The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is in south-western Uganda. Species diversity is a feature of the park. It provides habitat for 120 species of mammals, 348 species of birds, 220 species of butterflies, 27 species of frogs, chameleons, geckos, and many endangered species. In terms of fauna, the park is among the most diverse forests in East Africa, with more than 1,000 flowering plant species, including 163 species of trees and 104 species of ferns. The park is a sanctuary for colobus monkeys, chimpanzees, and many birds such as hornbills and turacos. It is most notable for the 340 Bwindi gorillas, half of the world’s population of the critically endangered mountain gorillas. Gorilla tracking is the park’s main tourist attraction, Guided walks through the forest include a walk to a waterfall, and walks for monkey watching and birding.


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Entebbe International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
Uganda domestic flights Accommodation
Local transportation Professional guide
National Park Entry fees
Tracking permit cost
Guide gratuity



Day 1: Arrival Entebbe Airport

Arrival at the airport, you will be warmly welcomed by guide who will then take you to Lake Victoria Serena Hotel for an overnight and dinner.

Day 2: Entebbe-Bwindi

Pick up at from your hotel in Entebbe transfer to Entebbe International Airports to catch up with a scheduled flight to Bwindi. You can choose to go with a morning flight or with the afternoon flight. You will enjoy the Ariel view of the beautiful changing Landscape. The flight is only for 2 hours on the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. On your arrival to e Airstrip, you will be transferred the Silver Back Lodge which has sweeping views of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, perched high above the valley overlooking beautiful flora and fauna. From the Summit Bar you can enjoy après-trekking cocktails with friends and family. Bird watching and primate viewing are possible right from the front door of your room.
The lodge has beautiful gardens, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the magnificent landscape of the Bwindi forest after a long day’s hike. Dinner and overnight stay at Silver back Lodge.

Day 3: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking

Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a village walk. The Buhoma Village Walk gives you a great opportunity to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It also is a great way to support the local community in a direct way. The Walk begins with your guide at Buhoma Community Rest Camp and is most informative, rewarding to the average visitor. It will amaze you how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways. Dinner and overnight stay at e Silver back Lodge.

Day 4: Bwindi to the Airstrip fly back to Entebbe

You have 2 flight options returning from Bwindi, you may choose to catch up a morning flight at 1055 arriving Entebbe 1155 or with the afternoon flight departing Bwindi at 1405 arriving 1505 to Entebbe. Whatever you choose our guide will be ready to transfer you to the Airstrip to catch up your return flight from Bwindi to Entebbe for your onward flight to your next destination.