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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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3 Days Gorilla Trekking to Bwindi
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What an experience!

There are no words to describe the feeling when you come across these magnificent gorilla's. There are only 900 mountain gorilla's left in the wild and more than 400 are located... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 June 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

There are no words to describe the feeling when you come across these magnificent gorilla's. There are only 900 mountain gorilla's left in the wild and more than 400 are located here in Bwindi. The gorilla tracking and guides are provided by the park authorities (not individual tour company guides). We were assigned to the Rushegura family that lives/forages close... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We trekked gorillas here on our 11 night safari with prime safaris. It was AMAZING! So sorry we only had 1 hour with them. The guides were excellent. Be prepared for a steep hike. Slow and steady as the guide bushwhacks the trail. Definitely need gloves, a walking stick and good hiking shoes. I had wished I had ones that... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Very cool. Gorilla Trekking adventure was our goal and it was achieved. Great guides. Rain Forest is thick, mountains are high, it rains, it is muddy, but an absolute must for seeking out Mountain Gorillas!!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Absolutely incredible experience Gorilla Trekking. The Ugandan Wildlife Authority and support staff were knowledgable and helpful - especially to an older member of our group trekking. The trek was rigorous and spending an hour with Mountain Gorillas was magnificent.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

It had been a dream of mine for many years to share a moment with a gorilla and I wasn't disappointed. The trip is not cheap but for me was worth every penny and worthwhile to help preserve the species and their habitat. The guides were very imformative and I wouldn't hesitate to do another trek like this, or even... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

The reason why most people (generalisation) holiday in Uganda would be to see the Mountain Gorillas. Bwindi N P has a large contingent of the magnificent creatures in several groups most of whom are habituated to humans so the park is an excellent location to see Mountain Gorillas in the 'wild'. In quotes because they are used to human interest.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Probably the highlight of everyone's trip to Uganda. We did a one day trek, following the Bweza group, a group with two silverbacks and a couple of babies. Our trek was relatively short, it took an hour and a half to two hours to reach our group. We later found out that the group was very close to the local... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Had a very nice gorilla tracing in Bwindi! Got a "medium long track". When you start you never know how long it will be. But hey, thats a part of the experience. We hired a local to carry our backpacks, its worth it. It makes the hike easier for yourself, and you support the locals with some needed money. You... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

As a photographer I needed to maximise my opportunity to photograph these wonderful animals so booked three days. I was so glad. On the first walk we reached them fairly quickly, within one hour, but then the troop were moving so we were doing catch up all the time and it was tough as they were in the bush. Not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Knowledgable guides, quickly found the gorillas. Best hour of my life! Hard going for less mobile people, but thoroughly worth the experience.

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