Bwindi Mountain gorilla safari and Lake Mburo National Park

4 day Bwindi Gorilla and Lake Mburo

Gorilla tracking safari at Bwindi and Lake Mburo wildlife viewing

Day One: Travel to Bwindi from Kampala

Early departure from your Hotel in Kampala and travel to Bwindi Impenetrable forest park at 7:00 am- Bwindi Uganda gorilla tracking trip and wildlife at Lake Mburo 4 days.

See the silverback in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestYou will have your first stop in Mbarara for lunch. After lunch you will continue with the journey driving through some of Uganda’s   beautiful countryside all located in the heart of Africa as we head to towards Bwindi Forest to track the mountain gorillas. This activity is described as being wonderful, lovely  and exhilarating. We reach our lodge at Bwindi in the evening for  a well deserved rest diner and overnight at the sights and  sounds of  the jungle forest of Bwindi.

Budget Accommodation:  Buhoma community Rest camp / Nshongi Gorilla Resort or Bwindi View Bandas
Moderate Accommodation:  Buhoma community Rest camp / Wagtail safari camp / Lake Kitandara
Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Lodge / Buhoma Lodge/Silver back Lodge
Super Luxury Accommodation:  Mahogany Springs / Gorilla Forest camp / Clouds Lodge 

Day Two:  Uganda gorilla tracking day

A fabulous breakfast this morning will give you the energy to trek the mountain gorillas in the impenetrable forest. You then set off for the gorilla safari orientation at the park Headquarters. From here you will escorted by armed ranger guides and do not do forget get to carry enough drinking water . You will trek  through this majestic and mysterious forest where you do not expect to meet anybody on your way to see  the gorillas a part from the dark forest.  The plants and trees, mammals, birds, butterflies, the other primates of the forest will be most wonderful and only make this gorilla tracking a special one.

Gorilla tracking as an adventure here calls for physical fitness since it involves serious climbing and hiking in the dense and slippery forest. The most interesting moments is when you are face to face with these lovely Mountain Gorillas, seeing them from a distance of 5metres, mothers feeding the young one, the daily work and performances of the gorillas while in their nature habitat  playing with each other.

Afterwards it is a return journey to the park  headquarters,evening at leisure dinner and overnight at our lodging. Optional activity this evening will be going for a culture and community tour. The culture walk will take you to  the local communities like the Batwa who stay around the park. Here you will be escorted by a local guide who will take you to the different communities to see how people have managed to survive through farming.  You will see how local brew is processed from fresh  Bananas and forest remedies to get beer and Waragi.

Budget Accommodation:  Buhoma community Rest camp / Nshongi Gorilla Resort or Bwindi View Bandas
Moderate Accommodation:  Buhoma community Rest camp / Wagtail safari camp / Lake Kitandara
Luxury Accommodation: Gorilla Resort Lodge / Buhoma Lodge/Silver back Lodge
Super Luxury Accommodation:  Mahogany Springs / Gorilla Forest camp / Clouds Lodge. 

Day Three: Bwindi / Lake Mburo

See lots of wildlife in Lake MburoIts morning breakfast and off to Lake Mburo National park driving through the Switzerland of Africa. You will enjoy the journey to Lake Mburo. Arriving at your accommodation at Lake Mburo in time for lunch.  You will carry out  a boat cruise in the afternoon and  game drive in the evening before yo retire to your lodging for diner and overnight at

Budget Accommodation:  Rwonyo camp
Moderate Accommodation:  Arcadia cottages
Luxury Accommodation:  Mantana safari Tents
Super Luxury Accommodation:  Mihingo Lodge 

 Day Four: Morning game drive / travel to Kampala

Morning breakfast and a Game Drive through the savannah. You will see common animals like impalas, warthog, zebras, waterbuck, and the bush back. The 6 lakes, largest being Lake Mburo, are all interconnected by swamps. These wetlands are a home to Sitatunga, hippos, Nile crocodiles, Fish and a lot of birds including the rare African Finfoot.

After the game drive you set off for Kampala with a stopover for lunch in Masaka and a visit to the equator and at the Buganda Royal Drum Makers at Mpambirwe.  Arrive in Kampala late afternoon. If you are flying out on this day you will be transferred to the Airport to meet your out flight back home.

Safari Price-includes: Transportation in a 4 wheel safari vehicle with fuel, English speaking driver guide,  all park fees, gorilla tracking and the gorilla permit, accommodation, meals, boat trip at Lake Mburo, drinking water  while on safari, game drives and game viewing and all activities listed.

Safari price does not include:  laundry, alcoholic beverages and drinks, telephones calls, items listed as optional, or any other purchases you might make.

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