3-Days Gorilla Trekking and Lake Bunyonyi
Trekking the mountain gorilla is one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. Our short tour to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to see the mountain gorillas in Uganda is perfect for those eager to encounter these gentle giants in their natural habitat. The good news is you can combine it with any safari across East Africa!
- You’ll be collected from the airport.
- Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.
Day 1: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
You will be picked up from your location by our guide and start your journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The park is home to the largest population of mountain gorillas and hosts a variety of spectacular birds including 23 of the 24 Albertine Rift endemic bird species including the blue-throated broadbill, bar-tailed trogon, and other beautiful forest species. You shall go to bed earlier this evening so that you are well rested for a thrilling experience of gorilla tracking the next day.
Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Gorillas)
Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge
Meals & Drinks:
Lunch & dinner
Day 2: Gorillas trekking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
After an early breakfast, head to the park headquarters where you will have an orientation and meet your guides for the day. You will be led by an experienced ranger who will tell you interesting facts about flora and fauna and the lifestyle of the gorillas. The trek will take between 2 and 7 hours but is well worth the effort. The trek is thrilling yet challenging as you hike through the forest to the gorillas and once you reach a gorilla family, you will have a chance to observe the family in close proximity for an hour. Thereafter, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi. This lake has 29 islands of various shapes and sizes scattered across the water that make it almost magical. Proceed to the lodge and once settled in; you will have a canoe boat ride on this beautiful lake and relax at the lodge.
Main Destination: Lake Bunyonyi
Accommodation: Bunyonyi View Resort
Meals & Drinks: Lunch, dinner & breakfast
Day 3: Transfer from Lake Bunyonyi back to Kampala
Today you will have breakfast and then drive back to Kampala.
Main Destination: Kampala
Meals & Drinks: Breakfast & Lunch
End of our 3-Days Gorilla Trekking and Lake Bunyonyi