on Lake Victoria.

Top Activities

Gorilla Trekking

 

Bwindi Mountain Gorillas

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Gorilla Habituation

 

Gorilla Habituation in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Gorilla Habituation Experience is a new tourism experience that the Uganda Wildlife Authority has introduced in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Read More

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Bird Watching

 

Birds in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Birding safari holidays in Bwindi forest national park is among the tourist activity that one can experience apart from gorilla trekking tours or Habituation. Read More

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Batwa Trail

 

Mgahinga’s dense forests were home to the indigenous Batwa: hunter-gatherers and fierce warriors who depended on the forest for shelter, food and medicine. Read More

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Top Bwindi Gorilla Safaris

2 Day Gorilla Trek

 

Mountain Gorillas in Uganda

Enjoy the 2 Day Bwindi gorilla trekking holiday in the forest and this gorilla safari starts from Kigali and takes you to the Rushaga sector. Read More

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3 Day Gorilla Safari

 

Uganda Mountain Gorillas

Book Bwindi gorilla safaris that are offered in the Bwindi Forest National Park, this gorilla safari holiday takes you to Lake Bunyonyi. Read More

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4 Day Double Gorilla

 

Bwindi Mountain Gorillas

Enjoy 4 Day double gorilla trekking safaris in Bwindi Forest which protects half of mountain gorillas and you will visit 2 gorilla families! Read More

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5 Day Gorilla & Queen

 

Tree Climbing Lions

Enjoy 5 Day gorilla safari and wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park and encounter gorilla trekking and wildlife safaris in Uganda. Read More

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4 Day Gorilla & Batwa

 

Batwa Trail in Bwindi

The 4 Day Uganda gorilla trekking and Batwa trail takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Read More

Bwindi Gorilla Lodges

 

Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi gorilla safaris guide will help you to find your suitable gorilla safari lodge and exclusive camp to stay visiting mountain gorillas. Read More

Lake Mutanda Holidays

 

Lake Mutanda Holidays

Lake Mutanda is a small freshwater Lake in Uganda. The Lake is located in Kisoro District in south western Uganda. Read More

Lake Bunyonyi Holidays

 

Lake Bunyonyi Holidays

Lake Bunyonyi is in south-western Uganda between Kisoro and Kabale, near the border with Rwanda visit after gorilla trek in Uganda. Read More

What’s Required to Trek Gorillas in Bwindi

 

Besides the must-buy permit, you have plenty of things to pack before you board a plane from your home country. The list encompasses insect repellents, backup medicine from your doctor, strong trekking shoes, waterproof bags and jackets, head shocks and gloves, long-sleeved shirts and trousers, sunglasses and hats, snacks, an umbrella, and a good camera if you love photos.

 

The Cost of Gorilla Permits in Uganda

 

A Gorilla permit is just a card but essential for those who fancy an engaging encounter with the Gorillas. In Uganda, it’s only issued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority. The rate for this permission card is $700 per person. It’s only valid for use by one person. Money for the permit once paid is non-refundable.

 

Dos & Don’ts

 

Here is a list of things to ensure while on a Gorilla Safari in Uganda. First of all, tourists with any sign of infectious diseases are not allowed to meet the apes in the jungle.

Apart from that, all members in the group are advised to maintain their voices at a low tone, keep a distance of not less than four meters, don’t touch them without permission, don’t run after these creatures, and also don’t eat in their presence. Cameras with the flashlight are prohibited.