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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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Address: Buhoma | Kanungu, Kabale, Uganda
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+256 41 4355000
07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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3 Days Gorilla Trekking to Bwindi
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Incredible once in a lifetime animal encounter, phenomenally well organised in a stunning setting

We had booked two days of trekking via Exodus and were in a group of 10, but only 8 of us went per day, perfect as the maximum group size is 8 people. The trekking is... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

We had booked two days of trekking via Exodus and were in a group of 10, but only 8 of us went per day, perfect as the maximum group size is 8 people. The trekking is incredibly well organised, this was one of the best animal encounter experiences we have ever been on. The Uganda Wildlife Authority are incredibly well... More 

1 Thank Tinkerbell013
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Gorilla trekking was amazing. Its very well organised and the porters, guides, trackers were brilliant. Do not miss and please don't forget to tip x

1 Thank Caroline577380
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

On our first trek we found a gorilla family in 5 minutes, yes 5 minutes. The next day, it took us 2-3 hours of walking on a mostly easy trail that was part of the Waterfall trail to visit a completely different family with completely different circumstances related to insects and terrain. Because we trekked in the low rainy season,... More 

1 Thank LosDosPenguinos
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This was an amazing experience, once in a lifetime event! There were 7 of us, and our guide was Peace, a very nice and knowledgeable young lady. There were also two other ranger who had spent their night in the rain forest identifying the location of Bwende (handsome, beautiful) gorilla family. We saw the silver back, a black back and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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522 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We came to Bwindi to trek to the gorillas and we were not disappointed. The rangers, guides, trackers and porters were all excellent. We did two gorilla treks. The first was to the closest group, an easy hike of about 30 minutes. The viewing was fantastic, as the gorillas were in the open. The second was medium difficulty, 12km roundtrip,... More 

1 Thank Max G
Budapest, Hungary
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Gorillas , gorillas , gorillas !!! I'm just so happy beeing there . There are 4 villages where you can go for trek from . Book advance the permits !

Thank bezse
Amritsar, India
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Compared with Tanzania where there is a density of animals to see in The Serengeti and Ngorongoro there are more birds and primates in Uganda. Unlike Tanzania, the British were there for nearly 200 years so despite 78 tribes in Uganda they speak English better than Tanzania. Take a tour guide, rather than rent a car and go alone. The... More 

3 Thank TheNige2014
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Seeing the Gorillas was probably the most amazing experience of my life. Unbelievable, and definitely something on the bucket list. COuld n

1 Thank Matt M
Pennington, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

again, a year later, we had the privilege of trekking the Rushegura Mountain Gorilla Family but this time they were just below the headquarters and orientation area so it was a gradual stroll, no a hike, to spend an amazing time in their presence. This forest is breathtakingly beautiful, how blessed to be able to spend some time in it... More 

1 Thank Sal R
Lynnwood, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Don't pass up the chance to see one of our nearest relatives (we share 97% DNA with them). We hiked almost 3 1/2 hours(can be tough on older folks) to meet the Mubare gorilla family but once we met, we were rewarded with the silverback munching giant stalks of who knows what followed by the rollicking antics of 4 babies... More 

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