Do you know that a 4 Days Gorilla tracking in Bwindi and Lake Bunyonyi safari can also be a real adventure Uganda can offer to you? We take you to see half of the worlds remaining Mountain Gorillas, as you track them in their home Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park, and relax while enjoying the cool breeze and outstanding sights of the 29 islands in Lake Bunyonyi (the Switzerland of Africa).

Day 1: Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

You will be picked up from your Hotel in Kampala after breakfast by our professional guide. Thereafter, drive to the southwestern part of Uganda via Masaka, enroute, you will have two stopovers; at the Equator to take photographs and buy souvenirs and proceed to Mbarara for lunch. You will then drive through the rolling hills sighting the great banana plantations and stunning terraced Kigezi highlands. This will be a fantastic journey as you will have some more wonderful views of various landscapes. On reaching the park, check-in at your lodge for dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation:

Chameleon Hill Lodge / Buhoma Lodge- Luxury
Bakiga Lodge / Gorilla Mist Camp – Midrange
Buhoma Community Rest camp / Broadbill Forest Camp – Budget

Day 2: Gorilla tracking and cultural encounter in Bwindi Impenetrable National park.

After early morning breakfast, leave the lodge with packed lunch and report to the park headquarters for briefing at 8:30am, the Uganda Wildlife Authority guides will take you through the rules and guidelines for gorilla trekking. Thereafter, the park rangers will accompany you to the jungle to commence with the trekking exercise.

This tracking activity starts from the point where they last found the Gorillas the previous day or following the broken tree branches. How long it takes to track gorillas is determined by how far the Gorillas have gone, this can take 2 to 4hours. You will have a great time with this human relatives possessing 98% of the human DNA ,watch them interact as you learn some new things , afterwards, return back to your lodge.

Refresh as you wait to visit the nearby communities to engage and see how people live around this area, especially the Batwa pygmies who are an indigenous group of people and have spent majority of their lives as gatherers and hunters. Have dinner and Overnight at your favorite place of stay.

Accommodation:

Chameleon Hill Lodge / Buhoma Lodge- Luxury
Bakiga Lodge / Gorilla Mist Camp – Midrange
Buhoma Community Rest camp / Broadbill Forest Camp – Budget

Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National park to Lake Bunyonyi

Immediately after an early morning cup of coffee, embark on your journey to Lake Bunyonyi located in Kabale, this lake also happens to be the second deepest lake in Africa and a great place for birders. The sweet sounds of the birds will welcome you to their paradise that is basically known as the second Switzerland in Africa, the word Bunyonyi means Small birds in the local language.

Upon arrival, you will go for a sunset canoe trip on the lake where you will be able to see various birds, communities, landforms such as the islands (up to 29 islands). Take as much photographs as you can. Afterwards, have lunch and in the evening visit nearby communities to experience what a village life seems like in this area.

Accommodation:

Bunyonyi Overland Resort – Budget
Bunyonyi Safari Resort / Arcadia Cottages – Midrange
Bird Nest Resort @ Bunyonyi – Luxury.

Day 4: Return to Kampala

Let the birds’ songs wake you up to a very hefty breakfast, as you enjoy the early morning sun rays. Immediately after finishing checkout from the lodge and drive to Kampala having lunch en-route. Arrive in Kampala in the evening full of joy and satisfaction.

End of 4 days safari.