3-Day Gorilla Tracking & Cultural Extravaganza
These three day safari affords you the ultimate chance to forget about people for a while and savour this life enchanting encounter with one of nature’s most fascinating beings- the Mountain Gorilla. You will also experience some elaborate cultural experience of the Batwa and Bakiga community alongside other cultural & musical performances. Enjoy!
Two Day Jinja Safari (One Night)
After an early morning breakfast, your driver will pick you from the hotel and you will embark on your trip heading to south western Uganda. This journey including optional stopovers and meals will take anywhere to 8 eight hours.
Stop over at the Equator (photo shoot & see water swirl in different directions) at the imaginary line – (Optional). Stopover at Igongo cultural Hotel for lunch. There is the option of paying a visit to the museum for a sojourn of the cultural journey of the Ankole people captured in the expansive Igongo museum. Proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Park through Mbarara & Kabale Town
Dinner and overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Camp- Sleep early in preparation for the gorilla tracking activity the next day.
Day 2: Encounter the Gentle Giants- Mountain Gorillas
It is D-day!
Preparations begin quite early with a quick breakfast to enable you catch up with the group. The hiking and tracking is both beautiful, tiresome and adventurous.
The terrain can be treacherous and muddy while the tracking can take anywhere from two hours to eight hours. But it is all worth it as you come face to face with these dinosaurs of the wild described as the amazing “gentle giants.”
The gentle habits of these incredible creatures defy their size. You will be guided on how to behave in their presence as well as how to capture your lifetime memorable photos while in their presence. You are restricted to only one hour with the gorillas because of safety and habituation reasons. But again, it is all worth it.
You may also see other primates as well as monkeys, butterflies birds and the incredible mist covered terrain. After tracking, depart for Kabale town. Dinner and overnight at Cephas Inn.
Day 3: Kabale Museum
After breakfast, visit the Kabale Museum in the centre of Kabale Town and learn about this dynamic and warrior attributes of the Bakiga tribe centuries ago. A local guide will take you through the full range of cultural activities of feeding, marriage, war and hunting among others.
Inside the unique replica of the traditional Kiga homestead, you will find traditional tools, domestic utensils and preserved hunting remains of game animals.Depart for Kampala mid-morning and transfer to the airport for departure depending on your flight schedule.