The 4 days’ gorilla trekking in Bwindi and a tour to Lake Mburo is an ideal tour for both nature lovers and gorilla trekkers, the trip that takes you to the largest primeval forest that harbors some of the mountain gorilla population in the whole world is worth undertaking. Visit the smallest park in Uganda and a rich birding destination with over 350 bird species, all making the trip marvelous for bird watchers.
Day 1: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park & Afternoon Boat cruise.
You will be picked up by a tour guide and embark on a journey to Lake Mburo National Park in mid-western region of Uganda close to Kampala highway, the journey covers a distance of 236 kilometers approximately 4-hour drive from Kampala, the capital city of Uganda.
You will reach the park in the afternoon, check into the lodge for relaxation and lunch as you warm up for an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Mburo.
After Lunch, set off for a boat cruise to explore aquatic residents such as hippos, crocodiles and numerous bird species that dwell on the banks of Lake Mburo. Then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Morning Game Drive and Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Following your morning cup of tea, undertake a 3-4 hour morning game drive to explore the savannah residents in the park, including Zebras, Giraffes, hyenas, Buffaloes to mention but a few.
Retreat from the activity, go back to the lodge for lunch and some relaxation. You will then check out of the lodge after lunch and embark on the journey to Bwindi impenetrable National Park in Buhoma sector. The journey will take 5 hours’ drive since it covers a distance of 272.3 kilometers; reach the park in the evening, check into the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi and Batwa Cultural Experience.
After an early morning breakfast, you will be driven to the park headquarters for briefing on the dos and don’ts during gorilla trekking and thereafter start your gorilla trekking journey into the amazing gorilla sanctuary, the time and track taken while looking for these beautiful primates depends on the movements and location of the respective gorilla family being tracked but in most cases it is between 2-8 hours including 1 hour spent with these unfamiliar creatures as you take pictures, enjoying how they spend their day to day lifestyle.
After this activity, retire to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the evening, visit the neighboring Batwa community to explore their unique traditional performances, history and rich culture. After, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Transfer Back to Kampala via Equator
Following your morning breakfast, set off for a journey back to Kampala, have a stopover at the equator to explore world’s main latitude and buy some souvenirs and African handcrafts, after proceed with the journey to Kampala for your departure.
End of Tour