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    4 Days gorilla trekking & Lake Bunyonyi safari

    4 Days gorilla trekking & Lake Bunyonyi safariThis 4 Days gorilla trekking & Lake Bunyonyi safari, with Mum and Dad Uganda Tours will take you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park a home to the mountain gorillas, over 400 out of about 1060 remaining mountain gorillas live in Bwindi Forest national park which gives a great opportunity for Gorilla Trekking and Habituation in the park’s sectors like Nkuringo, Buhoma, Ruhija and Rushaga.This tour will give you a chance to trek the gorillas in their natural habitat and also engage in the community encounter with 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.

    This 4 Days gorilla trekking & Lake Bunyonyi safari will also take you to Lake Bunyonyi, which is named because of its small birds which reside within and outside the park, and the lake has very many interesting islands and relaxation spots which makes Lake Bunyonyi the best place to go after a magnificent gorilla trekking experience in the forest of Bwindi.

    By the end of this 4 days gorilla trekking & Lake Bunyonyi safari, you will be left with memories that will last for ages.

    Picked from either Entebbe or at Hotel in Kampala by our safari guide/ driver. Briefed about the safari and later drive you to the southwestern part of Uganda to Bwindi impenetrable national park home to giant gorillas.

    Safari overview for 4 Days gorilla trekking & Lake Bunyonyi safari

    Tour Days: 4 Days

    Gorilla Permit: $700/ person

    Group Size: from 2  to 12Max.

    Min. Age: 15 Years +

    Destinations: Bwindi impenetrable Forest and lake Bunyonyi

    Tour Start: Entebbe/Kampala

    Main Activities: Gorilla Trekking, Community Encounter and canoe ride

    Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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

    Furthermore, Bwindi is a big habitat for mountain gorillas in Uganda harboring over 400 of them, more reason why it should be your safari destination and other primate species reach in the evening. Bwindi national park is one of Uganda’s oldest rainforests with more than 25000 years of age 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

    4 Days gorilla trekking & Lake Bunyonyi safariOn 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 half of the remaining mountain gorillas live in this park. Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda is a memorable experience one should not love to kiss. Not only gorillas also the park is home to other species like butterflies, plants, primates, mammals, butterflies, and frogs, among others.

    The gorilla trekking experience lasts between 1-8 hours however, this depends on the gorilla family assigned to meeting them depends on where they spent their last night from. Once they are met, you are strictly allowed only one hour with them. You will have your packed lunch with these mystical creatures in the forest. other optional activity for those who may not go gorilla trekking will go for a short guided forest walk or a 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 eye-catching landscapes such as the locally terraced interlocking hills where most locals carry out their farming, you will also enjoy the terraced hills named by the British great diplomat Churchill as the ”Switzerland of Africa”. Upon arrival, you could go canoeing on the lake and have lunch. After lunch takes a community walk where you will enjoy traditional dances from the Bakiga people, also buy yourself handicrafts from there. The evening will be reserved for relaxation. Dinner and 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 directly to the airport to meet your departure flight back home. Thus the end of the safari.

    Note: Early bookings are advised to avoid last-minute booking which is sometimes disappointing.

    Included in the 4 Days gorilla trekking & Lake Bunyonyi safari

    • Accommodations on a full board basis,
    • Gorilla permits,
    • Park Entrance Fees
    • Canoe ride at Bunyonyi
    • 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.

    On your 4 days gorilla trekking & Lake Bunyonyi tour, we guarantee you the best and memorable experience in Uganda.

    Not included in the 4 Days gorilla trekking & Lake Bunyonyi safari

    • Porter for gorilla trekking (if you need one)
    • Activities marked optional in the itinerary.
    • Drinks besides water

    What to pack for your memorable 4 Days gorilla trekking & Lake Bunyonyi safari?

    • A pair of waterproof trousers and a jacket.
    • A hat
    • Insect repellent
    • A pair of sunglasses
    • Personal camera
    • A pair of binoculars

    What to expect on a gorilla trekking and lake Bunyonyi safari in Uganda?

    • Gorilla Trekking Experience – Tracking mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
    • Community Walk – Visiting the Batwa community and learning about their culture.
    • Stopover at the equator – For Photography and carry out some tests.
    • Hiking through the rainforest.
    • Bird watching in Bwindi forest.
    • Canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi

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