5 Days Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Safari

Wildlife Safari

Safari highlights

Wildlife Safari / Gorilla Trekking : The travelers who explore the Bwindi rainforest on Mountain gorillas trekking expeditions experience adventure with an exciting difference. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a world of rich diversity and contrasts; the major reason why it is a World Heritage Site.

On this wildlife safari into Uganda, the travelers will visit and explore both Lake Bunyonyi and Lake Mburo national parks as perfect complements to show Uganda as a land blessed with beautiful landforms in innumerable amounts.

Lake Bunyonyi is a perfect adventure vacation to relax and forget all the worldly worries and more perfect after the tedious Mountain gorilla trekking expedition in the Bwindi rainforest. 

Safari Activities

  • Bwindi Forest National Park; mountain gorilla trekking, community visit
  • Lake Bunyonyi; boat ride, islands exploration
  • Lake Mburo; boat cruise, game drive

Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up from airport

Welcome for your wildlife safari into Uganda. Your wildlife safari guide will meet you at the airport on arrival and travel to your hotel. You share a cup of coffee and share your Uganda safari interests and expectations.

You may watch a live band performing cultural music, songs and drama and get a brief introduction to Ugandan lifestyles.

Day 2: Visit to gorilla highlands

Bwindi rainforest is average 450km west of Kampala city on smooth road travel. You set out on travel after breakfast and wander in the Victorian basin. You will traverse from north to south the sphere and wander into the beautiful plateaus.

You will ascend the Kigezi highlands in the afternoon, snaking through sharp corners onto the beautiful iconic volcanic mountain piercing the skies with mist-covered rainforest round their bellies. This is Bwindi; a virgin Uganda safari destination waiting on you to explore and discover her beauty from within.

Day 3: Gorilla trekking, community walk

We explore the Bwindi rainforest on Mountain gorilla trekking expedition and discover a unique Uganda wildlife safari destination with landscape that entices travelers to explore and make new discoveries. The wildlife safari guide will escort you to gorilla trekking assembling post in time for briefing about gorilla trekking and regulations in the rainforest.

The rangers lead you on a walk into the jungle. Wildlife encircles you from all corners. You walk in the footsteps of moving gorillas tracking their course of direction following fresh droppings. Your interaction with gorillas is kept to one hour and the gorilla trekking entourage returns to the starting point. 

You may have brief moments to visit an indigenous homestead and share life experiences. You then set out on 2-hour travel to your hotel on the edges of Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is a centre of attention to relax, refresh and make new discoveries on the wildlife safari to Uganda.

Day 4: Boat cruise, travel to Lake Mburo

You set out for an exciting boat cruise after breakfast explore into Lake Bunyonyi and discover the beauty on her beautiful islands. The site guide feeds you in with exciting tales and stories about the life experiences on Lake Bunyonyi.

You set on shortly on a 5-hour travel to Lake Mburo national park arriving in the afternoon. A sunset game viewing drive is an ideal way to relax while exploring the shimmering beauty of the wilderness.

Day 5: Game drive, departure

You will rise with the early bird and set out on game viewing drive into the wilderness. The wildlife species are very active in the morning coldness and easily visible by the roadside. You wander into the woods, explore the grasslands and spot unique wildlife sightings.

You will set out on 4-hour drive back to Kampala City, make a brief stop at the equator line crossing point to freshen up, have lunch, take Uganda safari memorable photos and grab a souvenir item. Your safari guide will escort you to the airport for your outbound flight.

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