4 Days Gorillas trekking and Lake Bunyonyi safari

Nature & Outdoor

Dan T.

Kampala
English, Swahili (Kiswahili) (Native)
4 days
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 15 people

This 4 Days Bwindi Gorilla tracking and Lake Bunyonyi safari, takes you to see Mountain Gorillas as you track them in their home Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and conclude it by relaxing and enjoying the cool breeze and outstanding sights of Lake Bunyonyi.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

at your hotel in kampala or Entebbe International airport

08:30

Day 1: Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

You will be picked up from the Hotel in Kampala after breakfast by your guide. Thereafter drive to the southwestern part of Uganda via Masaka, you will have two stopovers, at the Equator to take photographs and buy souvenirs and also in Mbarara for lunch. Later continue as you drive through the rolling hills with banana plantations, the stunning terraced Kigezi highlands.

Basically it will be a great journey as you will have great views of various landscapes. On reaching the park you will check in at your hotel, have dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation Options: Buhoma community camp

Meal Plan: Lunch &Dinner

06:30

Day 2: Gorilla tracking and cultural encounters in Bwindi

On this day when you are done with your early breakfast, leave the lodge with packed lunch and report to the park headquarters for briefing at 7:30am which includes the rules and guidelines for gorilla trekking. Thereafter in the same area is the starting point as you go on to trek mountain gorillas, you will be guided by an experienced and knowledgeable park ranger guide who will take you to see these gentle giants.

How long it takes to track gorillas is determined by their location in a place so it can take 2 to 8 hours. You will have a great time with them and after return back to your lodge. Refresh and later in the evening take a community walk to engage and see how people live around this area especially the Batwa which are an indigenous group of people. Have dinner and Overnight.

Accommodation Option: Buhoma community camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner

09:30

Day 3:Transfer from Bwindi to Lake Bunyonyi

After your breakfast, you will start off your journey to Lake Bunyonyi found in Kabale which is the second deepest lake in Africa and a great place for birders. You will be welcomed by the sweet sounds of the birds, the word Bunyonyi means Small birds in the local language.

Upon arrival, you will go for a canoe trip on the lake whereby you will be able to see various birds, communities, landforms such as the islands (around 29 islands are in the lake). Take as much photographs as you can. After the canoe, have lunch and in the evening go for a community/nature walk through the Batwa and Abaheesi communities.

Accommodation Option: Bunyonyi Safari Resort

Meal Plan: breakfast, lunch& Dinner

09:30

Day 4: Return to Kampala/Airport for your flight back home

Enjoy your breakfast and checkout from the lodge and drive to Kampala having lunch en-route. You will arrive in Kampala in the evening with great memories from Lake Bunyonyi and Bwindi Impenetrable. Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

End of Safari

Ending Point

at your hotel in kampala or Airport in Entebbe

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Transport in a 4WD vehicle with pop-up roof.

All fuel for the tour

English speaking Ugandan driver/guide.

Accommodation and Meals on Full Board (Breakfast Lunch and Dinner)

Park-entrance fees for the National parks

1 gorilla permit per person:$700

All activities described in the itinerary

Drinking water throughout the safari.

What‘s not included

International air fares

Entry visa Uganda

Meals that are not part of your accommodation.

A porter for during the gorilla tracking’s (someone who carries your daypack).

Personal (medical/travel) insurance

Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.

All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.)

Important Information

You can ask me for any kind of arrangement, I'm happy to customize your tour to suit your budget and desire. The tour can start anytime you want through out the year

This tour can be customised to suit your style and budget

This tour can depart anytime of the year.

The age limit for this tour is 15 and above

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$2,980/ per person

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