Beautiful landscapes, Amazing wildlife, warm people, all contained in one small country. Uganda is Packed with adrenaline adventure like no other destination, but the most thrilling experience is tracking mountain gorillas in their misty habitat. The country is also Home to Africa’s tallest mountain range (the Rwenzoris), the source of the Nile.
Scheduled as per the allotted time.
Gorilla Trekking Bwindi National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Bwindi is located in southwestern Uganda a magnificent verdant swathe across the steep ridges of the Albertine Rift Valley. This ancient rainforest is one of the few in Africa to have flourished and a home to half of the world’s endangered population of mountain gorillas. Looking into the expressive brown eyes of these giants is surely the most exciting and poignant wildlife encounter Uganda has to offer.
Bwindi National Park
Lake Mburo National Park
Please note in each Location the accommodation in any 1 of the above hotels will be provided based on availability
Entebbe Arrival at Entebbe International Airport and transfer to the hotel
Early morning you leave Entebbe and drive southwards to Bwindi National Park. You will have stopover at the Equator and lunch will be in Mbarara, the capital town of the Ankole region. You will see the typical acacia savannah and the terraced hills, where the people rear the Ankole cattle with long horns. The transfer is long, about 8 hours. Dinner and overnight at At the camp.
Full Board Note: Today transfer is variable, according to the location of the gorilla permits and road conditions.
After an early breakfast and briefing from the guides of Uganda Wildlife Authority, set off for the gorilla tracking in the forest sanctuary. The activity starts at 8.00am and you join the other members according to the distribution of the gorilla families, only eight per family each day. You need to carry with you the packed lunch, enough drinking water, rain jacket in case of rain and trekking boots while the rangers will provide you with a walking stick. If you are not sure of your fitness you might hire a porter and pay him a tip to help you carrying the bag. It is unpredictable how long will take to find the primates as they freely move into the forest. However the encounter with the gorillas, lasting for about one hour, certainly is a rewarding experience and an unforgettable one. After the trekking you go back to the lodge at leisure. Dinner and overnight, at the camp.
Full Board Note: In case of Bwindi Jungle Lodge, we also offer a boat trip on Lake Mulehe where the lodge is located, with birding and nature walk, according to the time available.
After breakfast, return to Kampala at leisure. Lunch en-route. Reserved for evening flights from Entebbe. Half Board
Bwindi – Lake Mburo National Park After breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National Park, a small game national park found in the central region of Uganda, the Ankole. This is the perfect stop over between Bwindi and Entebbe. After lunch, go for game drive in search for the beautiful impalas, elands, topi and many antelopes, buffaloes, zebras. Dinner and overnight at Camp.
After breakfast, last game drive (optional: nature walk) and lunch. Then drive to Entebbe for your flight out from Entebbe International Airport.