Gorilla tracking safari in Uganda

Track mountain gorillas on a private guided safari in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

5 Days, 4 Nights | From USD 4,200 | Entebbe, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

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Your journey at a glance

Explore mist-covered mountain slopes in search of enchanted moments spend watching the intricate interaction of families of mountain gorilla.

Encounter these fascinating primates in the heart of the World Heritage Site known as the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Track the groups of mountain gorilla that live protected by this dense network of vines and shrubs, rewarded by exhilarating moments as you get to view their complex social structure at work.

Traverse dense thickets and bamboo forests that extend over a series of steep ridges and marvel at the ecological uniqueness and natural beauty of this secluded mountain haven.

1 night Entebbe | 3 nights Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

05 Days | From USD 4,200 per person

Please keep in mind that this tour can be tailormade by speaking to one of our Travel Specialists. Do note that there may be a significant difference in the high season tariffs.

2019 RATE: PER PERSON

04 NIGHTS FROM

USD 4,200

2020 RATE: PER PERSON

04 NIGHTS FROM

USD 4,870

What's included
  • Accommodation inclusions as per itinerary
  • Meet and Greet at Entebbe Airport
  • Amref Flying Doctors emergency evacuation
  • Scheduled flights, inclusive of airport taxes where applicable, as specified in the itinerary
NB: Baggage restriction of 15kgs per person (no more) is applicable on all flights in small, soft-sided bags.
  • This includes hand luggage. Extra luggage will incur a charge of $3 per kg, per sector, to be paid directly to the airline upon check-in
  • All ground transportation and transfers as indicated, which are inclusive of fuel
  • Activities as stipulated in the itinerary
  • Park, ranger guide, conservation fees
  • Community bed night fees
  • Scheduled Light Aircraft flights
Entebbe Airport / Kihihi Airstrip / Entebbe Airport
  • Road Transfers
Entebbe Airport / The Boma Guest House / Entebbe Airport Kihihi Airstrip / Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge / Kihihi Airstrip
  • All applicable taxes and administration fees
Gorilla permits as stipulated in the itinerary: 
  • Gorilla is subject to availability of permits, which are limited to 8 per Gorilla family per day
Gorilla permits cannot be held/secured/booked with the Uganda Wildlife Authority or the Rwanda
  • Development Board in advance of payment – they are only secured once physically paid for. We can check availability of permits but we cannot hold them
  • We will invoice for the permits, and as soon as the funds clear in our account, we will go ahead and purchase
  • Gorilla permits are always 100% non-transferable and non-refundable
  • There is a minimum age limit for gorilla tracking of 15 years (no exceptions)
  • In Uganda, please be advised that if clients are staying at Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge, we shall endeavour to buy Nkuringo Gorilla group permits – the Nkuringo group tracking start point is close to the Lodge.
  • If at the time of booking, Nkuringo group permits are not available, we shall secure permits from the Rushaga group (encompassing the Nshongi, Mishaya, Busingye, Kahungye and Bweza Families) which is a 45 – 60-minute drive from Clouds
  • There is an additional cost of approximately $188 (per vehicle) which transfers guests to the tracking start point, waits and returns them to the Lodge
What's not included
  • International flights and applicable airport departure taxes
  • All passport and visa fees
  • The Government of Uganda has introduced an online visa application system. Guests intending to visit Uganda for tourism-purposes are required to apply and obtain a visa online: https://visas.immigration.go.ug/.
  • We have a separate document detailing more information on how-to apply – please advise us if you need this. Single entry tourist visas are available at a cost of $50 (reduced from $100 on 22 July 2016), and East African tourist visas (between Uganda | Rwanda | Kenya) are available at a cost of $100
  • All health vaccinations and medications, including, but not limited to:
  • Yellow Fever vaccinations are currently compulsory for entry into Uganda. All those entering Uganda must be in possession of a valid and original Yellow Fever vaccination card
  • International flights and associated airport departure taxes
  • Meals not specified (including lunch and other meal stops between properties on overland sectors)
  • Drinks where not stipulated in itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Laundry in Kampala / Entebbe
  • Gratuities for guides / drivers / hotel staff etc.
  • Any extras and additional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays or cancellations or other inconveniences beyond our control
  • Trip cancellation, travel delay or baggage insurance
  • All statutory increases beyond our control
  • Travel / medical insurance
  • &Beyond trading terms apply.
  • Travel Insurance is not included. However, should you be interested, we can introduce you to our recommended partner, Global Rescue.
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Conditions
  • Rates are subject to change.
  • Our high season typically covers travel between July and September as well as Christmas, New Years and Easter.
  • &Beyond trading terms apply.

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This unforgettable journey showcases just a few of our favourite experience combinations in this iconic destination. It is merely an example from which you can use to start dreaming and creating your own adventure with one of our dedicated Travel Specialists.

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