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Gorilla Treks & Tours

Uganda is famous for its Mountain Gorillas - it is home to over half the worlds population of these gentle giants.  With permit prices being considerably cheaper than those of neighbouring Rwanda this really is the place to visit them.
Hidden Gems offers a variety of options for Gorilla Trekking, to suit every budget.  From 1 day upwards, there will be the option for you.

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1 Day Gorilla Trek

This Tour starts either from Kabale Town or Lake Bunyonyi. Here we wake up very early in the morning, start our journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga National Park, where you find the Uganda Wildlife Authority Ranger guides wait for you to see the Gorillas.  Once you have trekked through the rain forest to find these gentle giants, you will have an hour to spend observing, photographing and just enjoying the experience.  
When your hour is over you will make your way back out of the rain forest, enjoy your packed lunch before heading back to Kabale or Lake Bunyonyi.

Price  -  $957pp (1 person)

              $820pp (2 or more) 

Includes:

Transport from Kabale/Lake Bunyonyi to Bwindi & return in one of our air conditioned 4 WD vehicles.

Lunch - either packed lunch or stop on route.

Gorilla trekking permits

(please note these need to be booked well in advance)

Services of professional, English speaking guide

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3 Day Gorilla Trek

This Tour starts either from Entebbe or Kigali aiport.  After our guide has collected you we start our journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga National Park.  On arrival you will be taken to your hotel for the evening for dinner and relaxation before your busy day.  The next day you will wake early for breakfast before heading to the Gorilla Trekking site. Here, where you find the Uganda Wildlife Authority Ranger guides wait for you to see the Gorillas.  Once you have trekked through the rain forest to find these gentle giants, you will have an hour to spend observing, photographing and just enjoying the experience.  
When your hour is over you will make your way back out of the rain forest.  Further activities can be planned for that day such as visiting the Batwa Community, seeing local coffee being made.  
Dinner and overnight once again at your chosent hotel.

The following morning the journey back to either Entebbe or Kigali begins and your tour is over.

Price per person

$ 1850 (1 person)

$ 1375 pp (2people)

$ 1215 pp (3people)

$ 1138pp (4people)

Price includes:   1Gorilla Permit per person,  Full Board Accommodation, English speaking Guide, 4× 4 Car,  Drinking water

 

Price Excludes:  Accommodation before the safari starts and after the safari in Kampala. All activities as detailed in the itinerary, Tips, Laundry services, Drinks -  Beers & sodas, Flights, Visas, Items of a personal nature,  Optional activities and any other extras not mentioned in the itinerary.

4 Day Gorilla Trek & Lake Bunyonyi

This Tour starts either from Entebbe or Kigali aiport.  After our guide has collected you we start our journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga National Park.  On arrival you will be taken to your hotel for the evening for dinner and relaxation before your busy day.  The next day you will wake early for breakfast before heading to the Gorilla Trekking site. Here, where you find the Uganda Wildlife Authority Ranger guides wait for you to see the Gorillas.  Once you have trekked through the rain forest to find these gentle giants, you will have an hour to spend observing, photographing and just enjoying the experience.  
When your hour is over you will make your way back out of the rain forest.  Further activities can be planned for that day such as visiting the Batwa Community, seeing local coffee being made.  During the afternoon your guide will drive you to the Lake Bunyonyi area where you will enjoy a relaxing 2 nights at the hotel of your choice.  You can take part in a nature walk, boat cruise or hire a canoe whist you are here.

Price Per Person

$ 2290 (1 person)

$ 1640 (2 people )

$ 1410 (3 people)

$ 1295 (4 people)

Price includes:   1 Gorilla Permit per person, Full Board Accommodation, English speaking Guide/ Driver, 4× 4 Car,  Drinking water

Price Excludes:  Accommodation before the safari starts and after the safari in Kampala. All activities as detailed in the itinerary, Tips, Laundry services, Drinks -  Beers & sodas, Flights, Visas, Items of a personal nature,  Optional activities and any other extras not mentioned in the itinerary.

5 Day Gorilla Trek, Queen Elizabeth National Park & Lake Bunyonyi

Day 1 -   Our guide/driver representative will meet you in Kampala or Entebbe Airport. He will give you highlights of the up coming trip, thereafter you will be taken to Queen Elizabeth NP for evening game drive in Kasenyi. We expect to see elephants, antelopes buffaloes and depending on the luck of the day, we might come across lions, hyenas and leopard. Overnight:- Bush Lodge

Day 2  -  After an early breakfast we will go for a morning game drive, that same afternoon we'll navigate the tropical channels teaming up with Crocodiles and Hipos, about 500 different species of birds. For birders Kazinga Channel is you dream. After this fascinating experience, we'll drive back to our booked accommodation. Overnight:- Bush Lodge

Day 3  -  We'll wake up early, have breakfast, and pack our stuff to get back on the Road where we head to Kyambura Gorge or Karinju Central Forest Reserve for Chimpanzee tracking. Once done, we continue our journey to Bwindi impenetrable NP for Gorilla tracking the next day. We'll arrive late, checking into our booked accommodation have dinner and go to Bed. Overnight:- Rushaga Gorilla Camp.

Day 4  -  This will be the hightlight of your trip.  You get to spend time with the endangered Mountain Gorillas. Immediately after tracking, we proceed to Lake Bunyonyi for our booked accommodation, when still sunny day you can go Swimming, this lake is free from any predictor only it's very deep, about 900m deep - the second deepest lake inAfrica . Therefore you must be a competent swimmer.

Overnight:- Kyahugye Eco Resort

Day 5. This will mark the end of our trip with us heading back to Rwanda Airport ( being the nearest) or Entebbe Airport.

Price per person

$ 2610  (1 person)

$ 2105 (2 people)

$1735  (3 people)

$ 1550 (4 people)

Price includes  -   1 Gorilla Permit, 1 Chimpanzees permit, 4× 4 Car, Knowledgeable guide/driver, Park Entry fees, Boat Cruise, Full Board Accommodation, drinking water throughout the trip, lunch enroute

Price Excludes  -  Air tickets, Beers and Sodas, Visas, Tips