4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi Safari Holiday Uganda

4 DayS Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi Safari, Starts/Ends: Entebbe | By Road/ Fly Entebbe – Kisoro, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest NP

Overview

The 4 Days Bwindi gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi Safari holiday is a short Gorilla trekking tour to Bwindi Uganda with a relaxing at Bunyonyi. Explore and enjoy a gorilla tour in Bwindi forest national park, meet the famous mountain gorillas  and spend a night at the shore of Lake Bunyonyi, the most beautiful and deepest lake in Uganda. On this Uganda Safari,  you will enjoy the uniqueness of these two places.

Highlight

  • Entry through Entebbe Uganda or Kigali in Rwanda and overnight night
  • Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable NP
  • Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable NP
  • Batwa Cultural Encounter and Forest nature walks
  • Return drive to Entebbe or Kigali

Included in the price

  • Airport transfers
  • Ground Transport in a private comfortable 4WD vehicle and fuel
  • Service of an experienced English-speaking tour driver/Guide
  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Boat ride at Bunyonyi
  • Accommodation and Meals as described in the itinerary
  • Drinking bottled mineral water while on tour
  • Government taxes

Excluded in the price

  • Any domestic or International flights
  • Visa fees
  • All optional activities
  • Medical and travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to the guide/driver and hotel staffs.
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary of personal nature like laundry and beverages, souvenirs and telephone bills.

4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

After an early Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi Safari Holiday breakfast, you will be picked from your Hotel by one of our experienced Tour driver/ guides, who will transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will make a stopover for Photos and Lunch break. You will then proceed your journey to Bwindi forest, arriving early evening. On your arrival, you will relax at the lodge while preparing for your gorilla trekking the next day.

Dinner and overnight at;

  • MAHOGANY SPINGS LODGE
  • ICHUMBI GORILLA LODGE
  • BAKIGA LODGE

Day 2: Gorilla trekking adventure & Community walk

An Early morning Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi Safari Holiday start after your breakfast, you will report at the park office to attend the briefing by the ranger guide about the DO’S and DON’TS of gorilla tracking. You will then be assigned to the gorilla family of which you will track. Expect to walking long distance on a steep and muddy and slippery trail, sometimes with rain overhead while tracking gorillas. The whole exercise may be strenuous but the joy you experience after encountering the gorillas is overwhelming. Meeting the gentle giants in Bwindi forest is perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. Trekking may take 3-6 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas in their natural habitat.

You will stay with the gorillas for a maximum of one hour once you encounter them, and then on return from tracking, you may go for community walk to meet local people including Batwa/ pygmies as you learn about their way of living.

Dinner and overnight at:

  • MAHOGANY SPINGS LODGE
  • ICHUMBI GORILLA LODGE
  • BAKIGA LODGE.

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi & Boat ride/ Canoeing

In the morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to Lake Bunyonyi, the most beautiful and deepest lake in Uganda, arriving in good time to have your delicious lunch. In the afternoon after lunch, you will take a Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi Safari Holiday boat trip to visit different historical islands on the lake such as Akampene also known as Purnishment island, Bwama and Njuyera also known as Sharp’s Island, Bushara island and many more. Alternatively take a canoe tour. Later return to your lodge for evening relaxation.

Dinner and overnight stay at:

  • BIRDNEST RESORT – LAKE BUNYONYI
  • ARCADIA COTTAGES
  • LAKE BUNYONYI ROCK RESORT.

Day 4: Transfer back to Entebbe or Kigali Airport for Departure

After breakfast, set off end of Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi Safari Holiday and drive back to Kampala or Kigali with en-route lunch break, then continue your journey arriving early evening. Proceed to check in for your departure flight to your next destination or get dropped off at your Hotel as you end your tour.

End of Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi Safari Holiday

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