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.
Full board accommodation (Including drinks only for 1 day at Lake Mburo Stay is opted)
Ground transportation by a 4x4 Land Cruiser
Park entrance fees and Government Taxes (for Gorilla Tracking)
One gorilla permit per person USD 600
English Speaking Driver/Guide
Entrance fees and game drives (for Lake Mburo Stay if opted)
Water on board (For lake Mburo Stay if opted)
Drinks for Bwindi National Park Stay
Tips and gratitude
Nature walk INR 2500 per person for Lake Mburo
What to Expect
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.
Hotels & Camps Used
Bwindi National Park
Bwindi Engagi Lodge or
Bwindi Jungle Lodge or
Gorilla Valley Lodge
Lake Mburo National Park
Rwakobo Rock Lodge or
Mantana Mburo Tented Camp
Mburo Safari Lodge
Arcadia Cottages Mburo
Please note in each Location the accommodation in any 1 of the above hotels will be provided based on availability
Day 1Arrival at Entebee
Entebbe Arrival at Entebbe International Airport and transfer to the hotel
Day 2Entebbe – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
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.
Day 3Gorilla tracking in the Tropical rain forest
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.
Day 4Bwindi - Entebbe
After breakfast, return to Kampala at leisure. Lunch en-route. Reserved for evening flights from Entebbe. Half Board
Day 4Optional Extension - 1 Extra day/night in Lake Mburo National Park
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.
Day 5Lake Mburo - Entebbe
After breakfast, last game drive (optional: nature walk) and lunch. Then drive to Entebbe for your flight out from Entebbe International Airport.