5 Day Visit to Bwindi, Lake Bunyonyi and Lake Mburo National Park.
This five day excursion grants you opportunities of visiting some of Uganda’s major tourist sites including Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is popularly known for the shy endangered ground dwelling herbivores Mountain Gorillas, Lake Mburo National Park which is popularly known for its great offering of different Wildlife species plus Lake Bunyonyi which is popularly known for its exciting boat ride along its waters. Upon arrival our guide will pick you from Entebbe airport and transfer up to your hotel of residence for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Early in the morning after breakfast check out with our guide for the journey from Kampala driving to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the south western part of Uganda via Kampala- Masaka- Mbarara highway including enroute stopover at the equator for some brief information about it, photographs and snacks, then continue with the journey up to the Park using suitable 4×4 wheel drive Safari jeep, lunch is provided enroute in Mbarara town.
After lunch continue with the journey up to the Park and you will arrive in the evening, check in at the lodge for dinner, relaxation and overnight stay. Accommodation Options include Buhoma lodge (Luxury), Chameleon hill (Mid-range), Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp. Meal Plan; Lunch &Dinner.
Day 2: Mountain gorilla trekking-Bwindi.
Early in the morning after breakfast at the lodge transfer to Park offices or starting point for a briefing which is usually conducted before start of the journey to highlight trekkers on how to behave while in jungle and in presence of these apes.
After groups divided into eight people will be assigned to park rangers and armed officers for the journey to the jungle following the permanently established routes in search of these apes, after locating them you are allowed to stay in their presence for only one hour while seeing them playing with young ones, feeding, laughing plus taking photos and videos of them.
After return to the Park offices for certificate award and then to the lodge for resting as you prepare for evening visit to Batwa communities. Later in evening take a walk visiting Batwa communities for some cultural encounters from Batwa people like traditional dances, singing and more. Meal Plan; Lunch &Dinner
Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Lake Bunyonyi.
Early in the morning after breakfast check out for the amazing journey to Lake Bunyonyi popularly known for the eye catching sceneries including waters, hills, forests, islands and more.
On arrival you can opt to go for a canoe along the waters of Lake Bunyonyi or nature walk around the area. In the evening check in at the lodge for resting, dinner and overnight stay. Some of accommodation Options include Arcadia Cottages/Bird nest/Bunyonyi Overland Camp.
Day 4: Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo National Park.
Early in the morning after breakfast, check out at the lodge for the amazing journey to Lake Mburo National Park which is popularly known for its stunning Wildlife, this journey is characterised with enroute sighting of stunning landscapes of the kigezi highlands. Lunch is provided along the way.
Reaching the park you will do a game drive around the Park exposing you to different Wildlife species including Wild animals like Impalas, Zebras, Elephants, Buffaloes, warthogs, topi, oribi, reed bucks, bush bucks, kobs and more, primates, reptiles, insects and different bird species. After game drive check in for dinner and Overnight. Accommodation Options; Mihingo Lodge (Luxury)/Rwakobo rock (Midrange)/Rwonyo camp (Budget)
Day 5: Drive from Lake Mburo National Park to Kampala.
Early in the morning after breakfast do a boat cruise along the waters of Lake Mburo exposing you to different aquatic species including hippopotamus, crocodiles, buffaloes plus different species of water birds.
Later in the afternoon check out for the exciting journey from Lake Mburo National Park to Kampala or Entebbe which is characterised with enroute game viewing. Our Safari guide will either drop you at your hotel of residence in Kampala or Entebbe or at Entebbe airport for return flight back home. End of Safari in Uganda.
This Package includes:
- Airport transfer and drop.
- Ground transportation.
- Gorilla permits.
- Park entrance fees.
- Boat cruise.
- Game drives.
- Full time English speaking guide.
- International air fares,
- Entry visa Uganda,
- Personal (medical/travel) insurance,
- A porter during the gorilla trekking
- All expenses of a personal nature like drinks. Laundry, souvenirs and more.