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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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Buhoma | Kanungu, Kabale, Uganda
+256 41 4355000
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Buhoma | Kanungu, Kabale, Uganda
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"once in a lifetime"
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"mountain gorillas"
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"gorilla family"
in 54 reviews
"local community"
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"bucket list"
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"an amazing experience"
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"two hours"
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"natural environment"
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"life changing experience"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The highlight of our trip to Uganda was to track gorillas. After an early start, we were soon put in a group with a couple of porters to help on the slippery slopes. We were not looking forward to a lengthy hike, so it was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

wat een geweldige ervaring. ik stond oog in oog met een zilverrug en na een 5-tal minuten was de groep rustig en konden wij veel foto's nemen en genieten van deze dieren. de dure entree die je moet betalen is het dubbel en dik waard....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth all of the advanced planning and effort. You will not be disappointed; highly unlikely that you will not see a family of gorilla. Don't forget to pack work gloves for the trek, sturdy hiking boots as well- you really need them. Trackers, guides and...More

Thank J S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Other reviewers have given good accounts of what you need to wear; what the hiking is like; and how porters are worthwhile. I'd like to talk about how handicapped people can do a gorilla trek. My companion can hardly walk. But she had it on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little write up is on my experience of the Gorillas and birdwatching in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. If anyone is thinking of going this may be helpful. Either way speak to Mammoth Safaris - they were brilliant Bwindi Impenetrable National Park evokes two...More

3  Thank 141graemem
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is quite a trek down to where you start to go into the forest, 2 km very steep paths with very deep ravines. Take a trekking pole with you to help with this walk. After 1 hour trekking thro the journey, I paid for...More

Thank Surrey 13
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beyond words, but I’ll try! Of course the principle attraction is the Gorilla Treking, but the forest itself is an experience in itself. From afar it is a beautiful mottled tapestry of greens; inside, it is a rough terrain with vines & huge trees seeking...More

Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are proud of the work undertaken to protect mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Dillard tours and travel is proud to be partners

Thank Dillard T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did a 3 day Gorilla Trekking tour in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Blackie from Wild Discoveries Safaris was my guide. Day 1 drive to Bwindi - the journey from Kampala or Ebb takes 10-12h so you are strongly advised to leave on time at...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfully run experience to do the tracking, hard work but porters, guides and trackers were all worth the experience!

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annainthesun
27 July 2018|
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Response from destinationjungle | Reviewed this property |
Hello Annainthesun, Thank for this Question, Kindly note that the gorilla Permit costs $600 per permit, If anyone told you or charging $650 please disregard this price and look for further than Destination Jungle to book... More
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Melbandbeyond
26 March 2018|
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
There are many companies. I used Let’s Go Safaris in Kigali. They cover both Rwanda and Uganda. I found them very helpful and knowledgeable, as well as reasonably priced.
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lynnharvey5
14 March 2018|
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Response from myguenevere | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lynn, YES You will NEED trekking poles which can be your own or will be provided. I highly recommend a porter as well to carry your backpack. A porter will help you cross shallow rivers, and with trekking up and down... More
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