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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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Great gorilla experience

We stayed over at Buhona and dis the goeilla trekking trip from there. We hiked to see the rushugura gorilla family and found them after 2hours (2.5km). Spent an hour with them... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed over at Buhona and dis the goeilla trekking trip from there. We hiked to see the rushugura gorilla family and found them after 2hours (2.5km). Spent an hour with them and currently their is three small gorillas as well.

Thank BuffProns
Khorfakkan, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a stunning place to visit, not just for the gorilla trekking but for the wonderful guides, the other wildlife (Colobus monkeys in the trees as we left, my absolute favourites) and the stunning setting. Make sure you do two treks so you have the time to put down the camera and just enjoy being in the moment.

Thank clearkin66
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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19 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 15 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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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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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 

1 Thank TheNige2014
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Reviewed 14 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

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