This 4 Day Uganda Gorilla Safari starts and ends in Uganda. It includes a visit to Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. For Gorilla trekking in Uganda plus Lake Bunyonyi, this is the best package.
You will do Mountain Gorilla trekking, Batwa community visit and boat ride along the waters of Lake Bunyonyi. Meeting face to face with Gorillas in the Jungles is an adventure like no other.
Day 1: Kampala - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast in the morning, start the journey with our guide towards Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the South Western Uganda.
Stop over at the equator for some brief explanation about it, photographs, coffee and snacks. After continue with the journey for another stopover in Mbarara to have lunch.
The journey offers fantastic views of rolling hills of Kigezi region and you will arrive in the evening. Check in at the lodge and accommodation options include:
Budget: Ruhija Gorilla friends’ camp/ Rushaga Gorilla Camp/ Buhoma Community
Midrange: Gorilla Mist Camp/ Silver back lodge
Luxury: Gorilla Forest Camp/ Volcanoes Bwindi Camp/ Mahogany springs/ Buhoma lodge
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking Experience
Have breakfast in the morning at the lodge, later transfer to Park offices or meeting point for a briefing held before start of the journey. It is meant to highlight trekkers on how to behave while in jungle and in presence of these apes.
Each group of eight people is assigned to a park ranger for the journey to the jungle via the permanently established routes in search of these apes.
Locating them, you are allowed to stay in their presence for only one hour while seeing them playing with young ones, feeding, laughing plus taking photos and videos of them.
After return to the Park offices for certificate award, then to the lodge. Relax and later in the evening you can visit the Batwa communities.
Day 3: Bwindi - Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
After morning breakfast check out for the breathtaking journey to Lake Bunyonyi “Switzerland of Africa” popularly known for the spectacular sceneries including waters, hills, forests, dotted islands and more.
You can opt for a boat ride along the waters of the lake visiting its beautiful dotted islands or nature walk around the area. In the evening check in at the lodge for chilling, dinner and overnight stay. Stay at:
Budget: Bunyonyi Bird Nest Lodge
Midrange: Arcadia cottages.
Luxury: Bunyonyi Overland Cottages.
Day 4: Lake Bunyonyi – Drive back to Kampala/ Entebbe
Have breakfast in the morning, check out for the exciting drive back to Kampala. En route stopover is included in Mbarara town for lunch and after continue to Kampala.
You will be dropped at the hotel if you are to stay or Airport for your return flight back home. End of Safari.
- Airport Pick & Drop.
- Ground transportation.
- Gorilla Permit
- Lake Bunyonyi Boat ride.
- Accommodation & Meals.
- Mineral Water.
- Full English Speaking Guide.
- Air ticket & Visa.
- Personal Travel Insurance.
- Extra activities not included in itinerary.
- Tipping fees.
- Luxury Drinks.