6 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari Through Rwanda

The 6 days Gorilla trip in Uganda trip starts from Kigali International airport and Ends in Uganda with an exceptional game viewing experience in Uganda’s smallest yet most fascinating Lake Mburo National Park.

Day 1: Arrival

Arrival you will be picked by our professional guide/driver at the airport on arrival and depending on the time of arrival be taken to the city for a short tour to the art and craft stores, local urban markets and the genocide if time allows.  If you arrive in the late evening or at night you will be picked and transferred to the Hotel/lodge to have some rest from the long journey. Your dinner and overnight will be at the Hotel booked for you.

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking – Transfer to Bwindi National Park

After the morning breakfast you will be transferred to the park headquarters of Nyungwe forest to catch up with briefing in the morning with other guests and to be allocated he Chimpanzee group to track. You will then be ushered into the jungles to search for the habituated Chimps to learn about their daily lives in the forest. The Knowledgeable guides will share their insight on the behavior of the Chimpanzees. This exercise will take you 2-4 hours and then return to the starting point to meet your driver to have your lunch at the Hotel and embark on the journey to Bwindi Impenetrable forest in Uganda. The journey takes you about 4 hours arriving in the evening at Bwindi. Your dinner and night stay will be at the lodge with in the park.

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking at Bwindi

Gorilla tracking begins with a morning briefing at the park offices by the park officials on the rules to follow as you track the Gorillas in their Natural home. You will start your day with a delicious breakfast at the lodge and your driver will transfer you to the briefing point where you will be allocated a Gorilla family to track with a team of other Seven guests to make 8 people per group. You will then be led into the forest by the guides to search for habituated gorillas to learn about them as you watch them face to face. Meeting a mature Silverback is always the highlight of this whole experience. After this blissful moment you will be led back to the park offices to receive a certificate for participating in conservation of the Gorillas by tracking them. You will then be led to the Hotel again to rest from the tiring activity. Dinner and night stay at the lodge.

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

On this fourth day of the tour, you will wake up to a delicious meal at the lodge and after it you will set off for lake Bunyonyi which is about a 1 to one and half hours to reach. The morning boat ride on this lake will expose you to the different islands that have people living there and some with peoples’ gardens. Lake Bunyonyi is known to have 29 island separate from each other and can be explored on boat to watch the birds and the locals. You will return to the for lunch and chat the evening away at the Hotel as you swim into the fresh waters of this crocodile-free lake. Dinner and night stay at the Hotel.

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

After an early breakfast at the lodge, you will set off with our driver and transfer to Lake Mburo National Park which is approximately 2 hours’ drive away. You will arrive mid-morning and head to the park for an exciting game viewing experience with our knowledgeable guide who is an expert of the best spots for animals. Look out for zebras, giraffes, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, impalas, waterbucks, warthogs, baboons, and elands among other wildlife in this park. Return to the hotel for lunch and return to the park for another game drive to wind up your day as you search for the animals you could have missed in the morning like the crocodiles and hippos.  Dinner and night fall at the lodge.

Day 6: return to Kampala

After the morning tea at the lodge, you will embark on the journey to Kampala. You wil have a stopover at the equator to have memorable pictures and thereafter proceed to the final destination at the airport for departure.

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4 Days Double Rwanda Gorilla Trekking