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4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi

4 Days gorilla trekking and Lake Bunyonyi safari

Safari overview for 4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi

This 4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi, with Mum and Dad Uganda Tours will take you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park a home to the mountain gorillas, over 350 out of about 1000 remaining mountain gorillas live in Bwindi national park, trek the gorillas in their natural setting and meet with the Batwa pygmy.

The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest ecosystem is exceptionally high in biodiversity, with rich flora and fauna species. This lush forested area hosts some of the richest tree, small mammal, bird, butterfly, reptilian, and moth populations.

The tour will also take you to Lake Bunyonyi national park, the lake was named because of its small birds which reside within and out side the park, and the lake has very many interesting islands and relaxation spot which makes the lake Bunyonyi the best place to after a magnificent gorilla trekking experience.

By the end of this 4 days gorilla and Lake Bunyonyi tour, your experience will be memorable.

You will be picked from either Entebbe or at Hotel in Kampala by our safari guide/ driver gets you briefed about the safari and later drive you to south western part of Uganda to Bwindi impenetrable national park a home to giant gorillas.

The journey will let you pass via beautiful sceneries and rolling hills. You will have two stopovers before reaching the park one at the Equator for an informative talks and also to buy some crafts and photograph. Another stopover will be in Mbarara for lunch and relaxation. From here you will continue to the magnificent forest with scenic drive through Kigezi Highlands [commonly referred as “the Switzerland of Uganda”] and banana plantations take you to the gorilla Sanctuary of Bwindi NP.

Bwindi is a big habitat for mountain gorillas in Uganda harboring over 350 of them, more reason as to why it should be your safari destination and other primate species reaching in the evening. Check into your booked accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Location: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation option:

Luxury: Buhoma Lodge | Gorilla Safari Lodge,

Midrange: Silverback Lodge | Gorilla Mist Camp

Budget: Bakiga Lodge | Buhoma community Bandas

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Drinking Water throughout

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking safari-village walk

On this day after a cup of tea or coffee, the guide will take you to the park headquarters for a short briefing about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas and also get allocated to the gorilla group to trek. Bwindi national park host the highest number of these gentle giants in the world almost a half of the remaining mountain gorillas live in this park. Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda a memorable experience one should not love to kiss. Not only gorillas but also the park is a home to other species like butterflies, plants, primates, mammals, butterflies, frogs, among others.

Gorilla trekking experience last between 1-8 hours since meeting them depends on where they spent their last night from and once they are met you are strictly allowed only one hour with the gorillas. Enjoy your packed lunch with these mystical creatures. Just in case some of you are not interested in tracking gorillas, you can go for a short guided forest walk or Village walk to the Batwa community. Retire at the lodge.

Lodging Options;

Location: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation option:

Luxury: Buhoma Lodge | Gorilla Safari Lodge,

Midrange: Silverback Lodge | Gorilla Mist Camp

Budget: Bakiga Lodge | Buhoma community Bandas

Meal Plan: Full board( Breakfast, lunch, and dinner).

Drinking Water throughout

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Wake up leisurely for a hearty breakfast while still in the mood of reminiscing about the previous day’s gorilla experiences. After you will be driven to Lake Bunyonyi, the second deepest lake and a birders spot in Africa.

During your transfer to Bunyonyi, you will be Enjoying the eye-catching landscapes such as the locally terraced interlocking hills where most locals carryout their farming, you will also enjoy the terraced hills which named by the British great diplomat Churchill as the ”Switzerland of Africa”. Upon arrival you could go for canoeing on the lake and have lunch. After lunch take a community walk where you will enjoy traditional dances from the Bakiga people, also buy yourself handicrafts from there. Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi, The evening will be reserved for relaxation. Dinner and an overnight at;

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Accommodation options;

Luxury: Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort,

Mid-range:Bird Nest Bunyonyi Overland Camp

Budget: Crater Bay cottages

Meal Plan; Full Board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day4:Transfer to Entebbe

After a hearty breakfast leave for Kampala with lunch-en route and stopover at the equator crossing for photography buy some souvenirs to take home with you if interested. If your flight is slated on this day, you will be driven direct to the airport to meet your departure flight back home

Note: Uganda gorilla permit goes for $700per person, so early bookings are advised to avoid last minute booking which is sometimes disappointing.

Included in the 4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi safari

Accommodations on full board basis,

Gorilla permits,

Park Entrance Fees

Canoe ride

English Speaking Driver/guide,

4wheel Drive Safari Vehicle,

Ranger guide

Bottled Drinking Water, Boat trips, Transport and all mentioned activities apart from the extra/optional ones. Enjoy the Best Experience in Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi

Not included in the 4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi safari

Porter for gorilla trekking (if you need one)

Activities marked optional in the itinerary.

Drinks besides water

Packing list

A pair of water proof trousers and jacket.

A hat

Insect repellent

A pair of sun glasses

Personal camera

A pair of binoculars

Note: that weather in Uganda is un predictable, it can rain at any time.