4DAYS GORILLA TREKKING AND LAKE BUNYONYI SAFARI

4 Days

This 4 days/3 night’s safari takes you to Lake Bunyonyi which is located close to Kisoro and Kabale near the Uganda Rwanda border.

This is one of the largest of Africa’s lakes by depth and contains 29 different islands. Another of the favorite things to do here is to take a cruise and go island hopping around Lake Bunyonyi the safest lake in Africa there are no crocs, hippos, or risk of bilharzias ,which makes it safe for swimming .The island is a home to over 200 species of birds. The real spectacle of the lake, however, is the incredible scenery. For its beauty alone, the lake is regarded by many visitors as one of their favorite destinations.

Because of its proximity to Bwindi Forest for gorilla trekking, which is the main reason visitors venture to this corner of Africa, the lake makes a fantastic add-on experience to enjoy breathtaking scenery ,the main reason to visit Uganda from a nature perspective is to enjoy incredible mountain gorilla trekking tours. Bwindi impenetrable forest national park contains many other animals as well as the gorillas and protects around 90 species of mammals, including 10 different primates. This is the richest area in for mammals in Uganda and there are many other species to see, such as the black and white colobus monkeys, green monkeys, Schmidt’s red-tailed monkeys, and duiker.

 

Trip Overview

  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Gorilla permits
  • Meals
  • Activities
  • Guide
  • Bottled water

 

 

ACTIVITIES

  • Equator experience in Masaka
  • Canoeing at the beautiful lake Bunyonyi
  • Birding in lake Bunyonyi
  • Batwa community experience in lake Bunyonyi
  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest
  • Nature walk in Bwindi impenetrable forest
  • Zip lining in lake Bunyonyi
  • Lake Bunyonyi island hoping

 

Trip Highlights

  • Day 1; Transfer to lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 2; Canoeing and transfer to Bwindi
  • Day 3; Gorilla trekking
  • Day 4; Transfer back to Kampala

Itinerary

After your breakfast at your hotels, you will embark on a 473.1km (8hr 24mints) to Lake Bunyonyi found in kabale region known as the Switzerland of Africa. You will have a stopover at the equator for photos and have the water experiment and have achance to stand in the line that divides the world into two parts the southern and northern hemisphere.

Have another stopover in Mbarara for lunch and then continue to LakeBunyonyi which is the deepest lake in Uganda and the second in Africa. On a bright day you can see the magnificent volcano of mount muhavura. You will settle in for dinner and over night.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, you will go for canoeing travelling the surroundings around the water from the water surface as you search for different bird species on the 29 islands of the lake. After the canoeing you will return at your hotel for lunch then embark on a 71km (2hrs 50mints) journey to Bwindi impenetrable national park one of the world’s heritage sites and famously known for gorilla trekking activity. On your arrival you will check in to your hotel, have dinner and overnight.

 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, you will have your lunch packed and go for a briefing from the parks ranger on how the gorilla trekking is conducted and how you behave when you’re near the gorillas. Bwindi rain forest offers a dramatic steepy forested landscape which is incredibly dense, crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists to see the gorillas. The trek takes between 1-8 hours. Once the gorillas are sighted, your allowed to spend one hour with them learning about their behaviors,, watch them play, feed, eat and resting. This experience is so exciting and unforgettable. You will return for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, embark on a journey back to Kampala, enjoying beautiful scenic views of rolling mountains, Kigezi highlands, Ankole long horned cattle’s among others. Have a stopover at Igongo cultural center for a delicious meal; proceed with the journey to Kampala

Breakfast, Lunch

FAQS ABOUT THIS TRIP

What should i carry?

-2 face masks.
-Water proof jacket.
-Pair of trousers, long sleeved shirt and long socks
-Pair of hiking gloves.
-Water proof hiking boots.
-Insect repellent.
-Energy giving snacks.
-Water proof back bag
-Camera and extra batteries.

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4DAYS GORILLA TREKKING AND LAKE BUNYONYI SAFARI
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  • Bus , Car
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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