5 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Trekking

Tour Overview

The tour takes you to many national parks including; Bwindi impenetrable national park were you will track the mighty gorillas, visit Lake Mburo National park in order to enjoy a game drive as well as a boat cruise.

Safari Highlights:

Day 1: Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla National Park

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 3: Journey from Bwindi to Lake Mburo National Park

Day 4: Journey from Lake Mburo National Park to Kampala

Day 5: City Tour

Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla National Park

Mountain-GorillasAfter your breakfast at 6:00am in the morning, your journey to Bwindi, which is located in the south western part of Uganda will begin. You will travel using the Masaka-Mbarara high way, through the amazing highlands in Kigezi. You will arrive in Kisoro late almost at dusk. You will have dinner and spend the night at any of the following accommodations:

Travelers Rest Hotel in Kisoro, Buhoma lodge / Gorilla Resort camp / Lake Kitandara Camp/ Engagi Lodge/ Buhoma Community Rest Camp


Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Rushegura-GorillasYou will have your breakfast, our tour guide will take you to the park offices where you will be briefed about your gorilla trekking activity. At 9:00am, you will start your amazing trek in the Bwindi Impenetrable jungle in search for the gorillas. Depending on the movement of these huge, lovely, man-like animals, it may take between 2-9 hours to find them. You will not be disappointed by the long trek however, because you will have the time of your life with these giants. You will come close to them and will be able to take breath-taking pictures of them. You will then go and have dinner and spend the night at any of the following accommodations:

Travelers Rest Hotel in Kisoro, Buhoma lodge / Gorilla Resort camp / Lake Kitandara Camp/ Engagi Lodge/ Buhoma Community Rest Camp


Day 3: Journey from Bwindi to Lake Mburo National Park

You will have your breakfast early in the morning, and you’ll be on your way to Lake Mburo National park. You will go through Queen Elizabeth National Park but will not do much there.Zebras-Lake-Mburo You will have a lunch-stop in Mbarara town. When you get to Lake Mburo National park later in the afternoon, you will either go for a boat cruise or a game drive with our experienced tour guide (any of the two activities). For both activities, you’ll have plenty of birds and animals to see. You will then go for dinner at any of the following accommodations: Mantana Luxury tented Camp or Mihingo Lodge/ Lake View Hotel/ Basic Rwonyo bandas


Day 4: Journey from Lake Mburo National Park to Kampala

After breakfast in the morning, you will have a wildlife walk, where you will meet lots of species of birds, primates, antelopes, buffaloes, and lots of pant species. After the wildlife walk, our tour guide will drive you to Kampala. You will have a lunch stop in Lyantonde and may also have a stop at the equator to buy some African crafts. Arrival in Kampala wont be until late in the evening. You will spend your night at any hotel reserved for you according to your accommodation budget.


Day 5: City Tour
You will have breakfast in the morning, after which our tour guide will pick you from your hotel. You will be heading to the city for a City Tour. You will visit famous cathedrals, temples e.g. the Bahai Temple, Uganda Martyrs Shrine in Namugongo, the Buganda Kabaka’s (King’s) Palace, Kasubi Tombs, the Parliament among others. After the city tour, you will either return to your hotel or will be taken to the airport to catch your flight. This is the end of the safari.

Tour inclusions

  • photography and touring,
  • Gorilla trekking permits(Uganda )
  • full board accommodation,
  • Full time English speaking professional driver/guide,
  • All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary,
  • Bottled water while on safari,
  • Transport

 Tour Exclusions

  • Kampala hotel fees( the eve of the safari and the night after the safari),
  • Tips,
  • Laundry services,
  • Beverages/ drinks,
  • international flights,
  • Visas,
  • Items of a personal nature,
  • optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

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