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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

Gorilla trekking Uganda

Take 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari to Have unforgettable Experience in Your Life time

Gorila Trekking

Gorilla Trekking Safaris to Uganda (Bwindi Forest)

17 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & wildlife Safaris

The 17 days Gorilla safari Uganda takes you to the most of the Uganda’s birding places, 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 visit Jinja and Mabamba swamp most Uganda’s birding places in Uganda is unforgettable experience!

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
Day2: Kampala/Entebbe-Murchison Falls National Park

Have breakfast, after drive through the famous Luwero triangle and stopover in Masindi town for lunch. Thereafter, drive to Murchison Falls National Park, the largest protected area in Uganda, with 3.840 Kms Prior to arrival in the park we shall pass by the top of the spectacular Murchison falls, where you can see the Nile’s perfected beauty, as the 43 meter wide Nile river compresses and squeezes itself from over 1 kilometer wide down through an 7 meter gap. The 43 meter drop of the falls creates a thunderous roar and a beautiful rainbow in a plume of spray. Dinner and overnight at Chobe lodge/Paraa lodge/Murchison River lodge/Sambiya River lodge/Fort Murchison lodge/Red Chili rest camp/Tembo camp. Meal plan: H/B

Day 3: 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

Day4: Murchison Falls National Park

Early breakfast and drive to Budongo forest for chimps trekking. The walk takes about 3 hours in search for chimps, Black and white Columbus, Red Columbus, Red tailed monkeys, Roohost monkeys and a variety of forest birds among others. Lunch, relax and spend the evening at the Royale mile looking for variety of birds, fauna and floras. Dinner and overnight at Budongo Eco lodge. Meal plan: F/B

Day5: Murchison Falls Kibale National Park

Breakfast, and then start the whole day drive southwards via escarpments in the Rift valleys, experience their undulating formation; pass traditional homesteads, farms and beautiful tea plantations. With en-route lunch, panoramic view of the fabled mountain of the moon. Dinner and overnight at Kyaninga lodge/Ndali lodge/Kibale primate cottages/Kibale safari lodge/Kibale safari camp. Meal plan: F/B

Day6: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest

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

Day7: 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

Day8: 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.

Day9: Game drive-Ishasha Southern Sector

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 Ishasha the Southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park which is renowned for the famous tree climbing lions, arriving in the evening and later go for an evening game drive in search for wildlife that includes the topis, elephant, Buffaloes, Kobs, Leopards, Hyenas and climbing lions among others. Dinner and overnight at Ishasha wilderness camp/Ntungwe River camp/Savannah resort hotel. Meal plan: F/B

Day10: Ishasha-Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Breakfast, and go for the hanging tails looking for the lions normally climb trees at around 11:00am when the sun is getting hot and that is one of the reasons why they climb. After the game drive, we transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma lodge/Mahogany lodge/Gorilla forest camp/Gorilla resort. Meal plan: F/B

Day11: Uganda gorilla trekking

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

Day12: 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

Day13: 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

Day14: 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

Day15: 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

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 lodge for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: F/B

Day17: Mabamba birding Swamp-Departure

Breakfast, after drive to Mabamba swamp and take a boat in search for the rare shoebill stock and other water birds. We come back in the afternoon for lunch and later dropped at the airport according to the time of your flight back home.

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

 

  • Water rafting

 

  • Bungee jumping

 

  • Visit Ssezibwa falls and Namugongo shrine

 

  • Visit Mabamba swamp for bird watching

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.