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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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Buhoma | Kanungu, Kabale, Uganda
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our family of four spent three nights in Bwindi at Buhoma Lodge and went on gorilla treks on two days. Seeing the gorillas lived up to our very high expectations and was a great highlight of the trip. It was so amazing to see these...More

1  Thank TravelhoundPortland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We completed 2 x Gorilla trekking experiences and 1 x Gorilla habituation experience over five days - and every minute was rewarding. The treks range from very challenging to reasonably easy however you need to prepare properly (regardless of age/fitness). I am middle aged but...More

1  Thank Sapper501
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolut Must do in Uganda. Very helpful rangers, astonishing experience to be that close to wild animals. The really take care about the gorillas.

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked our permits for the Gorilla tracking in the Ruhija section of Bwindi. As with other reviews this is an amazing experience and usually the main reason for coming to Uganda. The guides, trackers, porters and all staff are tremendous and it's great to...More

Thank Leeanne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bwindi is an amazing environment which certainly lives up to its name. The dense forest contrasted with the tea plantations, which serve as buffer zones between the national park and human habitation, is a breathtaking view from the air when arriving at Kisoro and during...More

2  Thank Chandralekha G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Words fail me - just a wonderful trek to see the gorillas. This is clearly a very professional and well organised operation, with very supportive staff (including trackers, support staff and porters) and the first glimpse of the gorillas will never leave me. Long may...More

2  Thank roos1ter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an incredible experience. It is physically challenging and participants must be able to hike up a steep incline for at least 2 hours. There are porters for hire that are absolutely worth the $20-$25 that we paid them. They carried our backpacks and...More

1  Thank Roberta91941
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Bwindi for the gorilla trekking and it was the most incredible experience of my life! The guides and porters made us feel safe the whole time and although it was a challenging hike to find the mountain gorillas, when we finally found...More

Thank Kari K
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Had a fantastic time in Bwindi forest tracking the mountain gorillas. The passes are more affordable than in the neighbouring country but still costed us bomb. The service was very good. We trekked the jungle as a group of 9 and a few porters. The...More

Thank NamrathaB3
Reviewed August 9, 2018

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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Response from Hedo-goer | Reviewed this property |
We used Muleni Safaris Uganda, and they did an excellent job. Our guide was Sam - a great guy.
August 22, 2018|
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Response from Hedo-goer | Reviewed this property |
Although we didn't go directly from Kigali to Bwindi (we toured in Rwanda for a couple of days)i, we did come back that way. But we were doing a package tour with Muleni Safaris Uganda (who were great), so I don't know what... More
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Response from boraprins | Reviewed this property |
We booked our whole trip in Ugande with Amagare Tours & Travel (or Byoona Amagare). We had contact with Jason and he made us custom-built tour with a visit to Bwindi Imp.NP. we had a good driver with his jeep, he took good... More
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