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5 Days 4 Nights Bwindi Gorilla Trek Lake Bunyonyi Safari under the 5 Days 4 Nights Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tours Wildlife Safaris begins from Kampala/ Entebbe and travels to Bwindi National Park – home to the elusive Mountain Gorilla that is the park’s main attraction.

Bwindi is home to roughly half of the world’s population of the Mountain Gorilla, an estimated 340 mountain gorillas, live in this forest.

Aside from Mountain Gorilla, Bwindi National Park has over 200 species of butterflies and 350 species of birds. The park is also home to antelopes, elephants and almost 400 species of plants.

There are many primates in this 5 Days 4 Nights Bwindi Gorilla Trek Lake Bunyonyi Safari including chimpanzees, black and white colobus, red colobus and blue monkeys, grey-cheeked manage and L’Hoest’s monkeys, which are classified as near threatened.

On the road trip to Bwindi you will see the Ankole long-horned cows and also enjoy activities such as bird watching, forest walk to waterfalls, meet warm and friendly local people, enjoy views of the Virunga Volcanoes and visit Lake Bunyonyi.

Lake Bunyonyi is the perfect place relax and chill out and offers activities such as swimming, canoeing in a dugout canoe, boating, Island hopping, hiking, biking, birding, nature walks, village visits and interactive cultural visits.

5 Days 4 Nights Bwindi Gorilla Trek Lake Bunyonyi Safari Summary Itinerary

DAY 1: Kampala  Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
DAY 2: Explore Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorilla Tracking & Cultural Entertainment)
DAY 3: Bwindi  Drive to Lake Bunyonyi
DAY 4: Explore Lake Bunyonyi on boat rides and birding Activities
DAY 5: Lake Bunyonyi  Drive to Kampala

5 Days 4 Nights Bwindi Gorilla Trek Lake Bunyonyi Safari Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala – Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Have an early breakfast and depart from Kampala and head Western Uganda. A brief stop at the Equator provides an opportunity of photographing.

Here we enjoy an experimenting of how water rotates on the South hemispheres and the Northern hemispheres (clockwise on the South hemispheres and anticlockwise on the Northern hemispheres).

We then get a cup of a coffee/ tea and continue to the rolling hills and terraced landscapes of Kabale District. Have lunch in Mbarara town and proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for a night.

Travel Time: About 7 to 8 Hours

Accommodation Options

Luxury Accommodation Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge or Mahogany Springs
Mid-range Accommodation Gorilla Mist Camp or Silver Back Lodge
Budget Accommodation Wagtail Eco Lodge or Buhoma Community Bandas

Meal Plan: {Lunch & Dinner}

Day 2: Explore Bwindi (Gorilla Tracking & Cultural Entertainment)

After an early morning breakfast and guide briefing, set off for your gorilla tracking in the forests of Bwindi.

This Park is best known for the fascinating gorillas, where the time taken to find them and terrain varies according to the movements of these marvelous primates. Trekking time is unpredictable.

Though the time spent to track down these Gorillas is unpredictable, the thrill of spending time and observing these gentle giant gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure.

The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they play and interact.

A packed lunch, drinking water will be carried along as you track, comfortable boots or sturdy shoes, as well a light rain jacket are also important due to the unpredictable weather of Bwindi Impenetrable forest.

Walking sticks will be available from the park rangers. For conservation purposes, time spent with the gorillas is limited to one hour.

The ranger guide always briefs you on how to behave with these gentle giants. In the evening, proceed to the village for a cultural walk to interact with the local people.

Participate in captivating traditional performances presented by Women’s groups or orphan children groups.

Note that the fees you pay for these performances go directly to improve the welfare of families around the park.

Accommodation Options
Luxury Accommodation Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge or Mahogany Springs
Mid-range Accommodation Gorilla Mist Camp or Silver Back Lodge
Budget Accommodation Wagtail Eco Lodge or Buhoma Community Bandas

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3: Bwindi – Drive to Lake Bunyonyi

You can opt to first have a guided nature walk in Bwindi. This decision should be based on whether you should use the village trial or one of the five trails. After lunch break, we depart for Lake Bunyonyi.
The travel time from Bwindi to Lake Bunyoyi is about 5 hours.

Accommodation Options

Luxury Accommodation Bird’s Nest
Mid-range Accommodation: Arcadia Cottages
Budget Accommodation: Lake Bunyonyi Overland Camp or Bushara Island Camp

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 4: Explore Lake Bunyonyi on Boat Rides and Birding Activities

Given the inevitable rigorous day at Bwindi, most clients will cherish some relaxing moments on the shores of this peaceful lake.

Tourists will choose among the various tour activities. They can choose to go birding, cycling, and sun bathing, swimming or even canoeing.

Accommodation Options

Luxury Accommodation Bird’s Nest
Mid-range Accommodation: Arcadia Cottages
Budget Accommodation: Lake Bunyonyi Overland Camp or Bushara Island Camp

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 5: Lake Bunyonyi – Drive to Kampala

Take breakfast, and then transfer to Kampala for a Partial City tour and later shopping in the city craft shops. You will later transfer to the airport for your return flight back home.

Travel time from Lake Bunyoyi to Kampala by road is about 5 Hours

Meal Plan: {Breakfast and Lunch}

5 Days 4 Nights Bwindi Gorilla Trek Lake Bunyonyi Safari Prices

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Notes

* Kindly inquire for actual prices for this tour at the time of travel. You can get something within your budget
* On Day 5 you have an option to visit Lake Mburo National park after leaving Lake Bunyoyi for a game drive before returning to Kampala or Entebbe

5 Days 4 Nights Bwindi Gorilla Trek Lake Bunyonyi Safari Prices include:

* Boat Ride
* Gorilla Permit
* Airport transfers
* Community walk
* Park Ranger Fees
* Park Entrance Fees
* Relevant Government Taxes
* Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
* Services of our professional English speaking Driver/ Guide
* Full Board Accommodation and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary

5 Days 4 Nights Bwindi Gorilla Trek Lake Bunyonyi Safari Prices Exclude:

* Visa Fees
* International flights
* Accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary
* Expenses of personal nature such as; personal insurance, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, Souvenirs and optional activities

 What you need for Mountain Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

·  Camera: Carry a good camera (no flash for gorillas) to capture this lifetime experience
·  Snack: You can carry a light snack to give you some energy during the walk in the forest
·  Socks: You will have to tuck in the trousers into the socks to avoid insects crawling inside
·  Rain Jacket: You are advised to carry rain jacket because if rains very often in Bwindi Impenetrable forest
·  Gloves: You will need Gardening gloves because you will be grabbing tree branches, leaves, name it and some can be thorny
·  Trouser and Shirts Bwindi forest is covered with thick undergrowth, therefore light trousers and long sleeved shirts are advised
·  Boots: You will need good waterproof comfortable shoes. Sometimes it rains during the trek, so skid proof shoes can come in handy
·  Water: Gorilla trekking can be very tiresome and you need to refill your tank as the trek goes on. It is advisable to park a few
water filtration tablets before you come for the trek

Booking & Reservations for 5 Days 4 Nights Bwindi Gorilla Trek Lake Bunyonyi Safari Contacts;

Booking Office Tel: + 254 718-179-967
WhatsApp : + 254 721-242-711
Mobile :  + 254 780-242-711
Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com
Website: www.africanspicesafaris.com

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