3 Day Gorila Trekking Tours provided by Encounter Africa Safaris

3 Day Gorila Trekking Tours

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Overview
The 3 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour is a magical journey into the isolated jungles of  East Africa, promising you an experience like no other. Sitting among a family of wild mountain gorillas in the deep misty jungle of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is utterly magical; nothing can ever prepare you for such an experience – their sheer beauty, brawn and soulful brown eyes, their astonishingly human-like expressions or their extraordinarily gentle demeanour. One hour with these gentle creatures – 60 minutes, is all it takes to change your whole life’s experience. This Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour is a budget safari that is designed to allow every traveller have a chance at spending time with the endangered mountain gorillas.
Important Information
Duration
3 days
Inclusions
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • USD600.00 Gorilla Permit per person per trek
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Professional guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Exclusions
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
  • International airfares
  • Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Nils E wrote a review Mar 2020
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Although I didn't receive much information leading up to the excursion I am pleased to say the whole trip exceeding my expectations. Booking was easy and EAS was happy to pick-up me from my Airbnb in Kampala and drop me off at my Airbnb in Kigali. I did the gorilla habituation
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Hayley B wrote a review Jan 2020
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We were picked up by our amazing guide Elias. He was incredibly welcoming and knowledgeable. We traveled about 9 hours to the Rushaga Gorilla Lodge. We were happy to have great meals with Elias while he gave us further insight into the gorilla trek. He took us to the
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Date of experience: December 2019
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MartinGF2013 wrote a review Dec 2019
Singapore, Singapore51 contributions27 helpful votes
Very professional and reliable. When planning the trip I always got a quick reply by email. My driver/guide during the trip was also very good and driving safely. He helped me a lot to make the gorilla trekking as easy as possible for me as I had developed a problem with one of
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Victoria H wrote a review Nov 2019
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The entire trip was planned via email communications with Chris. His response time to my questions was usually in the same day. This was a 4-day gorilla trek- they took care of everything from pick-up, transportation, lodging, food, etc. My guide was Tyson, and he was excellent.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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helibg wrote a review Aug 2019
New York City, New York99 contributions3 helpful votes
This was one of the best organized tours I have done from start to finish. Communication with the company was excellent and Patrick's replies were always prompt and to the point. Our guide Azariah was wonderful and had great knowledge of the local flora and fauna and the
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Date of experience: August 2019
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About the operator

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By: Encounter Africa Safaris
leventensan
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Amazing time in Uganda (despite Covid-19)
As soon as Uganda opened the airport for international travel, I rescheduled my trip to Uganda from January 2021 to
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Fearless245316
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African honeymoon
We had and amazing experience visinting this animals in the heart of Africa. It was the best part of all the trip.
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171colleen
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Experience of a Lifetime! I'm SO Ugandan
Our whole experience with Encounter Africa Safaris was pleasurable and worry-free. The gorilla trekking experience
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nadiaameliap
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Perfect Honeymoon
Overall, an efficient 2D1N trip covering two neighboring countries. We chose to do the gorilla trekking in Uganda s
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CalebTracels
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Gorilla trekking with Encounter Safaris
My friends and I went on a three day gorilla treck with Encounter African Safaris and they definitely did not disap
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katiaTorhout
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Extraordinary tour with an excellent guide!
We spent an amazing 10 days with our fantastic guide Simon! He did everything that was in his power to show us the
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dqframey
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Queen Elizabeth National Park - spectacular experience!
We had an incredible 3-day safari trip from Kigali, Rwanda to Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda with Encounte
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jmmck2018
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Great tour and excellent service
Everything was very well organized. Kakura my guide was very helpful and knowledgable. The activites well planned,
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basmahho
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Where is my guide?
I’m doubting if I join the same company as all the comment mentions as all people gave 5stars. I’m here to give 3-s
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Laurenbarnesmd
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Great trip
Our trip with Kakuru was fantastic! We were picked up from out hotel, went to the genocide memorial, then went to U
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Sam E
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Gorilla fun!
Great fun and great service along with the way. Our driver was very accommodating and helpful with everything we ne
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Destination319809
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Uganda Mountain Gorillas
This was a once in a lifetime trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to experience the gorilla trek. The gorill
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Irinapichko
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The best!!!
Obed was our guide in Uganda, we enjoyed every minute spent with him. He exceeded our best expectations, was there
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kktheguide
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Travelking
The most efficient travel company you will come across in east africa. These guy take they time to make sure you se
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Michael S
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Bucket List
Mountain Gorilla Tracking has been on my bucket list for quite some time I finally had the chance to go and see th
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  • Duration: 3 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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