4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari

4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari

Overview of the 4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari


This 4 Days Bwindi Gorilla tracking and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda safari, takes you to see Mountain Gorillas as you track them in their home Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and conclude it by relaxing and enjoying the cool breeze and outstanding sights of Lake Bunyonyi.

Tour Summary | Safari Highlights: of the 4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari


  • Day 1 of the 4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari: Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  •  Day 2 of the 4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari: Gorilla tracking and cultural encounters in Bwindi
  • Day 3 of the 4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari: Bwindi to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 4 of the  4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari: Return to Kampala

Tour Features: 4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari


  1. Private tour: This tour/safari will be run exclusively for you and won’t be shared with others.
  2. Can be customized You can request minor changes to the accommodation and destinations of this tour.
  3. Can start any day; If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Activities Involved: 4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari


Description Safari/Tour Itinerary of the 4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari


Day 1 of the 4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari: Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

You will be picked up from the Hotel in Kampala after breakfast by your guide. Thereafter drive to the southwestern part of Uganda via Masaka, you will have two stopovers; at the Equator to take photographs and buy souvenirs and also in Mbarara for lunch. Later continue as you drive through the rolling hills with banana plantations, the stunning terraced Kigezi highlands. Basically it will be a great journey as you will have great views of various landscapes. On reaching the park check you will have dinner and an overnight.

Meal Plan; Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation Options; Buhoma community camp/Kitandara camp/Gorilla resort/Mahogany springs

Day 2 of the 4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari: Gorilla Tracking and Cultural Encounters in Bwindi

On this day when you are done with your early breakfast, leave the lodge with packed lunch and report to the park headquarters for briefing at 7:30am which includes the rules and guidelines for gorilla trekking. Thereafter in the same area is the starting point as you go on to trek mountain gorillas, you will be guided by an experienced and knowledgeable park ranger guide who will take you to see these gentle giants. How long it takes to track gorillas is determined by their location in a place so it can take 2 to 8 hours. You will have a great time with them and after return back to your lodge.

Refresh and later in the evening take a community walk to engage and see how people live around this area especially the Batwa which are an indigenous group of people. Have dinner and Overnight.

Meal Plan; Breakfast, Packed Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation Options; Buhoma community camp/Kitandara camp/Gorilla resort/Mahogany springs

Day 3 of the 4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda SafariBwindi to Lake Bunyonyi

After your breakfast, you will start off your journey to Lake Bunyonyi found in Kabale which is the second deepest lake in Africa and a great place for birders. You will be welcomed by the sweet sounds of the birds, the word Bunyonyi means Small birds in the local language. Upon arrival, you will go for a canoe trip on the lake whereby you will be able to see various birds, communities, landforms such as the islands (around 29 islands are in the lake). Take as much photographs as you can. After the canoe, have lunch and in the evening go for a community/nature walk through the Batwa and Abaheesi communities.

Meal Plan; Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation Options; Gorilla View Resort(Budget), Bunyonyi Safari Resort(Moderate), Bunyonyi Birdnest(Luxury)

Day 4 of the 4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari: Return to Kampala

Enjoy your breakfast and checkout from the lodge and drive to Kampala having lunch en-route. You will arrive in Kampala in the evening with great memories from Lake Bunyonyi and Bwindi Impenetrable.

Meal Plan; Breakfast and Lunch

End of the 4 Days Gorillas and Lake Bunyonyi Uganda Safari

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The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

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How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How Long do we walk everyday when doing Annapurna base Camp

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season. It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

Please Kindly note that Upon request, we can customize this Safari/tour, fit in the best destinations of you desire, hotels & number of days to suit your desire so you keep Miles of Smiles .just contact us call us 24/7 on phone

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