5 Days Gorilla tracking and Lake Mburo Trip

5 Days Gorilla tracking and Lake Mburo Trip

Safari Summary.

This 5 days Uganda gorilla and wild life safari will take you for gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is one of the few UNESCO heritage sites home to the endangered mountain gorillas as well as to the ever green lake Mburo national park , Uganda’s smallest Savannah national park that is home to the biggest surviving  member of the antelope family , the eland and a wide range of water bird species.
Safari highlights.

  • Gorilla tracking in Bwindi .
  • Game drive in Lake Mburo National park
  • Walking safari in Lake Mburo National park.
  • Night game drive in Lake Mburo.
  • Equator crossing line photo experience.

Day 1: Upon arrival at Entebbe international airport,you will be met by our company representative who doubles to be your safari guide driver and will transfer you to your respective hotel for briefing about your safari, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options; 2 Friends Beach Hotel, Victoria View Guest House, Airport View Guest House ,Prottea By Marriott Hotel.

Meal plan:Half board.

Day 2 :Embark on a 555 km drive that will present to you a chance of having a wonderful photo moment on the equator crossing line, another cup of Ugandan coffee will be irresistible before you traverse the beautiful country side land of milk and honey, the mid west of the country and take a lunch break, encounter the beautiful terraced hills of the kigezi  south west of Uganda home to Bwindi impenetrable national park . Check in your lodge as you prepare to track the gentle giants .

Accommodation options: Chameleon Hill lodge,  Lake Mulehe  lodge, Ichumbi lodge, Gorilla Mist lodge , Bakiga lodge, Buhoma haven lodge, Mahogany Springs lodge.

Meal plan:Half board.

Day 3: Gorilla tracking- Bwindi Forest
After an early morning breakfast, drive to the park headquarters where you will be briefed by the park rangers about what to do and not to do while in the park,  you will be allocated a group of 8 persons to track one particular gorilla family. After continue and start off tracking these gentle giants with the guidance of a  ranger guide. This is a memorable and an amazing experience watching the Mountain gorillas feed, socialize, play around and also do their day to day activities. This activity can go for 2 to 8 hours since its dependent on the location and movement of the gorillas. Also expect to walk  in a dense tropical forest. On meeting the gorillas you will spend one hour  of actual viewing as you take photos.
Later, join your guide and drive to the scenic Lake Bunyonyi, Africa’s second deepest lake dotted with 29 different historical islands for dinner and a relaxed overnight.

Accommodation Options: Birds Nest Bunyonyi, Acadia cottages,Rock lodge Bunyonyi, Eco Resort Bunyonyi.

Meal Plan :Half Board.

Day 4: After an early breakfast, Check-out leave the  re-known“Switzerland of Uganda” behind and start your journey to Uganda’s smallest Savannah park, Lake Mburo national park for an afternoon boat cruise where big hippo schools, crocodiles and a number of water birds will not miss out, take on an evening  game drive to spot the giant antelope , the eland, zebras, impalas,buffaloes,water bucks, warthogs,tops and giraffes among others.You stand a chance of doing a night game drive with a flood light to spot most nocturnals like the hunting leopards, hyenas and bush babies .

Accommodation options: Mihingo lodge, Rwakobo Rock lodge, Eagles nest lodge,Mburo safari lodge.

Meal plan; Half board.

Day 5: A hot cup of coffee to give you strength will  be a good idea and take on a walking safari. Lake Mburo national park is the only place where you will be able to take a walking safari , have a chance of spotting animals like zebras, water bucks, buffaloes, elands , topis impalas grazing around water holes on foot with the help of a ranger guide before you embark on your journey to the airport.

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