5 Days Gorilla trekking safari and Lake Bunyonyi Tour Uganda
5 Days Gorilla Trekking safari and Lake Bunyonyi Tour takes you Mountain Gorilla Trekking safari at Bwindi Forest National Park, Boat Riding at Lake Bunyonyi as well as Wildlife watching at Lake Mburo National Park. All on your 5 Days Gorilla trekking Safari, Wildlife tour to Lake Mburo and Lake Bunyonyi.
Trip Overview – 5 Days Gorilla trekking safari and Wildlife tour Uganda
- Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park
- Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park
- Day 3: Boat Ride and Community Visit at lake Bunyonyi
- Day 4: Transfer to Lake Mburo for Boat Cruise
- Day 5: Game Drive and Departure
Detailed itinerary – 5 Days Gorilla trekking safari and Lake Bunyonyi tour
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park
After your breakfast, meet the driver/guide and thereafter transfer to western Uganda via Masaka-Mbarara high way with en-route stop at the equator and en-route at Agip Motel. Thereafter drive to the gorilla sanctuary through this beautiful mountain scenery. You will reach Bwindi in the evening where you will check in at the Engagi Lodge/Mahogany Springs Lodge/Silver Back Lodge. Meal plan: H/B
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest
Have breakfast and briefing by park ranger guides. Carry parked lunch, embark on a 30 minutes – 8 hours trek searching for the Mountain Gorillas in their natural vegetation habitat.
The tracking starts at the spot where the gorillas were last seen the previous day. When you meet the Gorillas, only an hour is allowed to stay in their presence taking numerous photos to keep for memories.
After your Gorilla Trekking adventure, transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. However, if you still have time, proceed to visit the nearby local communities with a skilled Ranger Guide. Engagi Lodge/Mahogany Springs Lodge/Silver Back Lodge. Meal plan: F/B.
Day 3: Boat ride and Community Visit
After breakfast and drive to Lake Bunyonyi with scenic undulating terrains with your lunch at Arcadia Cottages and then in the evening take canoeing and visiting the local communities. Learn the culture and practices of the people, do some shopping of the eye catching arts and crafts exhibited by the locals. Relax and watch the sunset before retiring for the evening, dinner and overnight at Arcadia cottages. Meal plan: F/B.
Day 4: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
Have breakfast and after embark onto the safari jeep and drive to Lake Mburo National Park, en-route lunch at Agip Motel and then drive to the Park. Enjoy an afternoon Boat Cruise along Lake Mburo where you watch various Hippos, Crocodiles, Water birds and wildlife animals taking water along the shores. Dinner and Overnight at Arcadia Cottages, Rwakobo Rock Lodge, Mihingo Lodge. Meal plan: F/B.
Day 5: Game drive and Departure to Kampala
Wake up early for your morning game drive which may reward you with views of animals like Hyenas, Jackals, Zebras, Buffaloes, Warthogs, Water bucks, Bush bucks, Topis etc. After your drive, break off for lunch then proceed to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport to board your fight back home.
This safari includes
- Ground transportation
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- Gorilla permits to be booked in advance
- Allowance of a knowledgeable English speaking guide
- Park entrance
- Boat ride
- Car entry
- Airfare to Uganda, Visas, Accommodation, cigarettes and personal expenses not listed in the programme.
End of the 5 Days Gorilla trekking safari and Wildlife tour Uganda