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4 Days Gorilla safari Tours in Bwindi

4 Days Gorilla safari Tours in Bwindi

This 4 Days Gorilla safari Tours in Bwindi trip includes a double experience of tracking gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable forest of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is home to half of the remaining mountain gorillas in the world located in Southwestern Uganda approximately 540km/9 hours drive by road from Kampala. During this safari you will stand a chance to trek two different gorilla families, hence accommodations will vary basing on the parts where the families to trek will be from because different gorilla families are in different sectors.

4 Days Gorilla safari Tours in Bwindi 

Brief itinerary of gorilla trekking bwindi

Day 1:  Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 2: First day Gorilla tracking and community visit

Day 3: Second day of Gorilla tracking in Bwindi and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Day 4: Departure back to Kampala

 

Detailed itinerary 4 Days Gorilla safari Tours in Bwindi 

 Day 1:  Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

On day 1 of 4 Days Gorilla safari Tours in Bwindi, You guide driver will meet up with you after breakfast and have a briefing with you on how the safari will be conducted and embark on a 9-hour drive to southwestern Uganda via the Masaka-Mbarara highway approximately 540 km. Along the way there will be a stopover at the Equator in Masaka and take photos, buy fresh fruits, crafts among others and head to Mbarara city for lunch. After lunch you will go through the terraces of rolling hills, marram roads, beautiful scenery, and by chance wild animals in Lake Mburo National Park. Arriving in Kabale late in the evening check in at the lodge, have dinner and host the night there.

Accommodation options; Buhoma Community Camp (Budget), silverback lodge (Moderate), Gorilla Forest Camp (Luxury) Meal plan

Day 2: First day Gorilla tracking and community visit

4 Days Gorilla safari Tours in Bwindi

Day 2 of 4 Days Gorilla safari Tours in Bwindi, gorilla Trekking starts very early in the morning, you supposed to have a very early breakfast and set off for gorilla trekking. Your required to carry packed lunch, drinking water and some snacks and head to the park head quarter at 7am for briefing and embark on the long-awaited adventure, you will feel a little bit nervous before undertaking the journey which is normal, Trekking is an unfamiliar, rare, strange and yet marvelous adventure. Searching for gorillas will range from 2 to 6 hours depending on how far the gorillas go.

Trekkers will be allowed to spend an hour with the gorillas in their nature habitant, watch how they feed, breast feed, take enough photos while in the forest with non-flashlight cameras. After the trek you will be rewarded trekking

certificates, relax at the lodge and later go for a community walk in the Batwa pygmy’s community and experience the African culture with them. After have dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation Options; Buhoma Community Camp (Budget), silverback lodge (Moderate), Gorilla Forest Camp (Luxury) Meal plan  

 

Day 3: Second day of Gorilla tracking in Bwindi and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

As the previous day of 4 Days Gorilla safari Tours in Bwindi, you supposed to have a very early breakfast, carry packed lunch, the procedure will not differ from that of the previous day though the you will follow another gorilla family.

After trekking gorilla Bwindi you will visit lake Bunyonyi a fresh water lake, home to 29 islands and a great destination for birder, Lake Bunyonyi waters are Bilharzia free no crocodile even hippos safe for swimming. You will have dinner in the lodges of Bunyonyi and rest there for the night.

Accommodations; Broadbill forest camp/ Acadia cottages /Bunyonyi Bird Lodge Meal Plan; full Board.

Day 4: Departure back to Kampala

After a relaxed breakfast, on the last day of 4 Days Gorilla safari Tours in Bwindi you will have a board cruise on lake Bunyonyi and tour some of its 29 islands including the punishment island, you have bird watching, sights on terraced hills etc. As you say your good byes to western Uganda, have lunch and en-route to Kampala reaching in the evening. You guide will drop you to a hotel or airport depending on your final destination, this marks the end of your 4 Days Gorilla safari Tours in Bwindi

THINGS TO CARRY

Water proof non-flash light cameras, Rain coat, Hats, Hiking shoes, Insect repellent

PRICE INCLUDES

Gorilla permits

Chimpanzee permits

Bottled water

English speaking guide

Park Entrance

Boat rides

Cultural Tours

PRICE EXCLUDES

Entry Visas

Passport

Laundry services

Tips

Alcoholic Drinks

 

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