One of the best National Park to plan a budget gorilla safari in Uganda is Bwindi impenetrable National Park. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in south-western Uganda is the leading national park for gorilla trekking in the entire world. Bwindi National Park is on record to be home to half of all mountain gorillas there are in the entire world. Encounter Africa safaris budget gorilla safaris provide the best way to spend less and enjoy the experience of spending some time with habituated mountain gorilla families in Bwindi. When compared to Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park in terms of price for gorilla permit and accommodation available for Budget travelers, Bwindi impenetrable National Park is undoubtedly the number one safe choice for gorilla trekking in Africa
Bwindi budget gorilla safaris with Encounter Africa
Bwindi budget gorilla safaris and holidays organized by Encounter Africa safaris are meant for those who prefer to spend less but get an equivalent or value for money. Over the last 8 years, Encounter Africa safaris has organized Bwindi budget holidays for many of our clients taking into consideration their budget and interests. For more information about Bwindi budget gorilla treks, please check out our 3 Day budget gorilla tour from Entebbe or 3 Day Bwindi budget gorilla safari from Kigali.
Accommodation for our Bwindi Budget gorilla safaris
Encounter Africa safaris works with selected lodges and campsites for her Bwindi budget gorilla safaris and holidays. All our budget Lodges and campsites are what we call low mid-range properties in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Our selected accommodation for Bwindi budget holidays have private and en suite bathrooms, and can be converted into twin, double or triple rooms depending on the requirements or specifications of our clients. All our budget lodges in Bwindi impenetrable National Park serve a three-course meal and we normally book you on a full board basis if you book our bwindi budget safaris. All our selected budget lodges have WIFI in public areas such as restaurants much as it is never stable because of the remoteness of Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Encounter Africa safaris has at least one or two lodges in each sector of Bwindi impenetrable National Park where we book or reserve accommodation for our clients.
Please note that Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has four regions of Ruhija in the east, Buhoma in the north, Nkuringo, and Rushaga in the south. Lodges used for our budget gorilla safaris in the south include Kisoro Traveler’s rest located in Kisoro town and is about one hour drive to Nkuringo or Rushaga gorilla trekking trailhead. We also have Gorilla Haven Lodge Rushaga located just 15 minutes’ drive to Rushaga and about 50 minutes drive to Nkuringo. In the eastern part of Bwindi commonly referred to as Ruhija, Encounter Africa safaris has three options where we book accommodation for our clients. These properties are Broad Bill Forest Camp, Trekkers Tervan, and sometimes Crater bay cottages found on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi. In the northern part of Bwindi (Buhoma) we mainly use Buhoma community rest camp and Bandas. Please note that the choice of accommodation or lodge to be included in your Bwindi budget gorilla trek depends on the availability of gorilla permits. If at the time of confirmation we can only get permits for the east (Ruhija) then you will stay in the above lodge in the east.
Transport for our Bwindi Budget gorilla safaris
Encounter Africa safaris operates a fleet of vehicles to cater for all categories of our potential clients. We have 4×4 Safari vans customized for our Bwindi budget gorilla tours safaris. Our 4×4 Vans can take from 5 to 8 people and all come with drinking water and each client is entitled to a window seat to enable him or her to take photographs. Well-trained driver-guides with expert knowledge about Uganda and Bwindi National Park conduct all our Bwindi budget gorilla safaris. They are trained in defensive driving and you will definitely be safe while with Encounter Africa safari guides.
Included in our Bwindi budget gorilla safaris
Our Bwindi budget gorilla safaris include three principal items. Whether you start from Entebbe or Kigali, transport to and from any of the mentioned airports is included. As earlier mentioned, Bwindi budget gorilla holidays are conducted in our 4×4 Safari Vans which come with drinking water, and each client entitled to a window seat. We stop not only on providing transport from the airport to your lodge but also transfer from your lodge to any of the Bwindi gorilla trekking trailheads.
Included in our budget gorilla safaris are gorilla permits. Without a gorilla permit, no one is allowed to trek mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. When you contact us for your budget gorilla trek, we will make sure that before we confirm anything to you, your gorilla permits are guaranteed. You may choose to do or book the normal one-hour gorilla trek or gorilla habituation experience which gives you up to four hours with mountain gorillas. Whichever option you choose, encounter Africa safaris will check the availability of gorilla permits, reserve, and book them on your behalf. Take advantage of 19 habituated gorilla families and affordable gorilla permit prices by booking Encounter Africa safaris. A gorilla permit includes either one hour (normal gorilla trek) or four hours (gorilla habituation experience). It also includes park entry fees for Bwindi and services of an English-speaking ranger guide provided by the Uganda Wildlife Authority.
Excluded in Encounter Africa Bwindi budget gorilla safaris
There some items that are normally not included in our Normal Bwindi budget gorilla tours or gorilla habituation experience holiday. These include visas for Uganda, alcoholic drinks, tips, and all expenses of personal nature. Encounter Africa safaris remain one of the leading gorilla safari company for Uganda and Rwanda. We offer Luxury, Mid Range gorilla safaris at affordable prices. We are highly recommended on Trip advisor as well as safari bookings. Check out some of our affordable Uganda gorilla tours on our website and send us an email for details.