4 Days Gorilla Trekking and L. Mburo Safari

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4 Days Uganda Safari including gorilla tracking & Lake Mburo tour

Tour Overview

Uganda Primates safari taking you to see mountain gorillas in Bwindi national park and later to lake Mburo national park

Trip Summary

Day 1: Pick Up & Transfer to Bwindi National Park

Day 2:  Gorilla Tracking & Cultural Walk

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Mburo National park – Evening Boat Ride

Day 4: Game Drive – Transfer back to Kampala

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick Up – Transfer to Bwindi National Park
Our Tour guide will pick you from either airport or hotel after an early breakfast, brief you about your safari before driving you off to South Western Uganda where Bwindi National Park is situated. En route stopover at the Equator to take photographs and buy souvenirs. You will have another stop in Mbarara for your lunch and later proceed with the journey to Bwindi and will take you through the rolling green hills and highlands of Kabale. Reach Bwindi late evening for your dinner and overnight.

Accommodation choices:

Budget: Buhoma community rest camp/ Wagtail eco lodge
Mid-range: Gorilla Mist/Nshongi Gorilla resort/Bakiga Lodge
Luxury: Gorilla safari lodge/Gorilla resort/gorilla forest camp

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking & Community Walk
Today is the day for your gorilla trekking adventure. Have an early breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing from one of the ranger guides. Later be accompanied by armed ranger guides in the forest to search for the Mountain Gorillas. The time taken to track the Gorillas is unpredictable since it depends on their movements in search for food and shelter. However, it can take from 2 to 8 hours. When you finally meet the gorillas, you will have one hour with them and this will enable you to sit down and watch them as they interact with each other, communicate and play as you take photographs and Videos for remembrance. Return back to your lodge for lunch and resting. If time permits take an afternoon community walk before retiring for dinner at your lodge. Meal plan –Breakfast, lunch &Dinner in accommodations of previous day

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast, you will transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. The scenic drive will take you through the Kabale region, also called the Switzerland of Africa due of its topography full of hills and highlands and temperatures. You will have lunch in Mbarara town and reach Lake Mburo national park in the late afternoon in time for a boat ride on Lake Mburo. Look out for animals like Hippos, crocodiles and so on. Dinner and overnight

Accommodation choices:
Budget: Rwonyo safari camp / Eagle’s Nest
Mid-range: Arcadia Cottages / Mburo Safari lodge
Luxury: Mihingo Lodge / Mantana Luxury Tented Camp

Day 4: Game drive and transfer back to Kampala
After breakfast, you will go for the morning game drive with in the park to search for animals like the herds of Zebra, Impala, Eland and other savannah species. You may also see the recently sighted lion and the elusive leopard if lucky. Also look out for bird species like African Fin foot, Papyrus gonolek, shoe bill stalk, Bush Shrike and so on. Later transfer back to Kampala with lunch en route at the equator. Drop off at the Hotel or at the Airport.

End of Safari

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