5 Days Bwindi and Lake Bunyonyi Tour
Day 1: Kampala to Bwindi
Have an early breakfast and depart from Kampala and head western Uganda. A brief stopover at the equator provides an opportunity for photography . Have lunch in Mbarara town and continue to the rolling hills and terraced land escapes of Kabale district. Proceed to Bwindi impenetrable national park for a night accommodation at Mahogany springs or Lake Mutanda chameleon Hill lodge or any other hotel/lodge of your choice.
Kampala City Center
Day 2: Gorilla tracking – cultural and entertainment activities
After a restful night, you will enjoy an early breakfast and set off with professional guides for for gorilla trekking in the impenetrable forest of Bwindi. You will carry packed lunch with you and enjoy it at a picnic site in the forest. The thrill of your encounter with these gentle giants will erase your difficulties of the potentially strenuous trek spend time in awe watching gorillas as they go about their activities. You are likely to enjoy a close view of adults feeding, grooming and resting as the young stars frolic from vines in a delightfully playful display. The trill of spending time and observing these gentle giant gorillas is simply unforgetable. You have to see for your self!
Packed lunch, drinking water will be carried along as you track, comfortable boots or study shoes as well a light rain jacket are also important due to the un predictable weather of Bwindi impenetrable forest. Park rangers will also provide walking sticks. For conservation purposes, time spent with the gorillas is limited to one hour. Your guide will brief you so you on know how to behave with these gentle giants.
In the evening, if you so choose, you can proceed to the village for a village walk to interact with the local community, participate in captivating traditional performances presented by women’s groups and/or children groups.You will return to your lodge for dinner then a restful night.
Gorillas in Bwindi National Park
Day 3: Bwindi – Lake Bunyonyi
If you so choose, you can have a guided nature walk in Bwindi in the morning as you prepare for your afternoon short travel to the amazing Lake Bunyonyi. Here you will check in at one of our partner lodges/hotels which include Birds Nest, Acadia cottages or Lake Bunyonyi Overland camp, Bushara island camp and many others.
Magnificent view of Lake Bunyonyi
Day 4: Lake Bunyonyi
You will be amazed by the beauty and serenity of Lake Bunyonyi and the surrounding areas. Given the in tedius but enjoyable gorilla trek at Bwindi you will cherish the relaxing environment at the shores of shores of L. Bunyonyi. You may choose among the various tour activities including birding, cycling, sun bathing, canoeing, fishing and many others.
Birds Nest resort at the shores of Lake Bunyonyi
Day 5: Lake Bunyonyi – Kampala, Entebbe
After breakfast, embark on an enjoyable trip back to Kampala where you may enjoy the city tour and do shopping on your way home.