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3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari and Batwa Cultural Experience

Uganda, Kampala
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3 days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

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English, Francais, Kinyarwada, Swahilii


This 3 Day Uganda Gorilla Safari and Batwa includes an amazing gorilla trekking experience as well as learning about one of Africa’s most authentic tribes, the Batwa pygmies. The Batwa pygmies used to live in the forests and are now proud to share their way of life with tourists. They accomplish this by holding music, dance, and drama classes for tourists in the comfort of their hotels.


  • Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, stopping at the equator.
  • Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest, followed by a Batwa Cultural Experience.
  • Day 3: Return to Kampala by 4WD safari vehicle from Bwindi, with a drop-off at your place of residence.


Day 1 : Drive from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, stopping at the equator.

Early in the morning on the first day of your trip, your safari Driver/guide will pick you up for a transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. A 4x4 safari vehicle will transport you. Your equator stop will be approximately 80 kilometers from Kampala, and you will stop at the equator line for photography and a few geographical experiments at the world's center point. You then continue your journey to southwestern Uganda. Lunch is served at a reputable restaurant in Mbarara. After lunch, the drive to the park continues until your arrival in the evening. You check in, eat dinner, and spend the night at your preferred lodge
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2 : Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest & Batwa Cultural experience

Be prepared to get up early, eat breakfast, and prepare for your gorilla trekking adventure. You should arrive at the park headquarters by 8:00 a.m. for a briefing from the park rangers, and your driver-guide will arrange the transfer. The park rangers inform trekkers about the dos and don'ts of gorilla trekking during the briefing. You are also assigned a Gorilla family to trek with at this time. In most cases, 8 people trek each group, depending on hiking ability.
Bwindi impenetrable Forest
You arrive in the dense tropical jungle of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to embark on an unforgettable adventure. You trek for about 2-6 hours or more. However, no more than one hour is spent in the presence of the Mountain Gorillas, watching and photographing the family. You then walk back to the park headquarters after spending 60 minutes watching the gorillas. You will be given a Gorilla trekking certificate here.
Your guide transfers you to your accommodation, where you can relax. In the evening, you will be able to watch the Batwa demonstrate their way of life from the comfort of your hotel. They will demonstrate how they used to hunt, cook, and defend themselves in the forest. Overnight at the previous night's lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 3 : Transfer back to Kampala

After breakfast, you begin the 8-9 hour drive back to Kampala. You stop for lunch on the way. When you arrive in the evening, your safari guide will ensure that you are dropped off at a preferred destination or hotel.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch


  • Rhino tracking permit,
  • Park entry fees
  • Boat cruise
  • Ranger guide
  • Hike, Bottled water
  • Transport in 4X4 vehicle
  • All meals mentioned and accommodation while on safari
  • International flight fares
  • Visas, Accommodation while in Kampala,
  • Personal expenses like laundry
  • crafts, drinks, cigars, souvenirs and tips.


Full day (7+ hours)

Tour's Location

Uganda, Kampala
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