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  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Luxury accommodation throughout your stay
  • Breathtaking forest & mountain views
  • Guided forest & birding walks
  • Culture interactions with local communities
  • Freshly prepared meals made using local produce


There’s no doubt that gorilla trekking in one of Africa’s pristine rainforests is definitely a life-changing opportunity. This once-in-a-lifetime experience comes highly recommended by everyone who has had the chance to encounter these gentle giants in their natural habitat.

As you embark on this adventure, anticipation builds, and with the guidance of knowledgeable local rangers, you venture deep into dense vegetation. The air is thick with anticipation, and the sounds of exotic bird calls and rustling leaves fill the surroundings. Suddenly, you catch a glimpse of a magnificent mountain gorilla, their powerful presence captivating your senses. Observing these gentle giants in their natural habitat is a profound and humbling encounter that instills a deep appreciation for the beauty and fragility of the natural world.

On this 5-day sample itinerary, that can be customised to your preferences, you can experience this adventure for yourself in Uganda’s famous Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Get up-close to the endangered mountain gorillas that inhabit Bwindi’s forest while enjoying the breathtaking natural scenery, luxury lodgings and a range of activities that will have you wishing your trip was a little bit longer.


  • Tour Duration: 5 Days

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Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe

Entebbe, Uganda
Detailed breakdown

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe | 1 Night

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Entebbe, Uganda

Your grand African safari adventure begins when you step off your flight at Entebbe International Airport. Here, you will be met by a friendly guide and comfortably transferred to the Karibu Entebbe for an overnight stay.

Your stay at Karibu might only be for one night, but this charming boutique hotel is the perfect place to unwind from your long flight and prepare yourself for the next leg of your journey. It sits on the north-west shore of Lake Victoria amid lush and verdant gardens. It’s small, family-owned and intimate – the perfect place to settle in before your gorilla trekking experience.

Day 2-3: Meet the Gentle Giants of Bwindi | 3 Nights

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Bwindi National Park, Uganda

Wake up to the sounds of twittering birds before enjoying a delicious full English breakfast and heading back to Entebbe International Airport to catch your scheduled flight to Kisoro airstrip. From Kisoro, you’ll be met by a guide and driven to Nkuringo Lodge. A late afternoon arrival ensures that you have plenty of time to rest before your unforgettable Gorilla trek the next day.

The next day kicks off with a hearty breakfast prepared using local produce and enjoyed with sweeping view of your breathtaking surroundings. It’s then time to spend the day trekking through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, in search of the endangered mountain gorillas who call.

After gorilla trekking through Bwindi’s rainforest, you can recoup with a day of leisure at Nkuringo Lodge. Spend your time on slow, scenic forest walks, taking the natural beauty of your surroundings while spotting the many beautiful birds hiding in the trees. When back at the lodge, enjoy a rejuvenating massage before getting a drink at the bar and taking in the amazing forest views from the elevated lounge.

The exterior of Nkuringo.

Day 4: Day of leisure

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Wake up to the tranquil sounds of nature and enjoy one last breakfast at Nkuringo Lodge before the drive back to the Kisoro Airstrip for your light aircraft flight back to Entebbe. Before you bid farewell to Africa, you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to The Boma Hotel Entebbe (just a few minutes’ drive from the airport) for lunch. After a delicious meal, you’ll be driven to Entebbe International Airport to depart for home or head to your next destination.

Day 5: Back to Entebbe

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  • Entrance fees for National Parks
  • Gorilla tracking road transfer (shared 4WD vehicle transfer)
  • Return airport transfer (guesthouse shuttle) in Entebbe
  • Return airport transfer (hotel shuttle) in Entebbe
  • Return private 4WD vehicle transfer from Kisoro airfield to Nkuringo Bwindi Lodge.
  • Scheduled activities
  • Scheduled light aircraft flight Entebbe - Kisoro - Entebbe
  • Welcome Pack per room
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  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature