4 Days Bwindi & Lake Bunyonyi Safari

4 Days Bwindi & Lake Bunyonyi Safari

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park

Depending on your location (hotel) in Kampala, you will meet our company representative/driver guide and transfer to Bwindi. The park is located in the south western part of Uganda so you need to leave Kampala in the morning hours since it’s a 7-8 hours drive to Kisoro district with en route lunch and at the equator. Arrive at the lodge early evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany springs lodge (luxury), Ichumbi Gorilla lodge (Midrange), Gorilla safari lodge (budget)

Day 2: Gorilla trekking experience

Have breakfast and transfer you to park offices for briefing about Mountain Gorilla trekking by the park warden then connect to the forest to search for the gorillas. The time taken is usually between 2-8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas. Meeting the gorillas unexpectedly is one of the most captivating lifetime experiences. You will have a chance to observe and take pictures at very close range. You will observe adults feeding and groaning among themselves. After an hour with the long-awaited gorillas, your ranger guide will lead you back to the starting point where your driver will readily be waiting to transfer you back to the lodge for a restful evening. Have dinner overnight stay at lodge as above. Clouds Mountain Gorilla lodge (luxury), Ichumbi gorilla lodge (mid range), Gorilla safari lodge (budget)

Day 3: Boat ride at Lake Bunyonyi

After early morning breakfast, drive to Kabale district to lake Bunyonyi. The lake is located between Kisoro and Kabale in the southwestern Uganda close to the border with Rwanda and it’s believed to be the second deepest lake in Africa with the depth between 44m and 900m deep and width of about 7 to 25kms. The driver will drive slowly so you can enjoy pictures of the rolling hills of the region. It’s usually one and a half hours drive with lunch stopover. Upon arrival at Lake Bunyonyi with great scenic views of surrounding hills, connect for a boat ride/ canoe paddle and visit the main islands including the community. The islands at the lake have great history that you will love to listen.  Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Bunyonyi Overview Resort (Budget)

Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala

After early morning breakfast, embark on a 6-7 hours journey back to Kampala with en route lunch. Arrive in the evening, refresh and connect to the airport for your scheduled flight back home.

End of Safari

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