Luxury gorilla tracking & Lake Bunyonyi safari – Uganda gorilla trekking safaris to Bwindi with Gorilla permits
Luxury gorilla tracking & lake bunyonyi – Have you ever had dream safari to see the Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and have time to relax after the trip? Great Adventure Safaris makes your dream come true with our Luxury Gorilla Tracking and Lake Bunyonyi safari to Bwindi forest is then perfect for you. You will spend 2 days in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park located in south-western Uganda and home to half of the endangered mountain Gorillas. Depending on availability of Gorilla permits at the time of confirmation, you may trek mountain Gorillas in Buhoma the north, Ruhija the East, Rushaga or Nkuringo the south of Bwindi forest and then you will drive to Lake Bunyonyi after your Gorilla tracking to relax and take in the whole experience of Gorilla tracking and you have time for recreational activities around Lake Bunyonyi.
You will go to Uganda
This tour starts and ends in Entebbe (Uganda)
You will visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest
A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be arranged for extra cost
Things to Consider
Accommodation is Inclusive
Tour Can Depart any day
Tour can be customized
Solo travellers can join this tour
Age Limit: 15 years and above
Detailed Itinerary for your Luxury Gorilla Trekking and Lake Bunyonyi Tour
You’ll be picked up from the airport (or hotel)
Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost
DAY One: To Bwindi National Park for your Luxury Gorilla tracking trip
Depart Entebbe\Kampala for your 8-9 road transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in south-western Uganda. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to half the number of mountain Gorillas in the whole world and is the only place where Chimpanzees co-exist with Mountain Gorillas. You will have an en route stopover at the Equator line for photographic and simple experiment before continuing to Mbarara city for lunch. After lunch, you will embark on your scenic drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
DAY Two: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest National Park
After an early morning breakfast, you will drive to the Park headquarters for registration and joining others for a Gorilla tracking briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Gorilla Trek. Once this is done, you will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you from half an hour to three quarters of the day. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. On your trek, you are likely to spot other primates, birds and rare tree species. After finding the Gorillas, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them before tracking back to the park headquarter. This is indeed an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered creatures. You will be awarded a certificate for participating in Gorilla tracking and thus contributing to the conservation of mountain Gorillas.
DAY Three: Drive to Lake Bunyonyi
Drive from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale District. Lake Bunyonyi is one of the three Lava damned Lake which was formed when lava flowing from one of the Volcanoes blocked a River channel and water was forced to flow back hence filling the space to create lake Bunyonyi. Bunyonyi locally means small birds due to the abundance of small birds in this area. Lake Bunyonyi is said to be the deepest lake in Uganda and second deepest in East Africa. A person visit Lake Bunyonyi for its beauty and is one of the best place to relax after your Gorilla trek. There are optional activities around the lake that you can do including canoe rides and walks.
DAY Four: Drive to Entebbe/Kampala or Entebbe Airport
After your breakfast, you will be driven to Kampala or Entebbe for your post tour accommodation or you may choose to fly out of Uganda today. You will use the same route enabling you to have a second stop over at the Equator line.
End of your Luxury Gorilla Tracking and Lake Bunyonyi safari
Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost
You will be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)