The long-awaited day of this 5 Days Best East Africa Safari Holiday Maasai Mara Safari & Gorilla trekking safari finally it’s here. After breakfast, early morning, with your guide proceed for the morning briefing before enjoying the highlight of this safari- gorilla trekking, which may last the entire day.
We trek gorillas through the rain forest and bamboo-covered slopes accompanied by a guide in search of a mountain gorilla family.
You may choose to carry a picnic lunch since the time you have to trek to find the apes is not definite sometimes it might the shortest period of 2 hours and sometimes it can go to up to 8 hours.
Make sure that you dehydrate yourself by carrying lots of water it can be that tough sometimes, but the spot of the silverback, all the tiredness will fade.
When the gorilla family is sighted, you will be guided to within 6 meters from the gorillas, sit around them for a whole hour while observing them in the natural habitat. Take as many pictures as possible within this granted hour.
Gorilla trekking is unpredictable. It’s difficult to foresee how many hours you will hike. The trekking excursion can take 2- 8 hours. Expect to walk long distances in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with the rain
While most of today’s forests are no more than 12,000 years old, Bwindi’s vegetation has been weaving itself tangles for over at least 25,000 years, in the process of accumulating a lengthy species list.
This includes a 310 species list. This includes 310 species of butterflies, 51 reptiles, 200 trees, 88 moths, and an exceptional 120 types of mammals including 10 primates.
The latter includes the blue monkeys, black and white colobus, baboon, Bwindi’s most famous resident, and the mountain gorilla
Bwindi is a prime destination for birdwatchers. Its 350 species include seven which are in IUCN red data listed and 90% of Albertine rift endemics, species which are difficult or impossible to see in any other part of east Africa
- Luxury lodges: Buhoma lodge/ mahogany lodge/ springs lodge, Chameleon lodge/ hill lodge/ trackers Lodge Buhoma
- Midrange: Engagi lodge/ silverback lodge Bwindi/ lake Mulehe Gorilla lodge/ Gorilla Mist Lodge
- Budget: Rushaga Gorilla Camp/ Ruhija Gorilla camp Rushaga/ Gorilla Havens Lodge /Buhoma community campground
Meal Plan: full board