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3 Days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking Tour: Buhoma Gorilla Trek

Overview of the 3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking Tour

The 3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking Tour to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP) is the best short Uganda safari crafted for you to meet mountain gorillas in the wild. This Gorilla safari will be done in Buhoma sector, Northern region of Bwindi National Park in South-western Uganda. The main highlights of this short Uganda safari include Gorilla Trekking in Buhoma & Batwa visit in South-western Uganda.

3 Days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking

Buhoma is part of the 4 best Bwindi National Park Gorilla Tracking regions and others include Ruhija, Rushaga and Nkuringo. The sector is comprised of 4 families-Rushegura, Mubare-the oldest groups in Uganda, Habinyaja. These are part of the 20 habituated groups in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will start and end your 3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking Tour in Kampala.

Brief itinerary of 3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking Tour

Day 1: Kampala to Buhoma-for Gorilla Trekking adventure
Day 2: Buhoma Gorilla Tracking & Batwa visit in Uganda
Day 3: Departure

Detailed itinerary of the 3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking Tour

Day 1: Kampala to Buhoma-for Gorilla Trekking adventure

Begin the 3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking tour to Bwindi National Park early after breakfast. Leave Kampala and in 4×4 rental car, drive south-westwards to Buhoma sector for 9 hours but expect a stopover at Equator and at Igongo Cultural Centre for lunch break. En-route, you will definitely be amazed by the breathtaking countryside landscape, sceneries.

Accommodations
Bwindi View Bandas/Buhoma Community Rest Camp-Budget/Basic
Buhoma Haven Lodge/Engagi Lodge-Moderate/Mid-range
Mahogany Springs Lodge/Buhoma Lodge/Gorilla Forest Camp-Luxury/up market

Day 2: Buhoma Gorilla Tracking & Batwa visit in Uganda

Enjoy the best of your breakfast at the lodge around Buhoma area and after, go gather at the briefing area to get to know the dos and don’ts for Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi. At 8:00am when you have been assigned to a gorilla family in Buhoma and park guide, you start trekking to see mountain gorillas which is expected to last 2-6 hours. It is a strenuous trek but rewards you with magical encounter with massive mountain gorillas in the wild and also you will come across variety of other wildlife, flora in Buhoma sector of Bwindi.

After unforgettable moment with these massive apes for 1 hour, walk back to get Gorilla Trekking certificate at Buhoma and transfer to the lodge for refreshment. In the evening, the next experience that your 3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking Tour includes will be had at Batwa community during a cultural walk. A Batwa cultural walk comes with amazing entertainment from Batwa pygmies dances, music performances and get to learn more about ancient hunting or gathering techniques etc.

Accommodations
Bwindi View Bandas/Buhoma Community Rest Camp-Budget/Basic
Buhoma Haven Lodge/Engagi Lodge-Moderate/Mid-range
Mahogany Springs Lodge/Buhoma Lodge/Gorilla Forest Camp-Luxury/up market

Day 3: Departure

Drive back to Kampala in Central Uganda after a hefty breakfast and this is expected to take 8 to 9 hours. This includes en-route lunch at Mbarara city and your Uganda tour leader will drop you off to Kampala or in Entebbe city.

End of the 3 days Buhoma Gorilla Trekking Tour in Bwindi N/P Uganda

Tour inclusions

Valid Buhoma gorilla permits
Accommodation for 2 nights in Buhoma & meals
4×4 rental car in Uganda for traveling to and from Buhoma
English speaking guide in Uganda
Any relevant Uganda government taxes
Bottled water

Tour exclusions

Optional experiences
Laundry costs
Air flight ticket
Visa fees
Shopping
Souvenirs
Insurance
Tips
Telephone bills
Beverages

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