Key Facts

Date:  2-11 November 2017

Registration Fee:  £299

Minimum sponsorship target:  £3,500

Tour costs:  £1,699

The Gorilla Adventure 2017

Trek to Bwindi, ‘The Impenetrable Forest’ home to the Mountain Gorillas of Uganda

This superb trekking itinerary is located in the Ugandan highlands and takes us from the Virunga volcanoes to ‘The Impenetrable Forest’ of Bwindi, home to Uganda’s mountain gorilla population which numbers around 320, approximately half the total number remaining in the world.

Bwindi is located in the south western corner of Uganda where the terrain consists of volcanic mountains and deep valleys and is close to the borders of Rwanda and The Democratic Republic of Congo.

Our Gorilla Adventure Challenge offers a tough and varied trekking experience with the added bonus and ‘must see’ experience of a possible close encounter with mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Found in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest the mountain gorillas are surrounded by an ecological treasure-trove of species that have populated this 25,000 year old forest.

Our final destination is the village of Nkuringo located on a hill-top and enjoying spectacular views over Bwindi’s forest canopy and affords visitors magnificent 360 degree unconstrained views of the surrounding volcanoes.

There are two ways in which you can fund your trek. Both methods require you to pay a non-refundable registration fee of £299 when you sign up for the challenge.

Minimum Sponsorship

Select the charity closest to your heart or one of the charities registered to our Open Challenge programme, register for the challenge and then fundraise £3,500. Providing you have raised the funds 10 weeks before the challenge your charity will pay the tour costs on your behalf with the remaining money and any money you raise over your minimum sponsorship going directly to support the work of your charity.

Self Funding with Sponsorship

Pay the tour costs yourself, 10 weeks before the challenge and then fundraise as much as you can for the charity of your choice or make a donation.

Join us today for what is sure to be a life-changing experience.

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