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Bwindi Forest best Destination for Gorilla Trekking safari in Uganda

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4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari to Bwindi and Lake Bunyonyi

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Gorilla Trekking Safaris to Uganda (Bwindi Forest)

16 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & wildlife Safari

16 Days Safari in Uganda

This 16 days safari in Uganda takes you to the most of the Uganda’s highlights, visit to the Murchison national park the Uganda’s largest park where you will enjoy the view of the re-introduced Rhinos en-route, top of the falls, boat cruise along the River Nile to the bottom of the falls, whole day boat cruise on the Nile to the delta and here expect to view variety of rare shoe bills, aquatic wildlife like the hippos, crocodiles. After being filled with wildlife experience take drive to Kibale forest to enjoy the Uganda primates, then to the savannah grass land with variety of wildlife with it unique tree climbing lions, visit to the Bwindi a home to half of remaining mountain gorillas, enjoy the beautiful dotted islands of Lake Bunyonyi and after end the trip to eastern end of Uganda visiting Jinja and mountain Elgon for the unforgettable mountain trekking adventure!

Day1: Entebbe-Kampala

Upon your arrival at the Entebbe international airport, meet our guide at the arrival lounge and the safari vehicle then transfer to Entebbe or Kampala for dinner and overnight at Bomah Hotel/ Entebbe airport view guest house/Le petit village hotel/ Hotel Africana/Humura hotel. Meal plan: H/B

Day 2: Game drive & Boat ride

Have breakfast, go for a game drive and expect to spot Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Bushbucks, Lions and a variety of bird species. Return to lodge for lunch and after in the afternoon prepare for boat cruise on the river Nile up to the bottom of the falls where the 40 meter wide river Nile squeezes itself through a seven meter narrow gorge. Expect to spot aquatic wildlife like hippos, crocodiles and over the 17-kilometer stretch you may also see elephants, waterbucks and Uganda Kobs and bird species including goliath herons, Egyptian geese, pelican bee-eaters, kingfishers, horn bills, cormorants and the rare shoebill stork along the shores of the River. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: F/B

Day3: Whole boat cruise to delta

Have breakfast, after we take the whole day unforgettable boat cruise along the River Nile to the delta, from here expect to spot variety of rare shoe bills, aquatic and wildlife animals along the shores of the River. Expect to take stunning photographs for wildlife and birds. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B

Day 4: Murchison-Kibale National Park

Have breakfast; take en-route drive from Murchison to Kibale forest via Southwest to experience the Albertine Escarpment of the Western Rift Valley. Lunch en-route, after drive to Fort portal with panoramic view of undulating and fabled of Mountain Rwenzori. If with time visit to the Bigodi wetland for foot safari to spot the sitatungas, rare shoe bills. Dinner and overnight at Ndali lodge/Kyaninga lodge/Mountain of the Moon Hotel/Rwenzori Traveler’s Inn/Fort Motel. Meal plan: F/B

Day5: Kibale National Park

Have breakfast, head to the park headquarters, for briefing and after depart for the chimpanzee tracking forest walk. Expect to find families of chimpanzees and other primates such as red vervet, white and black Columbus monkeys, Blue monkeys, Red-tailed monkeys and grey cheeked Mangabey chattering and swinging through the ancient forest trees. Return to lodge for lunch and after in the afternoon visit the Bigodi wetland for foot safari to spot wildlife like Sitatungas, birds the rare shoe bill, for your evening spend it with the Kibale forest rural environmental development associations (KFRED). Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: F/B

Day6: Kibale-Queen Elizabeth National Park

Breakfast, embark our truck drive to Mweya through crater lakes region, take en-route game drive as you enter the park and check in at Mweya lodge/Katara lodge/Enganzi lodge/Bush lodge. Lunch and thereafter prepare to go for the boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel to view the wildlife from close quarters as they cool off along the shores of the Channel that connects the Ramsar site Lakes George to Lake Edwards. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: F/B

Day7: Kyambura Gorge Chimp Walk & Boat ride

Have breakfast, drive to Kyambura gorge for the unforgettable chimpanzee walk in the gorge. The gorge also provide other primates and birds like the white and black Columbus, vervet monkeys, warbler, Turaco, casket horn bills. Return to the Hostel for breakfast, relax around, have lunch and later at 3:00pm go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel where you encounter schools of hippos, crocodiles and a variety of birdlife and local fishermen at work. We come back to the Hostel for dinner and overnight.

Day8:- Game drive-Bwindi Gorilla Park

Dawn game drive at the Kasenyi plains in search for wildlife which includes Buffalos, Kobs, Warthogs, Elephants, Waterbucks, Lions, Hyenas, and if you are lucky leopards among others. After the game drive that takes about 3-4 hours, return to lodge for breakfast and thereafter drive to Bwindi through Ishasha sector where tree climbing lions can be seen according to the luck of the day, with lunch en-route (packed) and drive to Bwindi for dinner and overnight at Gorilla forest camp/Buhoma lodge/Mahogany springs/Buhoma community Rest Camp. Meal plan: F/B

Day9: Uganda gorilla trek

Have breakfast, we shall have a briefing by the park rangers about gorilla tracking rules prior to our transfer to the impenetrable forest. We shall go with our packed lunch boxes. The rainforest is spectacular as it offers dramatic, heavily forested and dense landscape. The time taken and terrain varies according to the movements of these marvelous primates. The thrill of spending time with and observing the gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure. On finding the gorillas, you will spend one hour with them and have a chance of taking some pictures. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: F/B

Day10: Bwindi-Lake Bunyonyi

Breakfast, after transfer to Lake Bunyonyi via Ruhija sector and the little Switzerland of Africa and Kabale arriving that afternoon and check into the service of Bunyonyi overland camp for lunch, relax around and later dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi resort/Heritage lodge/Jajama camp. Meal plan: F/B

Day11: Lake Bunyonyi-Lake Mburo National Park

Breakfast, after embark our truck and drive to Lake Mburo National Park arriving in the afternoon with lunch en-route and check in at Mihingo lodge/Mantana camp/Rwakobo rock lodge/Arcadia cottages/Mburo safari lodge. Then later in the afternoon go for the boat cruise on Lake, this can take about one and half hours. Return to the lodge for dinner and over night. Meal plan: F/B

Day12: Lake Mburo National Park-Kampala

Dawn game drive to search of wildlife that includes, Buffaloes, Zebras, Warthogs, Impalas, Eland (Africa’s biggest antelope) Topis, Bushbucks, Reedbucks, Waterbucks and leopards among others. This normally takes about two hours according to how much you use on the walk and the interest you have in what you see. This one of the best walks we have or we go for the early morning game drive in search for wildlife that includes waterbucks, buffaloes, zebras, impala, reedbucks, bush pigs, topis, oribi, baboons, warthogs, hippos, leopards and a number of bird species and hyenas among others. This normally takes us about 3-4 hours then after the drive back to Kampala with lunch en-route and stop at the equator for photographs, snacks and shop curious to take home after drive straight to your lodge in Kampala or to the airport for your return flight. Meal plan: F/B

Day13: Kampala-Jinja
Have breakfast, after drive to Jinja where you will experience your half day water rafting. This the unforgettable tourism water sport experience in Uganda. Lunch at the lodge and dinner and overnight at The Heaven lodge/Nile resort/Holland Park. Meal plan: F/B

Day14: Jinja-Mount Elgon

Breakfast, after transfer to Mbale. Arriving this afternoon with lunch en-route, visit the source of the Sipi falls and take nature walk around the falls. Dinner and overnight at Sipi falls resort/Lacam lodge. Meal plan: F/B

Day15: Elgon-Jinja

Have breakfast, drive back to Jinja with lunch en-route. The river starts its 3 months long journey through Sudan and Egypt before ending in the Mediterranean Sea. You will take a 40 minutes boat ride to the monument. Visit Bujagali falls famous for its natural and magnetic beauty of rapids of about 4.5metres waterfalls. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B

Day16: Jinja-Kampala

Breakfast, today we experience another water sport activity, the Bungee jumping. Lunch after transfer to Kampala, passing by the Owen Falls Dam famous for producing most of the country’s electricity. Visit the en-route Ssezibwa falls on the way and Namugongo Martyrs shrine where 22 of the Kings pages were burnt alive for believing in the catholic faith and after drive to the airport for your departure.

The package includes:

  • Airport transfers

 

  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary

 

  • Park entrances

 

  • Tree climbing lion search

 

  • En-route luncheons
  • Kyambura chimp walk

 

  • Chimpanzee permit

 

  • Gorilla permits

 

  • Boat rides

 

  • Visit Lake Bunyonyi

 

  • Game drives

 

  • Community walk

 

  • Visit Mountain Elgon

 

  • Water rafting

 

  • Bungee jumping

 

  • Visit Ssezibwa falls and Namugongo shrine

Exclusions:
The expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Uganda Visa, Luxury drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, and porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and cigarettes and any other item not mentioned above.