This 6 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari & Lake Bunyonyi tour takes you to the beautiful Lake Bunyonyi in South Western part of Uganda and on the same safari do Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
6 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari
Day 1: Kampala – Lake Bunyonyi
Our guide/driver picks you at 8:00 am from your hotel or place of residence in Kampala. Drive to Mbarara (283km from Kampala) via Masaka. Make a first stop over at Equator crossing for snacks and photography. Proceed with a visit to Igongo Cultural village this is more rewarding and amazing as you visit the Ankole museum. Lunch break is made at Agip Motel Mbarara. After lunch, drive and proceed to Lake Bunyonyi Kabale regions famously known as the Switzerland of Africa. You will be moved by the winding scenery and the beautiful rolling hills. Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi Safari Resort (Lodge facility) or Bunyonyi Bird nest (Budget facility). Meal Plan Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Lake Bunyonyi Safari
Begin your day with a cup of coffee. Early morning sun rise boat ride a long Lake Bunyonyi as you watch a variety of colorful bird species. After lunch the afternoon is spent on relaxation and sightseeing around the lake Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi Safari Resort (Lodge facility) or Bunyonyi Bird nest (Budget facility). Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Lake Bunyonyi Safari
After breakfast, you can choose to do swimming in the morning, relax or do some birding across the Island and the afternoon ready for a community walk or visit to explore the life style of the local people. Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi Safari Resort (Lodge facility) or Bunyonyi Bird nest (Budget facility).Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4: Lake Bunyonyi – Bwindi Forest
After breakfast, drive to drive to Bwindi, this is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. Dinner and overnight stay at either Buhoma Lodge (Lodge facility) or Buhoma community Bandas (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari
Begin the day with breakfast ready for Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a village walk. The Buhoma Village Walk gives you a great opportunity to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It also is a great way to support the local community in a direct way. The Walk begins with your guide at Buhoma Community Rest Camp and is most informative, rewarding to the average visitor. It will amaze you how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways. Dinner and overnight stay at either Buhoma Lodge (Lodge facility) or Buhoma community Bandas (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6: Bwindi Forest – Kampala / Entebbe
After your morning breakfast, drive back to Kampala using Kasese – Fort Portal road via Queen Elizabeth National Park for en route game viewing if you lucky you may spot the Elephants, Antelopes and the Warthogs. A stop over at the Equator line in Kasese. Enjoy the winding scenery of the foot hills of Mt. Rwenzori arriving in Fort Portal for lunch thereafter continue to Kampala/Entebbe to catch up your evening flight back home. Meal Plan B-L
Flying option from Bwindi to save you from long driving
For visitors that cannot hold 9 hours drive from Bwindi back to Kampala or Entebbe, we have a flying option for only 2 hours you will be at Entebbe International Airport. We can fly you from either Kisoro airstrip or Kihihi Airstrip to Entebbe
From Kisoro to Entebbe Departing 0910 arriving 1125
From Kihihi to Entebbe Departing 0945 arriving 1125
OR with an afternoon flight Departing 1405 arriving 1555
Let us know your choice option and we will book your return flight from Bwindi.
End of the 6 Days Bwindi Gorilla Tsrekking
The 6 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari package includes;
- Transportation by a 4 x 4 station wagon.
- One Gorilla permit per person
- Community walks Bunyonyi & Bwindi
- Accommodation and meals as per the Itinerary
- Igongo cultural visit
- Two hour boat trip along lake Bunyonyi
- Park fees
- Driver/guide subsistence allowance.
- En route lunches
- Ranger guide fees
- Airport transfers on return