Mountain Gorillas and Lake Mburo Safari – 4 Days

Mountain Gorillas and Lake Mburo Safari – 4 Days

Day 1: Travel to Bwindi from Kampala

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Safari in Bwindi National Park

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Mburo

Day 4: Wildlife Viewing on a Game Drive / Travel to Kampala

Day 1: Travel to Bwindi from Kampala

Mountain Gorilla Tour start early by being picked from your Hotel in Kampala and drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest park at 7:00 am- Bwindi National Park. You will have lunch in Mbarara. After lunch you will continue with the journey driving through some of Uganda’s beautiful countryside all located in the heart of Africa as we head to towards Bwindi Forest to track the mountain gorillas. This activity is described as being wonderful, lovely and exhilarating. We reach our lodge at Bwindi in the evening for a well deserved rest diner and overnight at the sights and sounds of the jungle forest of Bwindi. Budget Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp / Nshongi Gorilla Resort or Bwindi View Bandas Moderate Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp / Wagtail safari camp / Lake Kitandara Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Lodge / Buhoma Lodge/Silver back Lodge Super Luxury Accommodation: Mahogany Springs / Gorilla Forest camp / Clouds Lodge


Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Safari in Bwindi

You will wake with and early breakfast and your gorilla Safari Guide will to headquarters of Bwindi impenetrable forest. After being briefed you will start the journey in search of Mountain gorilla. From here you will be escorted by armed ranger guides and do not do forget get to carry enough drinking water . You will trek through this majestic and mysterious forest where you do not expect to meet anybody on your way to see the gorillas a part from the dark forest. The plants and trees, mammals, birds, butterflies, the other primates of the forest will be most wonderful and only make this gorilla tracking a special one. Facing the Mountain Gorillas face to face is one of the most exciting part of Gorilla Trekking. Seeing them from a distance of 5metres, mothers feeding the young one, the daily work and performances of the gorillas while in their nature habitat playing with each other. After Trekking you will go for culture walk will take you to the local communities like the Batwa who stay around the park. Here you will be escorted by a local guide who will take you to the different communities to see how people have managed to survive through farming. You will see how local brew is processed from fresh Bananas and forest remedies to get beer and Waragi. Budget Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp / Nshongi Gorilla Resort or Bwindi View Bandas Moderate Accommodation: Buhoma community Rest camp / Wagtail safari camp / Lake Kitandara Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Lodge / Buhoma Lodge/Silver back Lodge Super Luxury Accommodation: Mahogany Springs / Gorilla Forest camp / Clouds Lodge.


Day 3: Transfer to Lake Mburo

Your Safari Guide will pick you after your breakfast and transfer to Lake Mburo National park driving through the Switzerland of Africa. You will enjoy the journey to Lake Mburo. Arriving at your accommodation at Lake Mburo in time for lunch. You will carry out a boat cruise in the afternoon and game drive in the evening before yo retire to your lodging for diner and overnight at Budget Accommodation: Rwonyo camp Moderate Accommodation: Arcadia cottages Luxury Accommodation: Mantana safari Tents Super Luxury Accommodation: Mihingo Lodge


Day 4: Wildlife Viewing on a Game Drive / Travel to Kampala

Game Drive will start with breakfast. You will see common animals like impalas, warthog, zebras, waterbuck, and the bush back. The 6 lakes, largest being Lake Mburo, are all interconnected by swamps. These wetlands are a home to Sitatunga, hippos, Nile crocodiles, Fish and a lot of birds including the rare African Finfoot. After you will journey for Kampala with a stopover for lunch in Masaka and a visit to the equator and at the Buganda Royal Drum Makers at Mpambirwe. Arrive in Kampala late afternoon. If you are flying out on this day you will be transferred to the Airport to meet your out flight back home.


Tour includes: Transportation in a 4 wheel safari vehicle with fuel, English speaking driver guide, all park fees, gorilla tracking and the gorilla permit, accommodation, meals, boat trip at Lake Mburo, drinking water while on safari, game drives and game viewing and all activities listed. Tour excludes: Laundry, alcoholic beverages and drinks, telephones calls, items listed as optional, or any other purchases you might make.

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