5 DAYS UGANDA SAFARIS TO LAKE BUNYONYI AND BWINDI FOREST TOUR OVERVIEW
Uganda safaris to lake Bunyonyi and bwindi forest combines hard and soft adventure, Gorilla trekking is by many visitors been described as a hard adventure that really needs your commitment to make it through the impenetrable jungle as you trail down mountain gorillas, hence encountering Lake Bunyonyi famously well known as the land of rolling hills and for the best scenery in the World as you enjoy the boat ride at your complete leisure and relaxation through nights and day at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort.
ITINERARY FOR UGANDA SAFARIS TO LAKE BUNYONYI AND BWINDI FOREST
Day 1: Drive from Entebbe to Kampala
Arrival at Entebbe international airport Meet & greet with our representative before transferring you to Kampala for dinner and overnight stay at Kampala Serena Hotel (Up market) or Makerere University Guest House (Budget) for dinner and overnight stay.(D) hence getting prepared for our 5 Days Uganda safaris to Lake Bunyonyi and Bwindi forest encounter is one great activity.
Day 2: Drive from Kampala to Bwindi impenetrable forests
On our 5 Days Uganda safari to Lake Bunyonyi and Bwindi Forest, we set off early in the morning as we head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, this safari will take a minimum of nine hours, make a brief stop at the Equator line then 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 in Mbarara. The drive takes you through the grasslands of Ankole, whose common sight are the famous long horned cattle, then to the highlands of Kigezi with their beautifully terraced hills. Continue with the journey through beautiful scenery and arrive in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the evening the great scenery will make our entire 5 Days Uganda safari to Lake Bunyonyi and Bwindi forest more interesting. This park is home of the rare mountain gorillas and other variety of primates to see including the blue and red tailed monkeys. The forest itself is lush and green and there are streams running through it. You will check in at Buhoma Homestead/Gorilla Resort (up market) or Buhoma Community Rest Camp/Bandas (Budget) for dinner and overnight.(B/L/D)
Day 3: Bwindi impenetrable national park Gorilla Trekking
After breakfast set off early morning with guides to track the gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The thrill of your encounter will erase the difficulties of the potentially strenuous trek, Bring jungle boots and rain jackets because the park is often wet. Spend time in awe watching the gorillas go about their activities, each gorilla safari encounter is different and has its own rewards, but you are likely to enjoy the close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the youngsters frolic and swing from vines in a delightfully playful display.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a magnificent green swathe of dense rain forest, so ancient that survived the last ice age. A recently proclaimed World Heritage site, it’s one of the most biologically diverse areas on earth and its unique, precious flora sustains roughly half of the world population of mountain gorillas – believed to number just 800. There’s also a substantial chimpanzee population and research shows that Bwindi is the only forest in Africa in which these two apes live together. On our 5 Days Uganda safaris to Lake Bunyonyi and Bwindi forest, Bunyonyi safari resort will enable you spend the afternoon on a community walk to explore the life style of the people living and surrounding the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Return to the camp for relation as you interact with friends. Dinner and over night at Buhoma Homestead / Gorilla Resort (up market) or Buhoma Community Rest Camp /Bandas (Budget). (B/L/D)
Day 4: Drive to Kabale Lake Bunyonyi safaris
After breakfast we start our Uganda safari to Lake Bunyonyi and Bwindi forest as we drive to Kabale for Lunch break then take on a boat ride around some of the islands around Lake Bunyonyi. Dinner and over night stay at Heritage Lodge – Habuharo Island or Bunyonyi Overland Resort (Budget). (B/L/D)
Day 5: Drive from Lake Bunyonyi through Kampala to Entebbe
As we mark an end to our 5 Days Uganda safari to Lake Bunyonyi and Bwindi forest, we start our day with an early morning breakfast return to Kampala with lunch en route, Make a brief stop over at Mpambire Drum makers or at any other crafts display center along the road, for souvenirs before returning to Kampala. Later transfer to Entebbe International Airport from where you will catch up with your out bound flight.(A late evening out bound flight is recommended) (B/L) End of Service
5 days Uganda safari to lake Bunyonyi and Bwindi forest tour price includes
- Airport transfers,
- Transportation by 4WD safari van,
- Fuel expenses,
- Accommodation while on safari,
- The costs also cover the services of English speaking driver/guide,
- Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on safari,
- 1 soft drink per meal i.e. a soda or mineral water at/during lunch and dinner,
- Park entrance fees,
- One gorilla permit per person,
- Community visit,
- Ranger fees,
- Boat ride in Bunyonyi,
- Lots of fun in the African Sun,
- A visit to Igongo Cultural Village,
- Fuel plus all activities while on the tour as it will be detailed in your itinerary.
5 days Uganda safari to lake Bunyonyi and Bwindi forest price excludes:
- Local and international flights,
- Personal Travel insurance,
- Visa Fees,
- Souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.
For more information about Gorilla Trekking Rules and Regulations, kindly contact our office by email: [email protected] or phone call at: +256 776 660 918/ +256 751 646 578