4 Days Hidden Gems

Embark on a transformative and intimate wildlife encounter of a lifetime. Spend time with the rare gentle giants deep in their natural territory, a mystifying encounter few people have had the privilege to experience. Stay in our luxurious tents in the heart of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest only minutes away from the start of your gorilla trekking experience.

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Price
  • Before You Go

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1


Day 2

Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Day 3

Second gorilla trekking

Day 4


Day 1


Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by a Luxury Africa Tours representative at Entebbe airport. He will assist you with check-in for your onward small scenic flight to the Kihihi airstrip. Touch down; you’ll be transferred to Sanctuary Forest Gorilla Camp, for a leisurely evening.

Day 2

Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Today, trek through the park’s dense vegetation; Vehicles have never penetrated this forest, and the going can be challenging with steep ascents and tangled trails. Trekking through dense forest with steep slopes means that participants do need to be physically fit however gorilla trekking groups are assigned on fitness levels, so you can request a shorter or longer hike dependent on your preferences. In a group of 8, you will set off in the jungle and your guides use their experience, knowledge of the gorillas’ habits and information from the previous day to locate them. Once you have found the gorillas, you will be allowed to spend an hour with them. Keep your camera in silence and observe a 10 meters’ distance from the gorillas and keep your mask on at all times. It worth the slight physical discomforts, though, for the reward of a face-to-face encounter with one of the most endangered animals on the planet. Observe their subtle social interactions and remarkable behaviors closely resembling our own. Afterwards, drive to the camp for relaxation.

Day 3

Second gorilla trekking

Psychologists say that experiencing an activity more than once is more memorable than a single event. With backed lunch, set off from the same trailhead this morning, but walk towards a different habituated gorilla troop.  Remember each gorilla group has different behaviors so expect something unique from this group, from the number and makeup of individuals to their behavior and social structure. After lunch relax at the camp and end your long day of gorilla trekking by a spa treatment, a natural enhancement of the gorilla experience and a chance for your mind to fully absorb the magnitude of your wonderful spiritual encounter; allowing your body and mind to blend with the natural surroundings, whilst recalling those magical moments in the Bwindi Impenetrable forest.

Day 4


After breakfast, relax at hotel. Later you will fly to Entebbe International Airport to connect with your international flight.


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy

USD 9,840
per person based on two people

Tour Includes

Two gorilla permits of $800 each
AMREF Flying Doctor Insurance: A Flying doctor Insurance to Air transfers you before dark from the nearest airstrip to hospital during Emergency
4X4 Custom built – Toyota Land cruiser: Pop-up Roof, Opening Sliding windows, Seat Belts, Heavy duty wheels, and Extra Fuel tanks. Refrigerator for cooling drinks, one pair of binoculars per couple, Eco-friendly Trash Bag. Wi-Fi onboard during the safari, Charging Outlets type Plug G for charging Cameras and smartphones.
Professional English-Speaking Driver guide: A Friendly, Experienced and Passionate Driver Guide expert at a wide variety of skills: Flora and Fauna, the country’s cultural and natural history.
All park entrance fees to include government taxes mentioned in the itinerary
High-end accommodations and all meals ((As specified in the day-by-day section)
Soft drinks, Coffee/tea and Water during game drives
A bottle of champagne
Daily valet laundry service.
Complimentary return airport transfers in case you desire after the trip
VIP Lounge access at the airport
Local Flights mentioned in the itinerary
Expert trip planning
24x7 support during your trip
Covid-19 whilst on the safari
Hot air balloon

Tour Excludes

Covid-19 Test upon arrival at the airport
Tips for Guides, Rangers and hotel staff
All kinds of hard drinks
Activities not included in the program
Medical Insurance
Travel Insurance

Getting there

All international flights only have safe landing at Entebbe International Airport which is the only international airport in the country. Direct flights are available from London by British Airways, Brussels by Brussels Airlines, Istanbul by Turkish Airlines, and Amsterdam by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. There are direct flights from Doha by Qatar Airways, Dubai by Emirates Airlines. Inter-Africa airlines include; Ethiopian Airlines, South African Airways, Egypt Air, Air Tanzania, Air Uganda, Kenya Airways, Rwandair Express, Fly 540, and Precision Airlines.

Passport and Visas

To enter Uganda, a passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry is required by all nationalities.  All persons intending to come to Uganda for holiday, tourism, business, study, visit, medical are required to apply and obtain a visa online. https://visas.immigration.go.ug/#/apply.  You can also apply for an East African Tourist Visa. This is valid for 90 days and allows multiple entry into Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Please be aware that E-Visas are valid for 90 days after issuance. Therefore, do not apply for your E-Visa too far in advance.

NOTE: Applicants are required to upload a copy of their International Certificate of YELLOW FEVER Vaccination when applying for their Uganda tourist visa. If


At least 8 weeks before your trip, check the latest country-specific health advice from the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) on the TravelHealthPro website. https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/country/231/uganda , each country-specific page has information on vaccine recommendations, any current health risks or outbreaks, and factsheets with information on staying healthy abroad.

A yellow fever vaccination is currently required of ALL travellers in order to enter Uganda. The vaccine must be administered at least 10 days prior to your arrival, and you must carry an International Certificate of Vaccination provided by your physician; without it, you may be denied entry.

COVID-19 requirement

All travelers entering Uganda via Entebbe International Airport must provide printed, documented proof of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours of boarding their flight to Uganda. Any person failing to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result will not be allowed to enter the country. • All travelers must take an additional COVID-19 RT-PCR on arrival. The testing is performed at a facility near Entebbe International Airport and guests must wait (approximately 2-4 hours) for their result. If the result is negative, guests may continue with their scheduled journey.

Note: COVID rules and regulations are subject to change from time to time. Get in touch with us for accurate new rules before travel.


It is sunny and green all year round with two distinct rainy seasons stretching from March to May and September to November. However, rain can occur at any time. The temperature average is 27C with the highest being 31C in the Karamoja and Kasese regions and the lowest being 15C in Kabale.


American Express, Discover Cards and Mastercard’s are rarely accepted, except in few places. Visa Cards are readily accepted. Some large hotels, restaurants, travel agencies and shops in the urban areas accept credit cards. Traveler’s cheques are not widely accepted outside Kampala.

Time zone:  GMT +3:00

Electricity:  Uganda operates on a 240V supply voltage and 50Hz. the associated plug type is G, which is the plug that has three rectangular pins in a triangular pattern.

Telephone:  International telephone code +256

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