3 day Uganda Gorilla Tour

Plan to take a 3 day Uganda Gorilla tour if you have only 3 days vaccation time off your African business trip.

When you opt for a 3 day gorilla tracking tour, you're actually booking a 3 day tour to Uganda National parks where 1 day Bwindi Gorilla Tracking is your 'Must See' Uganda attraction.

This Uganda Gorilla Safari takes you from Kampala straight to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for mountain gorilla tracking and back to Kampala on the third day.

Click here to find more information about Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

In this part of the Uganda Safaris Guide we give information to make a detailed itinerary for your 3 day Uganda Gorilla tracking tour package.

You can also use this information to analyse the tour package which your Uganda tour operator has given you to ensure that an interesting attraction has no been left out!

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You will need a gorilla permit before taking this route and therefore ensure that your Uganda tour operator has secured you one as you might not be admitted for the gorilla tracking activity.

DAY 1 Travel From Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla Park

On day one you will depart from Kampala at 8:00 am and head towards western Uganda.

You will be able to make a brief stop at the Equator to take photographs if time allows.

Along the way you can take nice shots from the vehicle of the long horned Ankole cattle, the rolling hills and terraced landscapes of the region, and beautiful panoramas that are part of Kabale District.

You will then have a lunch break en route at your best hotel in Mbarara.

Lake View Regency Hotel Mbarara is a favorite!

You will then head straight to Bwindi National park and arrive late evening.

You will have Dinner and spend the night at your best accommodation within Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

Lake kitandara luxury camp and Buhoma community bandas are favorites!


You will have to book this Uganda accommodation for 2 nights.

DAY 2 - Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest

On your second day, very early in the morning after an early breakfast, proceed to the Bwindi park headquarters for briefing by the Gorilla Tracking guides.

You will then set off for your Gorilla tracking activity in the forests of Bwindi.


Gorilla tracking can be strenuous, and you will need to carry packed lunch, drinking water, wear comfortable boots or jungle shoes suitable for steep muddy slopes, put on ear plugs if you feel uncomfortable with jungle sounds and also take a rain jacket.

You will be given a Walking stick by the park rangers if you ask for it.

You will then have your dinner and overnight at your Bwind lodging tent for the second time.

DAY 3 - Drive Back to Kampala From Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

On your third and last day take an early breakfast at the Gorilla camp before you drive back to Kampala.

Have your lunch enroute and End your 3 Day Uganda Gorilla Tour.


If you have an early morning flight, then book into your favorite Entebbe Hotel to avoid missing your flight.

However, if you have an evening flight the next day, then you can book into a kampala hotel for one night and take an airport shuttle to Entebbe Airport the following day.

So, How much does it cost?

Feel a 3 day Uganda Gorilla tracking tour is the perfect tour package for you? Then naturally your next question would be, What is the price tag?!

Since the cost will vary greatly depending on the kind of accommodation you will choose, send us your preferences and we shall give you an estimate of how much this Uganda Gorilla tour package could cost you.

Our cost estimates will cover the following aspects of your tour.

  • Cost of overlland transportation and Fuel
  • Cost of the Gorilla permit
  • Cost of a Full time safari guide and his associated expenses
  • Park entrance fees
  • Game drive fees
  • Nature walk fees
  • Accommodation and meals

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