Rules & Regulations when trekking gorillas.
The dos and don ts of Uganda gorilla trek:
Keep a distance of seven meters away from mountain gorillas
Keep within a group
Speak at a low tone
Avoid direct eye contact with the gorillas.
Keep calm when a mountain gorilla charges
Do not throw rubbish in the park
Do not feed gorillas
Do not touch gorillas
Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe Airport (Uganda).
Youwill be met upon arrival by our company representative and transferred to for check in at your budget / luxury Hotel in Kampala City. Uganda gorilla trek orientation will be done in preparation for departure the morning after. Accommodation on Bed/Breakfast Basis.
Day 2: Kampala – Bwindi.
Get an early start for Bwindi which is about 8 hours journey from Kampala or more. You will get a stopover at the Uganda Equator which not only helps you to stretch but also to watch the Uganda Equator water xperiment and also shop for souvenir then continue to lunch en route and drive through the Switzerland of Africa, with the road winding through many hills and valleys, with distant views of the volcanoes. Arrive late afternoon with and check in. Time permitting; go for a guided nature walk in the thick forest rich in birds, butterflies and monkeys. Alternatively go for a short stroll around the Lodge. Overnight at Buhoma Community Camp if Budget or Buhoma Lodge if luxury (FB).
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking.
Go gorilla tracking, walking up steep densely forested hills before finally coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation. An inspiring moment! Tracking in Bwindi requires stamina and can often take most of the day. Overnight at Buhoma Community Camp if Budget or Buhoma Lodge if luxury (FB).
Day 4: Bwindi – Kampala City.
Breakfast early then drive straight back to Kampala, with interesting stops en route and also for lunch. Arrive in Kampala for overnight at your budget / luxury hotel. Accommodation on bed/breakfast basis.
Day 5: Transfer to Entebbe Airport.
Depending on your outbound flight time, you will be picked from your hotel for a transfer to the airport. End of Uganda Gorilla Trek tour.
Included in Gorilla Trek package;
Park Ranger Fees
Relevant Government Taxes.
Full Board Accommodation on tour and en-route meals if indicated in the itinerary.
Full-time English speaking Driver/Guide
Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
Domestic / International Airfares
Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.