Uganda: Gorillas in the Mist

  • Destination: Uganda
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Price: $1500


Uganda is a land-locked country in East Africa and is one of only 3 countries where Mountain Gorillas can still be found in the wild. We will drive along the equator through amazing African landscape and trek the Impenetrable Forest of Bwindi in search of the gorillas then the adventure continues to rafting the wild rapids at the source of the White Nile.


- Driving along the Equator and beautiful African landscape
- Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- White Water Rafting at the source of the Nile River

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Itinerary & Trip Details

Day 1: Arrival in Kampala

Arrival in Kampala

Pickup upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, then drive to our hotel in Kampala for some rest and spend the day exploring the capital of Uganda and getting ready for our adventure.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel

Day 2: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Early morning departure from Kampala and transfer to south western Uganda to Bwindi National Park, a world’s Heritage site famous for the gorilla trekking and one of only 3 places in the world where mountain gorillas can still be found in the wild. En route to the Park, we will have a stopover at the Equator for pictures and also have a chance to see the area which separates both the Southern and Northern Hemispheres. Have another stopover in Mbarara town for lunch after which we will continue with our journey through breathtaking landscape to our Ecolodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Jungle Lodge
Meals: BLD
Driving Time: 9 hours

Day 3: In Search of Gorillas

In Search of Gorillas

After breakfast, we will have briefing about Gorillas from Uganda Wildlife Authority and we will be given a guideline booklet to learn how to behave while in the forest while near the Gorillas. Bwindi Rain forest is so spectacular and it offers a dramatic steeply forested landscape which is incredibly dense, crisscrossed by numerous trails allowing access to tourists to see the Gorillas. The experience gained from seeing the Gorillas is one of the most unforgettable experiences ever! Besides Mountain Gorillas, other mammals in the forest include the rare golden monkey, buffaloes, elephants, black-fronted duiker, bushbuck, leopard, giant forest hog and a lot of bird species. We will have our packed Lunch and water with us because the time taken to see the Gorillas varies according to the movements of the Gorillas. After our trek we will return back to the lodge for refreshments and dinner.

Accommodation: Jungle Lodge
Meals: BLD

Day 4: Back to Kampala

Back to Kampala

After Breakfast, drive back to Kampala with lunch en-route. Overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel
Meals: BL

Day 5: Rafting at the Source of the Nile

Rafting at the Source of the Nile

Today we visit Jinja where the source of the Nile River is located, First we visit the Bujjagali falls then go for White Water Rafting adventure on the mighty Nile River. Lunch then transfer back to Kampala.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel
Meals: BL

Day 6: Departure


Breakfast, then transfer to Entebbe airport for final departure

Meals: B

Price Includes/Excludes

Price Includes

- Airport transfers
- Accommodation in 3 stars hotel in Kampala for 3 nights
- Accommodation in an Ecolodge in Bwindi for 2 nights
- All mentioned meals (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
- All Transfers in a private vehicle
- Gorilla Tracking Permits
- Rafting in Jinja
- Park & Safari guides

Price Excludes

- International flights to Entebbe
- Visa Expenses
- Tips & Gratuities


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