4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari & Lake Bunyonyi

Join a 4 days Uganda gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi safari to trek the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National park and a chill out at Lake Bunyonyi with African Apes Holidays This safari starts and ends in Kampala Uganda

Trip Summary
Day 1: Pick up & transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park
Day 2: mountain gorilla trekking & Batwa community visits
Day 3: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
Day 4: Depart to Kampala

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up & transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park
Our driver-guide will pick you from Entebbe international airport or your hotel in Kampala and transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park. Enjoy this 8-9 hours scenic drive with a stop at Uganda Equator for photos and en-route lunch in Mbarara. The full-day drive gives you the best pre gorilla trekking experience with beautiful views of flat plains, rolling hills, green plantations and happy people along the way. Dinner and overnight at Mahogany Springs Lodge/ Bakiga Lodge/ Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Day 2: mountain gorilla trekking & Batwa community visits
Wake up early, have breakfast and with your packed lunch transfer to the respective Bwindi park headquarters for registration and briefing about the rules and regulations of gorilla trekking. At 8:00 am, begin off the hike into the jungle to meet the gentle giants. Hiking time varies depending on the location of gorillas and their speed of movements. On meeting the gorilla family, you will spend strictly an hour in their company. Use this hour to take pictures, capture live videos and observe their human-like characters. In the evening if time allows visit Batwa communities to learn about the traditional forest life of batwa pygmies and also for a cultural performance. Dinner and overnight at Mahogany Springs Lodge/ Bakiga Lodge/ Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast, check out and drive to Lake Bunyonyi a place for small little birds. Spend a full day relaxing at the shores of Lake Bunyonyi, enjoy a boat cruise to explore different islands of the lake, go swimming, bird watching and refresh your mind. Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort/ Bunyonyi overland camp/ Lake Bunyoyi Eco Lodge.

Day 4: Depart to Kampala
Have breakfast, enjoy the sunrise at the lake, check out and set off to Kampala for a connecting flight at Entebbe international airport.

Tour inclusions
• Gorilla permit
• Boat cruise at Lake Bunyonyi
• Batwa visits
• Bottled drinking water
• Full-time English speaking guide
• Accommodation and meals
• Airport pickups and transfers
• Touring and photography
• Miscellaneous

Tour Exclusions
• Visa fees
• International flights
• Tips
• Alcoholic beverages
• Personal expenses
• Extra activities not in the itinerary

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